Italian for Beginners

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What is Italian for Beginners Language Theatre? Is it a course or a play? It’s both! We proudly present a one-of-a kind educational program for beginners that includes vocabulary, grammar, exercises, dialogue, and much more in the form of a theatrical performance! Follow our heroes from Act 1, with conversation mostly in English, to Act 22, where they speak mostly Italian! Together with Silvia's student, you will learn the fundamentals of Italian grammar and expressions. Your vocabulary will expand rapidly and naturally, and your comprehension skills will improve dramatically.

Episode Date
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 1
17:45

- personal pronouns

- present of ESSERE

- negative form

- introductions

- omission of subject

 

Expression: Mamma mia!

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 2
21:35

- gendered adjectives and nouns

- present indicative of STARE

- Lei/tu

- interrogative form

 

Expression: Non capire un'acca

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons -Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 3
20:25

- indefinite articles

- c’è/ci sono

 

- numbers and idiomatic expressions

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 4
21:50

- avere

- idiomatic expressions with avere

- ce l’ho and dov’è

 

Expression: In bocca al lupo

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 5
22:23

- verbs in the first conjugation

- definite articles

- alphabet

 

Expression: Assolutamente

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 6
26:11

- verbs in the second conjugation

- present indicative of fare and sapere

- sounds /k/, /g/, /tf/, /dz/

 

Expresson: Fare bella e brutta figura

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons -Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 7
24:12

- verbs in the third conjugation

- questo/quello

- molto

- diphthongs

- vowels

 

Expression: Il dolce far niente

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 8
24:07

- possessives

- direct object pronouns (mi, ti, lo, la, ci, vi, li, le)

- present indicative of andare and potere

- colors

- double consonants

 

Idiomatic Expressions with Colors

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons -Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 9
25:09

- preposizioni articolate

- present indicative of venire and dire

- capitalization

- time

 

Expression: Non vedere l’ora

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons -Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 10
19:17

- reflexive verbs

- modal verbs

- personal pronouns with prepositions (con me, per te, a lui/lei, con noi, per voi, con loro)

Expression: Volere è potere

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 11
22:32

- il partitivo

- prepositional phrases

- seasons

- date (month, year, day, etc.)

 

Expression: Alle calende greche

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 12
23:32

- adverbs of frequency (tutti i giorni, sempre, spesso, qualche volta, raramente, mai)

- vorrei

- irregular nouns

 

Food and idiomatic expressions - Part I

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 13
21:39

- il passato prossimo (ausiliare essere e avere, participi regolari)

- accordo del participio col soggetto

- avverbi di tempo (la settimana scorsa, due giorni fa, ieri, oggi, domani, fra due giorni, la prossima settimana)

Food and idiomatic expressions - Part II

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 14
22:44

- irregular participles in the passato prossimo

- reflexive verbs in the passato prossimo

- rooms in a house

 

Expression: Prendere il toro per le corna

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 15
21:36

- direct object pronouns and passato prossimo

- preposizioni da

- conoscere vs. sapere

Expression: L’arte di arrangiarsi

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 16
20:35

- the imperfect

- the imperfect of essere, fare, and stare

- special suffixes

Expression 1: Buona notte al secchio

 

Expression 2: Capitare a fagiolo

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons -Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 17
21:13

- indirect object pronouns (mi, ti, le, gli, ci, vi, gli)

- personal pronouns and the verb Piacere

 

Everyday idiomatic expressions: Dai, Meno male, Da morire.

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons -Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 18
21:23

- the gerund

- ci (di luogo)

- chiedere and domandare

 

An Italian Tradition: l’aperitivo

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 19
20:33

- the passato prossimo and the imperfetto together

- Modal Verbs in the passato prossimo and the imperfetto

- Si impersonale

 

Expression: Spada di Damocle

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 20
23:22

- The Future

- Irregular Verbs in the Future

- Idiomatic Phrases Expressing Need

 

Expression: Mosca bianca

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Lesson 21
19:12
- Ne
- The futuro anteriore
- Adverbs: già and non...ancora
 
Expression: A gonfie vele

 

Apr 15, 2015
Learn Italian in 22 lessons - Italian for Beginners course. Lesson 22
19:36

- Personal Pronouns: The Combined Forms

- Relative Pronouns: che, cui, il cui, etc.

- Conjunctions: perché, siccome, perciò

Expression: Turismo ecosostenibile

Apr 15, 2015