Free Italian Lessons

These free Italian lessons will teach you how to improve your Italian knowledge and pronunciation immensely. Make sure that you use Rocket Record, our voice recognition technology, to get your Italian pronunciation perfect!

At the bottom of each Italian lesson you will find the Rocket Reinforcement activities section. Using these scientifically designed activities will help your recall of all the Italian that you have learned!

Start with these Italian lessons!

The numbers in Italian

This free audio lesson is all about the numbers in Italian. Going to the market for groceries? Need to tell someone your age or phone number? Want to be sure you catch the right bus? It’s time to learn numbers in Italian!

What are the colors in Italian?

The colors in Italian are some of the vocabulary you’ll utilize most when speaking Italian. You’ll be surprised how often you use color words to describe things on a daily basis. You can start new conversations too by talking about your favorite color: "Il mio colore preferito è …". Or perhaps you’re shopping and need to specify what you’re looking for.

Sing Happy Birthday in Italian!

If you are looking for something a little more fun with your Italian then being able to sing Happy Birthday in Italian should fit the bill! Learn the song and the different ways to say Happy Birthday in Italian with this lesson.

Describe people in Italian (and other things!)

A great way to expand your Italian vocabulary is to learn to describe peoples characteristics in Italian. This lesson teaches you how to describe peoples hair, eye and skin color, height, weight and more. Other lessons you might be interested in are:

  • If you want to talk about someone being beautiful in Italian then check out this lesson.
  • If you want specifics on describing faces in Italian then check out this lesson.
  • Perhaps you want to be able to describe yourself in Italian? If so, make sure you do this lesson!

Different nationalities in Italian

In this lesson about pronouncing nationalities in Italian, you'll learn how to answer that all important question that you'll be asked frequently – Da dove vieni? – Where are you from?

Talk about your family

How do you say "parents" in Italian? It's a lot easier than you may think! This lesson covers how to talk about your family in Italian. It also gives more insight on the use of masculine and feminine words in Italian, something we don't need to worry about in English thankfully!

It's important to be able to talk about the weather in Italian!

The weather is probably a common topic where you live and in Italy it's no different. Being able to talk about the weather in Italian can be a wonderful ice-breaker when chatting to locals. There's a solid 45 audio phrases to learn in this lesson!

Talking about your health and body in Italian

Finally we get to another topic that is very important to the Italian. They have a great healthcare system and if you need to use it then these lessons are indispensable!

Discuss your hobbies in Italian

How do you tell people what you like to do in Italian? In this free audio lesson you’ll learn how to say “I like” in Italian. Whether it’s football, the cinema, dining out, or reading the latest novel, you’ll learn how to speak about hobbies in Italian, and things you enjoy.

Talking about Animals in Italian

In this Rocket Italian lesson we'll be taking a trip to the zoo to talk about all types of animals in Italian – animali! You might have a dog or cat at home, but I bet you don't have a monkey!

Need to fix your car in Italy?

This lesson is on cars in Italian – macchine! In this lesson we’ll cover tons of Italian car vocabulary. From hoods to trunks and everything in between.

Describe your clothes in Italian

Knowing some words for clothes in Italian can come in handy for all kinds of situations. After this free audio lesson you’ll be able to describe what someone is wearing, or what you’re looking for when shopping for clothes in Italy.

Ordering in Italian

If you’re going to Italy you’ll definitely be eating out and ordering in Italian, so don’t miss this free lesson! The Rocket Italian team will teach you all the basics you need to know – just listen to the audio and practice saying these Italian words and phrases aloud. When you’re ready, why not try them out at a local Italian-speaking restaurant?

Know your household appliances in Italian

This lesson is all about how to pronounce household appliances in Italian. These days we have a number of household appliances in our homes to make domestic duties easier and quicker. Look around your kitchen and laundry and you will see just how many electrical time saving devices you have. Now, here is the Italian vocabulary for you to put to those little wonders.

Italian Grammar

It's easy to learn Italian grammar with these free Italian audio lessons. Maria has included step-by-step grammar explanations, all with audio to help your Italian pronunciation.

Italian Phrases

In these articles you will find information on common Italian phrases. Want to know how to say "I love you" in Italian? Or perhaps just some funny Italian phrases? Check these out.

Italian Questions

This series of Italian lessons on questions will cover all that you need to know to be able to ask (and respond to) the questions that you will most commonly use in Italy and other Italian speaking countries.

Italian Salutations

This series of Italian lessons covers all the different Italian salutations. From "Hello" to "Good bye" and everything in between, these lessons will help you become the ultimate in politeness when you encounter Italian speaking people!

Italian Time

These free Italian language lessons are all about learning Italian time, days and months. You’ll quickly learn how to ask for the time and tell others what time it is.

Italian Vocabulary

It's time to move on to the essential Italian vocabulary that you will need on a trip to Italy or any other Italian-speaking destination!

Italian Words

It's easy to learn Italian words with these free Italian audio lessons. The Rocket Italian team has created an online list of common Italian words to help you survive in a Italian-speaking environment.


Maria DiLorenzi: Rocket Italian