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From Silly to Saucy: 17 Pick Up Lines in Italian to Have Some Fun While You Learn

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We hope you like cheese, because this post is the cheesiest thing you’ll read today.

Nope, this isn’t an article about Italian food vocabulary.

In this post, we’re learning all about Italian pick up

The Best Italian Dictionary Apps for Android Users and Language Learners


“I was reading the dictionary. I thought it was a poem about everything.” — Steven Wright

The dictionary covers every word in a language. Every topic. And almost nothing’s off limits, is it?

So basically Steven Wright is correct: The

Learn Advanced Italian Grammar and Pass for a Native in No Time


“One day you’ll wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things that you have always dreamed. Do them now.” — Paulo Coelho

There’s nothing wrong with dreaming. We all do it. It’s even beneficial for

6 Resources with Free Italian Lessons for Learners with “Short Arms”


When I think of finding Italian language lessons on the cheap, the Italian phrase “avere le braccine corte” (“to have short arms”) comes to mind immediately.

And when I hear it in my head, it’s spoken with a robust Italian …

How to Use the Kindle to Learn Italian and Ignite Your Passion for Learning


As the song says: “Set fire to the Italian learning!”

What? That’s not how it goes?

Well, it’s time for a remix, because your Kindle is about to ignite your Italian skills.

Think the Amazon Kindle is just for …

10 Italian Verb Conjugation Practice Resources to Turn Elephants into Flies


The Italian have a saying:

Far d’una mosca un elefante. (To make an elephant out of a fly.)

This proverb refers to our tendency to make a huge deal out of a minor issue.

It pretty much sums up how …

How to Introduce Yourself in Italian and Make a Great First Impression


“Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”

Inigo from “The Princess Bride” sure knows how to make a memorable introduction. 

It has everything: It’s short, to the point and wonderfully polite.

While you shouldn’t …