Italian 101

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This site is designed as a starting point for people who want to learn more about the Italian language. The links on the left contain English to Italian translations as well as other useful information about the Italian language.

After some translations into Italian, the phonetic pronunciation is given in parentheses. This can be helpful as a guide to correct pronunciation, but it is advisable to learn the different individual sounds that comprise each word or sentence. The pronunciation section at the top can help with this. Students interested in learning the Italian language should also consider taking private lessons with The Language Class to boost their confidence, grammar and vocabulary.

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