News in Slow Italian

News in Slow Italian
News in Slow Italian is a weekly podcast aimed at intermediate-level Italian students. Native speakers report current events at a reduced but not unnatural pace, making it easier for you to understand without being overloaded by rapid-fire Italian.



Ognissanti, All Saints’ Day, is a day of remembrance of those who have died. Learn about this special celebration while practicing your Italian listening comprehension.


Passive Voice

Italian passive voiceAs seen in this sentence, the passive voice is used to indicate that something is being done to a subject by an agent. It’s passive because the subject is being acted upon, rather than acting as in the active voice.


Saga Baldoria – Read my review

Italian lessons with Saga BaldoriaLearn Italian while following the adventures of Anna Baldoria as she is forced to choose between her promising medical career in Milan and her grandmother’s hotel in Rome. The humorous videos and comics are suitable for post-beginners aged 15 and up, and include a variety of accents as well as slang.


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).


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Yabla Italian videosItalian videoEager for a new way to work on your Italian listening comprehension? Take a look at Yabla Italian, a subscription site with a massive collection of original videos featuring native speakers to help you learn and practice Italian at any level.