Andare – to go

Andare - to goAndare – to go – is one of the most common irregular Italian verbs. It’s used just like its English equivalent.

   

How are you? Fine.

How are you? Fine. Italian pleasantries
Before you dive into a conversation, it’s nice to exchange a few pleasantries. Greetings are first, of course, and then if you know the person, it’s typical to ask how they are.

   

Essential Italian

Essential Italian phrases
Knowing just a few key words and phrases can be very helpful in your Italian classes, while traveling in Italy, and everywhere in between.

   

   

Calendar

Italian calendar
Knowing the Italian days of the week, months of the year, and seasons will come in handy when traveling, making plans with friends, talking about history, and lots more.

   

Indefinite Article

Italian indefinite articlesThe aptly named indefinite article (un, uno, una, dei, degli, delle) indicates an unspecific or unidentified noun.

   

Tu vs Lei

You in ItalianThe distinction between tu and Lei is one of the most confounding aspects of Italian, and one of the most basic. The influence it has on verb conjugations and pronouns is considerable, but more than that, the choice of tu or Lei is a matter of etiquette.

   

Fare – to do, to make

Fare - to make, to doFare is one of the most common and useful Italian verbs and has irregular conjugations in just about every tense and mood.