Monthly Archives: May 2016

Week 16 Italian Words Learned

1) pesante – heavy 2) fine settimana – weekend 3) matrimonio – wedding/marriage 4) Municipio/Comune-Ufficio Anagrafe – Town Hall 5) celebrazione – celebration 6) congratulazioni – congratulations 7) best wishes – tanti auguri 8) regalo – gift 9) giorno festivo … Continue reading

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School Trip to Mantova

On 24th May, I went on a school trip (yes!) with my language school to Mantova (Mantua ancient name) although my classmates didn’t go. I have been once before but when it was raining with friends. This time however, it … Continue reading

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Week 15 Italian Words Learned

1) prima – first 2) secondo – second 3) terzo – third 4) quarto – fourth 5) quinto – fifth 6) sesto – sixth 7) settimo – seventh 8) ottavo – eighth 9) nono – ninth 10) decimo – tenth … Continue reading

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Wedding, Friends and Venice

I have been very busy the last two months so have got very far behind with my blog posts but I endeavour to catch you up starting with the wedding of friends here in Italy and the visit of my … Continue reading

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Adventures with Frenchy

My adventure in Italy is all thanks to my host family inviting me into their home in San Damaso and into their family to help them with looking after their daughter Francesca and become a big part of their lives. … Continue reading

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Week 14 Italian Words Learned

1) Non so cosa dire – I don’t know what to say 2) scegliere – to choose 3) cambiata – replace 4) lato – side 5) assetato – thirsty 6) svuoto – I empty 7) Qualsiasi cosa, ovunque! – Anything, … Continue reading

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My Dad’s Visit to Modena

On Wednesday 4th May, my Dad came to Modena to visit me for a week. On Wednesday after he arrived in Bologna and caught his first Italian train, he arrived in Modena and found his hotel to check in. I … Continue reading

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