Language Links: Italian

Department: French and Italian

News and Media

Selection of links to Italian websites for television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and other media.

Newspaper & Magazines

Travel and Study Abroad

Selection of links to Italian airlines and train stations, main cities and study abroad programs.

Transportation

Tourism

Study Abroad

Shopping

Links to websites selling Italian products (music, book, etc...)

Books and Music

Fashion

Language Associations

Links to Italian language associations.

Local Connections

Links to Italian stores, restaurants, museums, etc, located in the Denver-Boulder metropolitan area.

Restaurants

Apps

2 Spaghi

2Spaghi.it

iPhone, iPad (free)

2Spaghi allows you to find restaurants in Italy and abroad, read reviews and view pictures, and send photos of restaurants where you are eating.

Freequency Italian

Freequency.it

Android (free)

This is a free magazine of the best in online music and film and includes interviews, news, and reviews of CDs, movies, and concerts in Italian.

Italian Gestures

Italian Gestures

iPhone, iPad ($0.99)

The first application to the world on the Italian Gestures.

Italian Radio Recorder

Italian Radio Recorder (HR)

Android (free)

Italian Radio Recorder is an easy to use application that lets you play and record the Italian radio station of your choice from a huge list of available radio channels so you can enjoy radio recordings of up to 30 minutes even if you are not connected to the Internet.

Mameli

Mameli

iPhone, iPad (free)

A free application that allows you to learn the anthem of Italy.

Radio Italia

Radio Italia

iPhone, iPad ($0.99)

Radio Italia brings you more than 800 Italian stations.

Patente

Patente

iPhone, iPad ($1.99), Android (free)

A great application for all users who are taking a driver's license or for those who need to quickly go over all the rules of the road traffic signs.

Teaching Resources

Language Instruction
Verb conjugation tool

LingoFox

konjugator.lingofox.de

This is a website to bookmark ASAP. Students can enter any Italian verb in the search box in order to find the way it is conjugated or to find its infinitive form. (In German, but easy to use.)

Corsi Grammar writing activities

Eserciziario per corsi di lingua italiana

University of Toronto

This website is entirely in italian and provides practice activities focused on grammar.

Descriptive grammar of the Standard italian language

Descriptive Grammar

orbilat.com

This website is entirely in English and provides an extensive review of the Italian grammar. There are four main sections: Phonology and writing, Morphology, Synthax and Derivation.

Culture & Society
An Introduction to Baroque Art

An Introduction to Baroque Art

Boston College

An Introduction to Baroque Art has a simple and straightforward interface. This website can be assigned as homework as a thorough introduction to this topic or used in the classroom as a team activity.

Vatican website (reference)

Vatican website (refrences)

vatican.va

This beautiful multimedia site is available in six languages. Students can practice thier reading skills. It also provides virtual tours of the Vatican, and its art galleries and a 360° view of the frescoes of the sistine chapel.

Literature
Classici online (instructional)

Classici online

University of Vermont

This multimedia website contains four italian short stories from the turn of the 20th century in audio and written format. It has glossaries as well as Quicktime video interviews and instructional activities.

Digital Dante

Digital Dante

Columbia

This website offers a wealth of resources on Dante's inferno, including a biography of the author, chronologies, full versions of the Divine Comedy as well as a rich collection of images and art work.

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