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Watch this video introduction in Italian where Maura Garau, founder of cyberitalian.com, explains how to navigate in the lesson.

A few subtitles will help you.

Browse through the lesson with Maura, using the menu on the right.

In the Beginner level of our Italian course, Pino (Pinocchio - a traditional character in Italian culture), realizes that his "good friends" the Cat and Fox are not really good friends.

But what is friendship after all?


In this Intermediate level, Pino and Grillo (the Talking Cricket) embark on a journey through Italy to meet famous people (Rossini, Fellini, Michelangelo, Leonardo ...) and to ask them what friendship is.


In this lesson you will get to know Milan, and Italian opera and music. You will learn to express yourself with more complex sentences and to make comparisons.


The linguistic elements you will find are:

  • Se, che, perché
    (If, that, because)
  • Comparativi
  • Superlativi
  • Espressioni idiomatiche
    (Idiomatic expressions)

To continue with the lesson, click on the icons below or use the menu on the right.

We suggest that you follow these steps:

  1. Listen and speak with "Dialogo", read the commentary and enjoy the proverb
  2. Learn the cultural aspects with "Cultura"
  3. Discover the grammar with "Grammatica"
  4. Practice with "Esercizi"
  5. Have fun and reinforce what you have learned with "Attività"
  6. When you are ready, test yourself with "Esame"

To get help during the lesson use the tools on the right:

  • Alfabeto (Open the "Alphabet" to review the Italian pronunciation in detail)
  • Pronuncia (Activate Maria and Franco, your Pronunciation Guides, and select any Italian text you wish to hear pronounced in the lessons. Record your voice to get an evaluation of your pronunciation)
  • Grammatica (Visit the "Grammar" for an in-depth explanation of the topics you learn in the lessons)
  • Glossario (Check the "Glossary" to help you widen your vocabulary)



  Intermediate Lesson 2

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