We’re back with another video in the “Smettila di dire…” series, and this time we’re going to talk about the little word “because”, one of those words that, when you wonder how to replace them, seem to have few alternatives. Actually, as we’ll see, it’s always possible to say things in many different ways, and this word is no exception either. In this video I’ll show you the alternatives to “because” in all its different uses, obviously giving lots of examples.
In this lesson, we will continue to talk about the omission of the article: if you remember, I had already talked about the cases in which in Italian the article is omitted in front of proper nouns and geographical nouns, as well as in front of complements of time, place, matter and manner. In this lesson we are going to take up the subject again and we will deal instead with adverbial and verbal locutions and, more or less, fixed expressions introduced by preposition in which nouns are not introduced by the article. Ok now it may all seem confusing, but if you stick with me you’ll see that it will all make sense! At the end of the lesson you will also find a little story full of very useful examples.
In this video we asked Spanish teacher Marta Tardáguila Del Castillo, who has been living in Italy for more than 10 years now, what she thinks about Italy, what she likes about this country and, above all, what it feels like to live in the BelPaese. What she told us is very interesting!
In this lesson we are going to talk about a super interesting topic for anyone who is learning Italian as a foreign language: how many times have you wondered whether to use the article or not? Well, in this lesson I want to list some very common situations in which the article (whether determinative or indefinite) should NOT be used. In particular, we will be looking at nouns, all those cases where nouns do not need the article. In Italian, however, there are also many verbal and adverbial locutions and as many, more or less, fixed expressions in which the article is NOT used, but we will talk about these in a separate lesson.
Teaching online is becoming an increasingly popular career choice, and for good reason too. The demand in education for teachers and tutors with great digital skills is more important now than ever. The COVID-19 pandemic has really placed further emphasis on this need, but we’ve known for a long time that in a world where the internet has dictated how we access information, how we stay in touch with family and friends, and carry out day to day tasks, digital skills are the future.