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Making Reservations in Italian

If you are dining in Italy, you are bound to be making reservations in Italian. In fact, making reservations is a necessity in order to secure a table at your preferred time and restaurant in many establishments. Making a reservation in another language, especially over the phone, can be quite intimidating. Many times the person […]

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Italian words related to Tourism

Tourism or turismo in Italian are important and useful words to know when vacationing in Italy. This video is courtesy of Italian Made Easy. Manu Venditti, 100% born and bred Italian, polyglot is a real Italian teacher with over 20 years of experience teaching Italian to English speakers. With students from all parts of the world, […]

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Italian Words About CARS

This Italian language video is about words related to cars. Words related to cars or macchine in Italian are very helpful if you are planning to drive in Italy or even be a passenger in a motor vehicle. The following words are very commonly used in Italian and necessary to know when learning Italian. The […]

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Round 3 – Italian Slang Words

Here is Round 3 of Italian Slang words! Italian Slang words are commonly used in everyday Italian just like the slang words used in other languages. Slang is an informal part of speech that consists of a word or phrase. Italian slang as in slang in other languages is more common in speech than formal […]

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English words that mean something else in Italian – Part 1

There are some English words that mean something else in Italian. These are sometimes called false friends. When learning a new language, it is easy to be fooled into thinking you know the meaning of a word because it sounds or means something in your mother tongue language. However, be careful! There are a number […]

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Round 2 – Italian Slang words

Here is Round 2 of Italian Slang words! Italian Slang words are not always easy to understand but are commonly used in the real world of using the Italian language. Although not usually covered in formal Italian classes, this video by Italian for Americans has got you covered so you know the meaning when you hear these […]

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Italian words related to vacation

If you are going on vacation in Italy these Italian words related to vacation will help! From choosing your type of accommodation to requesting early or late check in and more are covered in the below video. This video is courtesy of Italian Made Easy. Manu Venditti, 100% born and bred Italian, polyglot is a real […]

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5 Italian Customs that Americans Have Trouble Understanding

This video by Italian for Americans covers 5 Italian Customs Americans have trouble understanding. Coffee – Americans tend to drink large coffees and take their time drinking them sitting at a table while Italians drink their small coffees fast and often standing up at a bar. Rules at restaurants – Italian follow an order of […]

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17 ITALIAN BRAND NAMES YOU ARE MISPRONOUNCING!

Popular Italian brand names are commonly used but are you pronouncing them correctly? This comical video by Italian for Americans shows the common mispronunciation as well as the proper pronunciation. The proper pronunciation is said a few times to give you a chance to practice pronounce it correctly. This video covers the following Italian brand […]

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5 Common Pronunciation Mistakes in Italian

Pronunciation mistakes when speaking Italian will easily give you up as a non native speaker. If you are trying to learn Italian, it is important to learn proper pronunciation. In this video by Italian for Americans, 5 common pronunciation mistakes are covered. Pronunciation Mistakes Single r and Double rr sounds such as in the words […]

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