How do we use “grazie” in Italian? “Grazie” in Italian is one of the most common words that we say every day and even if you have never studied the language, you might have learnt it on holiday or speaking with your Italian friends, as well as some greeting and other words that we say […]
Have you heard the word “salute” in Italian? Salute in Italian is a common word that you might have heard in different situations, especially when you go out with your Italian friends or you celebrate something with your family: when we toast, the word that we say is “salute!”. Also, you can hear “alla salute”, […]
Do you know the Italian idiom “avere il sangue blu“? You might have already come across “avere il sangue blu” as it is a popular idiomatic expression, one of those that we commonly use when we speak. However it’s not easy to catch its meaning, so, in order to understand it, it is necessary to […]
Have you already learnt how to say how are you in Italian? Learning how to say how are you in Italian is one of the first things to go through as a student! After the main greetings, asking that is important to start a simple conversation and be polite. In all the languages there are […]
Have you ever said I love you in Italian? If you have an Italian partner you probably know how to say I love you in Italian, or you might have heard this expression watching a movie. However, it’s important to distinguish between two ways of saying that, as they are used in different situations. Basically, […]
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!
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 […]
Learn some holiday Italian for beginners and get ready for your trip to Italy: go through some phrases that you can use in conversation.