Today I have two more Italian vocabulary exercises for you, neither simple. These are really for those of you with a fairly advanced knowledge of Italian. (If that’s not you, don’t worry! You’ll surely find something to study on our Italian Lessons, Italian Conversations or Listening pages.) Anyway, here are the links: Expressions With Venire […]
Online Italian Lessons – Frequently Asked Questions!
Since our Autumn Sale began yesterday, we’ve been busy with our online lesson students rushing to sign up for lesson credits at a great price. These are the regulars who’ve been studying with one of our online teachers for a while, some of them for years. Mostly they take a lesson or two a week, […]
Two More Italian Exercises & AUTUMN SALE Starts Today!
Continuing with the theme of sorting out the ‘vocabulary’ section of our club, here are two exercises I’ve picked out for you to look at. The first covers abbreviations, the second deals with foreign words commonly found in Italian: Essential Italian Abbreviations – True Or False? Foreign Words Used In Italian – Dropdown Exercise Poi, […]
Conditional Exercises & New ‘Book Of The Week’ Offer
Today I have two ‘new’ exercises on conditional forms, and a ‘Book Of The Week’ offer, of which more later. But first, the grammar. The topic is conditionals. Yuk! Part of the problem with studying conditional structures in Italian is the terminology. These two exercises were originally called ‘periodo ipotetico della possibilità’ and ‘periodo ipotetico […]
Direct/Indirect Imperative Exercises
Buongiorno a tutti! Today I have two exercises on the imperative (do this, don’t do that). One covers the ‘direct imperative’ and the other deals with the polite, third-person ‘indirect imperative’. There are explanations and further practice material in Lesson 15 of our Free Italian Lessons series. Or you could try the new exercises first, […]
New Italian Easy Reader ‘Colpo di forbici’ Out Today!
Today is the first day back after the holidays. The kids are at home for another ten days, which complicates things, as there are lunches and so on to leave out. And when I finally get to school, there’ll be meetings, deadlines, and a whole lot of catching up to do… Sigh! So, you’ll excuse […]
Possessive Adjectives? Reflexive Verbs??
Learning a foreign language can mean having to get to grips with grammatical terminology. Which can be intimidating, if you’re not familiar with it. For example, today’s two free Italian exercises cover possessive adjectives and reflexive verbs. Possessive adjectives (my, your, his, her, etc.) need to agree with the noun in Italian, rather than with […]
Start The Week Off Right With 2 Subjunctive Exercises!
Today we’ve having fun with the subjunctive! The first exercise is a gapfill, where you’re supposed to conjugate the verb in the appropriate form of the subjunctive. If you’re feeling lazy, use the ‘Soluzioni’ button to view the answers first. Read the sentences through and try and figure them out. When you’ve understood as much […]
‘Che’, ‘Chi’, ‘Cui’… You’re Shitting Me, Right?
Sorry, couldn’t resist trying out my street slang in that title. Guess I’ve been watching too much Netflix… Anway, today we have some more ‘bits and pieces’ exercises that still need to be integrated with our Italian Lessons series. I’m tidying them up, grouping them, trying to figure out where they will eventually end up on […]
Three Comparative/Superlative Exercises + ‘Book Of The Week’
Today I have some exercises on comparative and superlative adjectives for you. Plus there’s a new ‘Book Of The Week’ offer: 50% off an easy Italian reader e-book! But first, three exercises from my ‘bits and pieces’ pile, those which still need to be integrated with our Italian Lessons series. To my surprise it seems we don’t […]