Learn Italian: The Ultimate Guide For Beginners
Learning Italian is one of the most rewarding adventures you can embark on.
As an Italian speaker, you’ll be able to:
- Communicate with family or friends who speak Italian
- Have more authentic travel experiences in Italy
- Learn more about Italian cuisine, culture, history and art
- Live or work in Italy
- See the world and the people around you through the eyes of a new language
Not only that, but studies show that the language-learning process sharpens your memory, helps you adapt to new situations more quickly, and even broadens your attention span.
Better yet, it opens up a new part of the world to you, together with the possibility of friendships and relationships you might never otherwise have.
Learning Italian is one of the best decisions you will ever make.
Italian was the second foreign language I learnt and since then I’ve gone on to successfully learn 7 more.
I got started with Italian by sitting at my friend Claudio’s kitchen table in the mountains in Northern Italy. I would chat with his mother for hours each morning while he was at work. (Italians love to chat!)
At first, I was completely lost.
But soon I started to pick up on the patterns of the language and figure out how to make myself understood.
In this post, I’m going to reveal everything I discovered about how to learn Italian as a beginner.
So, rather than trying to figure it all out yourself, take the time to read this post and learn from my mistakes!
Here’s What We’ll Cover In This Article
- Why Should I Learn Italian?
- What Are The Key Features Of Italian?
- What Do I Need to Know About Italian Culture?
- Is Italian Hard To Learn?
- How Can I Learn Italian Verb Conjugations?
- What Pitfalls Do I Need To Avoid As A Beginner Learner?
- What’s The Best Way To Best Way To Become Fluent In Italian?
- What Are The Best Resources For Learning Italian?
I’ll start by telling you about the fundamental aspects of the Italian language and its culture. Then I’ll look at one of the major challenges faced by all beginner Italian learners – verbs. Finally, I’ll finish with my recommended action steps to help you learn to speak Italian quickly.
Because this post covers everything you need to know as a beginner, it’s quite long! I’ve also prepared a special PDF version of the post so you can download it and read it anywhere, anytime.