Oh, no I can’t make the video, i’m busy now… Just kidding! I’m here, but in this video I wanto to tell you about the phrase “SONO OCCUPATO/A” (I’m busy), which is often used and overused by those who learn Italian as a second language, even though it could sound a bit rude or unnatural and, when used in certain contexts, it will immediately reveal that Italian isn’t your first language. So I will teach you all the more natural, less boring and dfinitely more interesting ways to say that “you are busy” when you are asked to do something. While you are still free, let’s begin!
There are seemingly identical words that take one meaning in English and a completely different one in Italian. So don’t let them trick you! Together in this lesson we will look at those words that have different meanings wether you are talking in Italian or in English. Let’s see if you already know both of their meanings…
Despite the particular situation of the past year, we were lucky enough to be able to experience and visit one of the most beautiful cities in the world: Rome! We had the chance to see the city in a different light: it was quiet and almost deserted, sad but charming at the same time. And since it’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience, in this vlog we decided to take you with us to explore not only the most renowned places, but also the hidden gems of the Capital!
In this video we asked the Spanish teacher Marta Tardáguila Del Castillo to tell us her opinion about racism and sexism in Italy. We asked if, according to her, there are episodes of racism and sexism here in Italy and how would they look. What she told us is very interesting!