Learning materials


A selection of handbooks, courses and free exercises online. To learn Italian online!

·         BBC learn Italian
BBC’S portal that offers for free various multimedia audio and video resources for learning and teaching Italian as L2. It’s annotated in English

·         Welcome in the Italian school
Zanichelli Publisher presents its Italian handbooks for foreign students and offers online interactive grammar and vocabulary exercises for free.

·         Italian studies center

Online interactive exercises to learn and improve Italian: phonetic, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, syntax and idiomatic expressions. The site also presents a Italian grammar compendium in lessons and a games section with funny activities to improve the Italian vocabulary of foreign students.

·         Multimedia Italian Course
Italian interactive workbook online for foreign middle and advanced students: vocabulary, substantive, verb and general revision

·         Inside Italian

An Italian interactive multimedia course on RAI International website, part of the Italica project

·         Free Italian language learning resources
For English speakers: learn and speak Italian online, figures of speech, general knowledge with corrections; moreover, the site offers video and audio resources, as well as games to learn Italian language and culture in a funny way.

·         ItalianoL2.info
A short Italian handbook downloadable from the web. The site contains two different sections, one dedicated to the foreign students, who want to apply to the Italian school, and the other one dedicated to adults.

·         Language guide
Italian for foreign student in an illustrated vocabulary, organized in lexical categories.

·         Today and tomorrow
Twenty lessons online, with interactive exercises to learn Italian in an easy way. Addressed to English- speaking students.