Buondì. The Autumn/Fall Sale is nearly done (as always, it’s been a lot of work) so I thought you might be interested in hearing what other club members have been spending their ‘learn Italian’ budgets on. Hence the usual, end-of-sale ‘ebook best-sellers’ article. N.b. If you’re interested in any of the products below, don’t forget […]
Archives for September 2022
2022 Autumn/Fall Sale: Online Italian lesson dos and don’ts
Buondì. Here’s an article from our archive, and a reminder about the 2022 Autumn/Fall Sale, which ends on Sunday night! The dos and don’ts of taking online Italian lessons Written from personal experience, as I use this method to learn languages (I’m also an online teacher, so see things from both perspectives…) Don’t put off […]
2022 Autumn/Fall Sale Starts Today: 20% Off Everything!
Buondì. Today we have the start of the 2022 Autumn/Fall Sale, which means that everything at EasyReaders.org (ebooks) and NativeSpeakerTeachers.com (online lessons) can be had a fifth cheaper than usual. All you have to do to discount the price of anything by 20% is to copy and paste this coupon code into the box in […]
How to be polite the Italian way / Autumn Sale Next Week
Buondì. Earlier in the week, Monday I think it was, I promised to send you something that wasn’t just an advert. So here it is, an article by Francesca Colombo, an online Italian teacher at NativeSpeakerTeachers.com and talented writer of many of the ‘easy readers’ at EasyReaders.org. Well, that was sort of an advert, but […]
2022 Autumn/Fall Sale Next Week – Time to Unsubscribe?
Buondì. Let it be known that next week, so from Monday 26th September to Sunday 2nd October, our two online shops, EasyReaders.org (for ebooks) and NativeSpeakerTeachers.com (for one-to-one lessons), will be having their Autumn/Fall Sale. Which means that I’ll be publicising a coupon code which, if you apply it in your shopping cart in either/both […]
25% Off TWO New Easy Italian Reader Ebooks!
Buondì. I’m going to keep this super, super short today, as I’m running late because I’ve been busy publishing two new ‘easy Italian reader’ ebooks. The first is the ebook version of our Summer Series on Il Rinascimento, which ended on Friday last week. You can read and listen to all thirty chapters, for FREE, […]
The Renaissance #30, The End (and what’s coming next)
Buondì. We’ve done it! With today’s final installment, we’ll have read and listened to thirty episodes on The Renaissance (and after…). In Italian! Well done to everyone who’s been following along! We finish today with Garibaldi, the ‘hero of two worlds’, and my favourite biscuit as a child (if you’re into dried fruit, source a […]
The Renaissance #29, La Carboneria (e la carbonara)
Buondì. Tomorrow evening’s dinner at our house will be la carboneria, which is Tom’s favourite, and has the added advantage that it’s familiar enough to pass muster with Roomie, who can be fussy about new dishes. No wait, I got that wrong! Because our vegan daughter’s away, we’ll be dining on la carbonara – La […]
The Renaissance #28 and THREE Half Price eBooks of the Week!
Buondì. My motto is “Honour and Women!”. I had it engraved on my sword, so as not to forget. No, not really. And I didn’t become King of Naples, either. But read about someone who did, and presumably enjoyed plenty of fights and rumpy pumpy during his ascent from humble shop-keeper’s son to Emperor Napoleon […]
The Renaissance #27, Napoleon crowned King of Italy!
Buondì. You may have noticed the similarity between the French and Italian flags, but did you know that Napoleon, besides being emperor of France, was also King of Italy? Perhaps, being one of the earliest Italian migrants (see today’s P.S. for the newest ebook in our Italian Diaspora series) he was homesick, who knows? Find […]