C’è | Ci sono

C'è ci sono
There are few expressions more useful than c’è and ci sono, the Italian equivalents of “there is” and “there are.”



Italian datesIf you ever write letters, make plans, or request appointments, this lesson will be invaluable. There are a few little formulas to memorize in Italian, but otherwise, dates are very easy to talk about.


Parts of Speech

Italian parts of speechParts of speech are the building blocks of everything you say, write, hear, and read. Even if you hate the thought of learning any grammar terms, knowing the difference between these eight basic parts of speech is essential for improving your Italian ability.



Italian questionsKnowing how to ask questions in Italian is essential for making plans, shopping, traveling, getting to know people, and any other activity that requires obtaining information. There are two different types of questions, and different ways to ask each type.


Se Clauses: First Conditional

Italian se clausesThe first conditional is an if-then proposition that talks about a likely situation: if something happens (the condition), then something else happens (the result).


Telling Time

Telling time in ItalianKnowing how to tell time is essential for traveling, meeting up with friends, making appointments, and getting to work or school on time. Once you learn these formulas, you’ll never have an excuse to be late again!