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This is a classic role play game - meets card game - meets extended social allegory - meets morality play game for 4-8 players. Each player is assigned a character (il giustiziere mascherato, il medico alato, la creatura della palude, l'assassino cieco) and are given $200.00 to purchase objects that will help them reach their individual goals.

Ferrante delivers here what audiences have come to expect of her -- perhaps a little too much -- in a tale that is at once familiar to readers of the Amica geniale series and an elaboration of topoi left only hinted at there.

As part of a new online course in development aimed at high-end intermediate students of Italian (B2 level), 3E will be adapting Grazzini's stories for learners of Italian as a foreign language and using them to teach (or refresh) the more complicated aspects of Italian grammar.

Foreign language instructors often use recipes in their lesson plans, and with good reason: many difficult structures can be introduced or consolidated via this user-friendly, visually-supported medium.

Il libro parla di quattro protagonisti, Carla, Diana, Manuel, e Pietro, che scoprono di aver partecipato allo stesso funerale un decennio prima di conoscersi. L’ironia si trova nel fatto che il funerale era quello di Ashima, la madre di Diana, che è anche l’ex professore di Pietro e l’ex amante di Manuel, con Carla che era il pianificatore del suo funerale.

When asked where I am today in my studies, there is one reaction that I get from everyone. “Master’s in Italian Studies! How exciting! But, what for?”