Day 14: Italiano!

In my time, you needed to speak a little Italian, and that was it.” -Juan Manuel Fangio


My second Italian lesson and I am still enjoying it, even though it is getting a bit more difficult.  This week’s lesson introduced some simple sentences such as, “Do you speak English?”  “Do you understand Italian?” and the use of negatives in a sentence.


The program that I am using is not book based, but rather teaches by listening to the language and repeating the phrases and words.  Even though 30 minutes a day is recommended, I have only been doing 15 minutes a day of review and find that so far, that seems to be sufficient.  I have no intention of being a master in the language, but I would like to be able to hold my own without looking too ridiculous when speaking.


Hoping to take this soon to be developed skill to Italy one day….  For today, I am left wondering what tomorrow will bring…  Arrivederci!

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