Cool Italian - with mp3 downloads

Giovanna Want to show some street cred? Here is our essential guide to young Italian people's slang by Giovanna Vaccaro, presenter of our beginners' online course Italian Steps.

Swear words tend to be more generally accepted in Italy than many other countries - we've divided up the expressions so you know what to say and what not to say.

These contain some examples of vulgar language.


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