Add Some Italian Love to Your Life with 12 Sayings About Family, Food and Friends


The Italians really know what’s truly important in life.

Food, especially food that’s enjoyed with friends and family, is what makes life sweet.

Many foreigners are envious of the seemingly effortless way that Italians make time for cooking real meals, …

Meno Male! 25 Intriguing Italian Slang Words and Phrases


I’ve got a few questions for you.

But you gotta be real with me.

Have you been taking the bull by the horns with your Italian studies, but still struggle to understand conversations?

Have you been getting flashy with all …

The 5 Best Sites to Learn Italian with Subtitles


Want to try the zombie approach to language learning?

Yep, you heard me.

Your Italian teacher’s got nothing on zombies. Or if zombies aren’t your thing, how about hardened criminals? Thoughtful, talkative scientists? Hilarious YouTube pranksters?

Alright, so these characters …

Italian Stallion: 5 Ways to Rein In and Tame Your Conversational Italian


Are you hesitant to start a conversation in Italian?

Do you shy away from native speakers because you’re afraid you won’t be able to get beyond the basics?

After all, a conversation in a second language can get a …

8 Informal and Formal Italian Greetings for Friends, Family and Friendly Strangers


To open doors, just say the magic word.

Don’t overthink it—it’s nothing complicated or mysterious.

In Italian, the magic word is just a simple “hello.”

Saying “hello” is the easiest way to learn new things.

Just think of all …

Learn These Italian Travel Phrases for a Raucous Adventure in the Country


On a train into Italy from Switzerland, you’d likely pass gorgeous lakes, mountains, farms and vineyards.

You might roll into a small town and decide to stay there for a few days. You might eat simple but carefully crafted

Learn Italian with These 5 Great Immersion Programs in Sicily


It doesn’t take much more than a Google search for “Italy” to get completely absorbed in fantasy.

You can lose yourself for hours in dreams of leaning towers, amphitheaters and enough cattedrali (cathedrals) to make up for all the times …