30 Minute Italian
Italian Word Speed Dates: Bastare, Mancare and Piacere

When and how to use the Italian verbs bastare, mancare and piacere.

Direct download: ICE_EP145.mp3
Category:Italian -- posted at: 8:14pm PDT

13 Expressions to Keep Conversation Flowing in Italian When You Forget a Word, a Phrase or a Conjugation

Expressions to use if you're not sure what to say during an Italian conversation.

Direct download: ICE_Ep144_.mp3
Category:Italian -- posted at: 11:18am PDT

[IN ITALIAN] In this quick clip, Carmine Caruso tells how Italians typically celebrate Christmas.

Direct download: Christmas_Episode_.mp3
Category:Italian -- posted at: 11:30am PDT

How to be enthusiastic in a more Italian way and grow your vocabulary with 15 ways to express your excitement in Italian.

Direct download: ICE_Ep142_.mp3
Category:Italian -- posted at: 7:37pm PDT

Once you visit southern Italy, you feel like you've seen an entirely different world while in the same country, which is what I imagine Cherrye Moore experienced upon moving to Calabria with her native Italian husband.

Cherrye's story, like many expats, is full of ups and downs with the language and the culture.

What I think is most special about our chat is her favorite parts of Italy, one of which makes you feel so at home even if you were never born there, which for many of us without any native Italian blood is one of the greatest gifts Italy has to give.

Direct download: Cherrye_Moore_.mp3
Category:Italian -- posted at: 10:28am PDT