Ponte Pietra, Verona

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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Learn Italian

Our second, very important lesson on the Italian subjunctive mood: how to use it in dependent clauses. It's easier than it sounds! Learn through examples & exercises.

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

20 Italian idioms that we really use
Have you ever been in an iron barrel? Did you ever have the moon upside down, or a flea in your ear? Do you know your chickens? Colourful idioms that we really use in everyday speech.

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.


Recommended Readings

The Stolen Lady
by Laura Morelli

Easy Italian Reader
by Riccarda Saggese

La bella figura:
A field guide to the Italian mind

by Beppe Servergnini

La bella lingua:
My Love Affair with Italian

by Dianne Hales

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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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