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Can I create my own Decks?

Currently, users do not have the ability to build their own decks. This may be a feature in the future. You can, however, save a deck as a favorite with selected modifiers, but you cannot create a deck with your own list of words.

I found a word or phrase which is odd or doesn’t make sense, what can I do about it?

When you are studying and come across an odd phrase or a word which doesn’t seem right, click the edit icon on the top-right of the card. Here you will be able to provide feedback. This feedback is reviewed periodically and if approved, the phrase will not show back up during study sessions.

Will I speak fluently using this site?

No. Fluency takes years of practice, immersion with Italian culture. Practicing with other native speakers and building a large vocabulary. 1000 Italian Words is designed to get you from zero to a basic foundational set of Italian Vocabulary which allows you to better understand spoken and Written Italian and be understood when speaking. In addition, you may be able to have conversations at a basic level using 1000 Italian Words.

Who is 1000 Italian Words for?

1000 Italian Words is for those wanting to build a basic foundational set of vocabulary to better understand spoken and written Italian. You may also want to be better understood when speaking Italian and having a strong foundation of the most frequently used words may help you achieve that.

What makes this site different from the others?

1000 Italian Words focuses strictly on the most frequently used Italian words, which has been said to make up 80% of the words in everyday conversations. 1000 Italian Words is more than a list of words. Most of the words featured on this site and in the decks can be modified in one or more ways, so you not only see the word, but the various forms and contexts that word can appear in. The words also include details such as part-of-speech, gender, and sometimes a useful note to help understand the context of the word more clearly.

What learning method is used by 1000 Italian Words?

Learning the most frequently used Italian words is often done through old-fashioned memorization and flash cards. 1000 Italian Words digitizes that method to provide decks of flashcards where the words can be modified into different forms and offers detailed study insights into understanding your comprehension. During a review session, users can hear the pronunciation of each word as well when clicking the audio button.

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