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Ready, Set, Learn: How to Use Pronto in Italian Conversation

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Do you know the excitement that makes your heart pound in the minutes leading up to the starting bell?

The anticipation that brings you to attention as you wait for the signal to go?

The way it feels to know …

If You Know, You Know: How to Master Conoscere vs. Sapere in Italian

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Did you know there are two ways to say “to know” in Italian?

Sounds crazy, but it’s true!

In Italian, conoscere (to know) and sapere (to know) are both used quite commonly. You’ll find them in what you read and …

Clothes in Italian: Everything You Need to Know to Shop Until You Drop!

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Are you considering traveling to that fine Italian Boot sometime soon?

Are you thinking that maybe it’s about time that you make that dream shopping trip to Italy come true?

As you know, Italy is home to one of the …

6 Websites for Finding the Perfect Italian Tutor and Powering Up Your Fluency

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Let’s face it: Italian language learners are just like pizza—they come in many varieties.

Thin crust, stuffed crust, cheese, pepperoni or maybe just a plain garlic-and-cheese pie—there are as many pizzas as there are diners.

And Italian learners? There

8 Italian Festivals to Add to Your Bucket List

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History, art, beaches, wine, pizza…

Let’s be honest: Living in Italy is amazing.

Unfortunately, it’s not possible for everyone to live in Italy—even though some of us dream of doing just that.

But, we can still glimpse the

Funny Italian Videos: 10 New and Classic Clips to Make You Laugh out Loud

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Italian language learners know many facts about Italy.

We know that Rome is its capital. We know that some incredible food is made there. We know that it’s an incredible country steeped in history.

But a lot of us don’t …

The Seasons in Italian: How to Pack and How to Chat About Them

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Are you planning a trip to Italy?

Maybe you’re thinking about exploring historic Rome or wandering through the vineyards in Tuscany.

But you might be wondering about Italian weather—a valid concern wherever you plan to travel. And you might be …