Exercise · Food and Wine · Vocabulary

Italian Video Vocab Lesson – Vegetables

In this Italian video tutorial, you’ll learn the words for all sorts of vegetables. They’re presented so that you’re sure to learn: hear a native speaker repeat the words several times. The video also shows the Italian words for each vegetable, and there’s a fun self-test at the end to see just how much you… Continue reading Italian Video Vocab Lesson – Vegetables

Music

Music: Raffaella Carrà “A far l’amore comincia tu” (with lyrics)

A far l’amore comincia tu a far l’amore comincia tu Se lui ti porta su un letto vuoto il vuoto daglielo indietro a lui fagli vedere che non è un gioco fagli capire quello che vuoi A far l’amore comincia tu a far l’amore comincia tu E se si attacca col sentimento portalo in fondo… Continue reading Music: Raffaella Carrà “A far l’amore comincia tu” (with lyrics)

Food and Wine · Recipes

Recipe: Pasta alla carbonara (with video)

Pasta alla carbonara (usually spaghetti, but also fettuccine, rigatoni or bucatini) is an Italian pasta dish based on eggs, pecorino romano, bacon, and black pepper. The dish was created in the middle of the 20th century. Like most recipes, the origins of the dish are obscure, and there are many legends about it. As the name is derived from carbone (the Italian word for coal), some believe… Continue reading Recipe: Pasta alla carbonara (with video)

Travel

Italian Survival Phrases: At The Border (with audio)

At the Border Essential Words and Phrases for Travelers Quando arriviamo alla frontiera? When do we get to the border? Ecco il passaporto. Here’s my passport. Mi fermo una settimana. I’ll be staying a week. Sono qui per affari/come turista. I’m here on business/on vacation. Sono in visita dai miei nonni. I’m visiting my grandparents.… Continue reading Italian Survival Phrases: At The Border (with audio)