Greetings in a small town in Italy

When you live in a small town like the one I’m staying in right now, odds are you know everyone that lives there.  Although I’m still confronting new faces daily, I am slowly getting to know each and every resident here.  In small towns, and […]

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Five Favorite Italian Words

I’ve been in Italy for over a week now and figure now is as good a time as any to give you my five favorite Italian words.  A while back, Melanie over at Italofile started a meme as a result of Jessica’s guest post “Five […]

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Adventures of Learning a Language – Part 3

idiom Noun 1. a group of words which, when used together, have a different meaning from the one suggested by the individual words, eg it was raining cats and dogs 2. linguistic usage that is grammatical and natural to native speakers Every language comes with […]

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Adventures of Learning a Language – Part 2

In my personal opinion, when it comes to learning a language, there are four basic principles that you need to master:speaking, listening, reading and writing.In my quest to conquer the Italian language, I have immersed myself in the language as much as possible.I have taken […]

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Adventures of Learning a Language – Part 1

Learning a language can be really exciting…it’s like decoding a puzzle and discovering a whole new world. It isn’t just about learning how to say something in another language…it is also about taking in the culture that is married to it. That can be a […]

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