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Italian Exclamations

Just like Italian filler words, exclamations are an essential part of spoken languages. They are used to express a wide range of emotions, from happiness to disappointment. They often emphasise…

How to use the Italian word “insomma”

What does insomma mean? You may have already heard the word “insomma” several times. It is indeed one of the most used Italian filler words. It can have different meanings…

How to use Italian filler words

What is an Italian filler word? In linguistics, fillers are words or sounds that are prevalently used in spoken conversations. They are used by the person who is speaking to…

Figures of speech by Italian verb

Italian is a very inspired language: they always have the right word or figure of speech to express your ideas. In other words, if you can think of something, then…

Italian verb correre conjugation

Italian verb ‘correre’

If you want to be on time for lunch and enjoy your lasagne, you must run! In Italian, the verb “to run” can be translated with “correre”. It also means…

Conjugation of Italian verb ‘sembrare’

Sembrare is a regular, first conjugation verb that means to seem. However, it also has other different meanings, such as: To sound like; To feel like; Act; Resemble. One of…

Conjugation of Italian verb ‘riuscire’

Riuscire is an irregular, third conjugation verb that means to succeed. Other verbs of the same type as riuscire include uscire. Like most other third conjugation (-ire) verbs, the past…

How to conjugate Italian verb ‘dire’

Italians are famous for telling stories. Thus, “dire” is one of the most used verbs by Italian speakers and learners. It means “to say”, “to speak”, “to tell,” and even…

How to say ‘Thank You’ in Italian

If you are trying your best to learn Italian, you should never forget the importance of learning Italian customs. “Grazie” is a very important word. It can be used to express…

Italian verb comprare conjugation

Conjugation of Italian verb ‘comprare’

The Italian verb ‘comprare’ is a first conjugation verb that means “to buy”.   Indicativo PRESENTE io compro tu compri lui/lei compra noi compriamo voi comprate loro comprano   Io…

How to say ‘I love you’ in Italian

Let’s be honest: “I love you” is best said in Italian. This is the language of love, and you can finally win the heart of your soulmate with a simple…

How to say ‘Hello’ in Italian

When learning a new language, it is important to get the basic right. Indeed, you want to enhance your vocabulary to hold a conversation, but you should first be able…

Reading Lord of The Rings in Italian

  Why is reading in your target language important? Reading and listening are the two best ways to learn your target language. It is only by reading that you can…

Why is it important to learn Italian?

Why is it important to learn Italian? A recent report highlights that over 65 million people speak Italian as their primary language. Moreover, you can find Italian cultural groups in…

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