Italian games for language learning

All Italian games are completely free to use, do not require any form of registration, and are suitable for children and language students of various ages. Interactive exercises that teachers can incorporate into Italian class lessons, set as a homework revision test or that can be used by independent learners as self-study material. An introduction to listening, reading, comprehension and communication in the Italian language, that will help you begin to communicate with Italian people with proficiency. Learn many commonly used words from the phrase or vocabulary lists, and then play the language games to test your fluency levels. Travelers to Italy on holiday or business will find the phrase sections useful, as well as the numbers quizzes and the basic vocabulary learning topics. Kids and school students will find some of the visual and interactive vocabulary drills, such as the animal words game, or the Italian food game enjoyable. As this website is designed for beginners to lower intermediate Italian language students, native Italian speakers from various dialect groups will generally understand the words, sentences and phrases on this website even if accents differ significantly. Each Italian study topic includes vocabulary lists with sound included for acquiring the correct Italian pronunciation, and practice quizzes for testing your progress towards proficiency. Choose the Italian topic you would like to study, review the words or sentences, and then test your Italian skills with the interactive quiz.

About the Italian language

Italian language is a Romance language spoken by around 90 million people. It is an official language of Italy, Switzerland, San Marino and the Vatican City. It is also a recognized minority language in Slovenia and Croatia. As many Italians have migrated overseas, there are large Italian speaking communities in countries outside of Europe, especially Argentina, Brazil and the United States. Within Italy, there are many different dialects and accents. For a more detailed overview see the simply written Euro Pass article on the history of the Italian language.

Online Italian games include:

Numbers in Italian games - learning count in Italian numbers quiz and wordlist with audio. 1-12 - one of the first games beginners to the language should play. 13-20 builds on the first game with the numbers up to 20 included. 0-100 - a game for learning multiples of 10 up to 100. Arithmetic style games in which you add the Italian words for numbers together to choose the correct answer. Visit the learn italian numbers page for higher cardinal numbers and the ordinal numbers.

Italian phrases- learn to greet locals in Italiano (Italian language. Common and useful phrases for beginners and travelers. Basic communication with the most common salutations and greetings, and phrases for ordering food or asking directions. Exercise and word list with spoken Italian audio provided by a native Italian speaker with a beautiful and standard Italian accent.

Learn Italian colors - 11 words; the most common color adjectives in the Italian language. Visual interactive education quiz for beginners.

Fruit and vegetables in Italian game - 15 of the most useful words for fruit and vegetables in a basic quiz with audio. For elementary level students and kids.

Food and drinks in Italian game - some of the most useful common food vocabulary with audio in a simple and colorful quiz designed for kids or school students and children. Fun intuitive language arts game suitable for beginners, kids and students with various learning styles.

Animals in Italian - learn the words for animals and then choose either the game with 17 questions if you are not yet familiar with the vocabulary, or the complete 33 question game.

Vocabulary quizzes - two games with word lists and audio. Beginners may wish to first take the simpler quiz with 17 words. Choose either vocabulary game 1 or vocabulary game 2.

Verbs - infinitive form. Vocabulary list with audio and game for learning 17 of the most useful Italian verbs. Online verb lesson and comprehension quiz.

Days and months - learn the days of the week and the months of the year in a visual quiz that is suitable for kids and elementary students. Learn to read a calendar or timetable.

Vocabulary builders (suitable for PCs and larger mobile screens only) - as you begin to acquire more vocabulary, these two games each offer 48 additional words. Match the Italian word with the corresponding English word. vocabulary builder 1, or for a slightly more advance vocabulary drill - vocabulary builder 2.

Italian spelling games - this section currently offers five games for spelling Italian words; colors, verbs (infinitive form), animals and two vocabulary games.

Mobile and tablet games for Italian - there are several games with audio on our Italian for mobile pages including colors, numbers, phrases, animals, vocabulary. If you come to this site with a mobile device you will be automatically redirected to this page.

Advanced Italian games (tablet and PC sized screens use only): a further four intermediate to advanced interactive word building exercises. Progress on to the next stage with these multiple-choice games for building up the student's vocabulary.

Other Romance language sections with several language acquisition games and native audio on Digital Dialects include the French games, the learn Brazilian Portuguese games, the learn European Portuguese games and the learn Spanish games sections.

There are lots of free online Italian topics on the Italian Experiment website. The BBC’s Italian section introduces you to Italian phrases, grammar and other language learning materials.

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