Are you studying Italian? Do you want to test it with a game? Have fun with our language proposal with some vocabulary. Find 6 nouns and make the match, click on every room and choose the correct name. Enjoy Italian and have fun.
Who has never listened to “Casta Diva”, possibly performed by the Greek soprano Maria Callas? Well, this famous composition is taken from the most popular work of Vincenzo Bellini, well-known composer from Catania, to whom, in his city are dedicated the Teatro Comunale, the Villa Comunale, the Airport and the “Istituto superiore di Studi musicali di alta formazione”. Vincenzo Bellini was born … Read More
One could hardly imagine that in via Vittorio Emanuele, one of the main streets of Catania, stands a Roman theatre built in the first century A.D. on a pre-existing Greek structure from the fourth century B.C. The theatre for its structure – in part perfectly preserved and not visible from the street – leaves stunned both the tourists and the citizens of … Read More
I think that few people haven’t heard about the fame and glory of the Benedictine Monastery. Heritage of the UNESCO since 2002, the Benedictine Monastery, “jewel of the late Sicilian baroque”, is the second largest monastic complex in Europe and, since 1977, hosts the “DiSUM”, the Humanities Department of the University of Catania. So let’s get more inside into the history of … Read More
Italian sounds can be hard, words seems strange and difficult to write, here you have an easy way to learn these sounds and learn how to write well Italian. In this list you can see how words canbe pronounced: Letter C changes depending on which vowel comes after: / Ka/ /Ko/ /ku/ CA – CO – CU CASA – CAPO – CALZE … Read More
Ladies and Gentlemen we could not tell you something about Sicilian granita. Since the topic and the season allow, we will speak about Mrs granita, its colours and the possible combinations. Granita is one of our traditional food, good for breakfast, luch or dinner; sicilian people are used to eat it a lot. It could seem an ice cream but it doesn’t. … Read More