One way to improve your Italian is watching tv series or movies in Italian – in case they’re too difficult, you can turn on subtitles. In fact, watching tv series in Italian allows you to:
- hear how natives pronounce words and sentences, and express emphasis;
- hear different dialects and inflections;
- improve your listening skills;
- learn new words and expressions, especially the informal ones;
So, today I’m giving you a short list of Italian tv series you can watch.
Incastrati is a 2022 tv series starring the famous Italian comedy duo Ficarra and Picone.
In this Italian tv series, Salvo and Valentino are two unlucky tv technicians who find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time: on a crime scene.
They don’t want to have anything to do with it, and they certainly don’t want to be considered as suspects by the police. So, they decide to clean up the crime scene as best as they can and leave.
However, things don’t go how they planned. In fact, shortly after, some Christian preachers mistake Valentino for the house landlord, the victim turns out to be both the lover of Salvo’s wife and a pentito who was collaborating with the police.
If you want to see what happens next, have a look at the tv series.
Curon is a supernatural Italian tv series. It tells the story of Anna Raina and her family.
Anna is a woman that decides to return to her native town, Curon, together with her twins Mauro and Daria. Anna left the town 17 years ago, after her mother died. When she gets to Curon, she decides to stay in the family hotel, hotel that was shut down right after her mother died.
In the town no one seems to want Anna, Mauro and Daria back in town, not even Anna’s father.
And things get stranger and stranger when Anna disappears. While the twins search for her, they’ll uncover many town secrets and the truth about their grandmother’s death.
Nero a metà
Nero a metà is an Italian crime drama. It’s about the investigations of inspector Carlo Guarrieri, his new colleague Malik Soprani, a 28-year-old deputy inspector that has recently graduated from the academy, and Carlo’s daughter, Alba, a medical examiner at the institute of forensic medicine that falls in love with Malik.
The two inspectors don’t seem to get along well in the beginning. Carlo is stubborn, rebellious, very protective towards his daughter and has some prejudices against the immigrant community in Rome, while Malik is brilliant, ambitious and originally from the Ivory Coast.
However, things have to improve if they want to work together.
And this is the short list of Italian tv series that you can watch to improve your Italian. Have you already watched some Italian tv series? Which ones? Did you like them?
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