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.

   

   

Dishes and Silverware

Italian dishes and silverware
When it’s your turn to set the table, you definitely need to know the difference between un coltello and un cucchiao. Check out this lesson to learn the Italian names for a variety of dishes, silverware, and pots and pans.

   

Drinks

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

   

Easter

Italian Easter vocabulary
Easter occurs every year somewhere between 22 March and 25 April, and the week immediately preceding it (Sunday to Saturday) is called Holy Week. Here’s all the Italian vocabulary you need to celebrate this Christian period of renewal.

   

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.

   

Family

Italian family
Learn how to talk about your entire family in Italian, including step-family, family-in-law, adoptive family, and more.

   

   

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!

   

Fractions

Italian fractions
In both Italian and English, there’s a lot of overlap between fractions and ordinals: the vast majority of these two types of numbers share the same word.