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, a very popular Bovo-Bukh chivalric romances written in Yiddish, was based on the Anglo-Norman romance of Sir Bevis of Hampton, by way of the Italian language romance of Buovo d'Antona?
anime series has aired in The Littl' Bits Japanese, English, Spanish, Polish, German, and Italian?
the titles of the
of the thirteen episodes Japanese animated television series were given in Gunslinger Girl Italian as well as Japanese?
Wallachian poet ( Ion Heliade Rădulescu pictured) advocated a radical transformation of the Romanian language on the basis of Italian neologisms?
, from the Enoteca Italian for wine library, is a shop that offers tourists and visitors the opportunity to sample local wines for a reasonable fee?
, the Overstock.com Sabine Ehrenfeld spokesmodel, is fluent in German, French, English, and Italian and that she is an experienced pilot and equestrian?
, spoken in and around Venetian Venice, Italy, is not a dialect of Italian?
was an Interrabang Italian television adventure series about a secret treasure hidden inside the Leaning Tower of Pisa?
British athlete was nicknamed "Il Topolino" ( Don Thompson Italian for "Little Mouse") when he raced to victory in the 50km walk at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome while wearing a képi and sunglasses ?
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Question 1: Who of the following spoke at the Italian language?
Question 2: It thus became expected that educated Europeans would learn at least some Italian; the English poet ________, for instance, wrote some of his early poetry in Italian.
Question 3: All educated European gentlemen were expected to make the ________, visiting Italy to see its great historical monuments and works of art.
Question 4: There are fewer cases of ________ than among speakers of languages such as English, and the concept of a [6 ] spelling bee is strange to Italians.
Question 5: In England, Italian became the second most common modern language to be learned, after French (though the classical languages, ________ and Greek, came first).
Question 6: Italian has seven ________ phonemes: /a/, /e/, /ɛ/, /i/, /o/, /ɔ/, /u/, represented by five letters: "a, e, i, o, u".
Question 8: What family does Italian language belong to?
Question 9: Italian was also one of the many recognised languages in the ________.
Question 10: , or info) lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken by about 60 million people in ________, and by another 10 million Italian descendants in the world, making it spoken by a total of approximately 70 million native speakers.