How to understand and make sentences in Italian — Speakita

Starting to understand Italian sentences

Starting to make Italian sentences

To sum up

  • Knowing words helps you understand and speak more. The more words you know, the more you can do.
  • In order to understand words that you know in a conversation, you need to know how they’re pronounced too.
  • To understand how words combine in a sentence, you can read to something at your level.
  • In order to see some benefits from reading, you need to read around 10 minutes a day and for a few months.
  • If you listen to the audio recording of what you’re reading, you can build aural decoding, which helps you understand words that pop up in a conversation.
  • To start making sentences in Italian and play safe, you can memorize sentences and dialogues. Memorization will help you access these sentences more quickly when you have to speak.
  • Another technique to make sentences while staying “safe” is imagining a conversation with a real person.
  • When you’re confident about what you can say, you can prepare a talk about something that interests you.
  • You can also write about a topic that you’ve learned about. it’s a good way to make sentences using the information that you have learned.

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Gloria is an evidence-informed Italian online teacher. She loves to spread proven strategies to help people become successful and speak Italian with confidence.

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Gloria Spagnoli

Gloria Spagnoli

Gloria is an evidence-informed Italian online teacher. She loves to spread proven strategies to help people become successful and speak Italian with confidence.