Mi scusi? O scusa?

Hello everyone, today I would like to write about the polite forms we use when we talk to people. I am talking about the formal and the informal ways that we use during conversations.

In Italian we have the “you” form and the “lei” form, what do I mean by these?

I mean that if we talk with someone we know or we are related to, we use the “you” form; while if we talk to someone we don’t know, an older person or an authority, then we use the “lei” form, which is considered also a form of respect:

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Studying again!

Hi Everybody!

I would like to share with you my experience at the Norwegian university Oslo Met (Oslo Metropolitan University):

This year I started one year career in Interpretation from Norwegian to Italian and from Italian to Norwegian. Since I wanted to increase and improve my Norwegian level I thought that the only way was to study it through a career, because first of all the level is higher and also because I knew I had to take a step further in my everday Norwegian which is intermediate.

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Our everyday chats…

Hello! My dear readers,

I would like to start today’s article with a simple question: Is it only me who thinks that our smartphone rules our daily basis? If you think about it carefully we don’t even need to use the computer anymore because the smartphone with its applications and the most famous social medias allows us to do a whole lot of things in the “right here and now”!!! We can simply chat with friends all over the world, in fact while we chat with our friends and family, since we live in a “time” where we want do so many things at a time and we want to do them fast, it happens that we tend to cut the words in order to buy us some time.

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