5 Easy Ways to Learn the Italian Language Fast

How can I learn Italian language easily and quickly? This is a question we regularly receive on our blog, and one that merits a fair answer. The truth is that learning a language, like any other skill, takes time, practice and perseverance. In fact, it has been estimated that in order to learn a Romance …

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15 Mistakes English Speakers Make All the Time in Italian

Making mistakes is not only natural, but in the case of language acquisition, also an essential part of the learning process. After all, if we don’t make mistakes, how will we ever improve? No one is born knowing a language, so the only way to reach fluency is to keep making mistakes until we achieve …

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10 Famous Italian Desserts You Should Try at Least Once

This article is part of our Bilingual Blog series, where we share useful information and tips about non-language related aspects of Italian culture such as food, music, travel and more. These articles have been written in Italian and English to give our readers the opportunity to improve their reading skills whilst learning something new about …

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The 20 Most Important Italian Verbs Ending in -ERE

Italian verbs can be divided into three families, called “conjugations”, based on the ending of the infinitive. Verbs ending in -are belong to the first conjugation, those in -ere to the second conjugation and those in -ire to the third conjugation. Avere (“to have”) and essere (“to be”) are the only exceptions since they belong …

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10 Common Italian Idioms You Definitely Want to Learn

If you want to sound like an Italian and know more about their culture, you should learn expressions like fare i conti senza l’oste or trovare il pelo nell’uovo. Let’s take a look at the most common Italian idioms: words and expressions that have a different meaning compared to their literal translations. 1. Fare i …

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15 Untranslatable Italian Words That Don’t Exist in English

When learning Italian, it is important to remember that not all native expressions can be translated directly into English. The main reason is that culture has a big impact on the vocabulary used in the language of a specific country. Curious to know more? Below you will find some of the most important Italian words …

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