Tag Archives: Italian

Leonardo: A Restless Genius

It’s always exciting to receive a parcel but the box that arrived a couple of days ago was particularly welcome. It contained these beautiful books: I love the cover and the translator’s name is there (#namethetranslator) … rather faint, but … Continue reading

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8th World Italian Language Week: 20-26 October 2008

This has apparently been happening for the past seven years but I only found out about it yesterday! It is run by Italy’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs and by its leading language authority, the Accademia della Crusca. This year’s theme … Continue reading

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