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.

   

Christmas

Italian Christmas vocabulary
Christmas is celebrated in many countries around the world, though the exact traditions and foods vary greatly. To help you celebrate, wherever you may be, here are some general Italian Christmas terms. Buon Natale!

Clothing

Italian clothing
Learn the Italian words for clothing so that you can dress yourself in Italian. Click any underlined word or phrase to hear it pronounced.

   

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.

   

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.

   

Food

Italian food
Food is a necessity, and can also be a source of great pleasure. Being able to talk about Italian food will come in handy while shopping, dining, traveling, and entertaining friends, so check out this vocab list for Italian food, including the basic food groups and related verbs. Buon appetito!

   

   

Halloween

Italian Halloween vocabulary
Halloween is not an Italian holiday, but learning the Italian translations for Halloween vocabulary can be fun, especially for younger students. Happy Halloween!

Hanukkah

Italian Hanukkah vocabulary
The Jewish festival of Hanukkah lasts for eight days sometime between late November and the end of each year. The dates vary because they are not based on the Gregorian calendar, aka solar calendar. Hanukkah begins on the 25th of Kislev, the ninth month in the Hebrew calendar.