Learn how to greet people in Italian, at any time of day or night.
, polite phrases like “please” and “thank you” are the most important Italian vocabulary you’ll ever learn. When you visit Italy, knowing just these few phrases will go a long way, even if the very next thing you say is Parla inglese?
Titles like signore
are important in Italian, and they are used somewhat differently than their English counterparts.
The distinction between tu
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
is a matter of etiquette.