Explore the Italian language

Oxford Dictionaries Italian is packed with extra features to help you improve your language skills– whether you are a teacher or language learner, translator or traveller. 

Italian model verb tables

Get to grips with some of the most common irregular verbs in Italian.

Italian link words and expressions

Explore some useful Italian link words and expressions shown in context to help you with writing in Italian.

500 WORDS is back for 2016

Oxford Dictionaries for Children have teamed up with BBC Radio 2 to find the most talented young writers.

Cita de la semana

“Many a time we look for one thing, and light on another.”

Cervantes (Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra)


Spanish novelist

A guide to Italian pronunciation

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About the Italian language

Find out more about the Italian language, and how it is different from English.

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