Italian Level 1: Master Speaking Italian (2 courses in 1)
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Italian Level 1: Master Speaking Italian (2 courses in 1)

A complete guide to speaking Italian and travelling in Italy; a masterclass for travel and business
4.4 (97 ratings)
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21,852 students enrolled
Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 3 articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to introduce yourself in Italian
  • How to take the train in Italy with appropriate vocabulary
  • How to order a coffee at a café or food at a restaurant
  • How to check into a hotel in Italian
  • How to ask for help when you don't understand something
  • How to ask for and give directions in Italian
  • All the different regions of Italy, key phrases in Italian, and basic communication skills
  • Travel hacks for travelling throughout Italy
Requirements
  • No knowledge of Italian required, just an eagerness to learn!
  • An interest in Italian culture, in travelling to Italy on vacation, or in learning to speak the Italian language
Description

Italian is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world. You can hear Italian spoken all around the world. Learning Italian will increase your employment opportunities regardless of where you are located in the world.

What makes this course unique?

This course is designed like a trip throughout Italy. We will virtually travel Italy while learning the Italian language. This course is two courses in one. The first course is an Italian language course. The second course is an Italian travel guide which provides essential tips and tricks for travelling throughout Italy, including:

  • How to order coffee

  • Types of Italian coffee

  • How to buy train tickets

  • Top tourist sites to see in Milan, Rome, Florence, Venice, and other cities

  • Eating at a restaurant in Italy

The two courses are fused together to complement each other and ensure you get the most out of this course!

A Mastercourse to improving your Italian skills

This course focus on several key skills that many courses neglect:

  • Practice with new vocabulary.

  • Understand useful Italian phrases in context.

  • Develop an understanding of Italian culture and heritage.

  • Discuss events in the present and describe yourself in a practical way to new Italian friends.

These skills will prepare you to become more fluent and more capable in the Italian language, while preparing you to travel around Italy.

Contents and Overview

This course is a beginner level course. It assumes that you have no knowledge of Italian - we start from the ground up. This course contains several modules which are designed to show you around Italy and highlight the coolest sites to see, while also teaching you important Italian language skills so that you can communicate while in Italy. In this course, we will venture together to:

  • Rome

  • Florence

  • Cinqueterre

  • Milan

  • Venice

  • and more!

This course, taught by an experienced, bilingual Italian professor, is comprised of video lectures and learning activities (quizzes) to help solidify your learning. You can progress through the course as quickly or as slowly as you wish. You can learn Italian online free of having to go to a physical classroom. Taking this online course is a convenient way to learn the language in you free time or on the go.

Who this course is for:
  • You are interested in Italian language and culture
  • You are hoping to travel to Italy in the near future and need some tips and tricks to make the most of your vacation
  • You want to learn about another culture
  • You want to learn Italian for work, travel, or family reasons
Course content
Expand all 48 lectures 03:07:00
+ Benvenuti!
8 lectures 17:37
Getting ready for our trip - Prepariamoci per il viaggio!
03:37
What makes this course unique?
00:30
Join our Italian Learning Community
00:12
Italian spelling
01:10
Why should you learn Italian? Perché imparare italiano?
03:20
Geography of Italy
03:02
+ Toscana • Tuscany
6 lectures 28:56
Benvenuti a Firenze! Welcome to Florence!
01:11
Top 5 things to do in Florence
03:28
Number 1 to 100 • I numeri 1 a 100
02:56
The time • L'ora
03:40
Taking the train in Italy
10:03
Introducing yourself to a stranger • Presentarti a uno straniere
07:38
+ Umbria e Liguria
5 lectures 16:41
Benvenuti a Cinqueterre! Welcome to Cinqueterre!
01:46
Benvenuti ad Umbria! Welcome to Umbria!
01:14
Your family • La tua famiglia
05:46
Possessive adjectives • Gli aggettivi possessivi
05:10
I want, I must, I can
02:45
+ Milano • Milan
7 lectures 25:57
Benvenuti a Milano! Welcome to Milan!
01:05
Cos'è un bar? • What is a bar?
04:02
I Tipi di Caffè in Italia • Types of Coffee in Italy
03:45
Come ordinare un caffè • How to order coffee
06:59
Aperitivi e digestivi
03:37
Top 5 things to do in Milan
02:47
Fare • To do, to make
03:42
+ Venezia • Venice
4 lectures 18:41
Benvenuti a Venezia! Welcome to Venice!
01:37
Come fare un check-in a un albergo • How to check in to a hotel
08:51
Top 5 things to do in Venice
03:08
I Verbi Regolari ARE • Regular ARE verbs
05:05
+ Sicilia • Sicily
4 lectures 22:51
Benvenuti in Sicilia! Welcome to Sicily!
01:32
Le domande • Questions
04:26
Asking when you don't understand something
02:52
Ordinare il cibo a un ristorante • Ordering food at a restaurant
14:01
+ Tornare da noi • Returning home
4 lectures 16:54
Torniamo a Roma • Let's go back to Rome
00:32
Parlare nel futuro • Speaking in the future
04:01
Come dare le indicazioni • How to give directions
06:22
Le indicazioni al aeroporto • Directions to the airport
05:59
+ Travel Tips, Tricks, and Advice
4 lectures 11:32
Travel advice: Cheap flights
03:14
Travel advice: Safety in Italy
03:38
Travel advice: Finding incredible places to eat
02:05
Bonus Lecture: Ideas to keep practicing Italian
02:35