Colors

Italian drinks
What do buying clothes, talking about art, and shopping for fruits and vegetables have in common? Color! If you want to make sure to buy red tomatoes and critique an artist’s use of green, you’ll need to know the Italian colors.

   

   

Dare – to give

Dare - to giveDare – to give – is one of the most common Italian verbs. It’s used just like its English equivalent.

   

Dates

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.

   

Definite Article

Italian definite articlesThe Italian definite article (il, lo, la, i, gli, le) indicates either a particular noun or, contrarily, the general sense of a noun.

   

Descriptions

Italian descriptions
Setting up an online dating profile, talking to friends about someone you met, bragging about a new baby, and telling the police about a suspect have one thing in common: physical descriptions. Learn all the Italian vocabulary you need to describe the most common physical characteristics.

   

   

Drinks

Italian drinks
Thirsty? Learn Italian vocabulary related to drinking and drinks, everything from from water to wine.

   

   

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.