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Interessante: (ri)cominciamo dall’Italiano e conosciamo altre le lingue. L’autore dell’articolo, nativo irlandese, ma parlante inglese – molto bene e con chiarezza – afferma: “However, it is probably the best language to learn first of all those derived from Latin (the other relevant Western European national languages being French, Spanish and Portuguese), assuming your intent is to learn them all”.
Grazie, apprezzo tale opinione e invito. Dall’Italia,
LINGVOVOJO

 

 en Esperanto :

en Esperanto:
Interesa artikolo: ni (re)komencu de la Itala kaj lernu aliajn lingvojn. La aŭtoro, denaske irlandano, sed angle parolanto – kaj tre bone kaj klare – asertas: “However, it is probably the best language to learn first of all those derived from Latin (the other relevant Western European national languages being French, Spanish and Portuguese), assuming your intent is to learn them all.”
Dankon, mi estimas tian opinion kaj inviton. El Italujo,
LINGVOVOJO.

 

 English :

Ian James Parsley

Italian, spoken by about 70 million people as a mother tongue and over 100 million in all, is a major European language but, purely in terms of numbers, is not by any means of real global significance.

However, it is probably the best language to learn first of all those derived from Latin (the other relevant Western European national languages being French, Spanish and Portuguese), assuming your intent is to learn them all. This is because its vocabulary is closest to Vulgar Latin, its grammar reflects both French and Spanish (so is something of an intermediary between them), and in general it displays some typically Latinate complexity without being freakishly difficult to learn.

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What do we need to know?

Phonology

It is not for nothing that Italian is regarded as a lyrical and romantic language. With the exception of some common short words, native Italian words must end…

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