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Your daily Italian language podcast where you will learn to speak Italian in just minutes a day. We start from the very beginning and learn popular phrases, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, all in easy to digest lessons never more than 5 minutes in length, 5 days a week. Subscribe, download, listen, and LET'S SPEAK ITALIAN!

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Your daily Italian language podcast where you will learn to speak Italian in just minutes a day. We start from the very beginning and learn popular phrases, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, all in easy to digest lessons never more than 5 minutes in length, 5 days a week. Subscribe, download, listen, and LET'S SPEAK ITALIAN!

    Lesson #042, Tuesday

    Lesson #042, Tuesday

    Essere = to be
    io sono = I am
    tu sei = you are (informal)
    Lei e' = you are (formal)
    lui/lei e` = he/she is
    noi siamo = we are
    voi siete = you are (plural)
    loro sono = they are
    C'e' = There is OR Is there?
    Ci sono = There are OR Are there?
    C'e' un insegnate qui? = Is there a teacher here?
    C'e' una mela per l'insegnante? = Is there an apple for the teacher?
    Ci sono due pere. = There are two pears.
    Ci sono tre belle donne. = There are three pretty women.
    Quanti cani ci sono? = How many dogs are there?
    Ci sono molti cani. = There are many dogs.
    Quante banane ci sono? = How many bananas are there?
    Ci sono molte banane. = There are many bananas.

    • 5 min
    Lesson #041, Monday

    Lesson #041, Monday

    un = precedes all masculine nouns, even those that begin with vowels. The exception is those masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant.
    un bambino = a baby
    un orologio = a clock
    uno = precedes masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant.
    uno specchio = a mirror
    uno psicologo = a psychologist
    una = precedes all feminine nouns beginning with a consonant.
    una scrivania = a desk
    una fragola = a strawberry
    un' = precedes all feminine nouns that begin with a vowel.
    un'ora = an hour
    un'arancia = an orange

    • 4 min
    Download Seasons One and Two Today - All 100 Lessons

    Download Seasons One and Two Today - All 100 Lessons

    Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've listened to a few sample lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian.
    Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as well, for a total of 120 lessons in all. That's 24 weeks of lessons, for only $15.00.  It's over 13 hours of Italian lessons, for the price of what you might pay for one music CD.
    I've found that the key to learning to speak Italian is to learn a little bit every day, and to practice it with your friends. So get lessons 1-100, and listen to one lesson, every day for 24 weeks. By the end, you'll be amazed at how easy it was, and just how much you can learn by practicing a few minutes every day.
    To download the first 100 lessons, just go to the web site at www.letsspeakitalian.net and click on the banner ad, or click on this link: Download Lessons 1-100.  For only $15.00 you'll be speaking Italian before you know it.
    Grazie tanto, arrivederci.

    • 2 min
    Lesson #040, Friday

    Lesson #040, Friday

    uovo = egg
    pomodoro = tomato
    fragola = strawberry
    banana = banana
    mela = apple
    pera = pear
    arancia = orange
    limone = lemon
    bello = handsome, beautiful (bella for feminine words)
    buono = good (buona for feminine words)
    bravo = good, used for people (brava for females)
    ricco = rich (ricca for femine words)
    qui = here
    quanti = how many
    molti = many

    • 5 min
    Lesson #039, Thursday

    Lesson #039, Thursday

    ricevere = to receive
    vivere = to live
    chiedere = to ask
    sentire = to hear, to feel (1st form of 'ire' verbs)
    servire = to serve (1st form of 'ire' verbs)
    spedire = to send (2nd form of 'ire' verbs)
     
    STOP THE PODCAST - conjugate each of these verbs out loud. Then start the podcast again and I'll give you the answers.
     
    Io ricevo
    Tu ricevi
    Lei/lui/lei riceve
    Noi riceviamo
    Voi ricevete
    Loro ricevono
     
    Io vivo
    Tu vivi
    Lei/lui/lei vive
    Noi viviamo
    Voi vivete
    Loro vivono
     
    Io chiedo
    Tu chiedi
    Lei/lui/lei chiede
    Noi chiediamo
    Voi chiedete
    Loro chiedono
     
    Io sento
    Tu senti
    Lei/lui/lei sente
    Noi sentiamo
    Voi sentite
    Loro sentono
     
    Io servo
    Tu servi
    Lei/lui/lei serve
    Noi serviamo
    Voi servite
    Loro servono
     
    Io spedisco
    Tu spedisci
    Lei/lui/lei spedisce
    Noi spediamo
    Voi spedite
    Loro spediscono

    • 5 min
    Lesson #038, Wednesday

    Lesson #038, Wednesday

    Il presidente dorme in chiesa? = Does the president sleep in church?
    (Voi) Partite per l'italia domani? = Do you leave for Italy tomorrow?
    (Tu) Apri la finestra. = You open the window.
    (Noi) Apriamo la lettera. = We open the letter.
    (Io) Parto domani. = I leave tomorrow.
    Il professore apre la porta. = The professor opens the door.
    (Voi) Dormite sempre in classe. = You (plural) always sleep in class.
    (Voi) Finite la lezione oggi. = You (plural) finish the lesson today.
    Il presidente capisce la lingua. = The president understands the language.
    (Lei) Preferisce l'inglese? = Do you (formal) prefer English?
    I ragazzi capiscono l'insegnante = The boys understand the teacher.
    L'insegnante finisce la lezione. = The teacher finishes the lesson.
    (Io) Capisco lo spagnolo. = I understand Spanish.
    (Voi) Preferite mangiare? = Do you (plural) prefer to eat?
    (Noi) Finiamo il libro. = We finish the book.
    I bambini preferiscono gli spaghetti. = The babies prefer spaghetti.
    (Io) Preferisco dormire. = I prefer to sleep.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

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59 Ratings

lafigatadonna ,

good starting point

i think this podcast is very useful to get a start on understanding how grammar works. i'm finding it really enjoyable as i just got back from my trip to italia and i'm missing it very badly and i'm now determined to learn or at least understand by the time i go back. it teaches you basic knowledge on how to conjugate, and specially modal verbs and its very straight to the point. it's a shame that you can't get them all for free. but this works for me right now because i'm a poor student and can't afford real classes!

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ilrglen ,

Excellent

A great start for me learning the Italian language. I love the short, easy lessons and listen to them each day, even going back to relisten from the beginning on occasion. Keep them coming

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