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Newbie #35 - Tell Me in Italian about How You Spent Your Summer
Learn Italian with ItalianPod101.com! Ah, it's almost summertime in Italy, and you are looking for things to do. You go to the library to check out some books on places to visit outside Italy, but you're not sure how much it will cost to travel. Moreover, your Italian employer is only giving you two weeks off this year, so you want to spend them wisely. You decide maybe you'll stay close to home and travel through the Italian countryside, and you suggest that idea to a few friends of yours. To your surprise, one of your compatriots suggests in Italian, "I have a better idea." You respond in Italian, "Oh yeah? What's that?" Your friend tells you in Italian, "Let's create our own Italian carnival like the Romans used to hold! The Romans used to celebrate by gambling, playing pranks, and meeting up with ladies in all sorts of clandestine ways." You reply in Italian, "Sounds scandalous. I'm in!" Learning Italian with ItalianPod101.com is the most fun and effective way to learn Italian! This Italian Newbie lesson will review the various ways we've learned to use the Italian imperfect verb tense. We'll contrast this verb tense with the present perfect and past perfect in Italian, and then we'll give you the lowdown on the Roman carnival. You won't want to miss this lesson! Visit us at ItalianPod101.com where you will find many more fantastic Italian lessons and learning resources! Leave us a message while you are there!  
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Grammar: Function: Topic: Politeness Level: