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Italian (Italian: italiano) is a language belonging to the group of Romance languages of the Indo-European family. Italian is an easy-to-learn language because it presents almost seamless transparency in grapho-phonemic transcription.

It is estimated that around 61.7 million people in the world speak or study Italian. Italian is spoken mainly in Italy (and San Marino), where it is a national language, but also in Switzerland mainly in the south (Ticino and Graubünden), where it is a national language (it represents about 6.8% of Swiss speakers). At the Vatican, he is second official language with Latin.

Italian uses 21 letters of the Latin alphabet. The letters j, k, w, x and y are only used in borrowed words. However, we find the j (i lunga) as well as the y (ipsilon or i greca) and the w (doppia vu) in certain toponyms and surnames or first names.

Vowels may have sharp or severe accents (most often) that mark phonetically accented syllables. The words normally bear graphic accents only on the last syllable, or in rare cases on other syllables in order to avoid homonymy (eg “la”, singular feminine article, and “there”, adverb of place ). It is never mandatory to mark the graphic accent on a syllable that is not the last of the word. The many loans of French are often written without accents; however, it is a spelling mistake condemned by the purists of the Italian language.

Some reasons to learn Italian:

  • Italian is the third language of the European Union
  • Italy is France’s second largest trading partner
  • Italy is the eighth largest economy
  • An easy language to learn
  • A language of culture and a beautiful country
  • Italian cuisine is famous all over the world
  • It is a beautiful and prestigious language

 

At LVTI, you will learn the basics and subtleties of this language that will make you a native Italian.

LVTI offers A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2 training for the Italian language. Kindly get closer to a center or contact us by this form.

What you will learn

  • Oral Expression
  • Written expression
  • Reading

Prerequisites

LVTI offers training for all levels (A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and C2). Of course, to learn a language at a level, one must have the previous level.

However at LVTI, you can be trained for an advanced level from the beginner level.

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