Venice airport tips and vocabulary

 

My holiday is nearing so I thought I’d share some useful vocab and tips for your future travels to Italy!

I’m going to talk about the two Venice airports are they are the ones I have used the most (on this trip I’ll actually be flying into Bologna so if I notice anything noteworthy I may share it in a future blog post!)

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Conversational practice

A common complaint amongst Italian self-taught learners is that their reading and writing skills are quite good, but their oral and listening skills are lagging way behind.

This is partly because Italians speak fast, and attempting to listen to the radio or TV shows from Italy can be disheartening, but also because attempting to have a conversation with someone in a different language can be incredibly daunting.

I am a huge believer in finding someone you can practice your language with (whichever it might be), for several reasons: Continue reading “Conversational practice”

Learn Italian through Facebook updates!

I recently came across a pretty nifty Facebook page called¬†Impariamo l’Italiano.

The admins post exercises, words of the day, quizzes and vocabulary every day, with the occasional Italian song (and corresponding transcript) thrown into the mix for good measure.

I have found it to be a great way of getting some exposure on Italian vocabulary and grammar rules without having to actively seek this information. After all, nowadays most people have a Facebook and the majority of those people probably check their newsfeed every day.

What better way to get sneak in some “passive learning” than to have it pop up on your Facebook!

Do you follow other helpful Italian pages on social media? Sharing is caring, comment below with your tips!