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Kindness is Always in Fashion

Let’s get to know artist Riccardo Guasco and his very original campaign dedicated to kindness, titled Piccola campagna inventata per la tutela della gentilezza.

The Asterisk for Gender Neutrality

June is Pride Month and at ScuolaScuola we celebrate it with a reflection on the use of the asterisk for gender neutrality in Italian. Buona lettura a tutt*!

‘Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy’ – A series by CNNTravel

Learn more about all the places Stanley Tucci visited in “Searching For Italy” for your next trip to Italy. Bentrovati, studenti di ScuolaScuola! We know you all loved the series Searching for Italy, hosted by Stanley Tucci for CNNtravel. Waiting to actually be able to visit Italy again, let’s start planning your future trips with … Continued

Dantedì 2021 – La Divina Commedia – The New Manuscript

The first fully hand-written, hand-illustrated version of the Divine Comedy since the 15th century Seven hundred years after the death of Dante, we celebrate Dantedì with an interview to artist, illustrator and university professor George Cochrane, to learn more about his highly anticipated graphic novel version of the Divine Comedy, his passion for ‘all things … Continued

Have yourself a merry Italian Christmas

Now that Christmas is coming, we are sharing our tips to make it more Italian Grab your coziest blanket, a sweet slice of panettone, a hot drink, and stay a few minutes with us to discover our tips for a very Italian Christmas. Keep learning Italian There are so many things you can do to … Continued

A short guide to Italian bread

Discover the fascinating universe of Italian bread with ScuolaScuola Bread is much more than food: thanks to its simple ingredients and the nourishment it provides, it is a staple of the human diet across many cultures, with an ancient history dating back to the Neolithic period, charged with symbolic and ritual meanings. It has been … Continued

Special focus on Italian onomatopoeias

To celebrate the 20th Week of the Italian Language in the World and help you understand Italian comic books, we have prepared a short guide to Italian onomatopoeias Italians are famous for communicating with gestures, however, there is another way to make us understood without using meaningful words: onomatopoeias (in Italian, onomatopee – singular form: … Continued

Comics, a great way to power up your Italian

  The Week of the Italian Language in the World is the perfect occasion to learn Italian with comic books Happy 20th annual Week of the Italian Language in the World! This year’s theme is “Italian Between Word and Image: Graffiti, Illustrations, Comic Books,” and in this article you will discover some interesting facts about … Continued

Italian movies at the Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival

The ICFF is back with a new format: the Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival is about to start and we want to give you some advice on the Italian films on schedule Outdoor cinema is one of the unique ingredients of summertime in the city. After all, what’s more fun, engaging and social than grabbing some … Continued

Learn Italian while watching TV

Some tips to improve your Italian by watching The Trial and other TV series Have you always dreamt of learning Italian by watching TV? Do you remember what we told you about immersion? Watching a TV show in Italian will help you boost your linguistic skills if you know how to do it. How to learn Italian with … Continued

The remarkable success of My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend is a resounding international success both as a book and as a TV series. Let’s discover something about the protagonists We will probably have to wait until next spring to watch the third season of My Brilliant Friend – Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay, HBO is broadcasting the last episodes … Continued

Stay home and learn Italian with us

Our tips to turn your home into a perfect learning environment How many times have you heard that, if you really want to become proficient in a language, all you need is immersion? You will be happy to hear that immersion doesn’t mean living in another country, but living in another language. I know what … Continued

Parla come mangi! Italian language and cooking event, March 5th

A few days before Parla come mangi, we met Gaia Massai to find out more about Gaia’s Plate and Cucinato Italian Culinary Studio March 5th is approaching and we are all excited for the launch of this new series of events, cohosted by ScuolaScuola, combining Italian language and cuisine! It will also be an occasion … Continued

6 fun ways to learn Italian (plus some bonus tips)

Carnival may be over, but you can still have fun learning Italian!  Carnival is the merriest period of the year. You can wear a costume, do pranks, eat delicious fried treats. And the good news is that we can tap into this joyful mood to improve our language skills. Scientific studies show that being in … Continued

The top 5 Italian Operas

Opera is the quintessential element of Italian culture. Famous composers and singers have populated opera houses around the globe for centuries. What are the most famous Italian operas of all time?

International Italian Language Week

This week we celebrate the Italian Language around the World, the many ways it is spread and taught, appreciated and learnt.

Il glossario della rete

[tratto e adattato da www.nuovoeutile.it] Succede da qualche anno ormai: spesso diciamo in inglese cose che si possono dire tranquillamente in italiano. Non si tratta di una battaglia contro le lingue straniere né contro l’impiego dei molti termini inglesi che, da mouse a discount, da toast a software, non hanno corrispondenti italiani efficaci e accettati. Esistono … Continued

The human language: Dante and the Italian language

by Sebastiano Bazzichetto The 18th Week of the Italian language in the world is titled “ITALIAN AND THE NETWORK, THE NETWORKS FOR ITALIAN.” Every culture, society and country creates its own network through art, literature, the symbols of the national identity and, of course, the language. In the case of Italian, a tribute to Dante … Continued

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