Monthly Archives: July 2016

Tartufo: Summertime Gelato Treat!

Tartufo: Summertime  Gelato Treat!   Tartufo — Enjoy this chocolate-coated ice cream treat that is delicious enough for kids and special enough for adults! Tartufo: A gelato treat made just for summertime!  The word Italian word “tartufo” refers to the round, brown-and-white truffles found in the densely forested Apennine Mountains that run down the spine of Italy. These slightly irregularly shaped round […]

Italian Subjunctive (Part 3): Speak Italian!

Italian Subjunctive (Part 3): Speak Italian!                The Italian subjunctive mood is easy to conjugate, but tricky to use!   Speak Italian: How to Use the Italian Subjunctive Mood Can you speak Italian? By now, many of you have passed the beginning stages of learning to speak Italian and can read and comprehend quite a […]

Visiting Italy? Reading Italian Menus

Visiting Italy? Reading Italian Menus  Visiting Italy? Follow Caterina for tips on how to read the Italian menus at your favorite restaurant—from the Conversational Italian series of books! The Conversational Italian for Travelers textbook begins each chapter with a dialogue from a story about the character Caterina, an American girl who travels to Italy to visit her relatives. As the story continues from one […]