And here we are again on our journey together around the Italian dialects and languages. This time we are going to the region called Emilia-Romagna, a region that almost crosses Italy entirely from East to West. It is the last northern region and it is known for its medieval villages and its amazing food that I am sure you have heard of, such as ru...

Language allows the transmission of cultural information and it gives the opportunity to pose questions on some uses which belong to a certain nation. In fact, by analyzing some expressions typical of a language, we can understand a lot about what a culture gives importance to, its history and the mentality of that particular culture. Through the u...

Nel ricordo del professor Dean Michael Lynn, idolo tra gli studenti della Wayne University e pietra miliare del progetto qui a Gagliano Aterno (L’Aquila), così come nell’omaggio dell’ex governatore Giovanni Pace, davanti ai suoi familiari, si è aperta la 14esima edizione del “Summer language program” promosso dall’ateneo del Michigan. Ogni anno, ne...

It is no secret that Italians like the idea of “la bella figura” which literally translates to “the beautiful figure.” It specifically means to dress well to make a good impression. Wanting to look appealing is a common desire for Italians, an integral part of the culture we are immersed in as children. In general, we like to look chic whether we a...

This College Board-endorsed two-day AP® workshop organized by Fondazione Italia in collaboration with Pepperdine University will provide teachers with in-depth training in AP® courses and teaching strategies. Participants engage in pedagogical and content rich training led by College Board-endorsed consultant, Maria Gloria Borsa and receive printed...

Bruschetta. Tortellini. Versace. These three words are included in any Italian American’s vocabulary. But are you sure you’re pronouncing them correctly?Most likely, you are amongst the majority of people who have unintentionally Americanized the way these words are supposed to be pronounced. Thankfully, there is a quicker way to correct yourself t...

Lungo le strade della Little Italy of the Bronx, cugina della più nota Mulberry Street di Manhattan si susseguono, sartorie, negozi di scarpe e di arredamento, pasticcerie e soprattutto ristoranti. Siamo a 20 minuti a piedi dall’ultima fermata della metro di Fordham Road Station e l’atmosfera che anima il quartiere è diversa da quella respirata dow...

Some exams, you take in a place -- usually school. Other exams take you places -- sometimes magical ones. As they do every year, Ridge High School Italian language students sat for the National Italian Exam (NIE), sponsored by The American Association of Teachers of Italian (AATI). More than 5,500 students from across the country and Puerto Rico pa...

“Interessante e partecipata” la riunione dell'Osservatorio Nazionale della Lingua Italiana svolta la scorsa settimana nella sede dell'Ambasciata d'Italia a Washington, cui per la prima volta ha partecipato anche EduItalia.  L'Osservatorio, organismo istituto dall'Ambasciata, è “una realtà di grande spessore culturale e fondamentale nel suo essere u...

“Esprimo soddisfazione per creazione di un nuovo programma accademico d’italiano alla Morgan State University, una delle più grandi università statali dello Stato del Maryland (USA) e tra le più grandi università di denominazione Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) degli Stati Uniti”. È quanto dichiara oggi Fucsia Nissoli, deputata...