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Le VOCALI dell'italiano STANDARD ��

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    Do you know how many vowels
    there are in standard Italian?
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    And do you know
    how they're pronounced?
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    This week's video was supposed to
    be a different one, i.e., the pronunciation
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    of the Italian in Milan. A video
    that I then decided not to publish
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    because I realized that in order to
    speak about how in Milan
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    some sounds, some vowels—especially—are pronounced,
    I first had to explain how they're pronounced
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    in standard Italian, and so
    I was wasting a lot of time.
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    And I thought: maybe it's better to first
    make a video on the vowels in standard Italian.
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    And that's what I will do today. This video,
    by the way, is a sort of summary,
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    a concentration of a lesson that I held
    on my Podcast Italiano Club,
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    a two-hour, interactive lesson
    on the vowels in Italian.
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    If that lesson interests you, and also
    future lessons on pronunciation in Italian,
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    you could consider subscribing to my
    Podcast Italiano Club.
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    Oh, I forgot! I'm Davide, this is Podcast Italiano.
    A channel for those who are
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    learning or who love the Italian language.
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    So: the vowels in standard Italian.
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    But... what is standard Italian?
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    I spoke about it in this video,
    which I recommend that you see.
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    To summarize, standard Italian is an
    ideal model of pronunciation,
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    which no Italian has from birth
    and which you need to learn.
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    Having said that, with regards to vowels,
    we can look to the Italians
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    from central Italy. Because in regions like
    Tuscany, Lazio, Umbria and Marche
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    the vowels correspond substantially
    to those of standard Italian.
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    And how many vowels are there? Because
    we have five letters, which are
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    A, E, I, O, U, but we have, actually,
    seven sounds, seven phonemes.
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    Because we have two sounds for the E
    and two sounds for the O.
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    One closed sound, and one open.
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    é /e/, è /ɛ/, ó /o/, ò /ɔ/.
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    But, in my opinion it makes sense to start with
    this immagine, which is the so-called
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    Italian vowel diagram,
    that is, basically, a chart
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    which would be a representation of the mouth
    seen from the side. The dots that you see indicate the
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    seven qualities of vowels, the location of the dots
    indicates the location that the tongue takes
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    in the mouth to produce the sounds,
    specifically the highest point of the tongue.
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    /i/, /a/
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Video Language:
Italian
Team:
Podcast Italiano
Duration:
16:01

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