30 September

Even More English Words with Foreign Language Origins

This week, we’re going explore another six everyday words rooted in languages other than English. Modern English contains many such loanwords that have been “borrowed” from other languages. While English loanwords usually …

30 September

Italian Vocabulary Quiz Round 2

Test your Italian vocabulary with this new matching exercise containing an additional thirty words. Match each Italian word on the left with its English equivalent on the right. As always, …

30 September

Italian Words with Multiple Meanings

This week we’re going to look at five tricky Italian words with multiple meanings. These are words whose meanings change depending on the context and/or grammatical role in which they …

30 September

Top 10 Favorite False Friends

This week we’re going to revisit my personal favorite false friends from French, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. These false friends have stuck with me because the potential misunderstandings they could …