Telephone Tales by Gianni Rodari and other Italian tales

Telephone tales

Gianni Rodari (1920-1980), the author of Favole al telefono (1962) (English translation, Telephone Tales), is the most important Italian children’s author of the 20th century. He is largely known in Italy and Eastern Europe and was particularly relevant to the USSR when it existed. In fact, his “ties” to the former Soviet Union have somewhat prevented Rodari from becoming a household name in Western countries such as the United States, notwithstanding he is very well regarded by critics and scholars. 

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Useful Italian phrases to use with kids

Linguists agree that a child’s brain is like a sponge, so the earlier a kid starts learning a second language, the better. For this reason, today we are going to give you some useful Italian phrases to use with kids. In this way your child will be able to learn Italian at home.

Italian phrases for kids

Here you can find some useful Italian phrases to use with kids in the morning, phrases to use before going to bed, and so on.

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Italian for kids

Italian for kids represents a great opportunity for children to learn Italian easily and quickly at home with a personal native Italian tutor. At ‘Parlando Italiano’ we have a broad range of experience teaching Italian to students of all ages and abilities and hence, we know how to adapt according to the students particular needs.

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