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Italian is my mother tongue and I'll be glad to answer any questions concerning Italian Language.

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Over 25 years teaching experience.

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I received my Ph.D.in Classics (summa cum laude) from Genova University (Italy).

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2017-03-26 camminare:

Dear Rich,    “Mia moglie cammina veloce” (My wife walks fast) is definitely correct because in this sentence the intransitive verb “camminare”,which is modified by the adjective “veloce”,is used to indicate

2017-03-25 "camminare" and "in":

Dear Rich,    the verb “camminare” is used with the preposition “in” -  either  articulated or simple- when you are saying where somebody is walking as in “Cammino nel parco” (I’m walking in the park)

2017-03-19 prepositions:

Dear Rich,    the sentences “Io lavoro in un parco”, “Io lavoro in un ospedale”,”Io lavoro in una scuola”,”Io lavoro in un ristorante” are correct, but “Io lavoro a un parco” “Io lavoro a un ospedale”

2017-03-17 gender:

Dear Rich,    you have correctly understood the use of nouns that have a “grammatical” masculine gender (such as the noun "animale" ) to identify  animals that have a “natural” feminine gender (such as

2017-03-16 gender:

Dear Rich,    you have correctly understood the use of nouns that have a “grammatical” masculine gender (such as the noun "animale" ) to identify  animals that have a “natural” feminine gender (such as

 

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