People tend to think that learning a language is extremely difficult and starting from scratch could be overwhelming. There are so many things you need to know, grammar could be a nightmare and your pronunciation is never perfect.
Or maybe it's just the way we learn.
Your approach is fundamental to the final result: if you start with the most basic concepts and keep yourself engaged with the language in a way that feels inspiring, soon it will all make sense and you will be ready to make some real progress.
Start speaking Italian without fear of mistakes
Learn basic Italian step by step with no pressure
Italian is a beautiful language which is spoken by over 60 million people in the world.
Whether you are going to Italy, or you have Italian friends you want to be able to understand, or you need it for work, learning the basics will give you a perspective of a vast and rich culture. Italians are famous not only for their lovely food but also for their amazing contribution to science, literature and arts.
It is fairly easy to learn Italian and there are so many reasons to keep you motivated, such as pizza, love, or simply the way Italians enjoy life which can't be translated in another language.
Contents and Overview
This Italian for beginners course contains more than 50 lessons divided into 15 modules. They cover all fundamental grammar principles without dragging on about unnecessarily complicated concepts.
Each lesson is designed to give you an idea of a specific aspect of the Italian language, such as pronunciation, asking questions, talking about the future, etc. There are videos in which the highlights are explained but you should also read the text, and listen to the audio provided by a native Italian speaker so you can benefit fully from this course.
The exercises included in each module are an integral part of the course and should be completed for a thorough learning experience.
There are also simple assignments that you need to do, such as translate short sentences in Italian, and record yourself saying basic phrases. Completing these assignments is crucial to understanding how to form sentences in Italian, and getting used to speaking, which usually is the hardest part of learning any language but starting to do it from day 1 will help you overcome this fear of making a mistake.
At the end of the course you should be able to have basic conversations in Italian, talk about things in the present, the past and the future, and understand some of the most common expressions Italians use.