Languages and culture – Italian

L’italiano svizzero

By Claudia Quesito Italian is widely spoken in many countries and is the national language of Italy, San Marino,...

Le parole più usate dagli italiani

By Claudia Quesito According to Treccani—the most famous and influential Italian encyclopedia—Italian boasts...

Italiani illustri poco illustri

By Claudia Quesito Who are the most famous Italians of the twentieth century? Music, politics, fashion, cinema,...

Learning Italian: Tongue Twisters

By Claudia Quesito Tongue twisters, scioglilingua—literally, (things that) melt your tongue—are great for...

Italiani in movimento

By- Claudia Quesito Italy has an important record of emigration to other countries. The massive migration of...

Italiani: sportivi o tifosi?

By- Claudia Quesito When you think about sports in Italy, a single one stands out: calcio (soccer). Soccer is by...