Italian Lessons

The process of learning Italian doesn’t look the same from start to stop. It involves all sorts of Italian lessons of many types and lengths that focus on all sorts of elements of Italian you need to speak in real-life Italian conversations.

Italian lessons typically begin by introducing a new concept to build on something you’ve learned before, whether it’s strengthening your Italian vocabulary, dealing with verbs or nouns in Italian grammar or perfecting your Italian pronunciation, to name a few. You can take Italian lessons with a teacher in a classroom setting, with a private tutor or even by yourself with the right tools and technology — there’s no right way to learn Italian!


Italian Lessons With Babbel — What Will I Learn?

If you want the ultimate Italian lessons that get you well on your way to talking with (and just like) native speakers, Babbel has you covered. Babbel Italian lessons are designed to get you conversational, and fast. Babbel is designed by a team of language experts, educators, and designers who know all about what it takes to get the most out of learning a new language — so you are guaranteed a top-quality Italian learning journey that’s effective, engaging, and yes, even fun.

Learning with Babbel is easy and intuitive, and with Italian lessons that only take 10 to 15 minutes to complete, you can learn at your own pace and choose the courses that are relevant to you. Whether you’re too busy for a language class, a complete beginner, needing to brush up before a vacation or business trip or wanting to relearn everything you forgot in high school, Babbel can be customized to fit your needs.

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Babbel’s Italian courses are affordable, accessible online and on mobile devices, and proven to strengthen your writing, reading, listening, and speaking skills. Here’s what you’ll learn with a typical Babbel Italian lesson.

How To Have Real Conversations

Unlike many other language apps, Babbel works so well as a language learning tool by immersing you in the types of dialogues you’d have in real life, right from the very first lesson. Whether it’s ordering at a restaurant in Pisa, booking a hotel room in Padua or making a new friend in Palermo, Babbel will help you practice having the types of actual conversations you’d have with native speakers in the Italian-speaking world.

The core of Babbel’s method is real-life conversation. Our goal is for learners to have a Italian conversation right from the start, so our Italian lessons are built around realistic dialogues. Each Babbel Italian lesson has a learning objective, something that you’re able to do after finishing the lesson — to “talk about last weekend,” for example. The Italian grammar and vocabulary you need to fulfill the learning goal are taught in context. This means that to be able to talk about last weekend, you need to learn how to form the past tense as well as pick up vocabulary for hobbies and activities.

Vocabulary And Grammar Lessons

The Italian vocabulary and the Italian grammar you’re practicing are repeated in intervals so that you can learn them and lock them in. And they appear in varying ways throughout the lesson, always in a real-life context. You’ll practice speaking (with our speech recognition software), listening and reading comprehension, and translating. The Review feature brings back information you’ve been learning when you’re most at risk of forgetting it, ensuring that it gets committed to your long-term memory.

Culture And Practical Information

Babbel also teaches you relevant information about culture and practical Italian language use. When do you use the formal address with someone you’re speaking to? Is a particular word considered slang, or can you use it with the taxi driver? Should you tip the waitstaff in a certain Italian-speaking country? What are the most common mistakes American learners make in Italian? The creators of Babbel Italian lessons know that learning a language is a holistic process that isn’t just about words and terms; it’s about how the language works in cultural contexts. 

For The Best Italian Lessons, Try Babbel

Ready to start learning Italian? Try an Italian lesson with Babbel and see for yourself how quickly you’ll be on your way to speaking Italian with confidence — like you’ve always wanted to!

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