8 Resources for Italian Conversation Practice That Are the Talk of the Town

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No one studies the Italian language to be mediocre at it.

None of us have ever embarked on a language-learning journey by saying, “I want to be so-so in Italian. You know, just okay at it.”

We all want to

Understanding Italian Accent Marks: 3 Marks and What They Mean

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There’s more to the alphabet than the song you learned as a kid.

At least, if you’re speaking Italian.

Italian goes beyond the standard spelling rules of English in a lot of ways and accent marks are one of them.…

6 Italian Quiz Resources to Put Your Language Skills to the Test

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Pop quiz time!

No, just kidding. This is a post about where to find quizzes.

Conventional studying can get a little boring if you don’t go about it the right way.

Reading textbooks and vocabulary lists over and over can …

The Uses and Conjugations of Reflexive Verbs in Italian

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What have you done so far today?

Did you wake up and brush your teeth?

Did you wash yourself by taking a bath or a shower?

Did you then get dressed and sit down to study some Italian?

While …

In the Know: 8 Italian Question Words for Inquiring Minds

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Can you ask me a question?

No, that wasn’t a typo.

Can you? In Italian, I mean.

If you can’t, then this post is for you.

Question words are a key piece of figuring out any language.

After all, questions …

Same but Different: 50 Italian Synonyms to Round Out Your Vocabulary

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“Che fai tu, luna, in ciel, dimmi, che fai?” (“What are you doing, moon, in the sky, tell me, what are you doing?”) — Giacomo Leopardi

The great Italian philosopher and poet Leopardi had deep thoughts when he gazed at …

Watch and Listen to Italian News Live for Up-to-date Italian Learning

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“Dall’ascolto arriva la saggezza. Dal parlare il pentimento.” (“Wisdom comes from listening. From speaking, repentance.”)

The first part of this old Italian proverb hits the nail on the head: Listening and learning go hand in hand.

The second half, about …