HeartRome

My life and times in the eternal city and beyond

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What happened to me? ESL – that’s what!

What happened to me? Of course I can speak English. Born and raised in Australia, I’m English mother-tongue. But being bilingual and living in a non-English speaking country has evidently presented me with some brain function problems. What happened to me? You may notice it in my writing (if you haven’t already), my grammar and manner of speaking. I get constantly told by a particular sibling who resides in Australia

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Italian Lesson

I love the Italian language. It’s one of the romantic Latin languages like Spanish and French and obviously in my opinion it’s the most beautiful in the world. Even though I speak the language (and as I keep being told by my roman friends, with una bella pronuncia! – good pronunciation or accent), as it’s not my mother-tongue, I am still completely mesmerised by it. I confess, that when socialising

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