Italian for tourism and hospitality (A1-B2)


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Let’s begin by taking some quick virtual tours (Click on the country name)


The Italian-speaking regions (BlueMars, Wikimedia Commons)

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  • Lesson 1: Introduction to the Italian language
  • Lesson 2: Greetings and farewells
  • Lesson 3: Introducing yourself and other people
  • Lesson 4: Stating where you are from. Country names, nationalities and language abilities
  • Lesson 5: Stating your age and giving your telephone number
  • Lesson 6: Telling time
  • Lesson 7: Stating the date and making appointments
  • Lesson 8: Stating your address. Locations and directions.
  • Lesson 9: Talking about the weather and your favorite seasons
  • Lesson 10: Talking about climate change

Talking about yourself, your family and friends

  • Lesson 11: Talking about your family, relatives and friends
  • Lesson 12: Talking about your home. Rooms, furniture, appliances. Size, shapes and colors.
  • Lesson 13: Talking about your studies and favorite subjects
  • Lesson 14: Talking about your feelings and emotions
  • Lesson 15: Talking about a person’s appearance, clothing and accessories.


Talking about your routines, hobbies and future plans

  • Lesson 16: Talking about your routines
  • Lesson 17: Talking about your leisure time interests and hobbies
  • Lesson 18: Talking about your professional plans

Talking about your vacation plans and preferences

  • Lesson 19: Talking about your favorite landscapes to visit
  • Lesson 20: Planning a trip with the travel agency

Taking a trip

  • Lesson 21: At the airport. Check-in and departures
  • Lesson 22: On the flight
  • Lesson 23: Arrivals, immigration and customs

Local Transportation Options

  • Lesson 24: Using the local transportation system

Using the banking system

  • Lesson 25: At the bank. Foreign Exchange. Types of accounts. Credit and debit cards.

At the hotel

  • Lesson 26: Types of hotel accommodation and rooms
  • Lesson 27: Types of hotel jobs
  • Lesson 28: Checking in;  Keys/cards.
  • Lesson 29: Hotel services (Room service, housekeeping, fitness center, business center, pool spa)
  • Lesson 30: Checking out and paying hotel bills


At the restaurant and coffee shop

  • Lesson 31: Talking about jobs in eating and drinking establishments
  • Lesson 32: Talking about different meals and types of cuisine
  • Lesson 33: Menus and ordering. Paying the bill and tipping
  • Lesson 34: Talking about coffee shops, tearooms and cafés

Going sightseeing

  • Lesson 33: Taking a city tour.  Tour guides
  • Lesson 36: Taking a river, lake or canal cruise
  • Lesson 37: Enjoying local festivals and celebrations
  • Lesson 38: Visiting an aquarium
  • Lesson 39: Visiting a farmers’ market
  • Lesson 40: Visiting famous buildings and monuments. Talking about architecture
  • Lesson 41: Visiting a government office
  • Lesson 42: Learning about the local media ((print, television, film, radio, social media)
  • Lesson 43: Visiting a museum and/or art gallery
  • Lesson 44: Visiting a bookstore or library. Talking about literature
  • Lesson 45: Attending a musical performance


More exploring your destination

  • Lesson 46: Visiting parks and gardens
  • Lesson 47: Visiting a planetarium
  • Lesson 48: Going shopping
  • Lesson 49: Attending a sports event
  • Lesson 50: Visiting a vineyard
  • Lesson 51: Visiting places of worship
  • Lesson 52: Visiting World Heritage Sites
  • Lesson 53: Visiting a zoo


  • Lesson 54: Writing a postcard or letter
  • Lesson 55: At the post office

Getting healthcare

  • Lesson 56: Taking precautions against the coronavirus (Covid-19)
  • Lesson 57: At a medical clinic or hospital
  • Lesson 58: At the dentist
  • Lesson 59: At the pharmacy

Dealing with emergencies

  • Lesson 60: Dealing with police, fire and ambulance emergencies
15 lessons for each of the A1, A2, B1 and B2 levels