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 in the language. They can say: “I speak French at a B1 level” or “I […]
As recently acknowledged by the World Health Organization, the threat caused by Coronavirus (COVID-2019) has reached by now the level of pandemic. In such difficult and delicate circumstances, at Europass Italian Language School we express our solidarity to all the people whose life is affected by the present crises and are positive that we will […]
When it comes to learning languages, it is often said that immersion is key. Visiting a country to be surrounded by your target language can be a great way to practice your phrases and improve your vocabulary in a real-world setting, however, it can also be costly and inconvenient. Sometimes it simply is not possible […]
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 […]
If you have already studied Italian but you have no idea of your actual level, you can possibly need to test yourself again. The best and fastest way to understand how good or bad you are at something is taking a test, and we are here to give you the best Italian level test! Oxford […]
If you have never been to Italy you might not know that if we change the city or region we don’t sound all exactly the same because we have many dialects. Yes, if you go to Rome and you listen carefully to people on the streets you might not recognize many words because of their […]
We know it, learning a new language is not easy, especially if your mother tongue is totally different from the one you’ve chosen to practice. The italian language makes no exception. But if you want to challenge yourself, you should start immediately because we believe that it’s never too late to discover the fantastic Italian […]
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 thousand 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 […]
YouTube is one of the most effective and inexpensive ways you can improve the Italian language.
Watching Italian lessons on YouTube is a great way to improve your Italian language knowledge; you can hear a variety of voices, listen to correct pronunciation, and decide when and where you want to learn.