Silvia is an editor (in real life) for Il Fatto Quotidiano (The Daily Event), a national newspaper with some special characteristics. Silvia tells us what kind of news she covers, and some of the problems she encounters.
Fashion designer Chiara Boni talks about Milan in the seventies. Gualtiero Marchesi talks about combining tradition with innovation in both his art and his kitchen. Gastronomer Eugenio Medagliani talks about how at the beginning, people understood very little about this "nouvelle cuisine."
Composting is becoming more and more popular in Italy, and many towns will supply you with a composter, not to mention a discount on your sanitation expenses! In addition, there's plenty of useful new vocabulary in this video, The voice over is not particularly slow, but it's nice and clear.
"The Frog Prince" is a famous fairy tale—nothing new! But what an opportunity to learn and practice the passato remoto! In everyday conversations this tense is rare in much of Italy, but when we're talking about "once upon a time..." it's a mainstay.
Just as in English, you would never say "I and you," there are rules in Italian, too for using these personal pronouns (io (I), tu (you-subject), me (me), te (you-object). Marika explains it all and give you examples!