Megan moves to Italy!
We’re all stuck in at home these days (well the majority of us). Whether you are stuck at home due to this crazy, global pandemic, or you have chosen to study at home, studying languages at home can be difficult. It is hard to find motivation. It is hard to know how to study. It… Continue reading How to study productively. →
Why the name change? I realised something. The whole intention behind starting this blog was purely to document my life in Italy. It was for my friends and family back home. It was so that they could keep track of what I am doing. My idea for the blog was to document the places I… Continue reading My Italian Life? →
There are two conditional tenses in Italian – Conditional Present and Past Conditional. Both of these tenses are verbal modes that can be used to describe situations or actions that are conditioned by other actions or situations.The conditional present tense is used to express wishes either in the present or future tense, as well as… Continue reading Conditional Present →
82 days, 11 weeks or just under 3 months left before move date. So far I have organised.. well absolutely zero. I have applied for two jobs in total. I have started to organise my clothes, I have some boxes ready to pack. I actually did pack my large suitcase (full of my winter clothes)… Continue reading 82 days to go! 82!! →
I haven’t been posting for a while because there hasn’t been much to write about. This week I have mostly been just reviewing all of my old notes on grammar and vocabulary. I have also sat a 3 day boot camp on how to move to Italy, which was great, I found out a lot… Continue reading Studying online and taking digital notes. →
Unicredit is a very popular choice amongst Italians. They have over 8,500 branches in most cities and towns in Italy, so you will be able to find a branch, or an ATM almost everywhere. Unicredit offer several different accounts with varying benefits and fees. For traditional bank accounts there are three levels – silver, gold… Continue reading Italian bank accounts →
Always dreamed of a life in ‘Il bel paese’? Want to make the move but don’t know how? I was in the same situation just a few months ago. Here is all of the information I have managed to gather over the past year. Do I need a visa? This depends entirely on where you… Continue reading How to move to Italy. →
Using the imperative in Italian allows us to either; Give a command or an order, scold or reprimand a person or to ask somebody to do something. To form the imperative of regular verbs you replace the infinite endings (-are, -ere, -ire) with the endings listed below. -ARE Tu -a Lui/lei/Lei – i Noi –… Continue reading The imperative →
The four modal verbs or verbi servili – Potere, volere, dovere and sapere (when it expresses an ability), are some of the most commonly used verbs in Italian, and are also all irregular verbs so it is important to learn them. Modal verbs are used to indicate an ability, obligation, a desire or a permission… Continue reading I verbi servili →
I have decided to try something new. I figured every new concept I learn in Italian I will post it here. This will help to both renew my learning, and hopefully it may help you a bit too. I am only learning Italian, so please do your own reading around the subject as well. And… Continue reading I verbi riflessivi →
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