• FREE Italian grammar lesson: Be Polite Italian Grammar

    Ciao a tutti, here’s a free italian grammar lesson for all you who wish to learn italian for beginners out there! The importance of being polite in Italy and in Italian

    Like other Latin derived languages, there are different ways of saying ‘you’:
    tu, for people you can be on first-name terms with, and  Lei in other cases.
    The plural is, respectively,  voi and  Loro.
    Lei and Loro are written with a capital to distinguish them from lei, she, and loro, they


    In informal situations, Italians will quickly suggest:
    Possiamo darci del tu? – Can we use ‘tu’?
    This is where Italian hospitality begins and a way of making new friends!

    Italians are very proud of their food and will entertain you endlessly on the countless varieties of local culinary specialities. Declining a dinner invitation, or indeed a second course, could be considered impolite. If in doubt, try to savour a little of everything and be sure to let your host know just how tasty it all is:  È buonissimo!

    Find out more about Italian classes in Manchester City Centre, Didsbury, Chorlton, Sale, Altrincham,  at: hello at learnitalianmanchester.co.uk


    Amedea De Cataldis aka Learn Italian Manchester specialises in one-to-one and group Italian classes in Manchester for all levels. Originally from Turin, Northern Italy, Amedea has been teaching Italian for over 10 years.

    Her informal, relaxed and fun classes cater for absolutely everyone, from complete beginners to those wanting to improve and perfect their current level. What’s really special about her as an Italian language tutor is her ability to speak fluent English. Having lived in the UK for many years she has a strong understanding of the English language, with all its subtleties, local expressions, irony and colloquialism. This is a huge advantage in her work as it helps to explain and be better understood in teaching.

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