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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

 

Guessing game Enhance your vocabulary by guessing the word

Audiobooks Some my original stories and suggested audiobooks

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Musica italiana Discover more about Italian music