In this lesson, you will learn all you need to know about modal verbs in Italian. Precisely, everybody talks about modal verbs, however, not everybody gets what they are. And that is a real shame since they form the base of many important structures. Modal verbs tend to be in company with the base form of the verb meaning the action, while the modal verb signifies its modality: whether we are referring to ability, likelihood, request, permission, suggestion, obligation, etc. Continue reading
Today we will learn the imperfect tense in Italian, also called “imperfetto”. As you know, when we mention “past” tense from a morphological point of view, it is thought of as one type of word in English (for instance, bought, started, was, were). Since we now learn Italian, we make the distinction between passato prossimo and imperfetto, which we use to represent different things. Continue reading
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
Today we are going to show you how to conjugate and use the Italian future tense. We will also find it featured as futuro semplice. The futuro semplice in Italian can be used in forms we may have also taken note of in other languages, and even in some that are unique to Italian itself. So, buckle up, because this will be the hell of a ride! Continue reading
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.
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
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
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
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
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!