Let's Speak Italian!

Your daily Italian language podcast where you will learn to speak Italian in just minutes a day. We start from the very beginning and learn popular phrases, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, all in easy to digest lessons never more than 5 minutes in length, 5 days a week. Subscribe, download, listen, and LET'S SPEAK ITALIAN!


  • Week #012 Review, Tuesday

    Jul 14 2020

    parola = word verita' = truth bugia = lie piu' tardi = later in ritardo = late stamattina = this morning stasera = this evening soldi = money meglio = better peggio = worse tutto = all, everything dopo = after come = how Il presidente viene domani. = The president comes tomorrow. Gli studenti vengono tardi. = The students come late. La madre tiene il bambino. = The mother holds the baby. Noi veniamo stasera. = We come tonight. Gli insegnanti vengono alla scuola. = The teachers come to school. Io...more

  • Week #011 Review, Monday

    Jul 13 2020

    che cosa = what. Che cosa mangiate? = What are you eating? Mangiamo la pizza. = We are eating pizza. quale = which. Quale libro legge? = Which book are you reading? Leggo un libro italiano. = I am reading an Italian book. chi = who. Chi studia l'italiano? = Who studies Italian? Noi studiamo l'italiano. = We study Italian. perche' = why. Perche' lei mangia la carne? = Why do you eat meat? Mangio la carne perche' mi piace. = I eat meat because I like it. giocare = to play (a sport) io gioco = I pl...more

  • Download Seasons One and Two Today - All 100 Lessons

    Jul 10 2020

    Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've listened to a few sample lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian. Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as well, for a tota...more

  • Lesson #075, Friday

    Jul 10 2020

    sapere = to know how to io so = I know how to tu sai = you know how to (informal) Lei sa = you know how to (formal) lui/lei sa = he/she knows how to noi sappiamo = we know how to voi sapete = you know how to (plural) loro sanno = they know how to Gianni sa suonare il pianoforte. = Johnny knows how to play the piano. Gli studenti sanno studiare. = The students know how to study. Sapete parlare italiano? = Do you (plural) know how to speak Italian? Non so cantare molto bene. = I don't know how to ...more

  • Lesson #074, Thursday

    Jul 09 2020

    volere = to want, to want to io voglio = I want, I want to tu vuoi = you want, you want to (informal) Lei vuole = you want, you want to (formal) lui/lei vuole = he/she wants, he/she wants to noi vogliamo = we want, we want to voi volete = you want, you want to (plural) loro vogliono = they want, they want to 'volere' can be used in two ways. One is as a modal verb where it is followed by another verb in its infinitive form. Il dottore vuole parlare con Lei. = The doctor wants to speak with you (...more

  • Lesson #073, Wednesday

    Jul 08 2020

    dovere = to have to. Can also be translated to the English word 'must.' io devo = I have to, I must tu devi = you have to, you must (informal) Lei deve = you have to, you must (formal) lui/lei deve = he/she has to, he/she must noi dobbiamo = we have to, we must voi dovete = you have to, you must (plural) loro devono = they have to, they must L'insegnante deve preparare la lezione. = The teacher has to prepare the lesson. Dovete lavorare ogni giorno. = You (plural) must work every day. Chi deve s...more

  • Lesson #072, Tuesday

    Jul 07 2020

    potere = to be able to It also translate as 'can' or 'may.' io posso = I am able to, I can tu puoi = you are able to, you can (informal) Lei puo' = you are able to, you can (formal) lui/lei = he/she are able to, he/she can noi possiamo = we are able to, we can voi potete = you are able to, you can (plural) loro possono = they are able to, they can La donna puo' venire. = The woman can come. Possiamo andare dopo cena. = We can go after dinner. Posso parlare inglese? = May I speak English? Io poss...more

  • Lesson #071, Monday

    Jul 06 2020

    chiudere = to close chiudo, chiudi, chiude, chiudiamo, chiudete, chiudono ascoltare = to listen to ascolto, ascolti, ascolta, ascoltiamo, ascoltate, ascoltano aiutare = to help aiuto, aiuti, aiuta, aiutiamo, aiutate, aiutano lavorare = to work lavoro, lavori, lavora, lavoriamo, lavorate, lavorano cominciare = to begin comincio, cominci, comincia, cominciamo, cominciate, cominciano preparare = to prepare preparo, prepari, prepara, prepariamo, preparate, preparano