We don’t speak Italian!

We can say that the italian we speak today is quite international, and this because nowadays we have the habit to use so many foreign words in it that it doesn’t sound a national language at all! We have many loan words, given by the contact between different cultures, and also being these words quite short, they help us to earn some time and speak Italian faster; but they even help us look cool! With the term “cool” I mean to be fancy with our linguistic abilities, and the fact that we are globalized means that we also have to show others that we are some way open-minded.

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Homonyms…

Have you ever gotten confused using a word which has so many different meanings depending on the context, especially if you didn’t know which meaning was applied to each context? Well, I have… I’m talking about the Homonyms: words which have the same spelling and pronunciation, but have different meanings.

Let’s talk about a Spanish homonym that paid my attention: MONO

According to the Spanish Dictionary RAE (Real Academia Española) mono means: Continue reading “Homonyms…”

The sounds of LOVE!

Love is an universal language, it is a deep communicative word or act!

Everyone knows the language of love, every detail of it. How many times do we hear or say words of love, watch love movies, listen to romantic songs, read novels?

Everything moves thanks to love, also our job, if we do it with love!

But since I am so curious and everyday I try to learn more and more, I asked some friends, who come from different countries and speak different languages which I don’t speak, to read a part of a love poem for me, just to hear the amazing different sounds of love and of course giving en extra attention to the language they use and how they use it!!!

I asked myself: “How does a russian, a polish, a syrian, a rumanian speak about love?”

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