Tag Archives: Italian

Italian Greetings

Italian Greetings There are many Italian greetings which can be used but they vary depending upon the time of day and who you are greeting.  For example, a greeting used when entering or leaving a store is different from how you may say hello to a friend or to someone in a very formal situation. […]

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Italian traits

Italian traits  Italian Culture can be very different from English speaking cultures.  This video lists 5 Italian traits and explains how they are different from English speaking cultures.  The Italian traits covered in this video include directness, rule bending spontaneity, liberal and family bonds.  Video from youtube  

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WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ITALIAN CULTURE?

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT ITALIAN CULTURE? There are many things that can describe the Italian culture.  It is commonly associated with family, food, wine, art and much more.  Here’s a quick video celebrating the Italian culture.  Video from youtube

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20 Italian FALSE FRIENDS not to be trusted..

20 Italian FALSE FRIENDS not to be trusted.. There are many words in languages that may look or sound similar to a word in a different language.  This causes confusion because one might think they know the meaning but it is quite different in the other language. Do you know the real meaning of the […]

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New Year’s Resolutions in Italian

New Year’s Resolutions in Italian New Year’s resolutions are made all over the world.  This video lists common resolutions made in Italy and their English translations.  Take a look at the video to see how similar the resolutions made in Italy are to your resolutions made at the beginning of each year. Video from youtube […]

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Italian Expressions related to EYES

Italian Expressions related to EYES Italian has many expressions that are different than English expressions.  Some may be funny or confusing to an English speaker. Here are some Italian expressions related to eyes and the meanings explained.  Are you familiar with any of these? Video from youtube Italy is a dream that keeps returning for […]

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Travel Phrases

Travel Phrases Get ready for your Italy trip with these twenty travel phrases which will help you through out your vacation.  Do you want someone to take a photo of you?  Learn how to ask someone in Italian.  This video covers common questions regarding transportation, hotels and restaurants. Here are some recommended books for travel: […]

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Everybody Speaks Italian

Everybody Speaks Italian Everybody Speaks Italian or so they think.  Here is a bunch of hilarious scenes from the popular tv show Friends wherein they attempt to speak Italian. Enjoy! Video from youtube Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life- Anna Akhmatova

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Health Boosting Staples of The Italian Diet

Health Boosting Staples of The Italian Diet Health boosting staples of the Italian diet are key to eating for longevity.  The Italian is a good prescription for health and a good way to satisfy yourself explains Dr. Steven Gundry, a cardiac surgeon and author in California. Some typical Italian foods eaten on the program are […]

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Top 10 responses in Italian to how are you?

Top 10 responses in Italian to how are you? How are you is a common question to be asked in any language.  While most people tend to say “sto bene”  I’m okay, there are many other responses that can be expressed.  For instance, what if you are not well?  Or, what if you are great? […]

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