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Anna presenta
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​Anna is a young Italian actor ​from Apulia who lives and works in Rome. In some of the videos, Anna shows us around wonderful Roman neighborhoods and tells us about her life. In others, she provides synopses to great Italian operas by acting out female roles.

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Anna presenta - l'Isola Tiberina

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

The Tiber Island is a charming quarter of Rome, especially in the summer, because the small bars, restaurants, discos and particularly the open-air movie theater make it an ideal spot for spending a nice evening.

Anna presenta - il ghetto ebraico e piazza mattei

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Anna talks to us about a part of Rome she loves: the Jewish Ghetto, the neighborhood where, in the 16th century, the Jews of Rome were forced to live, and which is now famous for its restaurants, bars, and nightlife.

Anna presenta - Villa Borghese - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Villa Borghese is a large park in Rome with plenty of green space, including landscape gardens in both Italian and English style, fountains, statues and a lake. It also offers museums, a café, and a cinema.

Anna presenta - Villa Borghese - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

At the Villa Borghese there's lots you can do. There is something for everyone. Rent a bike, rickshaw or scooter, go rowing, take in some theater, or just relax!

Anna presenta - Piazza del Popolo

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Piazza del Popolo is one of Rome's most famous squares. It is at the foot of the Pincio Park. Three churches front on the piazza, two of which are famously known as the twins.

Anna presenta - Largo Argentina e "Il Gattile"

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna visits Largo di Torre Argentina, an important archaeological site in Rome, which doubles as a cattery.

Anna presenta - La Bohème di Puccini - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Anna takes us to Paris, to a cold, dark attic room where she tells the beginning of the tragic but very romantic story of "La Boheme".

Anna presenta - La Bohème di Puccini - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

In this second and final segment of "La Bohème", Anna, as Lucia, goes on to tell us about her life. What will become of her?

Anna presenta - Madama butterfly di Giacomo Puccini

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna tells us the tragic story of Cio-cio-san, protagonist of "Madam Butterly", an opera by Giacomo Puccini, libretto by Giuseppe Giacosa and Luigi Illica. The opera was dedicated to the Queen of Italy, Elena di Montenegro.

Anna presenta - Aida di Giuseppe Verdi

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna shares Giuseppe Verdi's tragic story of love, war and taboo in ancient Egypt.

Anna presenta - Tosca di Giacomo Puccini

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna recounts the story of Tosca, an opera singer who is in love with the painter Cavaradossi. Puccini's opera was first performed in Rome in 1900.

Anna presenta - Giuseppe Ungaretti - Natale

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Marika's friend, Anna, is back to wish us all a Merry Christmas, and to share what Christmas means to her.

Anna presenta - La gravidanza - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna has recently become a mother! She shares with us some of the experiences she had during her pregnancy.

Anna presenta - La gravidanza - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna speaks about her prenatal and postpartum experience with the Italian National Health Service. She also discusses the five-month maternity leave that working women receive.

Anna presenta - Gli esami in gravidanza

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna tells us about the medical exams a woman can choose to do during pregnancy, and some of the problems that can come up during pregnancy and delivery.

Anna presenta - Il mio parto

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna describes her delivery, from the first contractions to that magic moment when nothing else matters.

Anna presenta - Attrezzature per un neonato

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Anna, and her very charming baby, show us an Italian modular transport system and some fun developmental toys.

Anna presenta - Cura del neonato

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna shows the baby changing area that she's set up in her apartment. She talks about many baby care products, and the segment provides a great lesson in diminutives.

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