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Che tempo che fa - Raffaella Carrà - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Fabio Fazio gives Raffaella Carrà a great sendoff, replete with majorettes and a legendary marching band from a Milan district.

Che tempo che fa - Raffaella Carrà - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Raffaella tells some anecdotes about some big stars she had encountered during her career. She also gives us some details about a famous "telephone number" song, and the famous dance number, "Tuca tuca" that created a bit of scandal in the early seventies.

Che tempo che fa - Raffaella Carrà - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

In this part of the interview, Raffaella Carrà tells about how her grandmother helped her become the queen of Italian television.

Che tempo che fa - Raffaella Carrà - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Raffaella Carrà, one of Italian television's most beloved entertainers, and known as the Queen of Italian TV, has died at the age of 78. Here she is in an interview with Fabio Fazio on Rai 3. Her blonde hair was her signature, as you will see when you watch the video. She was a legend. She sang, she danced, she hosted, and she interviewed. For many years, Italian families would watch her talk show Pronto Raffaella (Hello, Raffaella) at the noon hour, when school got out.

Giuseppe Ungaretti - Intervista - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Ungaretti mentions 2 poets who attracted him as a youth: Mallarmé and Leopardi. He talks about the famous poem Alla primavera, o delle favole antiche by Leopardi but gets the title wrong. You can see the entire poem (in Italian) here.

Giuseppe Ungaretti - Intervista - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Ungaretti talks about how he got his start. He frequented a café in Paris, where artists and poets would gather.

Giuseppe Ungaretti - Intervista - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

After thanking his host for his kind words, Ungaretti begins talking about his life. He gives a lot of credit to young people, first of all.

Giuseppe Ungaretti - Intervista - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Ettore Della Giovanna, noted Italian journalist (1912-2004), interviews Giuseppe Ungaretti, considered one of the greatest poets of his time, besides having been a writer and scholar.

COVID-19 - 6) La guarigione View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

It was a tough 72 days, but, as the title suggests, the family recovered, luckily. They think back on their time in isolation and what it felt like to come out the other side. Their story even made it into a local newspaper.

COVID-19 - 5) I tamponi View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

If you have never been tested for Covid-19, Giuditta and Marino give a good description of the process. And their youngest son had to be very brave.

COVID-19 - 4) Gli effetti sul corpo View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Coronavirus affects people in different ways. Marino and Giuditta share their experiences and recount what they did on their own, to try to get better.

COVID-19 - 3) La quarantena View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Giuditta and Marino give us details about what life was like in isolation. Challenging for sure, but with some good aspects, too!

COVID-19 - 2) I sintomi View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

What symptoms did Giuditta and Marino have? And how did they handle their family duties?

COVID-19 - 1) Il contagio View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Marino and Giuditta tell us how they ended up getting Covid, and what their symptoms were.

COVID-19 - la storia di Giuditta e Marino View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Marika introduces a mini-series devoted to the story of a family that has decided to share their Covid-19 experience.

Eleonora - Prendersi cura dei cavalli View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Horses are large animals, but they are delicate, too. Keeping them healthy and in good condition requires a series of essential measures of different kinds. Eleonora takes us through some of them.

Eleonora - Igor e Gloriosa View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Eleonora introduces us to her two horses. She tells the story of how they came to be part of her life.

Eleonora - I miei cavalli View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Eleonora tells us about how she combines her love for animals, especially horses, with a path to a career.

Professioni e mestieri - Erica - archeologa - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Tuscan

Erica studied English at school, but was lucky enough, during high school, to travel to a country where English was spoken every day. That's where she learned the most, by living and breathing it.

Ennio Morricone - "Sono un compositore come tanti, devo tutto al mio pubblico" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Ennio Morricone talks about what it means to be a composer and Nicola Piovani talks about the music he composed for Ennio Morricone's birthday celebrations in his later years.

Professioni e mestieri - Erica - archeologa - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Erica describes one of the workshops she does for kids. It's all about learning how prehistoric man made fire from materials found in nature. Stay tuned for a practical demonstration of this!

Ennio Morricone - ''Io sono morto, vado via senza disturbare'' View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Normally, someone else writes your obituary when you die, but Ennio Morricone wrote his own! His attorney was authorized to read it aloud in public, and here it is.

Professioni e mestieri - Erica - archeologa - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Tuscan

Erica welcomes us to the tourist office where she works. She tells us all about it.

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