Italian

The verb stare in Italian: meanings and uses

By- Claudia Quesito The verb stare conveys several meanings and can sometimes be tricky because of its different...

Prepositions in Italian: Rules and Use

By- Claudia Quesito Prepositions are typically considered a headache when studying a language; there seems to be...

Learning Italian: Cognates and False Friends

By- Claudia Quesito As you likely know, there are several cognates (parole simili, or affini)—words that have a...

Learning Italian: Greetings

By- Claudia Quesito Greetings are the first step to making a conversation run smoothly, so you certainly want to...

Learning Italian: Making Nouns Plural

By- Claudia Quesito As you probably know from your very first Italian classes, as a general rule, to make a...

Nine Fascinating Italian Food-Related Expressions

By- Claudia Quesito “La vita è una combinazione di magia e pasta (Life is a combination of magic and pasta),”...