Author Archive | Stevie D.

From Here to Sunday: A Complete Guide to the Italian Days of the Week


Yup, today is that day.

We’re going to make this day count.

Today, you’ll learn about the days of the week in Italian!


Well, for so many reasons!

So you can schedule coffee dates with native speakers.…

Italian Verb Conjugation Made Easy: The Essential Guide


Yup, this is “the topic.”

This is “that part” in the course.

If you ask former language students where they gave up on learning Italian, or where they thought the end of the road was, it’s here: Italian verb conjugations.

Count on It: Learn Italian Numbers for Everyday Use


Imagine you’re in Italy on vacation.

And let’s say you want to buy 15 delicious Italian pastries. But wait—you only have 10 fingers to sign to the guy at the counter! What do you do?

Well, first of …

80+ Essential Italian Phrases that Every Beginning Learner Should Know


Today, you are going to be a turkey. (Wait…what?)

That’s right. Become the turkey. Embody the turkey. (Excuse me?)

You know how a Thanksgiving turkey gets filled to the brim with delicious stuffing? Well, you’re that turkey. And the delicious …

Get Some Powerful Italian Listening Practice with 7 Types of Content

Italian listening practice

Do you hear voices in your head?

No? Nada? Zilch?

Oooh. That’s not normal, at least in this case. So let’s change that, shall we?

In this post, we’ll go through seven different types of audio content that you can …

Cinema Study: 4 Italian Movies on Hulu Every Learner Needs to Watch


Are you one of the lucky 28 million?

That’s the number of subscribers Hulu is said to have as of 2019.

If you’re a Hulu subscriber and an Italian language learner, that’s even better!

You’re about to discover

Duolingo Italian Review: Fun, Quick and Effective (but Not Perfect)


The owl has long been seen as a symbol of wisdom and knowledge.

So it’s no surprise that Duolingo, one of the most popular language-learning programs out there, chose the owl as their mascot.

But does it live …