10 Italian superstitions you should know

Italian superstitions

In this article we will show you some Italian superstitions that, as you know, Italians take very seriously. Many of these superstitions have to do with aspects of life such as marriage, wealth, but also a very human fear or phobia to aging and death –to the extent that Italians do not appreciate jokes about the last two and show the horn sign to ward themselves off. Learning the culture –and superstition are essential to this culture– will help us learn Italian. Continue reading

60 Italian pet names you can use for your dog or cat

Italian pet names

Using Italian pet names will make you unique in the neighbourhood. I think you will need to learn some Italian as there’s so much beauty to their names. Wait a minute before buying a pet; you must have a name in mind whether getting a “Gatto” or a “Cane”; choosing the right name is crucial. Continue reading

Possessive Adjectives and Pronouns in Italian. Learn with Exercises

Possessive adjectives and pronouns in Italian

Today we are going to show you how to use possessive adjectives and pronouns in Italian! The topic is not difficult to learn: you only need to pay attention to certain instances of use, in particular when you are speaking about family members (yours or anybody else’s). Continue reading

Learn to read in Italian for beginners

Read in Italian

Ever tried to read in Italian? Well, this is a great chance for you to do so. Learning Italian through reading is a fun and charming way of studying and getting to know the language.  It is also an effective way to learn and strengthen the grasp and use of new vocabulary and grammar concepts.

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Which language to learn: Italian vs Spanish

Italian vs. Spanish

Hola! Ciao! Which language do you think is more interesting, Italian vs Spanish? Honestly, I believe they both have their pros and cons. Is Italian similar to Spanish? Is Italian and Spanish similar? Both languages do have some similarities and differences and that’s what we are going to look at today. Continue reading

The most important Italian festivals and traditional celebrations

Italian festivals

Italian festivals have to be one of the reasons most people decide to carry on learning the language as it is very fascinating. In this article, we are going to look into some of the Italian festivals that are considered important to the Italians and you never know, you just might start wishing that you lived in the country. Continue reading

Top 10 Italian influencers you must know

Italian influencers

In a world where social media is increasingly universal, Italian influencers are vastly popular amongst not only Italians but the wider world. Influencers are people millions look up to and admire, they inspire their followers with the lifestyles they lead and brands they wear. Here are the top 10 Italian influencers you must know!  Continue reading

The best podcast to learn Italian effortlessly

podcast to learn Italian

If you’re interested in learning Italian easily, then learning with podcasts is the way to go! A podcast to learn Italian helps you determine the pace of your lessons but also exposes you to a wide range of topics so you can expand your vocabulary. Podcasts have become a simple and fast way to access the information you are looking for. It is also widely available making it a great resource to master your Italian language skills. Let’s take a look at the benefits of learning from podcasts including the best podcasts in Italian. Continue reading

Discover the Italian Christmas witch “la Befana”

Italian Christmas witch

Christmas time in Italy is one of the best times of the year. It is filled with traditions and many celebrations. The Italian festive season is filled with historical, religious, and traditional events, each with a valuable cultural and spiritual lesson or folklore. One of the most popular of these tales is that of the Italian Christmas witchLa Befana.”  Continue reading

5 best Italian coffee brands according to Italians

Italian coffee brands

If you are planning to travel to Italy, you must try some of the most popular Italian coffee brands. Traditional Italian coffee is the best in the world because it is made with high-quality coffee beans. With many different Italian brands to choose from, you can enjoy popular hot drinks such as espresso, cappuccino, and macchiato. In this lesson, we will learn which are the top Italian coffee brands, according to Italians, and you can compare the best authentic coffees.  Continue reading