Monthly Archives: July 2012
This morning I went to my last Italian class. Here’s a photo of those of us who came to it. We had so much fun. We formed into two teams (due squadre) to play Taboo (Tabu) in italiano. I moved … Continue reading
This is one of my favorite Italian questions. It means: What beautiful thing did you do? They love to use the word Bella often. Well, I made 28 out of 30 on my final exam, which is a solid A. … Continue reading
A last, lazy Sunday in Perugia. Went to Mass at San Lorenzo cathedral, and even though they didn’t hand out any bulletins with prayers and the readings, I understood more than ever. It was the Gospel about the loaves and … Continue reading
Today I went on a side trip to Passignano sul Trasimeno or Lake Trasimeno. It’s only about twenty-seven minutes by train. Lago Trasimeno is a beautiful Tuscan lake, but it’s not very deep– only 20 feet at the deepest, and … Continue reading
Tonight was so much fun. I had a dinner party for my new neighbors and Greek classmates. In the photo: Savas, me, Mikhaelis, Jordan, Stephanie, and Sallar. Afterwards walked around and had gelato.
I have a new favorite Italian word: soprattutto. It means “overall.” I took my final exam this morning. I studied hard and think I did really well. I’m much better at listening, writing, and reading than I am at speaking. … Continue reading