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Learn Italian for Free Online with 9 Incredible Resources

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Learning Italian? Great!

No money? No problem.

The internet offers lots of free choices for Italian learners. That’s right: It’s possible to learn to speak Italian without ever touching your piggy bank.

But hold up before you dive into learning …

How to Speak Italian Like You Were Born in Rome: 5 Sure-fire Ways to Boost Your Conversational Skills


Hike the Appalachian Trail.

Write a novel.

Play the piano.

And learn to speak Italian.

Learning to speak Italian is on a ton of bucket lists.

Everyone dreams of chatting like a true Roman.

They want to order pasta, …

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 …

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


“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 …

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


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 …

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

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 …