What Can you Expect of Halloween Celebrations in Other Languages?

What Can you Expect of Halloween Celebrations in Other Languages?

What can you expect to see in different cultures and hear in other languages when your trip abroad clashes with the annual apple-ducking, trick-and-treating fright-fest of Halloween? You might not see or hear much if Halloween isn’t a thing in the country you’re...
In the Staffroom: Federica Brings La Dolce Vita To Italian Language Lessons

In the Staffroom: Federica Brings La Dolce Vita To Italian Language Lessons

Welcome to our latest In the Staffroom article. We love introducing you to the amazing people behind the scenes at La Academia, Manchester’s award-winning language school. Federica Whitefoot is one our Italian language teachers. It was great to have the opportunity to...

Quick Italian Lessons

Italian lesson 1 – masculine and feminine endings Did you know that most men’s names in Italy end in a ‘o’ and women’s in an ‘a’? Think Marco, Angelo, Roberto, Stefano for men and Maria, Valentina, Giulia, Sofia and Stella for women. There are exceptions of...