Learning Italian

Stress position and accents in Italian
Stress placement in Italian is variable, just like in English (the stressed syllable changes from word to word). However, Italian has (...)
September 4, 2016 – Riccardo Cava  and  Jakub MarianItalian
Double letters in Italian
It is very common to find double consonants in Italian. They have a different pronunciation than single consonants and usually change the (...)
July 7, 2016 – Riccardo Cava  and  Jakub MarianItalian
Italian Alphabet with Pronunciation
The Italian alphabet has 21 letters (when not counting letters with diacritical marks), out of which 5 are vowels and 16 consonants. As (...)
June 26, 2016 – Riccardo Cava  and  Jakub MarianItalian
Percentage of EU population able to hold a conversation in Italian (map)
The following map (based on Eurobarometer 386, 2012) shows a few interesting trends. Probably the most surprising is how low the (...)
September 9, 2014 – Jakub MarianItalian, Maps