Saying hello and who you are
Resources for teaching greetings, introductions, talking about your family, children and pets, where you're from and what you do

Bologna - bread in the shape of a euro

Alphabet and numbers
Resources for teaching the alphabet and numbers


Food and drink
Resources for teaching drinks and snacks and ordering a meal

Sienna, delicatessen

Resources for teaching shopping for food, clothes and presents

Italian villa

Resources for teaching finding and booking accommodation

Bellagio, Lake Como

Travel and directions
Resources for teaching directions, travel and public transport

Listening to music

Resources for teaching favourite sports and weekend activities

Lake Garda

Holidays and tourist information
Resources for teaching holiday activities and tourist information

© Edmondo, stock.xchng, Italian pharmacy sign

Resources for teaching how to say what's wrong and going to the chemist's

Italian house

House and home
Resources for teaching where you live and describing your home

Rome, Ministry of Interior

At work
Resources for teaching where you work and describing your job

Meeting in a bar

Invitations and arrangements
Resources for teaching invitations and arrangements


Online Courses

Useful information about the Italian language

La Mappa Misteriosa

An interactive Italian drama for beginners.

Useful information about the Italian language

Italian Steps

A online course for beginners in 12 weeks.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.