An excursus on the Italian-American language with Filomena Sorrentino

Apr 12, 2016 426

Imagine migrating to a land you don't know the language of. This is the reality that millions of Italians have faced when they moved to the United States after the unification of Italy, in 1861, and on.

"Ticketta" said the Italian man on American soil to refer to ticket. This is an example that Filomena Fuduli Sorrentino, language teacher at Newburgh ESCD and adjunct professor at universities, uses when explaining me the roots, development and loss of the Italian-American language.

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Fonte: L'italo-Americano

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