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.
The right mindset when learning a language
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.
How to know if a noun is masculine or feminine in 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.
How to say 'How wonderful!' in Italian and similar expressions
This is an Italian expression that I use pretty much every day.
Only this flower takes me to Italy
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.
"I can't wait" in Italian is "Non vedo l'ora"
"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.
Meet Gina: someone who knows all about 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
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.
Going to Italy: do I need to learn Italian?
A friend of mine is going to Italy in 4 weeks. So his question is: do I bother learning some Italian or will I just wing it with my English? After all, most Italians understand English.
8 tips for choosing an Italian ONLINE course
Want to learn Italian ONLINE? Unsure about what course is right for you?
How to learn some Italian using iTunes
Some people learn best if 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 examples when someone does the talking and you do the learning.