Tag archive for ‘Learn Italian’
Takeaway Hawaiian Pizza
By Helen Greaves On Friday, February 17th, 2023

Speak Italia! The Domino’s effect

In this edition of our bilingual feature, Tom Alberto Bull reports on the rise and – in hindsight at least, inevitable – fall of the Domino’s pizza chain in Italy, home of the handmade pizza “Solo l’idea More...

Italian Latte meaning milk
By Helen Greaves On Wednesday, February 8th, 2023

Italian Word for the Week: ‘Latte’

‘Latte’ seems like a fairly simple Italian word, but there’s a lot more to it than meets the eye… Latte (pl. latti) meaning ‘milk’. In English, we understand it to mean a delicious More...

culaccino italian word meaning water ring-on table
By Helen Greaves On Thursday, January 26th, 2023

Italian Word for the Week: ‘Culaccino’

‘Culaccino’ is an Italian word which sums up an irritating party phenomenon. We teach you the meaning of this word and how to use it… We all know this stain. The unsightly ring left on a wooden More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

The Mystery of Molise

Molise is the youngest of Italy’s 20 regions, and perhaps its least-known. Decidedly mountainous in the west (and quite hilly in the east) it is perceived as being inaccessible – which makes it the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Gazetta Italia! Donald Trump and Silvio Berlusconi

Donald Trump’s election to the US presidency took many by surprise, writes Tom Alberto Bull. But of course the Italians have seen this sort of thing before, in the form of Silvio Berlusconi… Back to the future Here More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Learning in style: Speaking Italian in Le Marche

Speaking Italian isn’t all about cramming verbs and vocabulary as Amanda Robinson discovers when she takes a language course with a difference in the heart of Le Marche. The fragrant aroma of our morning caffè More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 19th, 2016

Top 3 Language Apps

Forget dull classroom lessons, it’s never been easier to get by in Italian – for instant translation and fun language lessons, just download one of these free apps to your smartphone and away you go… No limits Next More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, August 6th, 2016

Italian Word for the Week: Vespa

A Vespa is, of course, a motorcycle – but it’s also a wasp.  Vespa – Wasp It’s obvious, when you think about it, why they called the scooter the ‘wasp’. It sounds like one – More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Language Learning Holidays in Italy

The ability to speak the language will get you so much further in Italy, and where better to learn it? Why not try one of these Language Learning Holidays? CENTRO STUDI ITALIANI Founded in 1986, Centro Studi Italiani More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Italian Language Guide Review

Whether you’re a complete beginner or want to brush up your existing Italian skills there’s a course out there to suit you. Here’s our Italian Language Guide Review… There has never been a better time to More...