Filler words are used to fill in the gaps in conversations. They can help us take a pause when we are not sure what to say in Italian. In this lesson learn common filler words used by Italian speakers.

Two Main Takeaways

  • Filler words don’t carry meaning and can be omitted when we speak Italian.
  • A common Italian filler word is: “allora”, which means “well” in English.

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 #8: Introductions and Talking About Yourself.
  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #17: Ten Colloquial Expressions You Should Know.
  • CLICK HERE to get the Italian Verb Blueprint, a guide for conjugating all regular Italian verbs.

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