Ci in Italian: Some common Italian expressions

Ci in Italian: Some common Italian expressions

All the people learning Italian are usually interested in understanding all the meanings of the curious Italian word ci. Indeed, ci in Italian can really have several different meanings and mastering its use can be sometimes difficult. If you’re interested in learning all the meanings the Italian particle ci can have, have a look at What’s the meaning of the word ci in Italian? Ci in Italian, however, is also used in many common Italian expressions. So, in this article, you’re going to learn some verbs and expressions that are formed with the Italian word ci. METTERCI Metterci is an …

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Italian pilgrimage destinations you should see

Italian pilgrimage destinations you should see

Italy is one of the most visited country in the world. It has many important cultural places, gorgeous landscapes, beautiful beaches, good food, but it has also many places linked to the Catholic religion and the Catholic tradition. Each year several tourists come to Italy specifically to visit important religious destinations. In this article I’m going to talk about two of the most important Italian pilgrimage destinations you should see – except the Vatican and the Shroud of Turin, obviously. SAINT PIO CHURCH Among all the pilgrimage destinations in Italy, Saint Pio church is a must-to-see. Saint Pio church is …

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Let’s learn the meanings of the Italian verb farsi

The meanings of the Italian verb farsi

In every language there are words that have multiple meanings – Have a look at Tricky words in Italian: Italian homographs. When learning a foreign language, like Italian, these words are usually some of the most tricky to learn, even if they’re widely used. One of these words, for example, is the English verb to get. Another one is the Italian verb fare. So, today, you’re going to learn some of the meanings the Italian verb fare has. FARE Fare usually mean to do or to make. Examples: a. Sto facendo del mio meglio I’m doing my best b. Sta …

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Four Italian national parks to visit

Four Italian national parks

Many tourists come to Italy to visit cultural and historic places like the Colosseum, Uffizi, Pisa’s tower, etc. However, in Italy you can also find beautiful national parks where you can relax for some days surrounded by nature and wildlife. So, if you’re in Italy and need a break from towns and cities, here’s some Italian national parks you can visit. STELVIO NATIONAL PARK Stelvio is an Italian national park founded in 1935 that covers two different Italian regions: Lombardy and Trentino-Alto Adige. This national park is the largest of Italy and it’s also one of the most visited. It …

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How to fight foreign language anxiety

How to fight foreign language anxiety

In today’s article I’d like to talk about a very common issue: foreign language anxiety. What is it? Foreign language anxiety is the feeling of unease, nervousness, and apprehension that we may encounter when using or learning a second language, generally because of both fear and lack of confidence. If you too are experiencing this type of anxiety, here’s the first good news: you’re not alone. Foreign language anxiety is more common than you think. The second good news is that you can actually do something to reduce the feeling of anxiety that overwhelms you each time a foreign language …

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