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Your website and broadcasts are actually fantastic. I have been doing a conventional Italian language course each day for 30 minutes using a CD and text book. Usually the 30 minutes goes very slowly, and is hard work.
I began today on your course, spending time on the news bulletin, the discussion after the news, and the grammar lesson. The time flew. I loved every minute of it, and kept going for an hour. I love the discussion of current events, the useful vocabulary and especially the section on expressions.
Thanks you again, and please keep the series going.
Recently I have been studying Italian. Every fall I go to Italy and France. My wife studies the French language and I have just started to learn Italian online.
Part of my study has included listening to Italian radio stations with local news, music, and sports to train my ears to hear the Italian language. I am very excited to start using your “makes since” language site.
I've been listening to News in Slow Italian for a few months now. I just returned from my latest trip to Italy and my comprehension was SO much better than the last time! I had far fewer “deer in the headlights” moments that are so embarrassing – when you ask a perfectly understandable question in Italian and get a perfectly incomprehensible response. Listening to your dialogs really helps train your ear to hear words, and not just a jumble of sounds. I hope that all Italian language teachers are encouraging their students to use this valuable resource. I'm learning at home and have been wanting something like this for a long time. Grazie mille!