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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…


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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…


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Check out our latest ebook!

Ciao a tutti! I know that this blog has been silent for a while, and I apologize. Almost two years ago, I lost almost all of the posts due to a technical problem. Luckily, I…


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#009: The pronoun, ne

The pronoun ne can be confusing to English speakers, but it is not difficult to understand once you know how it works. After learning these rules, try to work it into your Italian. Practice using it in…


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#008: Passive / Passivo

The passive voice (la forma passiva) is a construction in which the direct object becomes the subject and the subject becomes the agent. The passive voice is used with transitive verbs (that is, verbs that…