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BEGINNERS

Beginners Italian (audio + text) > audio lessons from the Open University (Italian and English) 

FreeItalianSchool (audio + text) > American podcast with 39 audio lessons and the possibility to receive free transcriptions via email

BEGINNERS-INTERMEDIATE

Coffee Break Italian (audio) > Conversations in Italian and English

Radio Bue (audio) > web radio of the University of Padua’s students

Speak Italian with your mouth full (video) > video lessons of a university professor who used “the kitchen” to teach Italian

News in Slow (audio + text) > news, stories, etc. everything read at different speeds and translated into English

BEGINNERS-ADVANCED

Al dente (audio + text) 

Profumo di Italia (audio + text)

Licia domanda (audio + text)

Dolce metà (audio + text)

Yabla Italian (video + text) > video with Italian or English subtitles; exercises and grammar explanations available on their website

ADESSO Podcast (audio + text) > weekly podcast of the super famous German magazine to learn Italian and discover Italy

INTERMEDIATE-ADVANCED

Badi come parla (audio) > RSI’s column dedicated to the Italian language

Feltrinelli Radio and Best Video Feltrinelli (audio and video) > readings, interviews, authors’ comments of the famous Italian publishing company. Both audio and videos are downloadable on iTunes

 

Audiobooks Some my original stories and suggested audiobooks

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