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Italian Vocabulary – Il Lungo Viaggio [Part 3]

Part 3 of the il lungo viaggio vocabulary series. (parts 1 and 2) These words are also a part of my memrise course which can be found here. correre il rischio Non posso correre il rischio che abbiano ragione. I can’t take a chance that they’re right. giurare Giuro solennemente di dire...

Memrise Course – Il Lungo Viaggio

Those of you who have been following my vocabulary lists for Leonardo Sciascia’s Il Lungo Viaggio may remember that I was considering making a course on Memrise – Here it is! Memrise – Il Lungo Viaggio I hope this can be useful to anyone who also wants to read Il Lungo Viaggio,...

Italian Vocabulary – Il Lungo Viaggio [Part 2]

Here is the second set of words from Leonardo Sciascia’s short story Il Lungo Viaggio. In the same way as I did in the previous post, I will present a list of 20 words and follow with example sentences for several of them. (part 1 part 3)     Riuscire a Sono...

Italian Vocabulary – Il Lungo Viaggio

Chi ha lingua passa il mare ‘With a tongue in your head you can travel the world’ The idiomatic phrase above, which has no direct English equivalent (that I have been able to find), holds an idea that I believe will resonate with many language learners. The English translation...

Italian Reading Practice – Il lungo viaggio

Another text in my Italian Reading Practice journey is the appropriately named Il lungo viaggio by Leonardo Sciascia. Unlike Alice in Wonderland (a reading endeavour that I talked about in a previous post), Il lungo viaggio is a short story that I have not read before in English and therefore will present...