Like. Umm. Ah. Filler words aren’t just there to make you sound clumsy. They’re also an important part of natural speech, and they can help you sound more fluent in another language.
If you could only learn a handful of descriptive words in a new language, what would they be? Here are the most common adjectives in Spanish, French, German and Italian — and some tips on how to use them.
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Acclaimed English-language novelist Jhumpa Lahiri now writes entirely in Italian, and her new book is a passionate defense of her decision.
Want to speak Italian with the confidence of a native speaker? Learn how to spice up your conversations with the following eight words that every Italian uses in daily conversation.