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LyricsTraining Practice your listening comprehension skills with music and fill-in-the-blanks lyrics. Adjustable levels ranging from beginner (10% blanks) to expert (type in all the lyrics!).
The Fable Cottage Listen to retellings of classic children's stories with audio transcriptions and optional English translations.


Prego The companion website for the Italian 1000 / 1001 textbook.    
Modern Italian Grammar  Very useful as a reference and for extra practice.
Online Italian Club    Exercises at the beginners' level.
Cyber Italian      Italian Alphabet and useful phrases.
EILanguages  Italian Tutorials Basic Phrases, Vocabulary and Grammar.  
ILUSS Italian Online
Grammar, writing, vocabulary, listening, online speaking practice available.
Vocab quizzes, hangman, and word games. Always remember to learn the gender with each noun. Definite articles are not tested here.
One World Italiano  Grammar exercises at beginners' level.
Digital Dialects Practice your vocabulary playing these games that have audio as well.
Puntolingua Exercises at the beginner level.
Duolingo Make learning Italian fun with this interactive software. Note: Requires you to create a free account.

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ThoughtCo - Italian Workbook Italian Workbook Exercises                            
Online Italian Club
Exercises at the intermediate's level.
EI Languages Italian verbs and their tenses.
Puntolingua Exercises at the intermediate level.
One World Italiano Revision of all tenses at the intermediate level.

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Puntolingua Exercises at the advanced level.                         
Video Tutorials Learn how to speak Italian the Italian way.
Italian Native Speakers One of the best way to learn how to speak a language is to listnen to native speakers. 

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Larousee Very helpful English-Italian, Italian-English dictionary.
Dizionario    Dictionary of Italian definitions. 
Word Reference Online multilingual dictionary word searches from English to Italian, to French, to Spanish, to German, and a host of other languages.
Online bilingual dictionaries Choose from a variety of online dictionaries to help you find the word you're looking for.
Linguee Search and compare the use of words and phrases between English and Italian texts. While Linguee does have an inbuilt dictionary, it is primarily a corpus. Examples should not be universally taken as 1:1 translations.
Forvo Pronunciation Dictionary Type in the Italian word or phrase you want to hear and get pronunciation from speakers around the world.

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News, Arts and Culture

Transparent Language Proficiency Quiz Test your level of Italian with this handy quiz.
Italian Wikipedia   Practice your reading skills on a topic that interests you.
Ciao Italia Read about current events in this online newspaper.
Letteratura Read about Italian writers on this website suitable for the intermediate to advanced level.
BBC Italian Test your Italian level; learn with crossword puzzles and other games; or complete a self-contained course.
Italian Club Learn Italian and start according to your level. Tutorials available from A1-beginner level to C2-proficiency level.
Repubblica Read about current events in this online newspaper.
Corriere della Sera Watch newsclips from this Italian news site.

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