How to START a CONVERSATION in Italian: 67 useful and interesting Questions!

Studying a language and practising it are two completely different things, as I am sure you are well aware. This means that talking to native speakers and having a “real” conversation with them could be hard for lots of different reasons: pressure, expectations, shyness, performance anxiety… And then, let’s face it, the pandemic has made things worse… So, let’s roll up our sleeves e let’s think a bit about how to get over these “absence of social life”… In this video I have decided to collect some useful, original and interesting questions to break the ice and start a convesation in Italy! So, to avoid those common and predictable questions, such as “Come va?” (How are you?) which lead to short answers… and then nothing! All followed by moments of embarrassing silence! No, no, no, no!

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16 Italian EXPRESSIONS with the PREPOSITION «A»

When it comes to language learning, one of the hardest parts is certainly the comprehension of idiomatic expressions which for native speakers are obvious, but for a foreigner are difficult, because of their nonliteral meanings! That’s why in this video and article we’re going to meet 16 Italian expressions that start with the preposition “A”, widely used by Italians, which will be very useful. We are sure that you have already read or heard many and wondered “What does it mean?”.

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