How to Learn Italian Quickly

There are many, many reasons to learn Italian, including that it is an extremely useful languages! Besides that, there is the richness of Italian culture, its cuisine, the beauty of its landscapes, the warmth of its inhabitants … If you are excited by one of these reasons and would like to learn Italian, let me tell you that you are at the right place. On this page you will find all the necessary information, tips and tricks, as well as all the most useful sites to learn Italian quickly. Take note.How to learn Italian Quickly

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Our 5 tips to boost your learning of Italian

Tip # 1: Focus on the most useful vocabulary

The first trick is super simple. When you start to learn Italian, do not bother the mind with words or phrases you will not use. Go to the basics.

You may have several reasons to want to learn Italian quickly. For example, you have just landed a new job in the heart of Italy. In this case, concentrate on vocabulary related to your field of activity. You want to leave for a few weeks in the South of Italy, so concentrate on vocabulary related to tourism, food or travel (plane, public transport, direction …). Better, you fell in love with a beautiful Italian: concentrate only on the vocabulary of politeness … and romanticism. What I’m trying to make you understand here is that it’s always good to learn the basic vocabulary – it’s true (and you’ll learn it fairly quickly) – but then it’s essential to focus on vocabulary related to your learning goal. It’s important not to waste time, at least the first few months, with useless vocabulary.

How to find the most useful vocabulary for you? Our MosaLingua learning Italian application includes all the most useful and used vocabulary. These words and phrases are also grouped by theme: food, housing, travel, leisure, telecom … This allows you to easily access the vocabulary you want to learn.

Bonus: in this video, Alizah gives you some tricks to learn lots of words and phrases quickly. You can activate subtitles in French, English or even in Italian..

To learn Italian quickly, or any other language, you can subscribe to our YouTube channel. You will find lots of tips and good tips on video.

Tip # 2: Cultivate … in Italian!

I do not know about you but for my part, when I think Italy, I think painting, monuments, motorcycles and cars, football, Fashion … Italy has the advantage of having a very rich and very broad culture.

Learn all about the Venice Carnival ... to quickly progress in Italian

Indeed, with this broad and rich culture, you can easily access a lot of resources on the Internet to quickly enrich your Italian vocabulary.

Reading will help you learn Italian quickly. Indeed, you will enrich your vocabulary, you will quickly understand the structure of the language (how it is formed), you will also learn the conjugation and its proper use and if you are afraid to make pronunciation errors, you can accompany any reading of the Forvo site which allows you to listen to the pronunciation of any word.

Tip #3: Listen to podcasts in Italian

After the written comprehension comes the oral comprehension. To improve your skills quickly in this area, the ideal is to listen regularly to Italian. You can, of course, listen to music, TV or radio in Italian. But you can also turn to podcasts: programs recorded and available on the Internet, usually free of charge. We have grouped here a list of the best podcasts in Italian.

  • Accustoms your ear to the tongue, its intonations, its accents, its speed of speech
  • To enrich your vocabulary by learning new words
  • To improve your pronunciation … by listening precisely how to pronounce the sounds well

Listening to Italian to learn quickly is no new secret. In fact, it is in this way that we have all learned our mother tongue: by listening to our parents, speaking English (or any other language) . By trying to reproduce all these sounds that we hear every day. So, do not wait any more: listen.

Tip #4: Cooking Italian Dishes

We repeat it quite regularly: nothing like learning a new language while enjoying yourself. This makes it possible to always stay motivated, not to see the time slowly roll by, and to simply have a good time. On the pleasure side, I know one perfect to boost your learning: cooking! Ah the Italian cuisine.

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If you have doubts about the possibility of making progress in Italian by getting busy in the kitchen, I advise you to have a look at our article: Learning a New Language in the Kitchen. I would just add that a study was initiated at the University of Newcastle to precisely demonstrate and prove the viability of this method. To sum it up, it is a matter of cooking with Italian books. You improve your written comprehension, enrich your vocabulary, and take pleasure in trying new foods. What more can you ask for?

If you want to improve your listening comprehension: there are lots of YouTube channels of Italian cooking. Here is a good one to start (to look with, then without subtitles).

Of course, if you are not very good at cooking, no need to follow this tip. The idea I am giving you here is  to link your learning of Italian to an activity that is pleasing to you. No matter what you do, the idea is above all to do it in Italian. This allows you to immerse yourself in the language, without really realizing it. You will not feel like spending time learning Italian just to learn, you will have a good time … while improving your knowledge. And you will make, as they say, two birds with one stone.

Our latest tip is essential to learn Italian quickly: practice! And yes, we have nothing without anything. It is not while waiting for the swinging arms that you will make rapid progress.

If you want to learn Italian quickly and well, then I can only advise you to work. Warning: I am not telling you to stand behind a desk, and to work your Italian grammar for hours on end. You can learn even 15 minutes, the most useful words and phrases, for example, on public transport, before going to bed in the morning in front of your cafe … The most important thing is to Do it every day or, at least, regularly enough to constantly refresh those words and phrases in your vocabulary. To learn more about this method of repetition, see our article on the space-repeating system.

Tip # 5: Practice every day

Our latest tip is essential to learn Italian quickly: practice!

If you want to learn Italian quickly and effectively, then I can only advise you to work hard at it. Warning: I am not telling you to stand behind a desk, and to work your Italian grammar for hours on end. You can learn even in 15 minutes, the most useful words and phrases, for example, on public transport, before going to bed, in the morning in front of your favorite cafe … The most important thing is to do it every day or, at least, regularly enough to constantly refresh those words and phrases in your vocabulary. To learn more about this method of repetition, see our article on the space-repetition system.

MosaLingua resources to learn Italian quickly

In recent years, we have gathered a lot of resources to help you learn this beautiful Italian language. Discover in this part, all the resources necessary to boost your skills in Italian.

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In recent years, we have gathered a lot of resources to help you learn this beautiful language of Italian. Discover in this part, all the resources necessary to boost your skills in Italian.

Our selection of essential  (and free) resources^

If you have already gone through our articles on the subject, we also advise you to take a look at our comprehensive guide to the best resources to learn Italian quickly. You will find in this free guide a selection of useful sites with Italian movies, books, TV channels and radio channels to familiarize your ear with the language. Finally, this guide contains a lot of other tools to simply improve yourself in that language in a very short time. Do not forget, you have to immerse yourself in the language to quickly progress!

Resources to learn Italian

how-to-learn-italian-quickly-apps-to-quickly-learn-spanish-french-italian-german-portuguese-on-iphone-ipad-and-android--mosalinguaAnd yes, we were not going to finish this page without telling you about our MosaLingua app to learn Italian. How will it help you?
The MosaLingua Learn Italian app brings together more than 3,000 packs with the most useful words and phrases used in Italian. Thus, you do not need to waste time learning unnecessary vocabulary because our method relies on spaced repetition system: our app makes you revise the words and phrases of vocabulary, just before you forget it! Indeed, by just reviewing at the right time, you end up with more time  on your hands by integrating them into your long-term memory forever.

Finally, with our app, you learn and revise whenever you want. You only have to spend between 10 and 15 minutes per day, every day, to quickly progress.