So, you are in love with Italy, eh?


Let me briefly introduce you to this site, a place where you can learn the Italian language, celebrate all things Italian and, why not, meet like-minded people.

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How to learn some Italian using iTunes

Learn Italian using iTunes

Some people learn best when they listen to others. When others explain things to them, rather than having to read or write or memorise. Lectures, documentaries, explanations, YouTube videos and music are some of those tools and situation when you sit back, listen and learn.

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3 reasons to visit Amalfi coast

3 reasons to visit the Amalfi coast

The Amalfi coast is one those places in Italy you cannot leave out of your already exciting trip. And one of those spots in the world that will definitely take you breath away. It’s a 40 kms coastal stretch between the gulf of Salerno and the gulf of Naples.

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Buongiorno or buona giornata?


If you heard the expression, buona giornata, you might wonder why buongiorno wasn’t used instead. Here is the difference in 3 clear points:

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The right mindset when learning a language

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Often in conversations around the Italian language I hear the words ‘hard’, ‘I can’t speak’, “I don’t understand’, “It’s too difficult” and “I have no one to practice with”. These comments always push me to think of different ways and tools I can put in place to teach this wonderful language in the easiest and most motivating way possible.

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How to know if a noun is masculine or feminine in Italian?

Distinguish Masciline and Feminine nouns Italian

There are a few rules you can follow when determining if a noun (a name, a thing, a person) is masculine or feminine in Italian.

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How to say 'How wonderful!' in Italian and similar expressions

This is an Italian expression that I use pretty much every day.

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Only this flower takes me to Italy

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Last Sunday I was sitting at the coffee shop in my Australian home town. The sun was shining, my coffee was yummy and my daughter was making me laugh. Life was just great.

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"I can't wait" in Italian is "Non vedo l'ora"

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"I can’t wait" is possibly one of those things that students ask to learn in the first few hours of an Italian course. So, forget grammar and rules - I wanna know how to say this now. Because you just can’t wait to go to Italy, you can’t wait to visit Florence and, most certainly, you can’t wait to taste Italian food.

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Meet Gina: someone who knows all about Italian food and happiness

Italian food and happiness

Introducing Gina Andracchio, a food lover like no other. I hope you enjoy this post as much as I did. Elisabetta

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Latin lover- can Ancient Latin teach you Italian?


I love the Ancient Latin language - Many Italian words, expressions and verbs originated from Ancient Latin. I fondly remember the days at school when we had to translate many a passage from Latin into comprehensible Italian sentences: terrifying, challenging and yet thrilling when those sentences finally made sense.

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