Easter in Italy: what do Italians do on Easter and Easter Monday?

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Easter is surely one of the most important holidays in Italy. The Easter period in Italy coincides with the first pleasant days of Spring. With more mild temperatures, many hours of sunlight and the desire to come out of the winter “hibernation”, Italians start getting out for day trips, small excursions and picnics!

In this Listening and Comprehension exercise you will discover how Italians love to celebrate Easter and Easter Monday, with their various traditions unique to each region.

This podcast is in 100% Italian – spoken at a slower pace, in clear and authentic Italian. It has been designed specifically as a Listening and Comprehension exercise to help you improve your Italian. Download the bonus PDF for some super useful learning resources, including the full transcript and great comprehension exercises.

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Here are your TRUE/ FALSE Comprehension questions.

You will find the answers to these questions and even more questions in the Bonus PDF.

1. Il giorno di Pasqua in Italia è quello della Pasqua cattolica
Easter in Italy is on the same day as the catholic Easter day

2. Gli italiani trascorrono sempre la Pasqua in famiglia
Italians always spend Easter with family

3. Di solito in Italia la Pasqua coincide con le prime giornate tiepide
Easter in Italy usually coincides with the first warm days

4. La “Pasquetta” è la vigilia di Pasqua
“Pasquetta” is the day before Easter

5. In Italia si pratica solo la religione cattolica
The catholic religion is the only one practiced in Italy

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