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How to Talk About the Future in Italian: A Guide to the Futuro Anteriore

Although English has a future perfect tense, it is rarely used. For this reason, most English speakers who decide to learn Italian are a little intimidated by the Italian future perfect tense (futuro anteriore).  It is nothing to fear, though, and its rules are pretty straightforward. In this lesson, we will show you how to form, use […]

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How to Talk About the Past in Italian: A Guide to the Trapassato Prossimo

The Italian past perfect (trapassato prossimo) may sound incredibly scary at first – but there’s good news. We use it in a similar way to when you would use the past perfect in English.In this lesson, we will show you how to use the trapassato prossimo in Italian. Once you get the hang of it, […]

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How to Describe a Person in Italian

Buongiorno to all our readers! Today, we’ll be talking about how to describe a person in Italian. People’s differences are something to celebrate – but it does make our lives a little more difficult when learning a foreign language!From physical appearance and personality traits to professions and nationalities, we’ve got you covered. Being able to describe somebody […]

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Strange Italian Superstitions You Probably Don’t Know About

Buongiorno, and welcome back to another Italy-crazy article! What’s the best thing about exploring new cultures? Is it the delicious food? The excitement of being in a new place? The unusual sights, sounds and smells?For us, one of the most intriguing things about travelling to a new place is the difference in culture and tradition. […]

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Numbers in Italian: Everything You Need to Know

Welcome back to another one of our Italian lessons! Today we’re looking at something that seems so simple, but is actually one of the most important aspects of learning a language: nailing your numbers. Whether you’re counting to ten, asking for the time or writing the date, we’ve got you covered!Learning your numbers in Italian […]

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How to Talk About the Past in Italian Using the Imperfetto

Most Italian learners are a little intimidated by the imperfetto, one of the main past tenses in Italian. The imperfect tense (imperfetto) refers to both distant and recent past occurrences that happened on a regular basis.In this lesson, we will show you how to use the imperfetto tense and will give you some tips to […]

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How to Talk About the Past in Italian: A Guide to the Passato Prossimo

Passato prossimo, imperfetto, passato remoto… Unlike in English, there are many different past tenses in Italian and the difference between them can be tricky. The passato prossimo is the main tense used in Italian to describe an action which has been completed in the near past. In this lesson, we will show you how to use […]

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A Quick Guide to Writing a Formal Letter in Italian

How to Write a Formal Letter in ItalianCiao, piacere, and welcome to your handy guide to writing one of those pesky formal letters in Italian! Writing a formal letter in any language – even your own – can be stressful. Add to that the uncertainty of whether or not your grammar is correct, or if you’re […]

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10 Exciting Italian TV Shows to Learn and Practice Italian

If you’re learning Italian and would love to relax in front of the TV, you’re in luck because here we’ve listed down ten good Italian TV shows and series for you to watch.  It’s the perfect excuse to take a lazy day and binge-watch some Italian shows. After all, it’s a great way to train […]

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50 Helpful Italian Essay Phrases to Make Writing a Breeze

Writing an essay can be nerve-racking. But doing it in a foreign language like Italian? Well, hello anxiety! But you don’t need to worry too much because here in this article, we’ve compiled some of the most useful Italian essay phrases to help you. Try sprucing up your essays with these phrases and take it […]

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