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Tutorials & Courses

Italian Course For Beginners - A short simple course.  Part 2 is also available.

Italian Tutorial - This is a great Italian tutorial. Recommended.

Learn Italian Pod - Over 100 podcasts developed to teach Italian.

Mango Italian - A new website that offers Italian lessons.  100 lessons are currently available.  Each lessons has accompanying audio. This is a great resource.  Free registration is required.

Oggi e Domani Interactive Course - A great online Italian course.  It will help you to improve your Italian while you learn about Italian history and culture.

Speak 7 - Free online Italian lessons.  Includes grammar, vocabulary, and expressions. 


Interesting Reading Practice

Anderson Stories - Several stories from Hans Christian Andersen, a few have accompanying audio. 

Google News - One of the best online resources for news in Italian.

Corriere della Sera - Online news.

Il Tiempo - Online news.

Il Messaggero - Online news.

Italian Bible - The entire New Testament available in Italian.

La Gazzetta dello Sport - Sports news. 

La Nuova di Venezia e Mestre - Online news.

Leggo - Online news.

Logos Children's Library - Large selection of children's stories, many have an accompanying audio file.  This is a wonderful way to improve your listening and reading skills.

Project Gutenberg - Several online books freely available.

The Little Prince - Available in Italian.

Wikipedia - Wikipedia in Italian.  If online news isn't interesting enough for you, you can search for whatever you like on Wikipedia.

Things To Listen To

China Radio International - Lots of audio is available from China. An interesting resource from a different perspective.

Euro News - Current news articles that are accompanied by video. A great way to practice reading while listening.

Global Recordings Network - Provides several free Christian audio recordings.  A great resource.

Italian Bible - The entire Bible available in mp3 format.

Italian Internet Radio - A large list of online radio stations that broadcast in Italian.

Progetto Babele - Offers several free audio books.

RAI (Italian Radio) - This site is loaded with audio resources for practicing Italian.  The following links will take you directly to pages with podcasts of past programs.  Highly recommended.  Radio 1, Radio 2, Radio 3.

SBS Radio - Offers short audio files covering various subjects.


Other Italian Resources

Digital Dialects - This website offers basic vocabulary and games to help you practice.

English-Italian Dictionary - A simple English-Italian dictionary.

Games in Italian - Links to several games and other resources to help you practice Italian and have fun at the same time.

Italian Alphabet - Lots of audio to help you learn the alphabet.

Italian-Italian Dictionary - This is a great way for more advanced learners to improve their Italian.  Definitions are given in Italian instead of English.

Italian Vocabulary Guide - This is a great vocabulary guide.  Simply move your cursor over the word or picture to instantly hear it pronounced.

Linguanaut - A useful collection of basic phrases.

Verbix - The best online verb conjugator I have found. Just type in a verb and Verbix will completely conjugate it for you.