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Adriano - a Mondello View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Mondello is where the people of Palermo go to the beach. At the beginning of the 20th century, however, it was a still a swamp surrounded by two promontories. A nobleman had the idea of draining it out to the sea, and the beach of Mondello was created. Adriano tells us about the place, and about a gastronomical specialty called the "arancine".

Adriano - Monte Pellegrino View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano visits Palermo's Monte Pellegrino, taking in the cypress and wild fennel perfumed air and enjoying the incredible panorama.

Adriano - Pizzeria Pinocchio - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano has left his native Palermo and is now living in Dublin. He takes us to his favorite Italian restaurant in Dublin's downtown area.

Adriano - Pizzeria Pinocchio - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Adriano places his order at Dublin's Pinocchio restaurant, and it looks delicious.

Anna e Marika - Il fiume Tevere View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Everything you always wanted to know about the Tiber River in Rome. Marika and Anna are there to share its history.

Anna e Marika - Villa Torlonia - La Casina delle Civette View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

Anna and Marika take us to Rome's Villa Torlonia. There's an old Swiss chalet type of house there with as its theme, owls and bats!

Anna e Marika - Villa Torlonia - Casino Nobile View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

We continue on our tour of the Villa Torlonia grounds. Anna shows us the mansion where Mussolini lived from 1925 to 1943.

Anna e Marika - L'Italia a tavola- Interrogazione sulla Puglia - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Here we go with a new series with Anna and Marika. Each video will feature an oral quiz — just like in actual Italian schools — about a region of Italy. A separate cooking video will feature a recipe from that region. We start in the "heel of the boot": Puglia.

Anna e Marika - L'Italia a tavola - Interrogazione sulla Sicilia View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Anna gets grilled on Sicily by Marika. Oral quizzes are very frequently used in Italian schools. Grading is done on a scale from 1-10 for primary and secondary schools, and from 1-30 at the university level.

Anna e Marika - L’Italiana a tavola - Interrogazione sulla Sardegna View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Anna is quizzed on Sardinia and can easily identify the capital and its major cities, its nuraghes (characteristic low towers), its cantu a tenore (traditional singing), but comes up short on providing the name of a typical Sardinian dish.

Anna e Marika - L'Italia a tavola -Interrogazione sulla Calabria View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

It's time to talk about Calabria, a southern region with both sea and mountains. Let's hope Anna did some studying.

Anna e Marika - L'Italia a tavola- Interrogazione sul Friuli Venezia Giulia View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Let's see if Anna has studied one of the northernmost regions of Italy. It's a border region and as such, has some peculiarities.

Anna presenta - l'Isola Tiberina View Series

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 View Series

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 - Piazza del Popolo View Series

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" View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy

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

Antonio - racconta Praia a Mare View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Lucano

Antonio tells us about the origins of Praia and its appeal to tourists. Praia is a very special and attractive little town, where tourists can do and see many things.

Antonio - e l'Isola di Dino View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Italy Lucano

Antonio tells us about the two islands off Calabria. The Isola di Dino is the larger of the two and he tells us the legend of how the island was named. Isola della Cirella is the other island.

Antonio - Maratea, il porto View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Lucano

Walking through the quaint little streets of Maratea in Basilicata, Antonio has us follow him to a central spot where we can admire the entire seaport.

Antonio - Maratea, la carne e il pesce View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Italy Lucano

Antonio's description of Maratea, with its restaurants offering fresh local fish, fresh mozzarella, local meat, along one of the most beautiful coastlines in Italy, will surely make it high on the list of places to visit on your next trip to Italy.

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