Best Italian Language Courses - Language Software
Learn to speak Italian fast with the language software shown below
To me, Italian is a beautiful, musical language, easy to learn, romantic to speak, and made for singing. I was brought up in a home where I frequently listened to my (English) father's tenor voice belting out Italian opera from the bathroom, a magnificent echo chamber. He sounded very much like Beniamino Gigli.
I found Italian quite easy to learn, but then, because I learned Latin at school, I would say that, wouldn't I? I always intended to learn Italian formally, with proper lessons, but somehow life overtook me, and I never had time.
I found Italian in my late teens
My family moved to live in a small town in Africa shortly after the war. It was a very lively community, populated by many different nationalities, a bit like what you might have seen in the film Cassablanca. I loved the variety, and it made me feel very comfortable with people who spoke English with varying degrees of foreign accents, from Italian, Greek, Dutch, and Portuguese to Middle European Yiddish.
Over the course of time, I had several Italian friends, one of whom came to live with us for a while, not to mention three or four Italian boyfriends over the years. "Well, which was it, three? or four?" I hear you thinking - look, now I'm over 70, I'm entitled to a little nostalgia without being specific!
Below are 2 Italian Language Courses and videos of Famous Italian songs
Have a look at the Italian language software on this page
Good luck in your quest to gain another language skill!
I'm showing you various different levels of Italian courses here; this webpage would be overly long if I were to add even more language programs, so if you can't see the Italian language course you would like, just point and click on one of the Amazon products shown below and you will be taken to the Amazon.com website, where you can find the language course of your choice.
Italian language courses at all levels - Find the level which suits you best
Includes headset and microphone.
This is a very substantial and in-depth course, and when you've completed it, you will be able to converse and do business in Italian, and enter into discussions, watch Italian films, and generally make out like an Italian. You might even be tempted to like spaghetti vongola
"Sample topics include:
Basics, such as age and family relations
Questions, greetings, introductions
Times of day, calendar terms, the weather
Directions, locations, telling time Present, past and future tense
Apologies and polite requests
How to order at a restaurant and give and receive directions
Emotions, opinions and ideas
Political, media, business and religious terms"
Famous Italian Arias on YouTube - Luciano Pavarotti, Maria Callas and Beniamino Gigli
Top 5 Italian Opera Songs Sung By Luciano Pavarotti
Ruggero Leoncavallo -
Pagliacci - Vesti La Giubba - Pavarotti
Madame Butterfly - Maria Callas
Italian Opera - Quanno'a Femmena vo by Beniamino Gigli c late 1920's (this brings back happy memories because we had this record at home)
What made you decide to learn the Italian language?
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