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Una gita - al lago - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Newbie Newbie

Italy

At last, we arrive at the lake. We ask to rent a sunbed in order to relax and we lie in the sun to rest, but only after having put on some suntan lotion.

COVID-19 - Andrà tutto bene View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Italy is being pushed to its limits right now, but hope never dies. Even though people have to stay home, there is a feeling of solidarity and positivity. Marika describes some of the initiatives that have taken form.

COVID-19 - Domande frequenti - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Everyone is talking about coronavirus. Marika addresses frequently asked questions about this recent, ongoing phenomenon.

COVID-19 - Domande frequenti - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Marika talks about how one can contract coronavirus, the symptoms, and the guidelines to avoid getting infected.

L'Italia a tavola - Interrogazione sul Molise View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Nobody in the class volunteers to talk about the Molise region, but by chance, Anna gets called on. And we get to learn all about this small region.

In giro per l'Italia - Mazara Del Vallo - Sicilia - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Arianna explains what a casbah is, and she and Simone take us around to the Tunisian consulate and the old washhouse.

In giro per l'Italia - Mazara Del Vallo - Sicilia - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

We visit some of the narrow alleys with names that have special significance. Arianna and Simone tell the stories of these names and show us some of the beautiful ceramic pots placed around the town.

In giro per l'Italia - Mazara Del Vallo - Sicilia - Part 2 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Arianna and Simone take us through the narrow lanes of Mazara to the little theater, built from leftover materials from ships, and on to the Casbah, full of ceramic artwork.

In giro per l'Italia - Mazara Del Vallo - Sicilia - Part 1 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Arianna and Simone show us the historic center of this city on Sicily's west coast. Points of interest include its Casbah, where ceramic tile artworks tell of the city's Arab history, an unusual central-plan church; and the Satyr Museum.

In giro per l'Italia - Firenze - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

Arianna shows us the outside market near San Lorenzo, and we discover where the train station got its long name Santa Maria Novella. Arianna also gives us some important information about how to get to and from the airports of Pisa and Florence.

L'Italia a tavola - Interrogazione sul Friuli Venezia Giulia View Series

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.

L'Italia a tavola - Interrogazione sulla Calabria View Series

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.

L'Italia a tavola - Interrogazione sulla Sardegna View Series

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.

L'Italia a tavola - Interrogazione sulla Sicilia View Series

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.

L'Italia a tavola - Interrogazione sulla Puglia View Series

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.

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.

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.

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.

Giuliano in - Vacanze a Riva del Garda

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy North Italy

Giuliano talks about why this year he chose to go to a lake for his vacation.

Adriano - Monte Pellegrino View Series

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 - a Mondello View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy Sicilian

Mondello is where the people of Palermo go to the beach. Adriano tells us about how the place came to be, and about a gastronomical specialty called the arancina.

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.

Una gita - al lago - Part 4 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

After spending the morning sun bathing, a slight feeling of hunger sets in. There are a lot of choices: pizza, first and second courses. But, to stay on the light side, fruit salad with a bit of ice cream seems like the best choice.

Una gita - al lago - Part 3 View Series View This Episode

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

Italy

During the hottest hours of the day, the sun beats down, and seeing that we don't have an umbrella, we have to have something refreshing to drink or maybe jump in the water.

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