programme takes a closer look at the vibrant and colourful Italian
community in Bedford, presented by Roberto Perrone.
slips from Italian to English in this documentary
is a familiar voice on BBC Three Counties Radio, where he hosts
the Italian programme, Mondo Italiano.
and his guests on this programme slip quite naturally between English
and Italian, but in a way that can be understood and enjoyed by
those who speak no Italian at all.
Michele Arpaia, one of the grandees of the local Italian community,
finds he cant help but change language half way through his
sentences, something that Roberto doesnt mind at all!
programme explores the work of the Anglo-Italian Association, which
helps second and third-generation Italians understand and savour
the depth of their heritage and culture.
be put off by the Italian language in this programme, Rob explains
everything perfectly - and anyway, Italian is a beautiful language
to listen to, whether you understand it or not!
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