Italian

Hot Tip: Making Sense Of Italian Prepositions

Hot Tip: Making Sense Of Italian Prepositions

The ins and outs of whether you should use di, in, or a can get confusing. Here’s a shortcut that can help.
5 Professions That Require Unusual Language Skills

5 Professions That Require Unusual Language Skills

From opera singers belting out Verdi to auctioneers speaking a mile a minute to shepherds whistling the latest news, we profile jobs with wildly different linguistic skill sets.
What The Names Of Pasta Shapes Really Mean

What The Names Of Pasta Shapes Really Mean

Most pasta shape names are pretty tame, but a couple of them might shock you.
What Are The 10 Most Spoken Languages In Europe?

What Are The 10 Most Spoken Languages In Europe?

Europe is home to hundreds of languages, including some of the most widely spoken languages in the world. But what languages dominate this diverse region? We rank the top 10.
From Milan To Naples: Italian Dialects In Music

From Milan To Naples: Italian Dialects In Music

To better understand the soul of Italian, you need to get to know its dialects.
A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

A Simple Guide To The Complex Topic Of Gender-Neutral Pronouns

The singular “they” is now recognized by leading dictionaries and style guides in English. What about in other languages?
How Is Swiss Italian Different From The Italian Spoken In Italy?

How Is Swiss Italian Different From The Italian Spoken In Italy?

Within the Italian language, vocabulary, expressions and sometimes even grammatical constructions change from one dialect to the next. Italian-speaking Switzerland is no exception.
Real Language Teachers Share Their Favorite Tips For Learning

Real Language Teachers Share Their Favorite Tips For Learning

You heard it straight from the expert’s mouth.
What Are The Languages Spoken In Switzerland?

What Are The Languages Spoken In Switzerland?

In Switzerland, multilingualism is the daily norm.
The 11 Best Italian Idioms And How To Use Them

The 11 Best 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.
A Review Of The Ample Variety Of ‘Butt’ Words Across The World

A Review Of The Ample Variety Of ‘Butt’ Words Across The World

There’s no bottom to the amassed collection of “butt” words in the world’s various languages.