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Individual score

This setting only affects the word lists

On: Each word list has individual scores on each mode option:
1-2 (English-Italian), 2-1 (Italian-English) and audio 2-1
Off: There is only one score for each word list.
The score is shared by all mode options

When leaving this setting on, you can have the conjugation shown by clicking on the three lines

Hide translations

Turn this setting on to practise the meaning af the verbs and words used in the exercises while practising conjugations and grammar.

You can have the translation displayed and check your memory by clicking on the question mark or hitting the [arrow up] key.

Ex 1

Ex 2

Ex 3

Hide infinitive

Turn this setting on to hide the infinitive of the verb in exercises where recognition of the verb is part of the exercise.

You can have the infinitive displayed and check your memory by clicking on [verb] or hitting the [arrow up] key.

You can challenge your memory further by turning the setting hide translations on at the same time:

next button

With this setting turned on you proceed from one exercise to another by clicking the button next. We recommend this setting for at calmer screen dsiplay.
Please note: You can hit the enter key instead of clicking the button.

When the setting is turned off the exercises are displayed automatically one after another without a pause.
Report an error

Make use of this function to let us know about errors and misspellings.

Turning this setting off will remove the option.

Keep score

Best: 15 5 20 (75%)
Now: 5 2 20

Green: Number of correct answers
Red: Number of wrong answers
Black: Total number of exercises
Underline: When a number increases, it is underlined

The system counts like this:
  • Right answer
    - when the answer is correct
    - when the field is empty
  • Wrong answer
    - when the field contains a wrong answer

You can correct the numbers yourself
Click on the red and green numbers next to Now to make a correction.

Remember to save your score
When you have done your exercises, you are offered to save the score as the best score.
To keep the old best score you just do not save the new one.

Which exercises have score?
  • Word lists
  • Grammar exercises
  • Exercises under my verbs
You can turn keep score on and of under settings
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Learn Italian pronunciation

Welcome to Lo Studio Italiano where you can learn and practice Italian pronunciation!

This site offers a comprehensive Italian pronunciation guide with audio, phonetics and everything you need to know about Italian pronunciation. The guide is intended for learners on all levels. Please read below to learn about the key features.

In the Italian pronunciation guide you will find:
  • Audio examples of Italian pronunciation
    The guide is stuffed with audio examples recorded by native speaker Andrea Patucelli.
    Please click on words in blue. Ex: giorno, oggi, cena
    You can hover the mouse over the words to see an English translation.

  • Easy navigation
    The guide allows you to look for Italian pronunciation by

    • Letter or letter combination
      Ex: Clicking on ge will bring you to examples like gelato, gente

    • Manner of articulation
      You can go to a comprehensive walkthrough of each manner of articulation: vowels, stops, fricatives

    • Individual Italian words
      Under lookups you can search for the pronunciation (audio file) of more than 10.000 Italian words!

  • Phonetic transcription of the Italian pronunciation
    All audio examples are transcribed phonetically. Ex: piacere [pja'tʃe-re], bagno ['baɲɲo]

  • Special aspects of Italian pronunciation
    You will find information (incl. rules) on the following aspects:

    • Open and closed pronunciation of the vowels o and e
    • Silent i (la i muta)
    • Double consonants

In addition to the Italian pronunciation guide the site offers audio on a large number of exercises on Italian verbs, vocabulary and grammar. Listen to the native speaker, repeat the words out loud and improve your Italian pronunciation!

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