7 Italian hand gestures you need to understand

It’s hard to imagine someone speaking Italian without moving their hands and face, right? This is because gestures represent an essential part of Italian communication. There...

What’s the difference between a language and a dialect?

It’s often difficult to tell the difference between languages and dialects. In fact, it's such a grey area that even linguists find it hard...

A journey through Italian dialects and languages

"A language is a dialect with an army and navy." — Max Weinreich, sociolinguist and Yiddish scholar Did you know that Italy is incredibly rich in...