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 …

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 …

Italian Pronunciation for English Speakers: How to Make All the Right Sounds


No one wants to say the wrong thing.

Pronouncing words right can be a nerve-wracking part of learning a new language. The rules for how to say words correctly vary so much that it can seem impossible to figure out.…

Where to Stream the 8 Best Italian Short Films with English Subtitles for Language Learners


Imagine going to a party and speaking like Fred Astaire or Jackie O.

If it wasn’t a Halloween party, you’d probably get carted away pretty quickly.

So why would you focus your Italian learning on films made decades ago?

Any …

Simple Rules for Italian Adverbs of Frequency That You’ll Never Forget


Mai dire mai…

Never say never…

Especially when it comes to learning Italian adverbs of frequency.

I mean, without adverbs of frequency, you literally can’t ever say “never.”

If you hadn’t already guessed, “never” is an adverb of frequency, …

How to Use Italian Superlatives to Bring Out Your Best (and Worst)

italian superlatives

Italy is a country of superlatives.

It’s known for landscapes that are bellissimi (the most beautiful).

The coffee’s il più buono del mondo (the best in the whole world) and a dress you don’t like isn’t just unappealing, it’s brutissimo