10 INCREDIBLE Places you MUST See in TURIN

Turin is the capital city of Piedmont, and its history can be traced back through 2000 years – it even was the first Italian capital from 1861 to 1865. It has many names, such as “la città dei quattro fiumi” (“the city of four rivers“, because it’s localized in a plain surrounded by Stura, Sangone and Po rivers with also the Dora Riparia flowing close to its historical center) and as “la città magica” (“the city of magic“, for being part of a triangle that involves the cities of Lyon and Prague). Among other events, it was the host city for The Universal Exposition (1911), the Winter Olympic Games (2006) and the 66th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest (2022). In terms of economic strength, it is ranked third in Italy, after Milan and Rome. So, as you can tell, Turin is an Italian city steeped in history and in art – it’s a city that you cannot not know, especially if you study the local language and culture! If you would like to visit it, or you simply want to know something more about it, stay with us to find out what the top 10 places to visit in this city are!

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Italian EXPRESSIONS derived from GREEK MITOLOGY

In this article we will talk about Greek mythology! No, we will not talk about Ulysses, Aeneas, or Achilles – we’re still focusing on the Italian language, but in this article, we will see how Greek mythology has influenced it. In case you didn’t know, there plenty of idiomatic expressions that we use daily that have originated right from the tales of ancient Greek characters and heroes, the kind of stories we hear in school.

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HOUSEHOLD CHORES vocabulary: USEFUL Expressions in ITALIAN

Learning a foreign language is never easy, but it could be easier to learn expressions thematically, meaning that you learn them based on the theme that they share. Today, we have decided to teach you expressions that have to do with household chores, because they are among the most useful to learn. If you are curious to learn them, know that for each and every one of them, you can also find a detailed description that includes all of the words you’ll need.

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ALTERNATIVES for NOT using ANGLICISMS in the Italian language

Do Italians speak Italian… or English? As you may have noticed, ANGLICISMS are present (more and more often) in the Italian language. By now, they’ve penetrated so deeply that even my grandmother uses some! Rightly, foreigners, are very angry and don’t want to use them. “We choose to learn to speak Italian, not English. So we only want to speak Italian!”. That’s actually right… also because there are often corresponding versions in Italian! So, in this article, we’ll try to solve this problem!

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