12 November

Telling Time in Italian

Let’s round out our lessons on how to express the time in various languages with the basic expressions used to tell time in Italian. Telling time in Italian is similar …

23 August

Italian Idioms

Continuing our journey through idiomatic expressions, this week we’ll look at twelve common Italian idioms. As in English, idiomatic expressions are phrases whose literal meanings bear little, if any, relation …

Teenage students studying foreign language
17 May

Imperfetto: The Italian Imperfect Tense

The Italian imperfetto (imperfect) tense can express actions that lasted an indefinite amount of time in the past, habitual actions in the past, or expressions of age, time, and weather …

11 April

Italian Participles

This week we’re going to provide an introduction to Italian present and past participles. In modern Italian, the present participle is usually used as either a noun or an adjective. …