The Indirect Object in Italian (I)

Pronouns can be difficult to master in Italian, especially those pronouns that function as direct and indirect objects. This short post will start our regular updates for 2015! I thought that it would be good to start the year by learning about the indirect object — an aspect of Italian grammar that many students find ...

Il vero italiano 2: Practice Makes Perfect

Ciao a tutti! Our second book, Il vero italiano 2: Practice Makes Perfect, is a companion to our first book, Il vero italiano: Your Guide To Speaking “Real” Italian. It is a collection of exercises, some grammar lessons and appendices to help you practice much of the grammar learned in the first book. Right now it is ...

#003: Verbs & Expressions That Take the Subjunctive

Update 16 December 2014: In early 2014, we will be publishing our third book, Il perfetto congiuntivo, a short guide on the history, formation and usage of the Italian subjunctive! We are really excited about this book! I’ll post some samples of the book once we have more of it put together! Here is a list of ...

Our latest paperback!

Ciao a tutti! I last updated the blog in August! I’m getting ready to graduate and finish my MA in Political Science, so I have been inundated with exams and applications for PhD programs. My time has been limited, but I haven’t forgotten about the site. I wanted to update everyone. I receive a lot ...

Our eBook

Parola del Giorno is now a publisher of ebooks on the Italian language! Check out our first endeavour, Il vero italiano: your guide to speaking “real” Italian. This 221 page guide explores the various parts of speech in Italian followed by words and phrases associated with that part of speech. The book is a compendium of all of ...