Be Italiano

Italian Course for Beginners

Are you ready to become a real Italiano like me? Are you ready to come to Italy and feel like a real Italiano? Then you are in the right place. Watch this little video below to learn more.

Welcome to Be Italiano!

This is what my students say about me

 If you are considering Stefano as a teacher, don’t hesitate. He is amazing. So prepared, fun, engaging, thorough, supportive and dedicated to his work. He cares so much about the progress his students make. 

Stephanie, USA

COURSE FEATURES

Grammar presentations

In the course, you’ll find videos in which I carefully explain grammar topics for you so that you can have a better understanding of Italian grammar and how the language actually works!

Listening tasks

You'll find plenty of listening tasks during the course recorded by real Italians with different accents in order to improve your listening skills. Thanks to our unique audio player, you can also slow down the track to better understand what they’re saying. Each audio track comes with quizzes to test your understanding and a PDF which you can download to read the script and learn relevant words and expressions.

Vocabulary lessons

In these types of lesson, we will explore words and expressions that you can use in your everyday life when talking to an Italian.

Video completamente in Italiano

In these video lessons, I will be speaking in Italian only and I will talk about the most important aspects of our culture. You will be able to turn on Italian subtitles if you’d like and download the script with an English translation.

Success stories

Elena, UK

24/7 support

We guide you through your learning journey step by step

You can submit your writing or speaking task to the Be Italiano team through either email or WhatsApp and we will get back to you with tips and corrections. And if you have any questions or doubts on a grammar topic, the meaning or use of a word or anything, we will be happy to help you. All you have to do is just send us an email or WhatsApp message and we will respond to your question within 48 hours. However, we usually respond much, much faster.

Please note that this feature is only available on the “Molto Italiano” plan and above.

Learn new words,

wherever you are.

Flashcards app integration

Thanks to Quizlet integration, you can practice words and expressions you’ve been learning in every unit of the course with Quizlet, a flashcards app you can use on your computer or your phone. This way, you will be able to practice wherever you are and to improve new vocabulary.

Course curriculum

... and 14 more units.

See the full curriculum here.

Ciao,

sono Stefano

Ciao! My name is Stefano and I have been an online Italian teacher for 5 years helping hundreds of students become fluent in Italian and making their Italian dream come true. I’ve also started an Instagram and Facebook page (@teacherstefano) to share tips and videos about learning Italian and understanding Italian culture. One year ago, I started creating my online course to help as many students as possible learn Italian following a structured curriculum and providing the best learning experience possible. I spent one year in the United States when I was 16 for an exchange program, and because of this, I don't just understand the struggles of learning a new language but also the most effective methods.

 I owe special thanks to my Italian teacher, Stefano, who has so improved my Italian that I can have coherent conversations in Venice and with Italian tourists in Philadelphia. One of the greatest pleasures of writing this book was working to improve my ability to read and speak in Italian.That never would have happened without Stefano, who is such a great teacher. As a fluent English speaker, he understands why, as an English speaker, I get things wrong, and how to fix them. Under Stefano’s guidance, I have also deepened my understanding of Italian grammar, which informs my casual conversations in Venice. Recently, during an over-the-counter chat, a Venetian barista asked me where I was from, and when I said “Filadelfia,” she responded,“Oh, I thought you were Italian.” I owe that moment to Stefano. Mille grazie.

 

Meredith F. Small, professor of anthropology, Cornell University (USA) and author of Inventing the World: Venice and the Transformation of Western Culture  

© 2020 Stefano Chiaromonte.

P. IVA: 04296180716

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