Italy Magazine has, over several issues, put together a language course aimed at providing readers with a good foundation on Italian.

Before you get started in more intense lessons, we recommend saving these essential phrases. These are useful for everyday conversaion when you first come to Italy. 

Essentials

Yes
   
No No
   
Per
favore/ per piacere
Please
   
(Un
caffè, per favore!)
(A
coffee, please)
   

Prego

Please
   

(Siediti
pure, prego!)

(Sit
down, please!)
   
Prego
!
You
are welcome!
   

(“Grazie!”,
“Prego!”)

(“Thank
you!”, “You are welcome!”)
   
No,
grazie
No,
thank you
   
Scusa! (direct
form)
Sorry!
   
Scusi! (polite
form)
Sorry!
   

Italian
lessons prepared by Fabrizio Ulivieri.


To view the Beginners Lessons, click here.
To view the Intermediate Lessons, click here.
To view the Advanced Lessons, click here.
To view the Italian Language Section click here.
To find Language Schools in Italy click here.