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L'Eredità -Quiz TV
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L'Eredità (The Inheritance) is a wildly popular game show in Italy. Carlo Conti serves as the host, quizzing contestants on topics ranging from historical events to the many ways mouthwash can be used. Contestants come from all over Italy and we get to hear about their backgrounds. Conti has also been a presenter on variety shows, emceed Miss Italy beauty pageants, and been artistic director for the Sanremo Music Festival.

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L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Italy

L'Eredità [Inheritance] is an immensely popular daily quiz show on the RAI [pronounced rye], the Italian public TV and radio network. This episode benefits the Telethon Foundation, which provides funds for research into genetic diseases, and is based on Jerry Lewis's Telethon. To understand the play on words they use at a certain point, see the various meanings of macchina here. Learn more about this Italian game show here.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Francescopaolo, the contestant, is presented with a long list of Italian winners of either a Nobel Prize or an Academy Award Oscar, and has to choose which prize they were awarded.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Sara, an attractive girl from the province of Perugia, is up next. In the pairing game, she has to determine whether a traditional dish is cooked or raw.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

This is a great chance to practice bone and muscle vocabulary, since that's what the pairing is about in this episode. The first contestant is named Santo. "Santo" means "saint," so there's some joking about it being just his name, not a description. Carlo, contestant number two is a musician and works in music therapy. He sings a few phrases of an aria from "Tosca."

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Claudio is given a list of Italian places and has to say whether they're in the north or the south of Italy.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Agnese, the contestant from Rome, is quizzed on a list of soccer players and she has to respond whether they're ex-players or current players. A new contestant, Antonella, responds to a list of words, saying if they're adverbs or adjectives.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

In this segment, there are "true or false" questions. Aside from the answers themselves, there are explanations of some true statements that are quite fascinating.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 8

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Carlo quizzes all the contestants on such varied topics as the existence of a Renaissance-era ostrich egg globe and the healthiness of ricin (it's deadly).

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 9

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

The contestants face another round robin of questions, this time regarding four specific years. It's a great chance to practice those long, one-word numbers Italians use.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 10

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Laura joins Carlo in questioning the contestants about animal traits in this elimination round.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 11

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

Famous battles, movie roles, and 60s pop songs are some of the subject that the contestants get quizzed about.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 12

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

We're down to two contestants: Agnese and Francescopaolo. Carlo's seven questions are pretty tough and involve international material.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 13

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

There's one contestant left, but the questions keep on coming.

L'Eredità -Quiz TV - La sfida dei sei. Puntata 1 - Part 14

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy

We're in the final phase of the game. Will Francescopaolo have written the right word?

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