He lives in moist soil, where it comes out especially at night or after rain, he can not live in dry, so, off the ground, dies. They move by contracting and then stretching.


LESSON 20TH - To divide into syllables

Snow = NEVE = NE-VE

Hand = MANO = MA-NO

Pencil = MATITA = MA-TI -TA

Sometimes vowel at the beginning of a word stay alone ...

Goose = OCA = O-CA

Isle = ISOLA = I-SO-LA


What do you have in your kitchen?

Presina = pot-holder

Mestolo = ladle

Pentola = pot

Cucchiaio = spoon

Forchetta = fork

Coltello = knife

Strofinaccio = tea towel

Lavandino = sink

Barattolo = jar



Rain requires the presence of a thick layer of the atmosphere to have temperatures above the melting point of water near and above the Earth's surface. On Earth, it is the condensation of atmospheric water vapor into drops of water heavy enough to fall, often making it to the surface.


To go mushrooming ...

Scent of mushrooms in the air ...  are you ready to go mushrooming? But be careful with the poisonous ones! This season you can find different varieties of mushrooms such as "porcini", "galletti" and "chiodini". They are rich in potassium, fiber and vitamin B.


LESSON 18th - Present Perfect

Tom is looking for his key. He can't find it.

(Tom sta cercando la chiave. Non riesce a trovarla)

He has lost his key.

(Ha perso la chiave) ... it means that he lost it a short time ago and he still hasn't got it.

To lose = perdere



By walking on the beach I've met this lovely jellyfish this morning. It is not so lovely when you met it while swimming and without noticing it since it can be confused in the water because of its colour and jelly structure. Its tentacles are very blistering and you need for a proper help!


LESSON 17th: Past Continuous

Yesterday Tom and Jim palyed tennis.

(Ieri Tom e Jim hanno giocato a tennis).

They began at 10 o'clock and finished at 11 o'clock.

(Hanno iniziato alle 10 e finito alle 11).

What were they doing at 10.30?

Che cosa stavano facendo alle 10.30?



Persimmons originated in the Orient and Italy has lots of their trees, both in people's yards and in the gardens of estates BUT lot of people do no know them at all.



Have you ever seen a TRABOCCO or had a lunch on it? Amazing view and it seem to swim among fishes ... Abruzzo's coast is famous also for them!



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