FALSE FRIENDS

In Italian we find many words which remind us of their English counterparts: la Tavola/the table, partire/to depart, la notte/the night…then there are those pesky ‘false friends,’ which trick us by resembling English words while meaning something quite different....

FIVE COMMON MISTAKES

These exercises highlight some essential Italian expressions that people frequently get wrong. Read through the sentences and have a go at picking the correct expressions. You will find the answers at the bottom of the page.   Choose the correct answer and find...