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5 Venetian Words That Took The World By Storm
Some of the words you use all the time come from Venice, Italy.
The Definitive Guide To Italian Gelato
Gelato may be popular worldwide, but its roots trace back to Italy. Here’s everything you need to know about Italian gelato.
The Best 11 Italian Idioms And How To Use Them
The Italian language is not exclusively musicality and hand gestures — here’s a rundown of 11 marvelous Italian expressions that you can use to impress native speakers.
The Italian Lifestyle: 10 Steps To Italianize Yourself
Wish you could be more Italian? Our resident Italian, Giulia has got you covered. Embrace the Italian lifestyle in 10 easy steps!
The Origins Of Italian Carnival Masks
The Carnival of Venice is an annual celebration in Italy — and one that’s world famous for its intricate Venetian masks. In the festival, these masks are part of elaborate costumes that evoke feelings of pomp, elegance and even a bit of magic. But did you know that these disguises are more than beautiful pieces of art? Here we’ll explore how each mask symbolizes a character from the Italian theater tradition of Commedia dell’Arte, and cover a bit of the history behind these classic tropes.
What Kind Of Language Learner Are You?
Observer or listener? Relaxed or hyperactive? Discover your learning type and how Babbel might help you.
4 Reasons Why Being An Expat Now Is Better Than 10 Years Ago
You think being an expat is difficult? Imagine being abroad alone without a smartphone and think again!
8 Words You Need To Know Before You Can Have A Conversation In Italian
Want to speak Italian with the confidence of a native speaker? Learn how to spice up your conversations with the following eight words that every Italian uses in daily conversation.
4 Untranslatable Italian Concepts
Summer bike rides, aperitivi and Sunday lunches at la nonna’s place: here’s a list of “untranslatable” Italian concepts that you won’t be able to find anywhere else in the world!