Tag archive for ‘Learn Italian’
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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Perché amo l’Italia?

Flavia Cresswell-Turner is overwhelmed by the warmth and generosity of the Italians   Il mio amore per l’Italia è cresciuto nel corso degli anni, e specialmente dopo la mia visita a Roma quest’ultima Pasqua. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 7th, 2014

Italian word for the week: Pesto

Pesto (n.m.) Pesto. The word pesto comes from the Italian ‘pestare’, meaning ‘to pound, or crush’, or indeed to ‘pestle’, and is of course also cognate to our noun ‘pestle’ More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Fluent in 3 Months

Pronunciation or Intonation? Benny Lewis, author of Fluent in 3 Months (published by Collins) gives us his tips on understanding the ‘network’ of intonation in a language, with the help of a friendly Italian More...