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.

Useful phrases in Italian

Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Italy.

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A guide to Italian pronunciation

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