Horse Race of Siena


Even if you speak Italian, you may not speak the language of the Siena Horse Race. In this course, learn to use and understand the jargon of the Horse Race and discuss plans for the event. You’ll learn to cheer on your chosen contrade, admire the pageant’s lavish costumes, and celebrate the Palio just like a local.

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The Horse Race in Siena

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  • The Horse Race in Siena

    The Horse Race in Siena

    The Horse Race in Siena

    • Describe an Event
    • Express Admiration
    • Use and Understand the Jargon of the Horse Race
    • Be Introduced to Passato Prossimo
    • Form Phrases with Che...!
    • Practice the Possessive Structure
    • Use Adjectives