8 famous Italian comics you need to read

famous Italian comicsToday we’ll be discovering some famous Italian comics. Also called Italian fumetti (fumetto is the translation for comic strip), they are powerful means to learn this language, as they “stand still” when you want to catch new vocabulary (unlike movies and songs, which at times might need constant rewinding).

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Discover how to use CI and NE in Italian

ci and ne in Italian

Today we will find out about two very peculiar words, ci and ne in Italian. You may have heard of them in books and other printed materials, you may have found them in movies and TV programs, and you might by now have a slight clue of what this article will be about. Here we will be showing in detail how to use these very Italian particles.

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Do you know all the different types of Italian pizza?

.types of Italian pizza

Since the time to have dinner outdoors is coming along spring and summer, today we will talk about the different types of Italian pizza. As you know, at least in most Italian regions, pizza is the most likely meal for dinner. Using it as breakfast (like a dinner leftover) or even lunch tends to be out of the question.

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Learn the Italian direct and indirect pronouns with exercises

Italian direct and indirect pronouns

Today we will learn about the Italian direct and indirect pronouns. Accordingly, when we need to substitute certain nouns -to avoid using them too repeatedly in a phrase or group of phrases-we rely on pronouns. This is possible when the noun we are swapping for a pronoun is quite understood. 

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All you need to know about Carnival in Italy

Carnival in Italy

Today we will learn about the ongoing Carnival in Italy, which is celebrated everywhere in the Bel Paese but is particularly known for that in Venice. However, there are some others, such as the Viareggio carnival, the Cento Carnival, and the Acireale Carnival.

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5 Italian New Year’s Eve traditions you need to know

Italian New Year’s Eve traditions

Today we will talk about some Italian New Year’s Eve traditions that you may even get to experience yourself if you are lucky enough to be there by then. As Italians have migrated a lot, and they are known to be highly superstitious, a number of these traditions could be not only well documented but also practiced in other places.

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The best Italian Christmas movies for your holidays

Italian Christmas movies

Now that the holidays are coming at ludicrous speed, in this article we’ll be walking you through Italian Christmas movies. We’ll mention some that have been filmed even more than once, while others are animated or can be a bit grotesque.

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