Let’s learn how to say goodbye in Italian! There are many ways to say goodbye in Italian depending on the situation and it’s worth learning all of them to be able to use the right expression. One of the differences between expression is the level of formality required: for example, in Italian we use a […]
Italians often use the idiom “avere sale in zucca”, do you know what it means? It’s not easy to translate “avere sale in zucca” as words don’t have a literal meaning: sometimes idioms are a bit cryptic because of this and it’s necessary to find out the meaning and learn them as they are! We […]
Learn how to say happy birthday in Italian: useful words and expressions to use when a birthday is coming. Surprise your beloved ones!
“Ride bene chi ride ultimo” is an Italian idiom that everyone should know! The nice idiomatic expression “ride bene chi ride ultimo” is often used by Italians, can you guess the meaning? As usual, idioms are very intriguing for the hidden meaning that we need to discover and translating is not the best way to […]
Do you understand what Festa della Repubblica means? The Festa della Repubblica is an important Italian national holiday celebrated on the 2nd June. It was estabilished to remember the birth of the Italian Republic. The 2nd June has not been chosen by chance: it is the date of the national referendum which took place in […]
Discover how to learn to speak Italian fast: some useful tips to understand how to approach the language learning and reach your goals.
Have you enjoyed the Italian TV series Rocco Schiavone? The TV series Rocco Schiavone includes 4 seasons and is definitely one of the best in Italy over the past years: if you haven’t watched it and are curious to read more about the main character and the story follow this link. The fourth season came […]
Follow our live streaming with Donatella Di Pietrantonio on the 21st May at 7pm (Italy time)! Donatella Di Pietrantonio is an outstanding Italian author, currently finalist in one of the most important Italian literary prizes, called Premio Strega. She works as a dentist in Abruzzo, a region in Central Italy, but since when she was […]
Learn some holiday Italian for beginners and get ready for your trip to Italy: go through some phrases that you can use in conversation.
Ready for our live streaming with Franco Arminio on the 7th May? Franco Arminio is an Italian poet and paesologist: if you have never heard this word before is because he introduced it a while ago referring to a new discipline, called “paesology”, which is based on observing and studying the deepest soul of towns. […]