Below you can watch videos, check availability and read reviews of online Italian tutors to find someone who suits your needs and availability. When you open a tutor profile, you'll also see which learning needs, ages and levels the tutor is comfortable with. If you're new to LanguaTalk, when you create an account, you'll be given a token for a free, 30-minute trial session. Use this to get to know your chosen Italian teacher online and to decide whether you wish to take lessons with them. Please note that not all teachers offer a trial session for free - some charge 30% of their standard price for a full lesson.
LanguaTalk is a small startup focused on facilitating effective language learning. We find and support the very best teachers who provide 1-on-1 lessons that are personalised to the individual needs of students. We believe that online Italian lessons delivered in this way are the most effective way to become fluent in Italian quickly.
Pleased to meet you! I am Grazia and I have been teaching Italian to foreigners for more than ten years! I have a great passion for this job and I am always very happy to meet new students and get in touch with their world! My method is based first of all on listening and understanding the needs and attitudes of each student, and in this way I try to offer lessons that are... 'tailor-made'! I believe that grammar is important, but I also always give a lot of space to conversation, communication and fun. The tools I use for my lessons vary greatly: from grammar review sheets to poems, songs, videos... anything that I find stimulating can become a very good working tool! Since obtaining the DITALS certificate to teach Italian to foreigners, I have taught both in Italy and abroad, to students of all ages and in both individual and group lessons. One aspect of this work that I find very important (and really valuable!) is building a relationship with the students.
After all, teaching allows me to bring together my two greatest passions: the Italian language and... people, from all over the world.
See you soon then... I look forward to meeting you!
My name is Selene and I teach Italian to adults at all levels. My aim is to deliver lessons that are not boring, useful to what you want to achieve and adaptable to your learning style. I have experience teaching students from all over the world, from beginners to more advanced students. I create my lessons with the help of books, images, authentic material, my personal experiences and a bit of sense of humour.
Italian is a language full of history and culture. I believe it is almost impossible to learn Italian without learning its culture and traditions. Cultural activities, recipes and travel tips are my signature lessons.
I developed my methods during the years and I'm able to create a friendly environment in which the students can learn without any pressure. If this sounds like the way you want to learn, please do not hesitate to contact me !
My name is Francesca, I am Italian and I grew up in a small town close to Genoa on the Ligurian Riviera. Now I live in Houston. I have a master degree in History of Art, but I also love languages and as soon as I moved to the United States, I started teaching Italian. I have been teaching Italian for almost 5 years and I love it, because it gives me the opportunity to meet people from all over the world.
I teach to students of all levels: beginners, intermediate and advanced. My youngest student is 3 years old and my oldest one is 80 years old. I customize each lesson, following your needs. Whether you want to learn Italian for fun, travel or for work I can help you, by teaching this wonderful language in a stimulating way doing interactive activities, listening, watching videos, playing games and reading books and texts. We can focus on conversation or grammar or both of them, as you wish.
I think that teaching is a wonderful human and cultural exchange and I am looking forward to meet you!
Grazie e a presto!
Hi everyone, my name is Valerio, and I'm a native Italian speaker born and raised in Turin, Italy. I love philosophy, meditation, and everything related to self-development. I also enjoy watching movies, learning languages, and spending time with my friends.
I have been teaching online for two years, with about 1300 lessons with 65 students. My price for the first lessons here is promotional. Do not hesitate to take advantage of my promotion and see you soon! :)
Human contact is essential when you teach. I need to put students in a comfortable and trusting environment. The primary and most important reason for this type of class is to find an opportunity to practice, and you need someone who understands you, who will not feel embarrassed to talk with, especially if you are a beginner. You have to talk: the most you speak, the best mistakes and you can improve.
The content of the class is flexible: students have different backgrounds and learning styles. So we will discuss and set your learning targets to tailor our lessons to your unique needs.
I like you if you speak about what you are interested in: languages are not an end in themselves. While you talk, I write the corrections, and you can see them live, but you are not interrupted, just like talking to a friend!
Hello everyone! My name is Francesca and I come from Italy. Since I moved to Australia, in the past 4 years I tutored many people of different ages and levels who had different goals in learning the language, such as high school students preparing for ATAR exams, Universities students who specialised in Italian studies, and also adults who never practised Italian before and wanted to travel there.
My method is created around the student's needs, goals and, most of all, his unique way of learning. I have had great satisfactions in my experience seeing how this method made my students grow so much. I have created it by looking at my personal experience: as I was required to learn a new language without any academical background, I have studied the ways our brain learns new skills in different stages of life and in different conditions, and thanks to that I managed to learn English, Spanish and (Brazilian) Portuguese in just three years, at such a level that today they all are part of my personal and professional life.
It's never too late to learn a language, and it doesn't require a special talent or rigorous study. In the same way you learned to communicate as a small kid, the uniqueness of your mind will create your own way of learning a new way of communicating. Together we will find this pathway, and I will follow you also outside of the class to make sure you keep engaged (at your desired pace and intensity): for me the keys of learning are constancy and variety of stimulus you receive. Can't wait to start this journey with you!
I am a native Italian teacher specialized in tutoring Italian for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners. I have been working for several agencies and for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in London teaching Italian from scratch. I am also a CILS tutor and exam administrator.
I hold a Bachelor in Linguistics and Italian as a second language and also worked for the publishing of an Italian Collocations Dictionary for Italian learners.
My objective is to keep students challenged but not overwhelmed. So if you want to immerse yourself in the Italian culture and language but find it hard to attend a scheduled group class, or if you want to focus on specific topics or aspects and get faster progress through individual lessons, contact me to get the most suitable 1-to-1 plan for you.
Hello, my name is Silvana.
I was born in Turin, where I live. I speak Italian with a clear, neutral accent. I have a Degree in Human Sciences with an Economic and Social specialisation and I have been teaching Italian for four years.
Each student has different needs and objectives when studying a foreign language. I will help you to meet your expectations.
Each lesson will be personalized according to your level (beginners, intermediate, advanced) and your interests; it will combine vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, conversation, writing.
I will provide you with all the necessary materials for the study and the exercises.
It will also be possible to take lessons focused specifically on Italian literature.
Having worked for 15 years in the commercial administrative office of an exporting company abroad, I can help you to learn how to use Italian for business purposes, such as writing a business letter.
Together, we will get into the heart of this language and culture.
I am looking forward to meeting you!
Hi, I'm a native Italian teacher and live in Salerno, a little town in the south of Italy.
I have been studying English and Spanish, so I know from experience that learning a language takes time and dedication. My aim is to make this process as pleasant and fun as possible.
I deal with many students around the world by giving language lessons, both in person, at the Italian language school Accademia Leonardo in Salerno, and via Skype or Zoom.
My passion for languages and my studies brought me to understand that languages are not just simple codes ruled by grammar norms, but that they are actually used to express ourselves as individuals with different backgrounds and cultures.
Lessons will focus primarily on the conversational aspect of the language by using textbooks and materials (e.g. PDFs, audiofiles, Googledocs) that I use in language schools in Italy.
Since I have the DITALS certification, I can help you pass CELI, PLIDA and CILS exams.
Flexibility will be guaranteed according to the student. All students will be asked to take a placement test that they will have to submit at least 3 days before the first lesson. We'll be discussing the results during the fist lesson and then decide how to work together.
Since I also work at the language school, I strongly recommend booking in advance so I can arrange my agenda.
I’m ready, and you?
My name is Marzia and I am a native Italian language teacher! Are you interested in learning Italian to travel to Italy, to learn more about the Italian culture, or to connect with your Italian roots? Whatever your reason, I’d be happy to help you!
I have been teaching online for more than five years and I am passionate about sharing my love for my language with my students. I teach students of all ages and levels.
Lessons are based on the needs of my students. Some students prefer the traditional grammar approach, while others want to focus on conversation from the very first lesson. Regardless, my approach is communicative to enable my students to comfortably and confidently speak Italian since I believe that the purpose of a language is communication!
I use authentic materials including newspapers, magazines and listening exercises. This helps my students in their language journey since our lessons are more interesting.
If you would like to become more comfortable speaking Italian, I can help you! I know from personal experience that language learning takes perseverance and motivation and am ready to help you stay motivated! Learning while having fun is the key to success!
I would love to meet you and talk about your Italian language goals during a trial lesson!
Ciao! Hi there!
My name's Marika and I'm here to help you learn or improve your Italian.
I’ve been working as a teacher since 2016 and I also work as a trip leader for an American company.
Learning a foreign language is a real challenge that forces us out of our comfort zone, but isn’t it there that magic happens?!
My teaching method is based on a communicative approach. I’ll have you talk and use the target language in an active way as much as possible because that’s how you really learn! It doesn’t matter if you make mistakes, I’ve been there, I know how it feels. I’ll be there to help, not to judge you!
I use diverse materials for my classes: authentic material (extracts from newspaper articles, magazines), textbooks, worksheets, videos, songs and anything that may interest you.
Ready to learn Italian? Book a first trial lesson with me!
Hi! thanks for visiting my page! I am a professional English and Italian language teacher with over 4 years' experience teaching students from all around the world. I am very creative and curious, always excited about meeting new students and engage in interesting conversations. I always try to design a lesson around the learner's needs and focus on the areas to improve. I am very passionate about languages but I also love writing fiction, painting and playing the guitar. I am interested in various subjects from art to politics, from cinema to sport and culture.
I believe teaching should be fun, stimulating and inspiring. I plan my lessons in order to offer a variety of creative and exciting activities, a perfect balance of conversation, writing and listening. I also believe that the student should be made comfortable in order to express themselves and gain confidence with their spoken fluency.
My lessons are focused on vocabulary and spoken fluency but we'll practise the four skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing. I apply to the lessons a variety of methods and activities such as role plays, projects, games. At the end of the lesson I always provide feedback and clarification on emerging vocabulary or new expressions.
I have a degree in Literature and I'm certified to teach Italian to foreigners. I've been teaching for 3 years non-stop and I've experimented with many methods of teaching. I consider myself a perennial student. I speak English, Spanish, I can translate Latin and I love history. I use a communicative approach but I deem grammar essential, that's why I prefer to alternate exercises, reading and creative games. In my freetime I write, I watch movies and I practice sport. I also enjoy playing my guitar and playing chess.
Ciao! Come stai?
Are you interested in conversational classes to improve your fluency and your self-confidence when you speak Italian?
I can guide you with some fun questions through different topics (art, nature, food, movies, traveling) in a very natural setting.
Or maybe you want to improve your language skills (reading, listening, writing, speaking) with a more structured lesson?
We can use different materials to observe Italian in an authentic context and learn new grammar rules, words and expressions.
What if you want to prepare for a language certificate?
I am a certified CELI examiner, and I can help you prepare for CELI, CILS, or PLIDA, thanks to useful tips and a variety of materials.
Other needs or interests? Just write me! Our lessons can be highly flexible.
Some words about me:
I was born in a small village in Northern Italy, but I have been living in Berlin since 2015.
I have a true passion for languages and cultures, and I am grateful to be able to experience them through my work every day.
I have been teaching Italian online since 2019. I have a degree in Italian literature and language teaching. I also have a certificate to teach Italian to adults (DITALS I).
I love nature, kayaking, walking, and cycling. When I am not outside, I like to cook, read a good novel or watch a movie.
I have a dog and a lot of plants!
I am Ilaria, and I am a native Italian teacher. I have been teaching Italian for several years now, and I love my job.
I am a full-time Italian teacher, and I am building my entire career around the Italian language. I am also a blogger and a podcaster.
In the past, I have attended German and Spanish courses. But I am still a language student, in fact, I keep taking English classes, so I know how difficult and frustrating can be to learn a foreign language for my students.
My teaching method is focused on the students. During the first lesson, I ask them why they want to learn Italian and the goals they want to achieve. I am a supportive person, and I will constantly be there to guide you during the challenge of learning a foreign language!
With beginners, we will start learning grammar, but I will try to let them speak from the first lesson, helping them to create their first sentences.
Once the level advances, the part of the conversation will become gradually longer, but obviously, we will keep adding grammar information.
With students with a higher level, I will be more flexible and, the work to do will be decided together. Some of them prefer to have an informal lesson, based on conversation. Others prefer to have a more structured class, with readings and exercises.
I'm Italian and I live near Turin in the North West of Italy. I'm a certified and qualified teacher with many years of experience teaching Italian; I've a master degree in Foreign Languages and Italian literature and I taught students of all levels and ages, coming from different countries and backgrounds.
I've been teaching online and face to face.
My tutoring services include: speaking, reading, writing and listening. We will work on determining what ability level you are in and what your goals are. From there we will branch out and focus on long term success. I take care to make classes that are designed to suit your learning needs, that provide measurable progress, that focus on giving you thorough practice through fun and realistic activities and that are enjoyable experiences.
I'm well aware how hard It can be speaking fluently so I can tailor personalized lesson plans to suit particolar needs.
I can help learners with academic and business Italian, as well as learning Italian for other professional or work contexts. ( CILS, CELI, DILS) And I'm really happy to teach people who are learning as a hobby or for holidays. I like using different materials and resources like videos, interesting articles, songs and discussing our interest and hobbies. I have different hobbies: I like cooking, hiking, travelling...
So, let's start your journey now, join my course today!
I look forward to hearing from you soon
Ciao a tutti! Mi chiamo Francesco.
I am an Italian teacher, a learning specialist, and a screenwriter. I was born and raised in the majesty of Rome, and I love teaching Italian and sharing my culture.
Forget the old boring lessons with tons of grammar and no fun; I use e-learning tools and many activities to keep my students engaged. Once I have assessed your level and understood your goals, I will design the right course for you.
I will help you become fluent in Italian and sound like a local. My classes are a perfect blend of grammar, conversation, reading and comprehension, and, last but not least, writing. In addition, I will provide you with everything you need so you don't have to spend extra money on books.
I prepare students to obtain the language certifications Celi, Cils, and Plida.
In addition to my language courses, I also deliver writing classes. I can help you improve your writing skills, and edit your creative works, such as essays, scripts, and novels.
I love traveling, arts, sports, meditation, yoga, and fancy cocktails! Yes, you heard right: fancy cocktails! What about you? What do you like? Let's chat about your interests, and of course, let's talk about Il Bel Paese!
Do you love Italy, good food, art, culture and the Italian language?
Are you planning a trip to Italy and have little time to learn the basics? Or maybe you just want to learn a wonderful new language?
If you want to improve your Italian, feel more confident speaking or start from zero and be able to start speaking in a short time, you are on the right profile!
I know the difficulties of learning and practicing a foreign language and I will use all my experience and the ability to offer you lessons perfectly adapted to your level and your goals.
For our lessons, we will make an individual program that will allow you to progress quickly, I will provide you with the best study materials (books, pdf, audio, video, reading, grammar ...), I will give you homework and activities (if you have time) and we will use many tools to enhance the learning experience.
Together we can face each lesson in a dynamic and fun way, learning something new from the Italian language but also from the culture, improving your vocabulary, grammar and above all your ability to communicate ...
I can also help you prepare for a CILS, CELI or citizenship exam, with the right materials and methods to improve your weaknesses and get ready for test day.
I'm waiting for you for our first conversation, to start a beautiful learning journey together!
I`m a native Italian tutor. I taught for 10 years in a high school in Vicenza to pupils aged 14 to 16 in the mornings and to adults aged 18 to 65 in the evenings.
I therefore have experience of teaching to all age groups and I must say that I`m fine with all of them.
I love having students with a good level of Italian to be able to set up a path made up of fun conversations on the most varied topics but I am able to set up an effective study path for beginners or novice students.
Furthermore, I have a degree in Economics and, in parallel with teaching, I have always worked in marketing and sales so I can represent a resource for those who want to talk about economic issues.
My lessons are very intense, I know (!) but, according to the students, interesting and fun.
I work hard to find original and surprising ways to make all the topics planned with students enjoyable.
Book a trial lesson now and find out if what I wrote is all true!
Hi, my name is Chiara and I’m from Italy, but I lived abroad for about 6 years, in the Uk, in Australia, in New Zealand and in Perù.
I have been working as an English and Italian teacher for about 9 years now, and I love my job. I love helping others achieve their goals.
I love traveling and meeting new people and experiencing different cultures. That’s why I decided to study languages. I am a polyglot and besides English and Italian, I can also speak Spanish, French, and German. So I know what it’s like to study a foreign language! I can teach you how to improve your speaking, and your listening, besides the grammar and the vocabulary, because I’ve done it myself in the first place! I also know that sometimes learning a language is not easy, but I know how you can overcome these difficulties.
My lessons vary according to the student’s needs. During our first lesson together we will decide what your goals are and what your level is. We can focus on conversation, prepare examinations or certifications, improve vocabulary or grammar. Or we can focus on listening, which is a problem for so many students, I know understanding native speakers is not easy for some students, but I can teach you how to improve this skill.
My first goal is always to make the student feel comfortable in speaking another language so that they can feel confident about it and make progress more easily.
I believe the secret to learning a language is enjoying the process, having fun is the key!
My name is Ilaria and I studied International Communication at "University for Foreigners of Perugia", but don't worry (in Italian we would say "tranquillo"), I'm 100% italian!
My first experience in teaching Italian as a second language was in 2009 in the south of France.
Once back in Italy I began teaching Italian to foreign students at school...it was 2010.
I've been doing it since then and my students come from all over the world. Today I know for sure that is not enough to be a "native" to teach someone a language.
Grammar is often considered boring but we can't avoid learning it. Only when you know the role and function of every single word in a sentence you'll have a solid understanding that will improve your confidence in speaking a foreign language.
It's like to lay the foundations for building a house!
So, what can I do for you?
I can make my experience and knowledge available to you and make your learning process easier and faster without forgetting that it should be also pleasant and enjoyable.
If you're not a beginner we can better explore the language and see together all its nuances.
We can concentrate on lexicon, common expressions, pronunciation and much more.
I'll guide you but first of all your needs will guide me to trace the path in reaching our common objective!
Do not hesitate if you have any questions. I'll be happy to answer you.
Thank you for your time!
I hope to see you soon at the trial lesson!
On LanguaTalk, you can find exceptional tutors for 1-on-1 Italian lessons tailored to your goals and learning preferences. Here’s how to try it for yourself:
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1-on-1 lessons are perhaps the best way to improve speaking skills, and because of this many students use LanguaTalk to learn to speak Italian fluently. That said, some students have other, more specific goals. Tell your tutor what your goals are and they'll tailor the lessons to your needs. Most tutors can help with any of the following:
New to LanguaTalk? You'll have one credit for a free trial. Many, but not all, tutors offer trials for free. If they do not, the price will be just 30 percent of their full lesson price, so you can still try a session at minimal cost.
Trial sessions are 30 minutes and are taught via video call (Skype or Zoom). They allow you to assess whether the tutor is a good fit for you, and get a feel for learning online. The tutor will assess your level and aim to understand your needs and interests so that they can customise any lessons you decide to take. You'll be encouraged to speak in Italian as much as possible, but of course you can speak in English too!
If, after your trial session, you don't feel that the tutor is quite right for you, you can book a trial with another tutor for just 30 percent of their full lesson price.
Most of the Italian tutors on our site are able to teach students of all levels. When you click on a tutor's profile you'll see if certain levels are not supported. For example, certain tutors cannot teach complete beginners.
Likewise, you can also see on the tutor's profile whether they're suitable for all ages. Online Italian lessons are sometimes taken to support school/college studies. Usually, the tutor will be able to customise the lessons to follow the material and topics covered in the student's exams. Please note that as per our Terms & Conditions, students who are under 18 must get permission from a legal guardian before booking.
Lessons are taught 1-on-1 so that you receive your tutor’s full attention and can progress quickly. Each lesson is 55 minutes long and is taught via video call, allowing you to communicate with your tutor and share learning materials as if you were in the same room.
The tutors vary in terms of their teaching methods, resources, experiences, and personalities. So we suggest you look at several profiles to choose the best tutor for you. Whichever Italian tutor you pick, they'll aim to tailor the lessons to your individual needs.
We want students to have an exceptional learning experience on LanguaTalk, so we only accept the very best tutor applications. Though we consider qualifications and experience, we place equal value on communication skills, personality and reviews from previous students. Almost all tutors are native speakers of the language they teach, and we require that they can speak English too.
Each tutor is different - they have different backgrounds, strengths, teaching methods and personalities. So we suggest you browse several profiles to find the right Italian tutor for you.
The beauty of taking Italian lessons online is that you can learn anytime, anywhere. When you choose a tutor, just check their calendar to make sure that they have available times that fit your schedule. Some Italian tutors have limited availability due to teaching a lot of students.
Our booking system is designed to be incredibly easy to use. You can see tutors' available hours in your local time zone. If you choose to book lessons with a tutor, you'll be able to purchase them one at a time, or buy in bulk with a volume discount. You can pay securely by card on our website.
You can manually add bookings to your personal calendar, or if you use Google calendar, you can add bookings automatically with our syncing feature. You'll also be able to receive email reminders to help ensure you don't forget to turn up.
You can reschedule or cancel lessons in a couple of clicks. Note that this can only be done up to 24 hours before the lesson time. This rule is required to protect tutors, who lose income when lessons are cancelled at the last minute.
Sometimes students feel uncertain about learning Italian online because they think it’ll be totally different to learning face-to-face. But usually when they try it, they find that the experience is almost the same and they often build a strong relationship with their tutor.
Once you start a video call with your chosen Italian tutor online, you’ll be able to communicate with them as if you were in the same room. They’ll usually also share learning resources with you (using Google Docs, YouTube etc.) and you’ll be able to collaborate in real-time.
According to the Foreign Service Institute, if you already speak English, Italian is one of the easiest languages to learn. The exact amount of time it will take you to become fluent will depend on many factors, such as your current level, your knowledge of similar languages, your capacity to learn, how you study, and how intensively you study. Some will be able to go from beginner to conversational fluency within a couple of months through intensive study. Others will take longer. Combining 1-on-1 lessons with an online Italian tutor with regular self-study is an effective way to learn Italian fast.
If you live in the US or Europe, face-to-face Italian lessons may cost anywhere between $15 and $40 (USD) per hour. Online tutoring tends to be cheaper than face-to-face because the tutor doesn't need to travel to you. An online Italian tutor could cost anywhere from $7 to $30 per hour, but be aware that very cheap tutors may lack experience. On LanguaTalk, Italian tutors typically charge between $10 and $25 per hour.
Of course, learning 1-on-1 with an experienced Italian tutor is not the cheapest way to learn; you could learn via a free app instead. But if you're serious about learning, nothing beats 1-on-1 Italian lessons with a great teacher.
There is no 'best way' to learn a language - it depends on your needs, level and budget. If you can't afford to take lessons, you can use a free app such as Duolingo to build your vocabulary. And to improve your listening skills, you can watch TV and listen to podcasts in Italian. But to learn how to actually speak a language, you need to talk to a native speaker on a regular basis and receive accurate feedback so that you improve. If you want to make fast progress, it's best to take 1-on-1 lessons that are tailored to your needs by an experienced online Italian teacher.