italian language

Learning Italian with Cinema- III

Learning Italian has become a lot more fun ever since I started watching movies to pace my journey. I love listening and understanding new words in Italian and movies offer all of that and more. I love how they also offer a peek on the local life, sitting at home in India. The way the […]

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Charming Italian Sentences I Love

Many of you who have stuck around on Italophilia for long know that I did posts on Charming Italian Words. Those posts were a hit because they connected with people who are either in Italy or Italians or just fellow Italophilies like me! Today I go a notch higher to see some phrases/sentences that I love using. I have […]

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Learning Italian with Cinema- II

Its fun to share different ways to learn a new language and I am happy to say that watching movies has really helped improve my Italian. The last post on Cinema was useful to so many of you so here are some more movies to add to your kitty. Learning Italian has never been this fun! […]

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Learning Italian with Cinema- I

The past few months have been very great for me in terms of imbibing the Italian language and culture. I saw a lot of Italian movies during this time hence thought of compiling a post of the ones I really enjoyed. Though I am still shy and under confident to speak Italian, I immersed myself completely […]

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Lots More Charming Italian Words I Love

No matter what social media brings to us whether its picture sharing through Instagram, 280 character thoughts through Tweets or pinning photos on Pinterest, there is nothing that can replace the joys of writing a blog. For that I am particularly grateful because I have made a lovely circle of friends here, some of whom […]

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An Ode to Sicily's Andrea Camilleri

I have been reading since I was a little girl and have had many favorite authors over time. An author is a magician of words, a story teller, an inspiration…..I rarely delve into author’s lives as the books are somehow more important to me. Well, until now. Montalbano and Me After watching a documentary based […]

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Italy Travel: Things to Know

Italy is a country full of wonderful people who go out of the way to help you. I have so many instances where I have been assisted by complete strangers. Incidences like these make travel memorable and also makes Italy the prime reasons for return. But traveling to any country = understanding a new culture […]

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Jhumpa Lahiri’s ‘In Other Words’ & A Language That Touched My Soul

Jhumpa Lahiri’s “In Other Words” is a beautiful memoir of studying the Italian language! Since I am learning Italian I could relate to many of the things she mentions in the book…It is almost unbelievable yet true that there were parts of the book where it seemed as if she was talking about my experience of learning the language […]

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