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Our latest YouTube video is a replay of a fundamental grammar lesson on the gender of nouns. All the basic rules of this tricky grammar topic, with plenty of examples, and a final QUIZ to test yourself: masculine or feminine?

This is the latest episode in our Italian Grammar Playlist.


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Il congiuntivo - The subjunctive mood
The subjunctive mood is more useful than you may think. In this video we learn how to remember the conjugation of the present subjunctive, and how to use it in independent clauses to express doubts, wishes, exhortations, exclamations!

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In farmacia - Italian Vocabulary
Body parts, symptoms, medicines: let's learn some useful vocabulary that may come in handy during a trip to Italy - just in case!

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Italian Ways:
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from Milan to Palermo

by Tim Parks

The Stolen Lady
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