Are you interested in learning Italian easy, fast and for free with an online course? If you are reading this, it means you have come to the right place.
With this online course, you will become your very own teacher.
You can decide your own schedule and monitor your own progress while studying Italian by yourself, fully benefitting from the independence that only online lessons can give you. Moreover, distance learning provides you with the possibility to learn Italian without enrolling in schools or requesting private lessons, thus allowing you to benefit from a less time-consuming, but still efficient alternative to usual language practice.
In short: if you had always wanted to be a self-learner, yet you are unsatisfied with "grammar for beginners" or "Italian for dummies" books and want to try something different, this is most definitely the language course for you!
The following course is meant to provide a first-hand approach to Italian for English speakers. No matter whether you are:
With around 85 million native speakers in the whole world, Italian is the third most spoken language in Europe. It enjoys official status in three countries:
In addition, it also has:
That being said, Italian might not be one of the most spoken languages in the world, yet it is one of the most unique and flavoured. In many aspects such as ortography, vocabulary and grammar, it is probably the most direct descendant of Latin, the very first language in history to be spread out in the whole Europe.
All the lessons cover basic aspects which are essential for beginners who have never spoken or studied Italian before, such as introductory lessons to pronunciation of letters and the alphabet, words and phrases for basic conversation, vocabulary for many different themes and topics. You will never get yourself lost!
Each lesson covers a specific topic and offers you the possibility to test your skills and progress through interactive exercises, from English to Italian or viceversa. Just like in a regular text book, you will improve your knowledge of basic Italian along the way, curbing your skills as you go through always more specific lessons.
You might have already looked for online Italian courses on platforms such as Babbel, Duolingo and Rosetta Stone. Compared to those, the present course places a deeper emphasis on theory lessons and step-by-step learning rather than just exercises: so, whenever you will feel unsure about any aspect of the Italian language while practicing, you can always go back to the lessons and look for what you have been missing! Moreover, if you will have fun while learning, you will be willing to step up further with more complex courses about grammar, moving from beginner into intermediate.
As you go through the course, you will be involved in each one of the required competencies in foreign language learning:
And if you want to further train your communication or comprehension skills, or you need preparation to undertake an official exam for a language certificate (like CILS or CELI), we highly recommend you to book additional lessons with a verified coLanguage teacher.
Buona fortuna e buon divertimento!
|1 Greetings in Italian (hello, goodbye, ...)|
|2 How to introduce yourself in Italian (my name is...)|
|3 Asking and telling the time in Italian|
|4 Days of the week, months and holidays in Italian|
|5 How to talk about your family in Italian|
|6 House, rooms, furniture in Italian|
|7 The weather in Italian|
|8 Body parts in Italian|
|9 Clothes in Italian (shoes, accessories, fashion)|
|10 The colours in Italian|
|11 Countries and nationalities in Italian|
|12 Describing someone in Italian (adjectives, body)|
|13 Feelings and emotions in Italian (I love you)|
|14 Food names in Italian|
|15 How to order food at the restaurant in Italian|
|16 Animals and pets in Italian|
|17 Nature in Italian|
|18 School in Italian|
|19 Jobs and professions in Italian|
|20 The city and asking for directions in Italian|
|21 Hobbies and sports in Italian|
|22 Health in Italian|
|23 Wishes and proverbs in Italian|
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