Learn Italian, love Italy

Welcome to the circle! What is our passion? The Italian language and all the good things that you can find in Italy!

We have a lot of free resources on this Website and on our YouTube channel. If you're learning Italian, check the Learn Italian section for plenty of free grammar lessons, language learning tips, and listening practice for beginners and beyond. If you're passionate about Italy, go to the Culture Topics section for reference guides, links to videos, and further readings about Italian art, history, literature, music, and cinema.

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Italian Grammar
Concise & Clearly Explained

Our very own 147-page grammar handbook is now available on Amazon as eBook and paperback!

Get our free Italian Grammar Basics PDF for a substantial sample.

Featured Videos

Learn Italian

Grammar Lesson: the Imperfetto
Let's get back to school with a concise lesson on this very important Italian past tense. We learn how to form it and when to use it, and of course there's an exercise for you!

So you've decided to learn Italian from scratch, or maybe you want to take your skills to the next level! In this section you can find plenty of free video lessons for beginners and intermediate learners.

There's also our very own Grammar Basics PDF available as a free download.


Love Italy

La basilica di San Marco
Let's learn a few interesting facts about this amazing church and learn new vocabulary with this intermediate listening practice, all in Italian with questions.

Italian culture and heritage are so vast, wouldn't it be great to be able to explore them with the help of passionate Italians?

From literature to opera to history & folklore, these videos in English and Italian with captions will allow you to find even more reasons to love Italian culture.


Reading Suggestions

Italian Ways:
On and Off the Rails
from Milan to Palermo

by Tim Parks

The Stolen Lady
by Laura Morelli

Prima l'italiano
di Vera Gheno

La bella figura:
A field guide to the Italian mind

by Beppe Servergnini

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Quick Links

Free Beginner Course

Start here for basic Italian grammar, pronunciation, and everyday phrases, clearly organised. Watch our free video lessons with transcript & exercises to build a good foundation.

1-to-1 lessons with Anna

Online resources can be very helpful, but tailor-made private lessons with a competent teacher are still the best way to become fluent. Book your free 30-min trial lesson with Anna!

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