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 Language Resources

Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) 

Grammar Textbooks for Reference

English Grammar for students of Italian.

Nuovo Espresso Grammatica in Italian, for Beginner through intermediate levels (A1-B1)

New Italian Grammar in Practice in English, for Beginner through intermediate levels (A1-B2)

Grammatica avanzata della lingua italiana , in Italian, for Intermediate through Upper levels (B1-C1)

A Reference Grammar of Modern Italian, in English, a comprehensive guide to structure and forms

Pronunciation and Italian Phonetics

Fonetica pratica della lingua italiana all levels


              Babel, Rocket Languages, Rosetta Stone – all have a free period to try out 

               Duolingo: free


italiano automatico  for listening practice

Dictionaries & expressions

l Ragazzini Dictionary App – You can hear pronunciation (with subscription)

Italian Dictionary


               News in Slow Italian

                   Incontro italiano

            Not only podcasts, but audio books “Ad Alta voce                  Radio 3”

    Newspapers in Italian



    Associazione Italiana Biblioteche

    Biblioteche italiane

    Servizio bibliotecario nazionale



    General Italian Resources

    Italiano Rai- A portal developed by RAI to learn Italian

    Lezioni di italiano - RAI overview of all useful tools offered for learning Italian

    Italica - A portal developed by RAI to promote Italian language and culture

    BBC Italian Language Online for Adults - Italian course in English

    Accademia della Crusca - For all your questions about Italian language/grammar etymology.



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