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. 

Glossary of grammatical terms

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

Calendar of Italian traditions, festivals, and holidays

Explore the national holidays and other special events celebrated in Italy.

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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.

Quote of the week

“As to the Adjective: when in doubt, strike it out.”

Mark Twain

(1835–1910)

American writer

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