Italian Language Study Guides

Trying to learn Italian? Here you will find a collection of study guides and speaking tips designed to help you learn both conversational and formal Italian, whether you are taking this Romance language in a classroom setting or in a self-pace language learning course.

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  • How Well Do You Know Italian? Take Our Quiz to Find Out
    Are you ready to see if you know Italian? By taking our quiz, you will be making the first step to learning the language. It is designed to prepare you whether you meet a romantic Italian or go to Italy and communicate with the locals.
  • Passato Prossimo: Past Tense in Italian
    Learn the first form of past tense in Italian, passato prossimo, which is used for events that happened once. Learn the formation of the Italian passato prossimo for both regular and irregular verbs. Also learn when essere or avere should be used.
  • Learn the Italian Language: A Beautiful Culture
    Italian is the linguistic key to thousands of years of fashion, food and art. From the roots of the Renaissance to the majesty of the Roman Empire, Italian is the language that will take you there.
  • Using the Different Prepositions in Italian
    When studying Italian, we need to use prepositions when forming a sentence. Learn the different basic prepositions in Italian, including combined prepositions.
  • Learn How to Ask Questions in Italian
    Learn the different question words in Italian: there are different words for who and how, why and what, how many and where. We show which words to use for what questions, and differences in formation of the questions.
  • Learning Cardinal and Ordinal Numbers in Italian
    The Italian language has two sets of numbers: the numbers for counting and money, called cardinal numbers, and the numbers for first, second, etc, called ordinal numbers. Learn how to pronounce these different Italian numbers, form them and use them.
  • Learn Italian Online With Rosetta Stone
    A Bright Hub Education writer reviews the Italian version of Rosetta Stone Online, available--for a cost--from any computer with an Internet connection.
  • Italian Grammar: Nouns and Gender
    Italian has masculine and feminine nouns like other Romance languages. Learn how to identify the different gender endings and how to make regular Italian nouns plural.
  • The Imperfect Form in Italian
    Learn the second form of past tense in Italian, the imperfect form, which is used for past events that happened more than once. Includes how to conjugate regular verbs, irregular verbs, essere and avere in the Italian imperfect form.
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