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๐Ÿ˜„ ๐Ÿ˜ž ๐Ÿ˜ณ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜’ ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ˜  ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜… ๐Ÿ˜œ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜ญ ๐Ÿ˜‡ ๐Ÿ˜ด ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ˆ โค๏ธ๏ธ ๐Ÿ‘

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Wednesday at 06:30 PM
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Scrivete molti commenti! Write many comments!

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Sunday at 12:26 AM
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Ciao Angela,


It should be fine now! :)

Let us know if you have any further questions or remarks!


Levente

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Angela Silverman
Tuesday at 06:00 AM
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For the first time, I tried to "download as PDF". But๐Ÿ˜ž the result was "FILE NOT FOUND ... may have been deleted or moved".

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Thursday at 01:09 AM
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Hi Antonette,

thanks for your comment.

"racconti" is the second person singular of the Indicative Present.

"racconta" is the second person singular of the Imperative.


Tu racconti una storia = You tell a story. (indicative present)

Dai, racconta una storia! = Come on, tell a story! (imperative)


Hope this clears things up!

Cheers,

Valentina

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Antonette
Wednesday at 10:47 AM
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Isn't the second person singular of raccontare racconti amd not โ€œ recconta"?

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Saturday at 12:11 PM
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Ciao Christopher,


Grazie per il commento!


Ofelia

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Christopher
Sunday at 11:05 PM
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io suono il piano, ma non suono la chittara o il violino

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Wednesday at 04:18 PM
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Ciao Olivia,


Il violino รจ uno strumento difficile, no?

Violin is a difficult instrument, isn't it?


Grazie per il commento!

Ofelia

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Olivia
Monday at 07:56 AM
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Io suono il violino. Non suono la chitarra.

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Friday at 10:32 AM
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Hi C.Ofelt,


The sentence in the Cultural Insight doesn't have any imperative, "E allora cosa mi racconti?" means "And so what do you tell me?", "racconti" is an indicative present.


As for your question,

โ€œPlease (you, sing.) tell them to be quietโ€ => Per favore dรฌ loro di fare silenzio.

โ€œPlease (you, pl.) tell them to be quietโ€ => Per favore dite loro di fare silenzio.


I hope this helps! :smile:

Ofelia

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C. Ofelt
Thursday at 06:15 AM
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Greetings! In the lesson notes, the focus of the lesson is stated as learning the imperative mode. In the last sentence before Cultural Insights, we are told to attach the personal pronoun to the end of the verb. Two questions:


Why is the personal pronoun not attached to the verb in the last sentence in the Cultural Insights section? The sentence uses the familiar form of address (racconti), so the speaker appears to know the person spoken to, but does not use the imperative mode. Why is this the case?


Secondly, how would one say, using the second person plural, "Please tell them to be quiet"?


Thanks as always!