Archive | Italian Vocab and Grammar

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 …

Bravo! Brava! How to Say Congratulations in Italian with 12 Key Phrases

congratulations in italian

You’re enjoying a delicious pranzo (lunch) with your friend when you suddenly notice a shiny ring on her finger.

She smiles at you and announces, “Mi sono fidanzata!” (“I got engaged!”)

You’re thrilled to hear the news and want to …

How to Talk Cool in Italian Like a Cool Cat

cool in italian

How cool is that car!

My parents are cool with that.

Is everything cool here?

She’s so cool.

Cool it, bro!

Depending on its use, the word cool can mean awesome, fine, okay, cold, chill or fashionable.

Context is key

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

seasons in italian

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 …

All Year Round: Months in Italian and What Each One Brings

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Did you know that March is crazy?

Or that in April, it rains for the man and in May for the animal?

And that a windy June soon brings wheat to the farmyard?

Well, this is true according to the

How to Flirt in Italian Like Cupid Is Whispering in Your Ear

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Picture this: You are hanging out in a chic club in Milan, listening to music and watching the action out on the dance floor when you suddenly hear, “Potrei guardarti tutto il giorno.” (“I could look at you all day.”)…