How to prepare for a job interview in Italian

Do you want to know how to prepare for a job interview in Italian? A job interview can be nerve-wracking enough in your mother tongue but one in a foreign language can be extremely stressful and requires a bit of preparation beforehand. If you will be having a job interview in Italian, we have some great tips for you!

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The first step in preparing for your job interview is to do some research into the company you are interviewing with. Showing the interviewer that you know a few facts about their company will impress them and will give you a better chance of getting hired.

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Best Italian songs for kids

Is your child learning Italian? A great way for them to pick up the language easier is to introduce them to the best Italian songs for kids!

Italian songs for kids

Using songs to learn Italian is very effective because of the melody, tune and lyrics. Italian music is very melodic and beautiful and, regardless of your kid’s age, it is a fun way to learn Italian.

Many people mistakenly believe that when learning a language, reading, writing and grammar should come first. While these elements are important, music introduces one to the language’s vocabulary and general rules and children are more likely to stick with the Italian learning process.

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Italian phrases for Instagram

Any stay in Italy calls for some great photographs and this article will help you out with some Italian phrases for Instagram! If you have been learning Italian in preparation for your trip to Italy or your studies in the country, you will no doubt be in need of an Italian vocabulary boost. So, let’s see some cute Italian phrases for Instagram.

italian phrases for instagram

Instagram is a highly popular social media site and it is a great way to share images of your daily life, especially when you are doing something exciting. When in a foreign country, it can also be an excellent and fun tool for learning Italian – as long as you caption your pictures with beautiful Italian phrases. Who knows, you might inspire others to learn Italian as well!

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How to introduce yourself in Italian

Today you are going to discover how to introduce yourself in Italian. If you are learning Italian and are at a beginner level, these basic Italian phrases will be extremely helpful. So, have a look at our list below and try to memorise the most common words and phrases you can use during your first contact with Italian people.

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How to say I am sorry in Italian

Today we are going to explain how to say I am sorry in Italian. If you are learning Italian, it’s very important to know this phrase because you will probably need it in different situations. For example, if you want to say that you are sorry for something you have said or done, or if you want to show your empathy towards someone who is suffering.

How to say I am sorry in Italian

How to say I am sorry in Italian

Have you hurt someone’s feelings? Do you feel sorry for something you have said or done? Everybody knows that the best thing you can do is to apologise, since this is the first step to making peace with a friend, a relative, a colleague, etc. Continue reading

10 characteristics that best describe Italian people

Would you like to know more about Italians? Today we are going to give you a list of 10 characteristics that best describe Italian people. This list was written by some of our students who are currently living in Italy, and of course these are generalizations… not all Italian people are as described below. So, read our post with this in mind please.

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Italian Christmas vocabulary

Christmas is coming and if you are learning Italian, you may well wish to discover some Italian Christmas vocabulary to improve your Italian level and become even more fluent in Italian.

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Italian Christmas vocabulary translated into English

This Christmas impress your friends and family by using some Italian words and phrases. And if you want to know more about Italian culture and traditions, you can read our post about Italian Christmas traditions or watch this video. Continue reading

Black Friday Special Offer

Take advantage of our Black Friday Special Offer and get a discount on your next purchase! If you buy a pack of 5, 10 or 20 Italian lessons between the 23rd and the 26th of November, you will get a discount of £5, £10 or £20!!!


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With Parlando Italiano you can choose between face-to-face Italian lessons at your home in London and Italian lessons via Skype. Lessons are very flexible, we work every day from 9am to 9pm, and through our user-friendly online platform you will be able to schedule all your classes at your own convenience. Continue reading

Adjectives of nationality in Italian

Today we are going to show you the adjectives of nationality in Italian. Remember that Italian adjectives agree in gender (masculine/feminine) and number (singular/plural) with the nouns they modify. If you want to know more about it, you can read our post how to form adjectives in Italian.

adjectives of nationality in Italian


Below you can find a list of adjectives of nationality in Italian with their English translation.

As you can see, some adjectives of nationality end in –o when they refer to a masculine name and in –a when they refer to a feminine name, as for example the Italian adjective americano: Paul è americanoKate è americana. Continue reading