Italian Definite and Indefinite Articles Studying Italian grammar? The Italian language has different definite articles (the) and indefinite articles (a) for masculine and feminine nouns, and there are several for each gender based on what letter the word starts with. Learn the different definite and indefinite articles in Italian.
Learning Italian - Italian Subject Pronouns A brief look at Italian Subject Pronouns. We discuss the Italian subject pronouns for both formal and informal use, and when the pronouns can be left out of speech, because they are implicitly understood.
History of the Italian Language and Italian Alphabet The Italian language has evolved over the years and was not even a written language until the 10th century. Although the Tuscan dialect has become the official language of Italy, there are still many who speak their own regional dialects.
Review of Tomie dePaola’s “Strega Nona Takes a Vacation" Tomie dePaola has written for over 40 years about many characters, his most beloved being Strega Nona. dePaola has a knack for intertwining the Italian culture and language within the pages of his children's books, and this book introduces children and adults to the Italian culture and language.
Learning Italian Vocabulary: Seasons and the Weather Learning to discuss the seasons and the weather in Italian is a good idea if you plan to visit Italy. Knowing the words and phrases for weather and seasons will give you something to discuss with people, and will also help you to understand weather forecasts (important if you plan to tour outdoors!)
Determining Gender in Italian Language In Italian, words can be either masculine or feminine, grammatically speaking. Learn how to tell them apart and how to use them with the equivalent of "a" and "an" in English.