They say you can’t build a great building on a weak foundation. I tell you can’t become a fluent Italian speaker on weak foundations. That’s why I am gathering on this page my best articles for beginners learners of Italian (the page is not under construction yet).
Some students are scared by grammar.
Instead, I say to my students that knowing a little grammar can be a fantastic shortcut to optimal Italian fluency.
Why memorize words, sentences, or even whole dialogues if you can learn one rule and apply it endless times?
That’s all it takes to become undefended and smart Italian language learners.
The Apostrophe in Italian: When To Use It
The Apostrophe in Italian: When To Use It The apostrophe is a unique feature of the Italian language. When used properly, it will help you write Italian like a native. […]
How to say in Italian: “How long have you been doing something?”
How to say in Italian: “How long have you been doing something?” To ask how long someone has been doing something, Italian uses the present tense (and not the present perfect, […]
The Definite Articles (gli articoli determinativi)
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23 expressions with the verb “FARE”
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Italian Adjectives & Expressions to talk about someone’s Personality
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Don’t learn harder, learn SMARTER
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Learning Italian with a self-paced online course
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