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Anna e Marika
Intermediate
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Anna and Marika are two young women who sometimes masquerade as lyric opera characters and news broadcasters, but who also give us some authentic everyday Italian conversation, and show us around the shops, parks, and eating places of Rome. These videos are generally geared to beginners, with some moments of fast talking by restaurant owners and the like.

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Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Marika and Anna take us to a famous restaurant on the banks of the Tiber River in Rome. Tune in to discover what's so special about it. (It has to do with movies and movie stars.) And... maybe you can guess what pasta dish Anna is going to order!

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Back in the days when people traveled on horseback, Al Biondo Tevere was a convenient rest stop just outside the walls of the city. People would feed and water their horses, and trade what was in their bundles of food with their fellow travelers. Later, it became a proper restaurant and many famous people became regulars, including filmmakers, Pasolini and Bertolucci. Signora Giuseppina shares the story.

Anna e Marika - Trattoria Al Biondo Tevere - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Don't miss the last part of Marika and Anna's encounter with Signora Giuseppina of the Trattoria al Biondo Tevere. You'll hear about a 56 year-old fridge, five weddings in one day, and sheep who do gardening.

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