Author Archive | Stevie D.

Learn Animals in Italian: 25 Vocabulary Words with Some Cool Cultural Context


Ever wondered what daily feeding time would sound like if Noah (of Noah’s Ark, that is) were Italian?

You’d certainly hear screams of “Pesce! Pesce!” (“Fish! Fish!”) or “Pollo! Pollo!” (“Chicken! Chicken!”).

Yep, it’d sound exactly like your Italian …

7 Spots to Score Italian Language Tutorials That Really Work


Italian grammar is so confusing!”

“My tongue loves Italian dishes. It just can’t pronounce them right!”

Turn back now if you want to hold those excuses close to your heart.

Because in this post, we’ll be demolishing them.…

Subscribe and Learn: 7 Italian YouTubers to Give Your Italian Skills a Thumbs Up


You’re welcome.

You know why?

Because today, we’re going to make your YouTube addiction pay off.

That’s right! You’re already watching that thing several hours a day anyway, so why not get two birds with one stone and learn Italian

Start the Countdown: Learn Italian with 10 Android Apps to Launch Your Skills


That thing you’re holding in your hand is incredibly powerful.

No, not the slice of pizza. I’m talking about your phone.

You’re probably reading this post on it right now. Or maybe you’re playing a game with one hand while …

What the…? 8 Italian Definite Articles to Warm Up Your Language Skills


La, la, la, la, la!

Il, la, le, lo, l’, i, gli!

No, we’re not warming up our throats so we can break into a hearty song.

We’re just getting ready to learn all about how to say “the”

A Big, Happy Family: 18 Italian Family Words to Make Your Nonna Proud


Don Vito Corleone of “The Godfather” sums up the relationship between Italians and their families: “A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.”

La famiglia (the family) is embedded deep in the Italian

Give Siri a Break: Study Italian Abroad with 7 Programs for True Immersion


Siri knows best. Just look at this conversation:

Me: Hey, Siri. What’s Italian for “book”?

Siri: The Italian word for “book” is “libro.”

Me: Thanks! …Hey Siri, what’s Italian for “study”?

Siri: The Italian word for “study” is “studiare.”