Italian passato prossimo. Learn the past tense in Italian

Italian passato prossimo

In this post, we will show you how to use the Italian Passato Prossimo. As we already stated in our previous articles about grammar, many non-Italian speakers struggle with verbs because every single verb has to be conjugated for person and number. In addition, there are so many forms and pronunciations that it’s almost impossible not to get at least one verb wrong.

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15 Italian connectors you need to know to learn Italian

Italian connectors

When on your journey to learn Italian, it is important to note the use of Italian connectors. Remember that the Italian word to refer to connectors is connettivi. Italian connectors are really simple and easy to remember. They are also fun to use so why not learn Italian using a simple way. They may look similar but have subtle differences when you use them.  Continue reading

Learn how to change singular to plural in Italian effortlessly

Singular to Plural in Italian

One of the basics that you need to know when you learn Italian is to change words from singular to plural in Italian. This is very critical when learning Italian as it helps one know how to formulate sentences. Just like the English language, when you learn Italian you need to understand that they have their own rules and that is what we are going to look into. Continue reading

Learn the Italian Conditional Tense. Step by Step guide

Italian conditional tense

The Italian conditional tense refers to things that may happen in reality or may be real under specific conditions. The easiest way to understand conditional in Italian is to consider a polite request or a situation related to doubt, wishes or hypotheses.  An example in English: Could you lend me some money? (Mi potresti prestare dei soldi?) Continue reading

Learn the Italian indefinite articles with examples and exercises

 Italian indefinite articles

The indefinite article in Italian may seem confusing but with a little practice, you can master these grammar requirements with ease! To help you improve your Italian language, we explore Italian indefinite articles with simple exercises and examples.  Continue reading

10 Useful Italian Videos to Learn Italian on YouTube

Learn Italian on Youtube

To learn Italian on Youtube is a fun and engaging way of improving your language skills. Along with learning new words, you can listen to the dialect and pronunciation of these words, phrases, and numbers from native Italian speakers. When you learn through Italian lessons on Youtube, you can access at your convenience and can watch them at your own pace. If you are looking for the best way to learn Italian on Youtube, we provide a list of the top 10 helpful video lessons that will have you speaking Italian in no time! 

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The complete guide to Italian reflexive verbs

Italian reflexive verbsDid you know that there are far more reflexive verbs in Italian than there are in English? Although Italian reflexive verbs often concern students, this is actually quite an easy concept to master if you read this article!

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Learn to speak Italian online with basic Italian phrases

learn to speak italian online

Would you like to learn to speak Italian online? We offer online Italian lessons that are given by qualified teachers who have a passion for helping people speak the beautiful language that is Italian.

To get you started on your Italian journey, we have included some basic Italian phrases that you can memorize. These will help you to greet someone and to have a very simple interaction with someone in Italian.

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Adjectives of nationality in Italian

Today we are going to show you the adjectives of nationality in Italian. Remember that Italian adjectives agree in gender (masculine/feminine) and number (singular/plural) with the nouns they modify. If you want to know more about it, you can read our post how to form adjectives in Italian.

adjectives of nationality in Italian

LIST OF ADJECTIVES OF NATIONALITY IN ITALIAN

Below you can find a list of adjectives of nationality in Italian with their English translation.

As you can see, some adjectives of nationality end in –o when they refer to a masculine name and in –a when they refer to a feminine name, as for example the Italian adjective americano: Paul è americanoKate è americana. Continue reading