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Condizionale Presente: A Simple Guide

Condizionale Presente: A Simple Guide

The present conditional (condizionale presente) is a verb form that is the equivalent of the English pattern " would + any verb", when it’s used to express a wish or possibility. In other words, the conditional is used to express what you would do if, ask something...

15 Italian Tongue Twisters to Improve Your Pronunciation

15 Italian Tongue Twisters to Improve Your Pronunciation

Italian is generally straightforward to read, but there are certain sound clusters that can be challenging for non-native speakers. To help you practice some of the most difficult Italian sounds, such as the "r", the double consonants, the “z", and consonant clusters...

What’s The Difference Between ‘Dovevo’ and  ‘Ho Dovuto?’

What’s The Difference Between ‘Dovevo’ and ‘Ho Dovuto?’

If you ended up on this page, it's because you wonder if there is any difference between the use of ho dovuto and dovevo,ho voluto and volevo, sapevo or ho saputo. In other words, you might have realized that there's a difference in the meaning of certain verbs if...

46 Italian phrases related to Yoga

46 Italian phrases related to Yoga

If you like yoga and you are learning Italian, this list will come in handy when traveling to Italy. Joining a local yoga group or a yoga retreat in Italy is a beautiful experience to practice your Italian in a real-life situation while practicing one of your favorite...

How to Express Love and Affection in Italian

How to Express Love and Affection in Italian

If you don’t know it yet, the Italian Language makes a difference between loving someone and loving something or to do something. Making sure to learn this subtle difference, is the only way to avoid awkward moments with your Italian friends or lovers! Loving...

Mastering Italian: Most Common Phrases with the Verb ‘Fare’

Mastering Italian: Most Common Phrases with the Verb ‘Fare’

Besides being an irregular verb, the verb 'fare' is used in Italian in numerous useful expressions. Let's explore some of them: Fare i compiti: to do the homework Fare le pulizie: to do the chores Fare un biglietto: to buy a ticket Fare una passeggiata: to go for a...

How to make a phone call in Italian

How to make a phone call in Italian

Making a phone in Italian call can be daunting , even as a fluent learner. The lack of in-person contact and visual cues make it way more difficult than one on one conversation. On top of that, phone calls tend to be more impersonal and use a specific language. You...

CILS B1 for Citizenship – The Listening Part

CILS B1 for Citizenship – The Listening Part

The Exam Structure Here's a breakdown of the exam structure: Total Exam Duration: 2.05 hours Listening Section Duration: 30 minutes Listening Section Details: Prova n.1: Task: Listen to the recording of six short texts. Question Type: Multiple-choice questions. Prova...

Migliore and Meglio: The Difference

Migliore and Meglio: The Difference

Migliore vs. Meglio "Migliore" and "meglio" are two words that students frequently mix up.  The reason for this is that meglio means "better", and migliore means both "best” and “better” and this causes a little confusion when translating from English. ...

Direct Object Pronouns in Italian: An Easy Guide

Direct Object Pronouns in Italian: An Easy Guide

What's a pronoun?  Pronouns are an essential part of speech that allow us to replace something that has already been said and avoid repeating ourselves. Pronouns are widely used in conversation as they help us to be more concise and speak faster. Italian, just...