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.

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A guide to Italian pronunciation

Learn how to bridge the gap between the sound systems of English and Italian.

About the Italian language

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

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