Building sentences in Italian it’s easier than you think! In this lesson, we cover the basic word order in Italian so that you can start building Italian sentences.

Two Main Takeaways

  • In Italian, the most common word order in affirmative sentences is: subject, verb, direct object, and indirect object.
  • In negative sentences, we simply add “non”, in English “not”, right before the conjugated verb.

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 #17: Ten Colloquial Expressions You Should Know.
  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #20: Ten Useful Phrases for When You Forget How to Speak 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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