30 Minute Italian









December 2015
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The many ways 'allora' is used in the Italian language.

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The steps I've been taken to be sure I'm prepared for the Italian CILS exam.

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How do you know when to use "tu" and when to use "Lei" in when addressing someone in Italian? This podcast episode gives you 6 guidelines you can use to choose the correct form.

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Getting to know the small but useful Italian words siccome, dato che and poiché.

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Il primo episodio tutto in italiano! 

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Phrases to use with an Italian language partner when you're chatting for the first time, when you forget a phrase or when you're trying to talk about various topics.

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Learn this 3-step formula for eliminating your weaknesses in Italian.

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Discussing the underlying thread of decisions you can make in order to learn Italian.

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An interview with four different Italian learners about their challenges, their strengths and how they're preparing for upcoming trips to Italy.

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The things that I'm struggling with and trying to work on in Italian right now.

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How to congratulate & celebrate your Italian friends for every occasion... in Italian!

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How to get and give directions in Italian so you can find your way around Italy.

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How to strike up a conversation and make friends with Italians while in Italy

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Interview with Dianne Hales discussing her new book, Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered and how she learned Italian.

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Italian vocabulary you can use to make a restaurant reservation.

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Five new proverbs in Italian to add to your vocabulary.

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Some rules about how to use the Italian verbs prendere, avere, raccontare and passare.

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9 phrases for talking about what you do for work in Italian.

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Some common mistakes made with irregular nouns in Italian.

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Phrases for talking about music in Italian.

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9 ideas for getting your Italian ready before you leave for Italy.

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An interview with the founder of the blog languagehero.co about how to find motivation every day to learn Italian, how to maintain Italian at home and the ideal mindset that will push you forward in your Italian so you can reach conversational fluency.



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How Italian prepositions differ from English prepositions and how 'di,' 'da,' and 'in' are used in unexpected ways.

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In this podcast, I will discuss a few of the things that I am currently struggling with in Italian.

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Verbs that are used differently in Italian than in English that you might be using incorrectly.

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Seven different ways to maximize the time you use to study Italian and make it even more fun.

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An interview with an Iceberg Project student, Leanne Pressly.

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Seven things that are keeping you from becoming fluent in Italian.

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An interview with YouTuber TomTxxytu.

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Phrases that you'll use in Italian when making a phone call.

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Rachel Vermiglio Smith, managing editor at The Iceberg Project, discusses her love for Italian and what it was like to move to Florence.

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Italian vocabulary for making pasta with a pasta cacio e pepe recipe from Lo Spicchio d'Aglio.

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Vocabulary for making dessert in Italian. This episode focuses on a torta di mele recipe from the website Lo Spicchio d'Aglio.

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Practicing your Italian when the person your speaking with wants to speak in English.

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25 Romantic Italian Phrases that will absolutely melt the heart of the one you love, or want to love!

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Focusing on being fluent can get in the way of your actual learning of Italian.

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Learn how to count and more importantly eat when in Italy.

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This article has to do less with the Italian language and more about how you learn the Italian language.

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"Head, shoulders, knees and toes!" Learn to talk about parts of the body in Italian

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Learn effective strategies for increasing your fluency and learning vocabulary in Italian with trip planner Madeline Jhawar.

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Need practice choosing between the imperfect and the past tense in Italian? Take this quick 10-question quiz.

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How to express forms of probability in Italian. How to discuss what you're wondering about in Italian.

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How I learned Italian, got mixed up in the Italian culture, what I'm doing now to continue learning Italian and what I plan to do in the future to keep improving my Italian.

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How to talk about the rain, shine, snow, humid or any other weather in Italian. Great for making conversation if you can't think of anything else to say!

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Hear Jasmine Mah (the mind behind the blog Questa Dolce Vita) explain her experience with the Italian language and what it's like to move to Italy and plan a wedding in a new country.

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How and when to use the trapassato prossimo in Italian in order to talk about things that have happened in the past. 

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