La Mappa Misteriosa

Ciao amici. I wanted to share something which is currently helping to progress my speaking and listening skills. For me, Duo maintain a fantastic job overall, but I feel that my reading and writing skills have taken precedence over speaking and listening (no detriment to Duo).

'La Mappa Misteriosa' is a an Italian-learning video adventure which can be found on the BBC's website here:

Sincere apologies if this has been shared historically - I hope others are able to benefit from it the same as I have.

April 21, 2015


Thankyou for sharing, looks good.

April 21, 2015

Lovely! As a "bolognese", citizen of Bologna, I will follow la mappa with even more attention... it seems very well done, as are all BBC productions actually. Thanks for sharing.

April 21, 2015

Il piacere è tutto mio :) Glad you're enjoying it.

April 21, 2015

Cooool! Grazie.

April 22, 2015

if you google "british youtube" you can get to programs not available in the US. try this link

November 7, 2017

I knew it was great, but in the recent time I haven't been able to access its contents. It displays 'This page has been archived and is no longer updated'. Am I the only one with this problem?

April 22, 2015

The old assessment type activities have since been archived, but although there's a message at the top of the page for this one, everything seems to work fine. Bizarre! Did you try the link above?

April 22, 2015

Are the respective browsers that you guys are using up to date with the most recent flash? You might want to try deleting the history, cache and cookies within the browser's settings, and perhaps an alternative browser? Let me know how you get on.

April 22, 2015

Good thought, my friend. I've tried with IE, Firefox and Chrome, and I get the same result with all three. I'll keep trying...thanks again for the link and great thought. Grazie mille!

April 22, 2015

Yes! And this is what I (always) get:


April 22, 2015

The actual video episodes only work inside of the UK now, although I can get the other grammar ones that are separate. I saw I note on it somewhere on the site.

April 23, 2015

Oh, I guess it explains everything. Thanks. I guess the videos aren't available elsewhere. That's disappointing.

April 25, 2015

Makes two of us! :(

April 22, 2015

With hola ( you can still reach the video's. It fools the browser to think that you are in the UK and it's free. However, I havent been able to play all content without problems either.

April 29, 2015

Hi, in Australia this can be accessed via YouTube.

January 30, 2017

Could you share a link?

May 20, 2017

Cannot find a URL, but I just used the u-tube app and did a search from within it.

May 23, 2017
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