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Italian Lessons in London

The German language is renowned for its long and complicated compounds, but many other languages do this too. For example, the Italian word “psiconeuroendocrinoimmunologia” (which refers to the study of different bodily systems) has 30 letters and 13 syllables! But don’t worry: take a course with us at Listen & Learn and soon you’ll learn how to comprehend (and even pronounce) such mighty words without any problems. Our native-speaking instructors are professional language teachers with plenty of experience helping students to piece together large words by understanding their small constituents, and they will guide you to fluency in a quick, painless way. Sign up for an Italian course with Listen & Learn and soon you’ll be reading The Divine Comedy or The Name of the Rose in their original language!

In addition to accessing famous literary works in Italian, knowledge of this language can open up opportunities locally. For example, did you know that every year, London celebrates its Italian heritage with a festival called Welcome Italia? There, you can explore Italian food, enjoy live music and take part in different cultural workshops. Knowledge of Italian will certainly enhance the experience as you’ll be able to understand Italian text and speakers, as well as communicate with people directly!

Furthermore, with London being one of the most multicultural cities in the world, you’ll find more than 100,000 Italian speakers residents. Why not join these learners and native speakers in the London Italian Language Meetup Group’s gatherings? You’ll soon gain more confidence and become proficient in Italian.

Are you ready to get started? Contact us at Listen & Learn and soon you’ll be using idiomatic phrases like “in bocca al lupo!” (Good luck!) like a true Italian person!

The type of courses we offer:

Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) General Italian

These lessons in Italian are wide-ranging by nature and are driven towards students who have a variety of differing needs. All beginner students will expect to study enough survival Italian to get them through a short visit to the country. Those who choose to continue with the lessons will progress differently, depending on their individual requests and requirements. Whether you are buying property in a foreign country, married to a foreign national, planning a round-the-world trip, interested in Italian history and culture or if you simply want to attain a particular level of Italian, this is the choice for you. Enquire now about our Italian Courses or Take A Free Italian Level Test

Face-to-Face 1-to-1 (Individual) Business Italian

Italian lessons of this type are aimed towards those that need to learn Italian to aid them with their employment. For those just starting out, it is integral to learn basic greetings and business etiquette. Reading and writing can be adopted once the simple precepts are out of the way. Success has come from students who are involved in the import/export business, international negotiations and acquisitions, those seeking jobs in multinational companies and those working with foreign colleagues, academia and bureaucracy. Even our most basic lesson for beginners will have the student finishing the lesson with basic telephone/e-mail skills in Italian, as well as survival Italian should a short stay in the country is needed. Enquire now about our Italian Courses or Take A Free Italian Level Test

Face-to-Face Closed (Private) Group General or Business Italian

Two or more people can benefit from studying Italian together as these Italian lessons are also offered to groups (Two-to-One Italian Lessons or Small Group In-Company Italian Lessons). Every student must have the same degree of knowledge of the language, the same business or language needs and the ability to study at the same time and place as everybody else. The booking has to be made for all students at the same time. Listen & Learn does not advocate group sessions of more than 6-8 people, though Taster Italian Lessons can be experienced by up to 12 people. Enquire now about our Italian Courses or Take A Free Italian Level Test

Skype, Google Meet or Zoom Online 1-to-1 (Individual) General or Business Italian

Our native-speaking qualified Italian teachers can instruct you and your group at your work or at home at a time most convenient for you. Classes can take place on any day of the weekeven weekendsmorning, afternoon or evening. If meeting at your office or home is not suitable, you can take your lessons at the trainer's office. Study materials are supplied for you. Enquire now about our Italian Courses or Take A Free Italian Level Test

Skype, Google Meet or Zoom Online Group (Closed or Open) General or Business Italian

Those wishing to learn Italian in groups of two or more together (Two-to-One Italian Lessons or Small Group In-Company Italian Lessons) can sign up for our group classes. All students must be at nearly the same level of Italian proficiency, have the same needs from the language and be able to study at the same time and place as the others. Bookings must be made for all students simultaneously. Listen & Learn does not propose group sizes of more than 6-8 people, but In-Company Taster Italian Lessons can occur with up to 12 people. Enquire now about our Italian Courses or Take A Free Italian Level Test

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italian Songs

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Felicitá- Albano Carrisi

This is an old song (from 1982) by Albano Carrisi who speaks about being happy, satisfied, optimistic, and excited about life and love. This song is upbeat and catchy, so you’ll not only acquire some new vocabulary and Italian grammar, but also you’ll feel light and happy after listening to this song! You’ll become familiar with definite and indefinite articles, like “la felicitá” (the happiness), “um cuscino” (a call), or “uma telefonata” (a call), too. This piece also makes use of the imperative form, so you’ll polish your grammar skills, as well. Click here and musicalise your day!

italian Songs

Baciami Ancora- Jovanotti

Baciami Ancora is the main theme of a famous Italian movie with the same name and which won an award for Best Original Song. about it explores a crazy affair between a man and a woman who fell in love after just one kiss, and how he would do anything to feel that way again. This piece is rich in imperatives and infinitives, so it’s a great opportunity to learn verbs, like baciami (kiss me), stare (to be) or invecchiare (get old), and practise their pronunciation. Listen to this song and soon you’ll be able to speak to Italians about love! Click here and let Jovanotti musicalise your day!

Resta in ascolto- Laura Pausini

Laura Pausini is one of the most famous female Italian singers of all time. She even sings in Spanish and English! Pausini’s songs are usually about love and heartbreak, and this piece is no exception. Resta in ascolto is about a woman talking to her lover, telling him that she misses him and thinks about him all the time. Even if she was the one to end the relationship, she never gives up hope they can get back together. Laura sings very quickly and uses different tenses in the lyrics, so it’s more suitable for intermediate and advanced students of Italian. Enjoy Laura Pausini's hit here!

italian Youtube Channels

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Adriana Spink

Fancy a lifestyle and beauty channel to watch while improving your Italian? Then, subscribe to Adriana Spink’s channel. She’s a fashion blogger who covers makeup trends and hair beauty in her videos, so you can watch her tutorials and get some inspiration for a fresh summer look. Also, she reviews brands and visits big Italian stores to show off that particular season’s clothes, so you can have a look at Italian fashion without leaving your home. She’s also a teacher, so you’ll see that she speaks in a clear, slow way that is easy to understand. Watch her videos here!

italian Youtube Channels

Yotobi

Looking for movie reviews where you can enjoy the best of cinema while polishing up your Italian skills? Subscribe to Yotobi’s channel: you won’t regret it. This page is run by a man who’ll give you his take on the newest films and TV series from a humorous point of view. His videos resemble other popular channels, where he engages in virtual conversations with fans or reads comments they left in previous videos. All of his content has English subtitles, so it’s great material for beginner, intermediate or even advanced-level students of Italian. Watch his videos here!

WillWoosh

YouTube features a lot of Italian comedy channels that can help you become more fluent and get familiar with new terms and expressions, such as WillWoosh. This channel is run by a group of friends who do silly things around Italy, talk to the camera and discuss fun (and sometimes controversial) topics. They speak fairly quickly and use slang and conversational phrases, so it might be a bit hard to understand if you’re a beginner. However, you can always turn on the subtitles to keep up with the conversation! The channel has more than 100 videos, so there will surely be something to your taste. Watch his videos here!

italian Apps

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Busuu

Busuu is a great learning resource that can be accessed by users who have iOS and Android. Just download the app to get started! It contains self-paced lessons and materials that will help you practise grammar rules and vocabulary. For example, you can access flashcards and matching games where you must pair a word with an image that represents it and an audio file that features its correct pronunciation. The best part about Busuu is that you can use it to find language learners from every part of the world who want to learn and improve their Italian skills as much as you. Check out this app here!

italian Apps

Verbi Italiani

Verbi Italiani is an amazing resource for those who have doubts about how to use verbs in Italian. Just type the verb you need in a box and press “Conjugate” to obtain dozens of results with their corresponding explanations. For example, know the difference between mangiare (infinitive form of “eat”), mangia (he or she eats) and mangio (I eat). The app features more than 10,000 verbs, so you will surely find the one you are looking for. The app is suitable for beginners, intermediate and advanced-level students of Italian, so keep it installed on your device for when you need it! Check out this app here!

Italian by Nemo

Do you want to improve your Italian skills but only have a few spare minutes each day to practise? Italian by Nemo might just be your perfect companion. This app offers interactive games and flashcards to increase your vocabulary and help you to understand how certain colloquial expressions are used. You will also learn some functions of the language, such as greetings or requests. The best part is that you can use the app without an internet connection! So, whether you are on the street, at home, or even on the plane, you can put your skills to use. Check out this app here!

Testimonials

From our clients all over the world

"The lessons are going well and I am enjoying them. Sara is a very good teacher and I would recommend her to anyone wishing to learn Italian."
Stephen Rushton

Italian course in Coventry, OSERIS LIMITED.

"I am very pleased with the lessons!"
Brian Bieder

Italian course in Online.

"My classes with Flavia are going great! I am very happy and could not ask for a better teacher!"
Bianca Jack

Italian course in Online.

"The lessons went great. Marika is a fantastic Italian teacher."
Robin Daniel

Italian course in Bristol, Sytner Group Ltd.

"My teacher is wonderful! She's great at bringing in different forms of material. Overall I've been very happy with what topics we've been covering and my progress."
Nora Traum

Italian course in Online.

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AVL Powertrain UK Ltd
Language learned: German in Coventry.

Kin-Tec Recruitment Ltd
Language learned: Arabic in Manchester.

Wessex Water
Language learned: English in Bristol.