In this lesson , learn key words and phrases to make small talk, appropriate topics as well as topics to avoid to engage effectively with Italian speakers.

Two Main Takeaways

  • In Italian, the weather is one of the most common small talk topics; for example we can say: “Che bella giornata!”.
  • Italians often talk about where they come from when making small talk.

Three Action Steps

  • Listen to the Italian lesson with the player above, on Apple Podcasts, or on Spotify.
  • Download this episode’s printable guide. You can find it here.
  • Take the instant-score quiz below to test your understanding of the lesson.

Links Mentioned and Other Resources

  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #76: Fifteen Spring-Related Italian Words.
  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #14: How to Conjugate Verbs in Italian.
  • CLICK HERE to get the Irregular Past Participles Learning Map, a guide summarizing the most common irregular past participles in Italian.

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