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Stop Dreaming! Learn Italian with the Best Methods, Apps, Resources and Tips

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 “Se puoi sognarlo puoi farlo.” (“If you can dream it, you can do it.”)—Walt Disney

Do you dream of speaking Italian?

Maybe you picture yourself chatting effortlessly in fluent Italian—in Italy, perhaps—about your favorite Laura Pausini song. Or maybe …

7 Italian Speaking Practice Options That’ll Have You Chatting Like a Local

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Quick question here: Why are you learning Italian?

Really, think about it.

Why are you putting the time and effort in to grab these language skills? Why are you intent on pulling this beautiful language into your life?

There are

Curl Up with a Book: Italian Novel Even Beginners Can Read

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“I think we all like to get away from our troubles and worries with a good book.”—Linda Lael Miller

I have a confession to make.

I’m a bibliophile.

I love books. I love reading. I love the incredible feeling …

Over 30 Italian Learning Tools from Modern Tech to Old-school Decks

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Every job has its tools.

You wouldn’t go on a trip without the correct gear or try your hand at painting without buying some brushes and paints.

It makes sense to assemble the resources you’ll need for any undertaking in …

Italian Audiobooks for All: 5 Awesome Audio Resources for Learners

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“Colors fade, temples crumble, empires fall but wise words endure.” — Edward Thorndike

We’ve all heard that a picture is worth a thousand words.

While that’s a perfectly fine point of view, many of us believe that the words themselves

Study from Home: 6 Online Italian Courses for College Credit

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“Ask for help, and early and often… Don’t do this in isolation. College wasn’t meant to be alone.” — Michelle Obama

For many, Italian is an essential college course.

You might need to learn Italian for the credits or to …

Let’s Eat! How to Order Food in Italian and Feast Like a Roman

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Martin Scorsese once said: “If your mother cooks Italian food, why should you go to a restaurant?”

But not everyone has an Italian mother—so not every table is laden with delicious, home-cooked Italian food.

And while cooking can, of …

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