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Some Rules Regarding Numbers

In our book, Il vero italiano: Your Guide To Speaking “Real” Italian, we look at some useful rules about using numbers (p. 103-107). Let’s review some important rules about numbers: Remember that cento (100) and mille (1,000) do not drop their…


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Double Plurals

Ciao a tutti! Today we are going to talk about double plurals in Italian. These are nouns that have two plural forms. Generally, the masculine plural indicates an abstract or subjective meaning, while the feminine…


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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…


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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…