IMPERFETTO vs PASSATO PROSSIMO: When are they used? What are the differences?

Imperfetto and passato prossimo are among the first tenses to be studied when studying Italian, along with the present tense verb. Therefore, they may seem beginner topics but, actually, their use can create some difficulties even for the most experienced students, because of their differences which can sometimes be very subtle. For this reason, in the following lesson, we are going to see how to use these two tenses properly and their differences. In addition, in the video related to this article, you’ll find a useful exercise to verify what you’ll learn!

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How to Make EGGPLANT PARMESAN (parmigiana di melanzane): recipe – Italian Cuisine

In the following article we’re going to deal with Italian cuisine once again! In fact, we are going to know the preparation and the history (including some interesting facts) of one of the most beloved dishes in Italy: the parmigiana di melanzane (aubergine parmigiana)!

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Vocabulary of the HUMAN BODY (parts & organs) in Italian (+ idioms)

In the following lesson we are going to study the Italian vocabulary of human body, by learning the terms that are related to body parts, including the organs, in order to be always ready for nearly every situations (such as the medical emergencies). We are going to to see some Italian idiomatic expressions that are related to the human body!

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Who speaks STANDARD Italian? What’s the PURE ACCENT? How many DIALECTS are there?

In the following lesson we are going to examine together the Italian linguistic situation, by making clarity on some topics that fascinate both the Italians and foreign students, but that might create some some difficulties when addressed, namely: what is meant by standard Italian (and how it opposes the various dialects), what is the pure accent and where they’re used and who use them.

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