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Countries & Nationalities in Italian: The Definitive Guide (Plus PDF Cheat-Sheet & Quiz)

Learn how to say 170+ countries and nationalities in Italian plus 3 common errors to avoid

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Countries and Nationalities in Italian - The Definitive Guide
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The best part about learning Italian is meeting new people and making new friendships. One of the first things you talk about are your origins! When getting to know each other, you’ll ask essential Italian phrases like: di dove sei? (where are you from?), and dove abiti? (where do you live?). To answer (and understand) these questions, you need to learn the names of different countries in Italian, plus their respective nationalities. Some of which are obvious while others not so much (I’m looking at you Germany). More on this later!

In this guide we’ll look at a few simple Italian grammar rules to follow which will give you the keys to unlocking how to say 170+ different countries and nationalities in Italian. We’ll look at how these change according to gender (masculine and feminine) and number (singular and plural).

We’ll also take a look at a handful of rule-breaking nations who are exceptions to the standard grammar rules. But after learning my top tips, you’ll master them in no time. And to bring it all home, I’ve included a fun interactive quiz at the end of this guide so you can practice your new-found Italian grammar and vocabulary skills.

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Masculine and Feminine Forms

In Italian, every noun, including nationalities, has a grammatical gender – either masculine or feminine. Italian uses suffixes, such as -ese/i, -ano/a, -ino/a and others which are added to the end of a country name to form the nationality.

For example:

  • a male from Italy is referred to as an italiano, while a female counterpart is italiana
  • a German man is called tedesco while a German woman is tedesca.

Attenzione! Notice how these nationalities are written in lowercase. This will be explained in detail later.

There are, of course, some exceptions. Nationalities ending in -ese, such as francese (French), do not change in gender, only in number.For example:

  • One French woman or man is francese, but…
  • Two or more French women or men are called francesi

Countries in Italian and their gender

What’s interesting is that in Italian grammatical gender, a significant number of countries are considered feminine singular, such as l’Italia (Italy), la Francia (France), or la Cina (China).

However, there are some exceptions to this. Countries like il Canada (Canada) or il Giappone (Japan) are considered masculine singular..

Then we have countries in the plural like gli Stati Uniti (The United States) or i Paesi Bassi (the Netherlands). Luckily, these are also plural in English which makes them easier to remember.

Learning both the country name and their definite articles (il/la/li/i/gli) can make a huge difference to remembering the correct gender.

Here are some examples sentences:

  • La Cina illumina con le sue luci notturne. (China lights up with its night lights.)
  • L’Italia è famosa per la sua cucina. (Italy is famous for its cuisine.)
  • I Paesi Bassi sono noti per i loro mulini a vento. (The Netherlands are known for their windmills.)

How to say Nationalities in Italian (and when to use capital letters)

Once you know how to say the name of a country in Italian, this will naturally propel you towards intuitively knowing how to say its nationality and the language spoken there too!

Attenzione! Unlike in English where we capitalize the first letter of country names, nationalities and its language, in Italian we only capitalize the first letter of the country.

For example, when referring to citizens of any given nation, in Italian we do not capitalize the first letter:

  • Gli spagnoli ed i francesi sono vicini ​(The Spanish and the French are neighbours)

This is the same for adjectives, even those denoting nationality, which remain lowercase:

  • Una ragazza spagnola beve un caffè francese (A Spanish girl drinks a French coffee).

Here is a summary:

Country (Capitalised) Nationality (Lowercase) Descriptive Adjective Form (Lowercase)
La Spagna (Spain) uno spagnolo, una spagnola (a Spaniard) spagnolo (Spanish)
La Francia (France) un francese / una francese (a French man/woman) francese (French)
La Giappone (Japan) un giapponese, una giapponese (a Japanese man/woman) giapponese (Japanese)

Using suffixes to form different nationalities in Italian

There are various suffixes used to convert country names to adjectives. The most common are:

  • -ano/anamessicano (Mexican), americana (American)
  • -esefrancese (French), giapponese (Japanese)

Earlier, I alluded to how Germany is an exception to the rule. As a country it’s called la Germania, however a German person is tedesco/a. A similar irregularity is true for il Belgio (Belgium) while a person from Belgium (either male or female) is belga:

  • Lui è belga (He is Belgian)
  • Lei è belga (She is Belgian)

Don’t let these exceptions throw you off. On the plus side, they are mostly associated with the most popular nations and nationalities, which means you’ll get lots of practice using them!

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Continents in Italian

  • Europe → L’Europa (Feminine) its people are called europei.
  • Asia L’Asia (Feminine) its people are called asiatici.
  • Africa → L’Africa (Feminine) its people are called africani.
  • America → L’America (Feminine) its people are called americani.
  • Oceania → L’Oceania (Feminine). Interestingly, Italians often, albeit inaccurately, call people from Oceania Australiani, even if they hail from New Zealand (Nuova Zelandaneozelandesi).
  • Antarctica → L’Antartide

Cardinal directions in Italian

When referring to geographical areas, using cardinal directions are crucial:

  • North: Designated as Il nord or alternatively as Il settentrione/settentrionale.
  • South: Called Il sud or the more elaborate Il meridione/meridionale.
  • East: Known as L’est or its variant L’oriente/orientale.
  • West: Termed L’ovest or the nuanced L’occidente/occidentale.

How to ask: Where do you come from?

Countries and Nationalities in Italian - Italian Flags in Piazza Venezia RomeIf you want to talk about your place of origin, you can use adjectives denoting nationalities. When using adjectives, they must agree in number and gender of the person.

If the subject is male you use -o (singular) and -i (plural) and for females you use the endings in -a (singular) and -e (plural). Adjectives that end in -e in the singular refer to both males and females and end in the plural with -i.

For example:

  • Siete americani? – Are you Americans?
  • Sei australiano? – Are you Australian? [male]
  • Sei australiana? – Are you Australian? [female]
  • Sono inglese – I’m English/British [male/female]
  • Sono irlandese – I’m Irish [male/female]
  • Siamo canadesi – We’re Canadians [females, males or a mixed group)

What usually follows when first meeting someone new is asking them where they come from. For this, there are two common questions you can ask using the verbs venire (to come) and essere (to be):

  • Da dove viene? – Where do you come from? [Formal]
  • Da dove vieni? – Where are you from? [Informal]

These both literally mean, ‘From where do you come?’

  • Di dov’è? – Where are you from? [Formal]
  • Di dove sei? – Where are you from? [Informal]

These both literally mean, ‘of where are you?’

Other ways you ask someone’s origins are with the verb provenire (to originate from), or with essere + originario/a di (to originate from/be native of).

  • Da dove provieni? (Where do you come/originate from?)
  • Sei originario della Francia? (Are you from France? / Are you a French native?)

You can also essere + nationality as a question, for example:

  • Sei tedesca, vero? (You’re German, aren’t you?)

Using the same verb as used in the question, the answers to these questions are as follows:

  • Vengo da… (I come from/I’m from)
  • Sono di…(I’m from…)
  • Provengo da…(I’m native of) – Using this verb is less common

Using the verbs venire and provenire require a little bit more attention because they are followed by the preposition da (from). We will learn more about prepositions in a future module, however, for now it’s enough to know that in Italian, prepositions merge with definite articles of the following noun. For example:

  • Vengo + da + l’Australia Vengo dall’Australia – I come from Australia
  • Viene + da + gli Stati UnitiViene dagli Stati Uniti – She/He comes from the United States
  • Veniamo + da + la Spagna → Veniamo dalla Spagna (We come from Spain)
  • Venite + da + il Canada → Venite dal Canada (You come from Canada)
  • Vengono + da + le Filippine → Vengono dalle Filippine (They come from the Philippines)

Here are some more examples:

  • È di origini britanniche? – No, il mio cuore batte per il Giappone [Formal] (Are British by birth? – No, I resonate with/my heart beats for Japan.)
  • Sono un’anima americana, ma le storie dei miei genitori affondano le radici in Cina. (I have an American soul, but tales of my ancestors trace back to China.)
  • Da dove provieni? – Le Alpi austriache mi chiamano casa. (Where are you from originally? – The Austrian Alps call me home.)

How to choose the correct preposition

Learning prepositions in any language is a challenge, but here are two simple rules of thumb to follow when using Italian prepositions when talking about places:

  • For countries, continents, or islands, use in.
  • For cities, use a.

For example

  • Quest’anno vado a Venezia per il Carnevale (This year I’m going to Venice for Carnival)
  • Sono di Melbourne ma abito in Italia (I’m from Melbourne but I live in Italy.)

Table of Countries and Nationalities in Italian

Using the rules we saw earlier, here is a complete list of country names and nationalities in Italian organised by gender and number. Use this table as a reference to check your answers when completing the exercises mentioned above.

Using the rules we saw earlier, here is a complete list of country names and nationalities in Italian organised by gender and number. Use this table as a reference to check your answers when completing the exercises mentioned above.

Country (English)  Country (Italian)  Nationality (Masc. Sing.)  Nationality (Fem. Sing.)  Nationality (Masc. Plural)  Nationality (Fem. Plural)
Afghanistan Afghanistan afghano afghana afghani afghane
Albania Albania albanese albanese albanesi albanesi
Algeria Algeria algerino algerina algerini algerine
Andorra Andorra andorrano andorrana andorrani andorrane
Angola Angola angolano angolana angolani angolane
Antigua & Barbuda Antigua e Barbuda antiguano antiguana antiguani antiguane
Argentina Argentina argentino argentina argentini argentine
Armenia Armenia armeno armena armeni armene
Australia Australia australiano australiana australiani australiane
Austria Austria austriaco austriaca austriaci austriache
Azerbaijan Azerbaigian azero azera azeri azere
Bahamas Bahamas bahamense bahamense bahamensi bahamensi
Bahrain Bahrain bahreinita bahreinita bahreiniti bahreinite
Bangladesh Bangladesh bangladese bangladese bangladesi bangladesi
Barbados Barbados barbadiano barbadiana barbadiani barbadiane
Belarus Bielorussia bielorusso bielorussa bielorussi bielorusse
Belgium Belgio belga belga belgi belge
Belize Belize beliziano beliziana beliziani beliziane
Benin Benin beninese beninese beninesi beninesi
Bhutan Bhutan bhutanese bhutanese bhutanesi bhutanesi
Cambodia Cambogia cambogiano cambogiana cambogiani cambogiane
Cameroon Camerun camerunese camerunese camerunesi camerunesi
Canada Canada canadese canadese canadesi canadesi
Cape Verde Capo Verde capoverdiano capoverdiana capoverdiani capoverdiane
Central African Republic Repubblica Centrafricana centrafricano centrafricana centrafricani centrafricane
Chad Ciad ciadiano ciadiana ciadiani ciadiane
Chile Cile cileno cilena cileni cilene
China Cina cinese cinese cinesi cinesi
Colombia Colombia colombiano colombiana colombiani colombiane
Comoros Comore comoriano comoriana comoriani comoriane
Congo Congo congolese congolese congolesi congolesi
Costa Rica Costa Rica costaricano costaricana costaricani costaricane
Croatia Croazia croato croata croati croate
Cuba Cuba cubano cubana cubani cubane
Cyprus Cipro cipriota cipriota ciprioti cipriote
Czech Republic Repubblica Ceca ceco ceca cechi ceche
Denmark Danimarca danese danese danesi danesi
Djibouti Gibuti gibutiano gibutiana gibutiani gibutiane
Dominica Dominica dominicano dominicana dominicani dominicane
East Timor Timor Est timorese timorese timoresi timoresi
Ecuador Ecuador ecuadoregno ecuadoregna ecuadoregni ecuadoregne
Egypt Egitto egiziano egiziana egiziani egiziane
El Salvador El Salvador salvadoregno salvadoregna salvadoregni salvadoregne
Equatorial Guinea Guinea Equatoriale equatoguineano equatoguineana equatoguineani equatoguineane
Eritrea Eritrea eritreo eritrea eritrei eritree
Estonia Estonia estone estone estoni estone
Eswatini (Swaziland) Eswatini swazi swazi swazilandesi swazilandesi
Ethiopia Etiopia etiope etiope etiope etiope
Fiji Figi figiano figiana fijiani fijiane
Finland Finlandia finlandese finlandese finlandesi finlandesi
France Francia francese francese francesi francesi
Gabon Gabon gabonese gabonese gabonesi gabonesi
Gambia Gambia gambiano gambiana gambiani gambiane
Georgia Georgia georgiano georgiana georgiani georgiane
Germany Germania tedesco tedesca tedeschi tedesche
Ghana Ghana ghanese ghanese ghanesi ghanesi
Greece Grecia greco greca greci greche
Grenada Grenada grenadino grenadina grenadiani grenadiane
Guatemala Guatemala guatemalteco guatemalteca guatemaltechi guatemalteche
Guinea Guinea guineano guineana guineani guineane
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau guineense guineense guineani-bissau guineane-bissau
Guyana Guyana guyanese guyanese guyanesi guyanesi
Haiti Haiti haitiano haitiana haitiani haitiane
Honduras Honduras honduregno honduregna honduregni honduregne
Hungary Ungheria ungherese ungherese ungheresi ungheresi
Iceland Islanda islandese islandese islandesi islandesi
India India indiano indiana indiani indiane
Indonesia Indonesia indonesiano indonesiana indonesiani indonesiane
Iran Iran iraniano iraniana iraniani iraniane
Ireland Irlanda irlandese irlandese irlandesi irlandesi
Iraq Iraq iracheno irachena iracheni irachene
Japan Giappone Giapponese Giapponesi Giapponese Giapponesi
Kyrgyzstan Kirghizistan kirghiso kirghisa kirghisi kirghise
Laos Laos laotiano laotiana laotiani laotiane
Latvia Lettonia lettone lettona lettoni lettone
Lebanon Libano libanese libanese libanesi libanesi
Lesotho Lesotho lesothiano lesothiana lesotiani lesotiane
Liberia Liberia liberiano liberiana liberiani liberiane
Libya Libia libico libica libici libiche
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein liechtensteinese liechtensteinese liechtensteinesi liechtensteinesi
Lithuania Lituania lituano lituana lituani lituane
Luxembourg Lussemburgo lussemburghese lussemburghese lussemburghesi lussemburghesi
Macedonia (North Macedonia) Macedonia (Macedonia del Nord) macedone macedone macedoni macedone
Madagascar Madagascar malgascio malgascia malgasci malgasche
Malawi Malawi malawiano malawiana malawiani malawiane
Malaysia Malesia malese malese malesi malesi
Maldives Maldive maldiviano maldiviana maldiviani maldiviane
Mali Mali maliano maliana maliensi maliensi
Malta Malta maltese maltese maltesi maltesi
Marshall Islands Isole Marshall marshallese marshallese marshalliani marshalliane
Mauritania Mauritania mauritano mauritaniana mauritaniani mauritaniane
Mauritius Mauritius mauriziano mauriziana mauriziani mauriziane
Mexico Messico messicano messicana messicani messicane
Micronesia Micronesia micronesiano micronesiana micronesiani micronesiane
Moldova Moldavia moldavo moldava moldavi moldave
Monaco Monaco monegasco monegasca monegaschi monegasche
Mongolia Mongolia mongolo mongola mongoli mongole
Montenegro Montenegro montenegrino montenegrina montenegrini montenegrine
Morocco Marocco marocchino marocchina marocchini marocchine
Mozambique Mozambico mozambicano mozambicana mozambicani mozambicane
Myanmar (Burma) Myanmar (Birmania) birmano birmese birmani birmane
Namibia Namibia namibiano namibiana namibiani namibiane
Nauru Nauru nauruano nauruana nauruani nauruane
Nepal Nepal nepalese nepalese nepalesi nepalesi
Netherlands Paesi Bassi olandese olandese olandesi olandesi
New Zealand Nuova Zelanda neozelandese neozelandese neozelandesi neozelandesi
Nicaragua Nicaragua nicaraguense nicaraguense nicaraguensi nicaraguensi
Niger Niger nigerino nigerina nigerini nigerine
Nigeria Nigeria nigeriano nigeriana nigeriani nigeriane
North Korea Corea del Nord nordcoreano nordcoreana nordcoreani nordcoreane
Norway Norvegia norvegese norvegese norvegesi norvegesi
Oman Oman omanita omanita omaniti omanite
Pakistan Pakistan pakistano pakistanа pakistani pakistane
Palau Palau palauano palauana palaesi palaesi
Panama Panama panamense panamense panamensi panamensi
Papua New Guinea Papua Nuova Guinea papuano papuana papuani papuane
Paraguay Paraguay paraguaiano paraguaiana paraguaiani paraguaiane
Peru Perù peruviano peruviana peruviani peruviane
Philippines Filippine filippino filippina filippini filippine
Poland Polonia polacco polacca polacchi polacche
Portugal Portogallo portoghese portoghese portoghesi portoghesi
Qatar Qatar qatariota qatariota qatarioti qatariote
Romania Romania rumeno rumena rumeni rumene
Russia Russia russo russa russi russe
Rwanda Ruanda ruandese ruandese ruandesi ruandesi
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts e Nevis kittitiano kittitiana kittitian e nevisiani kittitian e nevisiane
Saint Lucia Santa Lucia santaluciano santaluciana luciani luciane
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent e Grenadine vincentino vincentina vincentiani vincentiane
Samoa Samoa samoano samoana samoani samoane
San Marino San Marino sammarinese sammarinese sammarinesi sammarinesi
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tomé e Príncipe saotomense saotomense sao tomeani sao tomeane
Saudi Arabia Arabia Saudita saudita saudita sauditi saudite
Scotland Scozia scozzese scozzese scozzesi scozzesi
Senegal Senegal senegalese senegalese senegalesi senegalesi
Serbia Serbia serbo serba serbi serbe
Seychelles Seychelles seicellese seicellese seicellesi seicellesi
Scotland Scozia scozzese scozzesi scozzese scozzesi
Sierra Leone Sierra Leone sierra leonese sierra leonese sierra leonesi sierra leonesi
Singapore Singapore singaporiano singaporiana singaporensi singaporensi
Slovakia Slovacchia slovacco slovacca slovacchi slovacche
Slovenia Slovenia sloveno slovena sloveni slovene
Solomon Islands Isole Salomone salomonese salomonese solomoniani solomoniane
Somalia Somalia somalo somala somali somale
South Africa Sudafrica sudafricano sudafricana sudafricani sudafricane
South Korea Corea del Sud sudcoreano sudcoreana sudcoreani sudcoreane
South Sudan Sud Sudan sudsudanese sudsudanese sudsudanesi sudsudanesi
Spain Spagna spagnolo spagnola spagnoli spagnole
Sri Lanka Sri Lanka sri lankese sri lankese singalesi singalesi
Sudan Sudan sudanese sudanese sudanese sudanese
Suriname Suriname surinamese surinamese surinamesi surinamesi
Swaziland (Eswatini) Swaziland (Eswatini) swazilandese swazilandese swazilandesi swazilandesi
Sweden Svezia svedese svedese svedesi svedesi
Switzerland Svizzera svizzero svizzera svizzeri svizzere
Taiwan Taiwan taiwanese taiwanese taiwanese taiwanese
Tajikistan Tagikistan tagiko tagika tagiki tagike
Tanzania Tanzania tanzaniano tanzaniana tanzaniani tanzaniane
Thailand Thailandia thailandese thailandese thailandesi thailandesi
Togo Togo togolese togolese togolesi togolesi
Tonga Tonga tongano tongana tongani tongane
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad e Tobago trinitense trinitense trinidegni e tobaghesi trinidegne e tobaghesi
Tunisia Tunisia tunisino tunisina tunisini tunisine
Turkey Turchia turco turca turchi turche
Turkmenistan Turkmenistan turkmeno turkmena turkmeni turkmeni
Tuvalu Tuvalu tuvaluano tuvaluana tuvalani tuvalane
Uganda Uganda ugandese ugandese ugandesi ugandesi
Ukraine Ucraina ucraino ucraina ucraini ucraine
United Arab Emirates Emirati Arabi Uniti emiratino emiratina emiratini emiratine
United Kingdom Regno Unito britannico britannica britannici britanniche
United States Stati Uniti statunitense statunitense statunitensi statunitensi
Uruguay Uruguay uruguayano uruguayana uruguaiani uruguaiane
Uzbekistan Uzbekistan uzbeco uzbeka uzbechi uzbeche
Uganda Uganda ugandese ugandese ugandesi (repeated) ugandesi (repeated)
Vanuatu Vanuatu vanuatuano vanuatana vanuatensi vanuatensi
Vatican City Città del Vaticano vaticano vaticana vaticani vaticane
Venezuela Venezuela venezuelano venezuelana venezuelani venezuelane
Vietnam Vietnam vietnamita vietnamita vietnamiti vietnamite
Wales Galles gallese gallesi gallese gallesi
Yemen Yemen yemenita yemenita yemeniti yemenite
Zambia Zambia zambiano zambiana zambiani zambiane
Zimbabwe Zimbabwe zimbabwiano zimbabwiana zimbabwesi zimbabwesi

3 Common Italian errors and how to fix them

Wrong Gender Assignment

A common mistake is to use the masculine form, even when speaking about a female. This is normal as it will take some getting used to making this distinction especially since it doesn’t exist in English and other languages. The key is to practice doing this. Start by writing down plenty of example sentences. Start by using the examples given in this guide and change their gender and number.

Incorrect plurals

In Italian, plurals aren’t formed merely by adding a single unique ending like the ‘s’ in English but they change according to its ending and the gender of the group you’re referring to. For example, tedesco (German) becomes tedeschi (men) and tedesche (women). The more you engage with Italian speakers, listen to Italian media, and practice written exercises, you will begin to internalize rules which will become second nature to you.

Incorrect use of capital letters

As we saw earlier, in English, both the names of countries and nationalities start with capital letters, but in Italian, only the names of countries are capitalized. Nationalities are not. This rule can be confusing for English speakers. Remember this rule when writing in Italian!

4 Techniques for learning countries and nationalities in Italian

The complexity of gender, plurals, and unique Italian forms can be overwhelming, but there are some strategies to simplify the learning curve:

1. Do a labelling exercise

Print a blank world map and stick it on your wall or keep it in a study folder. Regularly test yourself by labeling countries and their corresponding Italian nationality adjective. Over time, increase the number of countries you label to challenge yourself.

2. Practice Italian speakers

Regular conversation with Italians will provide you with natural language input and direct feedback. Also, role playing can be lots of fun too. With a study partner or tutor, enact scenarios where you’re meeting people from different countries. For example: Benvenuto! Sei tedesco? (Welcome! Are you German?). This helps to reinforce vocabulary and practice for real-life conversations.

3. Create flashcards and mnemonics

Use flashcards and mnemonics to memorize genders, plural forms, and exceptions. Flashcards are often used with children but they are just as powerful for adult learners too, especially if you’re a visual learner. When learning a new language, flashcards and games can be very effective!

4. Play a matching Game

Create two sets of cards: one with country names in Italian and the other with nationality adjectives. Shuffle and spread them out, then match the country with its corresponding nationality. Time yourself to add a sense of challenge and track your progress.

5 Grammar Exercises to help you improve

When learning nationality adjectives in Italian, it’s not just about vocabulary. There are several nuances of the grammar to take into account. Here are some exercises you can do to practice these and improve.

1. Gender Agreement

Write a list of male and female names. Next to each name, write the nationality adjective in the correct form. For example: Marco è italiano, Maria è italiana.

2. Plural Forms

Make sentences using the plural forms. For example: Gli studenti sono francesi (The students are French).

3. Definite Articles:

Write down phrases both with and without the article and try to discern when each is appropriate. For example:

  • L’Italianoè una lingua bellissima. (Italian is a beautiful language)
  • Mia madre è italiana. (My mother is Italian)

4. Prepositions and Nationalities:

Create sentences where you move to a city in a specific country and then return from it, focusing on getting the prepositions right. For example: Vado a Parigi in Francia. Torno da Parigi dalla Francia. (I’m going to Paris in France. I’ll come back from Paris in France).

5. Negations

Write down statements about where someone is from, and then negate them. For example:

  • Carla è italiana. (Carla is Italian.) Carla non è italiana. (Carla is not Italian)
  • Luigi è francese. (Luigi is French.) Luigi non è francese. (Luigi is not French)
  • Maria è spagnola. (Maria is Spanish.) Maria non è spagnola. (Maria is not Spanish)


Learning this list of Italian countries and nationalities and gradually incorporating them into your vocabulary means you’re off to a great start in learning Italian.

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As a native English speaker who learned Italian as an adult, I know what it’s like to feel hopeless and lack the confidence to speak. I know what it’s like to start from scratch and to even go back to absolute basics and learn what a verb is!

Intrepid Italian was created with YOU in mind. I use my working knowledge of the English language to help you get into the ‘Italian mindset’ so you can avoid the common pitfalls and errors English speakers make – because I made them once too! I break everything down in such a way that it ‘clicks’ and just makes sense.

No matter what your level is, there is an Intrepid Italian course for you, including:

You can join 1, 2, or all 3 courses, it’s entirely up to you. The best part is that you have lifetime access so you learn anytime, anywhere and on any device.

As your guide, I walk you through each lesson, step-by-step, using my unique 80/20 method. My approach is different from traditional methods because I teach you the most important 20% of the language right from the beginning so you can start to speak straight away.

Each course includes video lessons, audio exercises, downloadable worksheets, bonus guides, a private support community, and lifetime access all designed to streamline your learning while having fun.

It even comes with my famous “Celebrate with a Spritz Guarantee”. After 30 days of using Intrepid Italian, if you don’t want to celebrate your new-found Italian skills with an Aperol Spritz, you don’t have to pay a penny! Cheers! 🥂
Join Intrepid Italian here and start learning today!
Ci vediamo lì! (See you there!)

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