19 Nov '11, 3pm

New blog post : It might not be that easy to learn Italian in Italy

New blog post : It might not be that easy to learn Italian in Italy

I was reading with interest, this blog post by NYC Ragazza . I got the feeling that she’s the lady who asked on how to pronounce cocomero while at the Gelato event last September In her post, she writes that it’s quite easy to be lazy and not speak Italian because there are so many expat meet ups where you could socialise in English. And if you’re travelling around in the center, there are many shops and restaurants servers who are able to speak English well enough to get by. While at home if you had cable, you could simply change the language from the dubbed to the original language which is mostly in English. But it does get a little harder for someone who’s married to an Italian. Because they’re pretty much expected to integrate which on the one hadd is great because it is immersive. It’s tough though. It’s like teaching a person to swim by throwing him in the deep end ...

Full article: http://rinaz.net/2011/11/italian-italy/

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