Hanukkah

Italian Hanukkah vocabulary
The Jewish festival of Hanukkah lasts for eight days sometime between late November and the end of each year. The dates vary because they are not based on the Gregorian calendar, aka solar calendar. Hanukkah begins on the 25th of Kislev, the ninth month in the Hebrew calendar.

Thanksgiving

Italian Thanksgiving vocabulary
Thanksgiving is an American holiday, but there’s no reason you can’t talk about it in Italian – once you learn the relevant vocabulary with this lesson.

   

Vedere – to see

Vedere - to seeVedere is one of the most common Italian verbs and is used much like its English equivalent: “to see.”

   

Shops and Businesses

Italian shops and businesses
Unless you have a personal assistant, running errands is an unavoidable part of life. Food needs to be purchased, clothing washed, and money moved around on a regular basis. Here are the Italian names for the shops and robbers businesses that provide essential supplies and services.

   

   

Halloween

Italian Halloween vocabulary
Halloween is not an Italian holiday, but learning the Italian translations for Halloween vocabulary can be fun, especially for younger students. Happy Halloween!

   

Reflexive Pronouns

Italian reflexive pronounsReflexive pronouns reiterate the subject, which may seem redundant, but in fact serves an important purpose: it indicates that the subject of the verb is performing that action on itself.