Even if you’ve never been to Italy, you’ve seen them.

I’m talking about the hand gestures that Italians use to complement their vocal language.

Indeed, sometimes all you’ll get is a hand gesture so “fai attento” – pay attention – and learn a few with this video from Nada’s Italy.

This is also a lovely little primer because you get a glimpse of some piazze, cafes, alleyways, and the countryside while the gesture demonstrators give their little lessons.

This post was last modified on 3 July 2019 3:24 pm

Melanie Renzulli @italofileblog

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