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Study from Home: 6 Online Italian Courses for College Credit


“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 …

How to Say “I Love You” in Italian to Your Special Little Meatball


“Anche in paradiso non è bello essere soli.” (“Even in paradise it’s not good to be alone.”)

This quaint proverb is actually the Italian view on love. And to most Italians—and certainly many visitors—Italy is a paradise on earth.…

Learn Italian Words with 8 Free Apps Perfect for On-the-go Word Acquisition


Let’s face it: We live in expensive times.

Just grabbing a morning cup of coffee on the way to work can set you back.

And there’s a reason so many of us brown bag our lunch a few days a …

Crash into Fluency with 11 Italian Crash Courses


“You can’t take a crash course in serenity.” — Shirley Maclaine

It seems unlikely that anyone would easily crash into a zen-like state.

But you can certainly crash into Italian!

And that little fact—that it’s possible to speed-learn Italian—is sure …

Come Here Often? 17 Pick Up Lines in Italian to Turn Up the Heat

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Hey there. Come here often?

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