Italian Pronunciation - Perfect for Singers
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Videocorso di pronuncia italiana per stranieri - Livello principianti - intermedio
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Created by Cecilia Sala
Last updated 8/2017
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Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 118 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Pronounce clearly each sound of the Italian language thanks to audio samples to listen and repeat
  • Articulate each sound of the Italian language with videos of the shape of my mouth to mimic
  • Read and understand the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) symbols of the Italian language
  • Articulate sounds difficult to pronounce for non-native Italian speakers
  • Distinguish sounds thanks to discrimination exercises
  • Use the rules of the Italian pronunciation they have learned
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Requirements
  • A basic understanding of Italian
  • Download and print the PDF worksheets of the lessons with the symbol + STAMPA
Description

The requirements for this course are:

  • A basic knowledge of the Italian language
  • download and print the PDF worksheets of the lessons with the symbol + STAMPA before starting them

That’ s how the course will look like:

  • There will be 59 lectures. Each lecture will focus on a specific topic or on one or two sounds of the Italian language.
  • The PDF worksheets (esercizi) include your homework and some exercises to be done while watching the videos.
  • In this case you will find the symbol + STAMPA (print) after the lecture title. Please download and print the PDF worksheet before starting those lectures.
  • The PDF worksheets also provide the solutions to the exercises and at the end of some lectures rules for the pronunciation.
  • Download the lectures to learn when and where you want.


At the end of this course, students will be able to…

  • Pronounce clearly each sound of the Italian language thanks to audio samples to listen and repeat
  • Articulate  each sound of the Italian language with videos of the shape of my mouth to mimic
  • Read and understand the IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) symbols of the Italian language
  • Articulate sounds difficult to pronounce for non-native Italian speakers
  • Distinguish  sounds thanks to discrimination exercises
  • Use the rules of the Italian pronunciation they have learned


I designed this course for...

  • Singers, orchestra and chior conductors, accompanists and every musician in need to improve the Italian pronunciation to become a better performer.
  • Italian learners who want to speak Italian more clearly.

The lessons will be in Italian but don’t worry: the instructions are very easy and will guide you step-by-step in the learning process. You’ll get used to it very soon!                                       

Happy learning!


Who is the target audience?
  • Every musician in need to improve the Italian pronunciation in order to become a better performer
  • Singers, orchestra and choir conductors, accompanists who have to do with the Italian language
  • Italian learners who want to speak Italian more clearly
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Curriculum For This Course
60 Lectures
02:56:27
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:48
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L'accento
1 Lecture 06:09

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lesson you will learn the IPA symbol for the stress and understand the word stress rules of the Italian language.

First listen to some theory, then to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word. Then listen and repeat, answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the stress symbol.

Preview 06:09
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Le vocali
13 Lectures 38:22

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / u /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the stress symbol.

/ u /
02:15

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / o /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / o /.

/ o /
02:21

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / ɔ /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / ɔ / .

/ ɔ /
02:38

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / o / and  / ɔ /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the
solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / o / and  / ɔ /.

In this worksheet you will find some pronunciation rules too.

/ o / o / ɔ / + STAMPA
03:10

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / a /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / a /.

Preview 02:03

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / ε /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / ε /.

/ ɛ /
02:20

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / e /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / e /.

/ e /
02:26

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / ε / and  / e /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / ε / and  / e /.

In this worksheet you will find some pronunciation rules too.

Preview 03:43

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / i /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / i /.

In this worksheet you will find some pronunciation rules too.

/ i /
02:13

In this lecture you will learn some information about Italian diphthongs and how to articulate and pronounce them.

First listen to some theory, then watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic and listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word. Then listen and repeat and at last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the diphthongs.

i dittonghi
06:01

In this lecture you will learn some information about Italian hiatus and how to articulate and pronounce them.

First listen to some theory, then watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic and listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word. Then listen and repeat and at last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the hiatus.

gli iati
02:45

In this lecture you will learn some information about Italian triphthongs and how to articulate and pronounce them.

First listen to some theory, then listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word. Then listen and repeat and at last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the triphthongs.

i trittonghi
02:43

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish between short and long vowels and learn the IPA symbol for long vowels.

First listen to some theory, then listen to the words series while watching
drawings of the meaning of each word. Then listen and repeat, answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / ' / and  / : /. 

la lunghezza vocalica
03:44
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Le semiconsonanti
2 Lectures 04:52

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / j /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / j /.

/ j /
02:32

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / w /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / w /.

/ w /
02:20
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Le consonanti
43 Lectures 02:04:16

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / b /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / b /.

/ b /
02:12

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / p /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / p /.

/ p /
01:52

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / p / and  / b /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / p / and  / b /.

/ p / o / b / + STAMPA
02:39

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / d /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / d /.

/ d /
02:02

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / t /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / t /.

/ t /
02:10

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / d / and  / t /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / d / and  / t /.

/ d / o / t / + STAMPA
02:51

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / k /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / k /.

/ k /
02:33

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / g /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / g /.

/ g /
02:20

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / k / and  / g /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / k / and  / g /.

Preview 03:26

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / kw /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / kw /.

/ kw /
02:20

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / gw /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / gw /.

/ gw /
02:40

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / kw / and  / gw /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / kw / and  / gw /.

/ kw / o / gw / + STAMPA
03:52

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / f /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / f /.

/ f /
02:40

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / v /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / v /.

/ v /
02:17

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / f / and  / v /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / f / and  / v /.

/ f / o / v / + STAMPA
03:40

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / v / and  / b /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / v / and  / b /.

/ v / o / b / + STAMPA
03:37

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / s /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / s /.

/ s /
02:40

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / z /,  read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / z /.

Preview 02:48

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / s / and  / z /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / s / and  / z /.

In this worksheet you will find some pronunciation rules too.

/ s / o / z / + STAMPA
03:16

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / ʃ /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / ʃ /.

/ ʃ /
02:30

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / ʃ / and / sk /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / ʃ / and / sk /.

In this worksheet you will find some pronunciation rules too.

/ ʃ / o / sk / + STAMPA
02:52

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / tʃ /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / tʃ /.

/ tʃ /
02:50

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / tʃ / and / ʃ /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / tʃ / and / ʃ /.

/ tʃ / o / ʃ / + STAMPA
03:36

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / tʃ / and / s /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / tʃ / and / s /.

/ tʃ / o / s / + STAMPA
03:13

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / k / and / tʃ /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / k / and / tʃ /.

In this worksheet you will find some pronunciation rules too.

/ k / o / tʃ / + STAMPA
03:22

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / ʤ /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words. 

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / ʤ /.

/ ʤ /
02:39

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / ʤ / and / tʃ /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / ʤ / and / tʃ /.

/ ʤ / o / tʃ / + STAMPA
03:55

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / ʤ / and / g /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / ʤ / and / g /.

In this worksheet you will find some pronunciation rules too.

/ ʤ / o / g / + STAMPA
02:54

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / λ /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words. 

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / λ /.

/ λ /
02:51

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / gl / and / λ /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / gl / and / λ /.

In this worksheet you will find some pronunciation rules too.

/ gl / o / λ / + STAMPA
03:41

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / l /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words. 

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / l /.

/ l /
02:39

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / λ / and / l /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / λ / and / l /.

/ l / o / λ / + STAMPA
03:27

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / l / and / r /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / l / and / r /.

/ l / o / r / + STAMPA
03:25

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / ɲ /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words.

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / ɲ /.

/ ɲ /
02:44

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / m /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words. 

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / m /.

/ m /
02:36

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / n /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words. 

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / n /.

/ n /
02:44

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / r /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words. 

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / r /.

/ r /
02:02

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / dz /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words. 

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / dz /.

/ dz /
02:09

You will learn to articulate and pronounce the sound / ts /, read its IPA symbol and learn new words. 

First watch the video of the shape of my mouth to mimic, then listen to the words series while watching a drawing of the meaning of each word and listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbol / ts /.

/ ts /
02:55

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish the sounds / ts / and / dz /.

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols / ts / and / dz /.

In this worksheet you will find some pronunciation rules too.

/ ts / o / dz / + STAMPA
03:57

You will practice the Italian double consonants. 

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat. At
last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols of the double consonants.

le doppie
02:40

Please remember to print the worksheet, you will need it for the first exercise.

In this lecture you will learn to distinguish between single and double consonants. 

First listen to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat.  Now answer the question (Esercizio 1- Video in the worksheet) and control the solution. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols of single and double consonants.

singola o doppia? + STAMPA
03:45

You will practice the "autogeminanti", λ, ɲ ,  ʃ , ts and dz between two vowels.

First listen to some theory and to the words series while watching drawings of the meaning of each word, then listen and repeat. At last listen and repeat while watching the drawings, the words and their IPA transcription. Please focus your attention on the symbols of λ, ɲ ,  ʃ , ts and dz between two vowels.

le autogeminanti
02:55
About the Instructor
Cecilia Sala
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Italian teacher for singers, Italian language coach

Cecilia Sala, born in Milan, approached the world of classical singing
at the “Pontificio Istituto Ambrosiano di Musica Sacra” (Papal Institute
for Sacred Music) and as soloist soprano of the vocal quartet “Santa
Tecla” of Milan’s cathedral. Together with the diploma in baroque
singing at the “Accademia Internazionale della Musica” (2008, prof.
Roberto Balconi) she attended various masterclasses in Italy (with
Sergio Foresti, Roberta Invernizzi) and Austria (Austria Barock
Akademie). Pupil of the mezzo-soprano Bianca Maria Casoni, she performed
as a soloist and with chamber choirs in several music festivals such as
“XXVII Festival delle Nazioni di Città di Castello“, le “Settimane
Musicali di Stresa e del Lago Maggiore” and “Suoni entro le mura”. With
the ensemble “Il Canto di Orfeo” she recorded music of Giacomo Carissimi
and Antonio Vivaldi. In 2008 she moved to Berlin, where she studied
with Birgit Wagner and Sibylle Fischer and works as a soloist. In 2012,
2013 and 2014 she gave a recital at the Mozarthaus (Mozart House) in
Augsburg with the pianist Stephanie Knauer. Since 2010 she´s been an
Italian language coach for operas: she already worked with the
Musikfestspiele Potsdam for the baroque Opera “Calandro“ by Ristori and
for the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg for Puccini’s “Tosca”.

In addition to that she works as a translator for musicology, singing
teacher in Berlin and ,since 2012, as Italian teacher at the „Carl Maria
von Weber“ conservatory in Dresden.