While I can get nerdy about grammar, I find that the use of expression in the Italian language is at the centre of my tutorials. And with the practicality of maintaining correct grammar and conveying this lingua bella eloquently and easily, both will merge naturally one day. N.B. By the way, feeling there are a lot more verb conjunctions in Italian than in German… just saying…
Creating scenarios for the characters in the online program facilitate in this learning experience, because while feminine plurals and past participle grammatical points are as difficult as they are, they seem to fall more naturally into place when you can create and visualise the whole big picture. Per esempio: “Paola e sua sorella sono arrivate dall’ Italia.”,
Must I learn Italian? Yes, affirmative. Next time around when I am with dear family and friends in Italy I want to not only breathe in Italian but burst out into conversation with them. No longer the mouse scampering around to pick up crumbs here and there but to sit at the abundant feast come un gatto orgoglioso!
La vita e' bella!
Alvina is learning Italian at VLLC and is going to share her language learning journey.
Where the 'Must' began, in the Italian Alps, pregnant and trying to order coffee, cake and soup...