September saw the return of Milan Fashion Week! Here are the highlights from the catwalk shows of some of Italy's most famous designers! But, would you wear these outfits? Which one is your favourite? What do you think of designer clothes? Visit this link for some fashion related idioms: https://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/idioms-clothing.htm
The Italian superstar is returning to cinema after an 11-year absence. Loren stars in upcoming Netflix drama The Life Ahead, which is directed by her son, Edoardo Ponti. It will be the second film adaptation of the novel by Romain Gary, following a 1977 movie named after the main character, starring Simone Signoret. Following a premiere in Rome in October, the film will be
The ancient art of reading aloud has a number of benefits for adults, from helping improve our memories and understanding complex texts, to strengthening emotional bonds between people. And far from being a rare or bygone activity, it is still surprisingly common in modern life! Read more (out loud!) on the BBC website! 🌐👇 https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200917-the-surprising-power-of-reading-aloud
While a Florence restaurant was forced to close due to Covid, it was able to keep one part of the business open in the form of 17th-Century buchette del vino, or “wine holes” http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20200910-florences-wine-portals-from-the-17th-century
A report from Binghamton University in New York shows that the full stop is "intimidating" to young people because they view it as a sign of anger.Linguistics experts studied the effect of technology on the way we use language. Dr Lauren Fonteyn said: "If you send a text message without a full stop, it's already obvious that you've concluded the message."