When you start your Italian language journey, it’s important to understand where to put the stress in Italian words. There is a specific rule in Italian that we can use that works for most words. Learn more in this episode!

Two Main Takeaways

  • In Italian, we generally put the stress on the syllable before the last one. For example, in the word: “ri-me-dio”, the stress goes on the syllable “me”.
  • Some words put the stress on an unexpected syllable, and we have to memorize where the stress goes.

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 #10: Ten Simple Questions and Answers to Use at Dinner.
  • CLICK HERE to listen to episode #19: Twenty Ways to Say Thank You and You Are Welcome.
  • CLICK HERE to get the Italian Verb Blueprint, a guide for conjugating all regular Italian verbs.

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