Learning a new language takes dedication and time. Italian, often considered one of the most beautiful languages in the world, is spoken eloquently by more than 60 million people.Whether your goal is to connect with the culture, travel to Italy, immerse yourself in classic Italian literature, or plan to one day live and work in Italy, there are many compelling reasons to learn Italian.While traditional… Read More »Advantages of intensive Italian courses
Tips to improve Italian language
Learning a new language, such as Italian, can be a fun and rewarding adventure. If you decide to study Italian in Italy, you have already taken the first step towards a unique cultural experience and the possibility of improving your language skills. An important decision to make is whether to attend private lessons or group lessons. Both options have pros and cons that should be… Read More »Private Italian lessons vs Italian group lessons.
Some scholars consider “el dialètt milanes” a real language, the Milanese language precisely.The Milanese call their dialect meneghin – just like Meneghin, a traditional character of the Milanese theater of the late 17th century, faithful and garrulous, who became famous among the masks of the “Commedia dell’arte,” better known abroad as “Italian Comedy.”“Dialect proverbs are, therefore, authorial maxims that reflect belonging to a specific culture… Read More »Milanese sayings: the 7 most beautiful and funny ones!
Rome is a world-famous city for its works of art, museums, churches, villas and alleyways. A capital with many faces. The charm of antiquity on the one hand, the chaos and traffic jams that many Romans encounter almost every day on the other. It contains thousands of surprises, and if you’re a Roman, you’ll learn to handle it with ease, not getting mad when things… Read More »7 Typical Roman phrases
A city steeped in history and ancient traditions, Florence has no shortage of classic proverbs that reveal the character of its frank, irreverent yet somewhat questionable inhabitants. If you’re planning a trip to Florence, Italy, it’s a good idea to learn some basic Italian phrases to help you navigate the city and interact with locals. Below we have selected the 7 most popular ones. Fare… Read More »7 Typical Florentine phrases
Improving one’s ability to have a dialogue in a foreign language requires two different skills – comprehension and articulation – to hear and to speak. In order for a conversation to go well, it is necessary to not only focus on what you want to say, but also to understand what the other person is saying. By making mistakes, we learn The first piece of… Read More »5 tips to improve your Italian conversational skills
Rarely does a student of Italian have writing as one of their goals. This is a skill often considered less important than speaking or reading. But this is not the case. The fact that most students want to “talk” is not surprising because it is one of the most important activities in everyday life and the one that allows us to relate to others. But… Read More »SOME TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR ITALIAN: WRITING
When we read we activate a series of unconscious processes. If we make these processes explicit, so that we are conscious of them, we can use them to help us navigate the process of reading. This will enable us to gain a better understand of the text we are looking at. So what happens in our minds when we read? And how can we immerse… Read More »SOME TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR ITALIAN: READING
If we ask a student of Italian what their goals and interests are regarding language study they will almost always answer “to converse”. If you are also one of them perhaps you might be interested in these thoughts and suggestions for improving your Italian. The fact that most students want to “converse” is not surprising because it is one of the most important activities in… Read More »SOME TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR ITALIAN: SPEAKING
Language is music, not math! More than often we tend to think that learning Italian or any other foreign language should follow a mathematical model in which, having learned all the rules of grammar, the result is the ability to understand and communicate in the language studied. Nothing could be more wrong! Let us think for a moment: how did we learn our mother tongue?… Read More »SOME TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR ITALIAN: LISTENING