Literature is a fundamental point for the Italian culture and we sure can count on an incredible number of writers that through the years have moved and entertained thousands of readers. Discovering the Italian language can be simpler if we start reading the original editions of the most significant “made in Italy” books. That’s why […]
Have you already studied Italian but you have no idea of your actual level? Find out it now with one of the tests we have selected for you! Europass Italian Language Tests and Grammar Exercises Every day, more than a thousand students take our tests to verify their level. We provide a wide choice: from […]
Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR): what are they? Why are they important? How to test your level in Italian? CEFR Levels In the language-learning community in Europe, we often hear people talking about their level of language. They can say: “I speak French at a B1 level” or “I am attending an […]
You know, once more than now it was enough to line up a few musical words to make a successful song. It was the time of the “Be-bop-a-Lula“, the times of the explosion of fun and post-war freedom and the rock’n’roll and rythm’n’blues music dealt with nothing but celebrating life. In Italy at that time […]
Have you ever heard of Stendhal Syndrome? It’s a psychosomatic condition that can happen while visiting a museum or a city full of art just like Florence. Be aware of rapid heartbeat, dizziness, fainting, confusion, or even hallucinations, everyone can experience this syndrome! However, Italians seem to be almost immune to it because beauty and […]
Newsstands and libraries are teeming of Italian magazines! As the proverb says: “Italy is a country of saints, poets, sailors”…and writers and journalists. If you are interested in a specific topic, don’t worry: you will find the right Italian magazine for your aim.
Despite of this, reading Italian magazines is a really good idea to improve Italian language.
Reading an Italian magazine is easier than reading daily newspaper, for which you need to be constantly and quickly updated.
Radio could sound old fashioned to someone, but it’s definitely not true. Actually, Italian radios are still very popular and appreciated by both young and older audiences. When you’re out for a walk, or for running, have you ever thought of listening to some Italian Radios? Italian radio can keep you company, while you are cooking alone in the kitchen as well.
Italian songs are a great way to learn a language by yourself. You can improve your language skills in a fun way and, at the same time, get to grips with some elements of Italian culture.
Listening to songs exposes you to all sorts of grammatical structures such as verbs and conjugations, and these are much easier to memorize with a melody attached.