Tired of trying to keep up when someone speaks to you in Italian? Want to understand everyday, spoken Italian without struggling or feeling frustrated? 

Understanding spoken Italian should fill you with joy, not leave you feeling lost, confused or embarrassed when you can't keep up with everyday conversations.

Skyrocket your confidence and understand colloquial Italian in as little as 21 days.

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Meet Roma, one of my students...

It certainly exceeded my expectations. The learning methodology is great, and easy to follow and found that I progressed much faster in the last 4 weeks than I ever did on my own or using other language apps. Grazie mille Michele, I can't wait until I can put my new skills into action! 

- Roma Small, London, UK

Feeling too self-conscious to speak, too old to improve, or struggling just to keep up with everyday, fast Italian?

When someone talks to you in fast Italian, it can be hard to understand. 

Overwhelming, even!

If this sounds like you, don't worry, you’re not alone. 

Feeling frustrated as you try to understand spoken Italian without the right method, guidance and support can be detrimental to your confidence and ultimately prevent you from ever reaching your goal to speak and understand spoken Italian with ease.

Maybe your dream is to work and live in Italy and make new friends, maybe you want to speak with your Italian partner and connect with them on a deeper level, maybe you’ve got a trip to Italy coming up and want to enjoy authentic travel experiences. 

Or, maybe you're like me and want to connect with your Italian heritage and speak to your relatives.

If any of these scenarios ring a bell, I know exactly how you feel, because I was in the same position as you! 

Learning to both speak and understand Italian as an adult transformed my life.

I’m proof it’s never too late to start. 

After reaching B1 intermediate Italian, I left my job in Melbourne Australia and moved to Rome where I lived and worked in the centre of Rome. I’ve experienced first-hand what learning Italian can do for you both personally and professionally and I want to help you reach the same level of success. 

You might be wondering,

‘How will I ever improve if I can’t understand what is being said to me?’

I hear you. (No pun intended)

You’ve been learning Italian for a while and still freeze with panic whenever someone talks to you at a normal speed.

You feefrustrated when you have to stop and process in your head everything you’ve just heard. Meanwhile, the other person is miles ahead of you or the conversation has moved on.

Maybe all you can hear are random sounds, or you can recognise some words here and there, but the overall meaning is a mystery and you feel dazed and confused.

You feel embarrassed every time you have to ask someone to repeat themselves or say it again slower.

Sound familiar?

It happens to all of us! Myself included.

"I was so frustrated that I couldn't keep up"

Listening to an Italian in a controlled setting like a classroom isn’t like listening to an Italian out in the real world. Italians speak much faster in everyday life. Plus, people don’t stop and ask if you’ve understood what they said!

Speed isn’t the only factor. You’ve probably already discovered that the dialogue you read in textbooks isn’t natural, everyday, colloquial Italian. It’s stilted and formal. 

Italians are passionate and expressive people. Just think of the hundreds of hand gestures they use. Not to mention the countless colloquial expressions and proverbs Italians pepper every conversation with.

You don’t learn these important elements of communication using traditional methods.  

It’s no wonder then, that you can’t keep up when Italians speak.

Not only do they talk really fast, but they use expressions you’ve never heard before! 

So, what did I do when I couldn’t understand fast Italian? I followed all the usual advice and tried EVERYTHING!

Michele and Nonno
  • I watched the news on RAI Italia at night
  • I listened to the local Italian radio station in the car
  • I watched any Italian series I could find (Including Inspector Montalbano, and a terrible Italian dubbed version of Inspector Rex) 
  • I spent (and I’m not exaggerating) 2 weeks at the Melbourne Italian Film Festival each year and binge-watched 2, sometimes 3 movies a day!

I was desperate to improve my listening comprehension.

The result?

Yes, my listening skills eventually improved, but this wasn’t a very efficient way to do it.

You see, I was consuming FAST native-level content. I had to deal with regional dialects that even Italians need subtitles for (I’m not kidding), unfamiliar accents, complex topics, not to mention countless expressions that went way over my head. Sure, I took notes to look up later, but learning this way took its toll on me.

I was so frustrated that I couldn't keep up. The whole experience was tiring and inefficient.

I needed to be consuming content appropriate for my level. A middle ground between where I was and where I wanted to be. I wanted to be challenged, but not drained.

That’s when I discovered “Comprehensible Input”.  

Michele and Nonno

What is Comprehensible Input?

Comprehensible input is a powerful learning theory developed by linguist Stephen Krashen. Krashen found that to learn a language you need material (or ‘input’) that is slightly more advanced than your current level. 

Finally, someone understood my frustrations and had a solution!

This was the missing puzzle piece I was looking for!

The idea behind this theory is that you watch or listen to ‘input’ where you can understand what’s happening, but maybe miss some of the words here or there.

Krashen describes this as being one level above what you can understand. 

By consuming content that is slightly above your level, means you learn the language naturally, rather than learn it consciously.

Michele in Verona

Comprehensible and Compelling

Krashen takes his theory a step further and states that your ‘input’ should not only be comprehensible but also compelling

After all, if you’re not interested in the material, you won’t pay attention to it and you won’t learn.

Once I discovered this theory, I finally understood where I was going wrong.

All those movies, tv series I was watching, and radio programmes I was listening to weren’t just one level above my current level, they were miles ahead.

Michele in Verona

Pushing Past the Plateau

I knew that if I wanted to improve my listening comprehension and feel more confident understanding everyday speech, I needed to find material that I enjoyed consuming, so I would stay motivated.

It needed to be just long enough, so I wouldn’t feel overwhelmed and finishing it would give me a sense of achievement and a boost to keep going.

It needed to be relevant and based on everyday conversations that included common idiomatic expressions, so I could learn how Italians really talk and so I could sound more natural when I spoke too.

What I needed to find was the ‘Goldilocks’ of content. 

Not too easy, not too hard. But juuuuust right!

I knew that this was already a tall order, but there were four other dream elements I knew, that if I had, would really push me past my listening comprehension plateau. 

  1. I wanted it to come with a grammar reference guide. Something that would explain the grammar and so I could revise any points that I was a bit rusty on.
  2. I wanted a list of all the new vocabulary and expressions I was learning in one place, so I could easily revise them later.
  3. I wanted the transcripts in Italian, so I could compare translations and follow along.
  4. I wanted the transcripts in English too, so I could confirm my comprehension was correct and not waste time looking up words and phrases in a dictionary and online.

Needless to say, finding this kind of material was almost impossible and a very slow process. 

There was a lot of trial and error and looking for a needle in the haystack.

It’s one thing to find ‘input’ but another thing entirely finding ‘comprehensible input’.

But I persisted.

Eventually, I made it work the best way I could. I asked for recommendations, scoured forums, created my own vocabulary lists, and asked friends to explain the new expressions I was learning. 

I learned first-hand that when you have the right input and support, you not only boost your listening comprehension skills quicker, you feel empowered and more confident.

Having all this makes it far more likely that you will reach your Italian language goals.

Finding ‘comprehensible input’ the way I did was far from ideal.

It was neither convenient nor efficient.

So, what do you do?

The solution?

How my 80/20 method works


Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations

My innovative blend of compelling comprehensible input and common expressions will help you understand fast Italian so you can confidently participate in conversations.

No more dazed expressions. No more embarrassment.

Italian is my heritage language, so I know what it’s like to desperately want to understand and speak Italian in order to connect with family and relatives, near and far. And in doing so, I know you will learn more about yourself along the way, I know it did!

As your guide and teacher, my goal is to make the learning process fun, enjoyable and rewarding so that you always feel at ease and know exactly what to do next so there’s no guesswork

I’ve created a clear path to learning fast Italian that gradually builds upon previously learned material, so you’re constantly learning new material whilst revising previous material - the key to language learning success!

How my 80/20 method works

What is Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations?

Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations is a 20-part story that transports you around Italy as you follow the adventures of its two main characters, Michele and Vittoria.

Michele and Vittoria are friends who embark on a trip together to celebrate graduating from university. From Milano to Amalfi, you’ll be whisked all over Italy where you’ll deepen your understanding of Italian culture, cuisine, and history. Not to mention pick up a few travel tips along the way!

How will Michele and Vittoria’s adventure end? Join Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations to find out!

A quick side note: I chose these names in homage to my grandfather nonno Michele (after whom I’m named and the reason why I wanted to learn Italian) and my grandmother nonna Vittoria. Together, they bravely immigrated to Australia after WWII to give their family (and my dad) a better chance at life.

I created this audio-based course specifically for advanced beginners (A2) and intermediate learners (B1 and upwards) of Italian, so you can finally discover your full learning potential.

How my 80/20 method works

A Powerful Combination

Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations is unlike any course you’ve used before. 

Not only do I give you the keys to unlock 20 dialogues of compelling comprehensible input, I also combine them with my unique 80/20 method.

That’s right, every conversation includes the most powerful 20% of grammar and vocabulary you need when conversing in around 80% of everyday, spoken Italian.

This powerful combination ensures you train your ear, expand your vocabulary, and skyrocket your comprehension of fast Italian.

How my 80/20 method works

How my 80/20 method works

To help you learn Italian efficiently, I use the Pareto principle also known as the 80/20 rule. This rule states that 80% of your success or results comes from just 20% of your effort. It applies to many areas of our lives without us realising it. 

For example:

  • 20% of articles on a website account for 80% of its visitors
  • 80% of muscle gain is built by 20% of the repetitions
  • 20% of words in a language accounts for 80% of usage

The 80/20 principle was coined by Management consultant, Joseph M. Juran and named after the Italian economist, Vilfredo Pareto who in 1896 showed that approximately 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population. 

The percentages are sometimes approximate, but what matters is not the exact numbers. The key thing here is that most results come from just a fraction of the effort you put in.

The 80/20 rule is observed in language learning too and can be used for higher efficiency.

This means that most of your success in learning Italian is the result of only about 20% of the effort you make. It also means that only about 20% of the things you learn contributes to most (around 80%) of your development and improvement. 

My method and approach is different from traditional methods because I teach you the most important 20% of the language right from the beginning so you can start to speak straight away. 

Each lesson builds upon and revises what you previously learned, so you constantly learn, revise, and progress. 

Michele next to Vespa

Who is Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations for?

Have you studied Italian before? Do you have a basic understanding of Italian grammar? Have you completed Intrepid Italian for Beginners (A1)?

Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations is the ideal course to continue your journey to fluency.

After completing this course, you'll be able to express yourself in new and natural ways with common everyday expressions. 

Your improved listening comprehension and grasp of everyday colloquial vocabulary will empower you to actively participate and contribute to more conversations.

With Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations, your newfound confidence in the language will help you achieve your Italian language goals. Bravo!

Andiamo! (Let's go!)

How Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations works

Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations is an audio-based course that is broken up into 20 engaging chapters as conversations. Each conversation reveals a new chapter in Michele and Vittoria’s avventura around Italy together.

​The conversations between all the characters speak in everyday, natural Italian. So, you only hear colloquial and common Italian, which is hard to come by for learners of Italian.

This way, you improve your ability to understand which will enable you to take part in real conversations, more often.

More importantly, the level of difficulty of the conversations themselves are right in the ‘Goldilocks’ zone - they’re not too easy, nor too hard. They challenge you just enough so you learn without feeling overwhelmed.

Together with a native speaker and experienced teacher, we've crafted a series of real-life conversations perfect for advanced beginners and intermediate level learners wanting to take their next steps towards fluency.

But it's not just about listening.

It sounds a bit uncool to say it, but at its core, Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations is a dictation course. You know, the one where you write down what you hear in real-time? You might be thinking, ‘Dictation? Michele, seriously? That sounds both boring and kind of scary!’

It might feel a bit ‘old school’ to do dictation, but hear me out! (No, pun intended)

By listening to each of the 20 conversations in short 5 second snippets then writing down what you hear, is perhaps the most powerful and effective way of improving both your listening and writing skills simultaneously. PLUS as a bonus, it improves your memory too!


When it comes to memory, we actually remember more when we physically write things down. After conducting several studies, The Association for Psychological Science states that:

‘there is something about typing that leads to mindless processing. And there is something about ink and paper that prompts students to go beyond merely hearing and recording new information…’ 

Pretty interesting, right?

Also, you can rest assured that I would never make you do anything ‘boring’!

I’ve made each conversation in this 20-part story fun, entertaining, and informative. You’ll hear a variety of accents, all spoken at various speeds. 

If you struggle to understand a phrase or word, that’s totally ok! It’s normal!

Don’t worry or stress about it. It’s part of your growth. I was in the same boat as you. Trust me, stick with it and you WILL be able to sail right past phrases like it in the future.

There are no mistakes in language learning. The only ‘mistake’ is if you don’t try. 

One of the main benefits of joining Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations is that you can re-listen to the conversations as many times as you need and learn in your own time and around your own schedule. 

Learning Italian should be stress-free, which is why I’ve done all the leg work for you to remove every obstacle holding you back from succeeding.

Are you ready get started?

Ciao, I'm Michele!

I’m an Italian-Australian language educator and travel journalist and ‘guide’ behind TheIntrepidGuide.com

For over 6 years I’ve been helping my 1,600+ students, readers, and followers learn languages and have unique and authentic travel experiences with the help of my in-depth destinations guides, travel phrase guides, and online language courses so they can enjoy meaningful interactions with the locals and avoid being treated like a tourist. 

I have been teaching languages to people from all over the world and have had the pleasure of helping hundreds of students from the US, UK, Australia, Canada, Italy and Germany to reach their language goals. 

Initially, I was exclusively offering my travel phrase guides, but I knew I wanted to do more so I could help more people reach a higher level of proficiency. That’s why I started offering online courses, and my students are loving them!

I believe that all of my Intrepid Italian courses series are effective because you can learn when it’s most convenient for you and you can review the materials as many times as you want. In other words, you learn at your own pace with no pressure and without having to attend a live class.

The best part is that you are not alone either because you will get access to a private support group of like-minded students who want to learn Italian just as much as you do.

Got a question? You can message me with your questions anytime too! I love to help!

Ciao, I'm Michele!
Michele speaking at the Language Show
Michele speaking at the Language Show

Learning Italian is a pleasure with my unique 80/20 method

Here’s what my students are saying:

Marty from Ontario, Canada, says...

Mark from Melbourne, Australia, says...


Michele is more than just the guide behind this course, she is a natural teacher and passionate language learner who cares deeply about her students and sharing the Italian language. This shines through as she walks you through learning Italian basics, in small, bite-sized steps. It’s easy to get overwhelmed by learning a new language. But, Intrepid Italian’s short, simple lessons (that include videos, exercises, tips and printables) build on one another, giving you invaluable confidence and momentum.

- Sara, Washington, USA


What I enjoyed about the course is how concise it is. I would recommend, given that the materials are varied and easy to understand.

- Stephanie Tsang, Hong Kong

Testimonial Jeff

Michele has a great presentation style and has experience learning and teaching Italian. Her videos are easy to follow and the exercises help consolidate the teaching from the videos. A Facebook group is available to have queries and issues discussed. 

- Jeff Brady, Victoria, Australia


Loved it, loved it, loved it. I’ve been trying to learn languages using various language learning apps for years now and although I know random words I feel no more confident in actually speaking the languages than I was when I started.

I’m 5 days into this course and feeling more confident in actually speaking Italian than I am while using the apps.

This course cuts through all the unnecessary stuff the apps were teaching me and focuses on getting me comfortable and confident to put my new-found Italian to use.

The audio and worksheets are my favourite as it gets me to speak and write which is definitely speeding up the learning process for me.

I cannot recommend this course highly enough. Definitely worth every penny.

Thank you Michele. I can’t wait for my next trip to Italy.

- Basil, London, UK


Learning a language is never easy. The Intrepid Guide Italian Language Course has me speaking Italian in a few short modules. Combining written work, video and audio mastering Italian easily and perfecting my accent without even thinking about it.

The Facebook group and Facebook live are perfect to help if you have any difficulties. There are quizzes to mark your progress and help you consolidate what you have learnt.

The perfect course for a beginner or anyone who wants to improve their written and spoken Italian.

- Larch Gauld, Swindon, UK

What you get with Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations 

While this is a self-paced course, that doesn’t mean you’re on your own…far from it!

Here's what's included when you join Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations:

 20 compelling comprehensible input conversations for advanced beginners and intermediate learners of Italian

Professional audio recordings with native speakers, so you only hear natural Italian 

Full transcripts in both Italian and English, so you can check your comprehension

Quick-reference grammar guides with explanations

Vocabulary and expression lists, so you can quickly check new words

Explanations about Italian culture, so you can deepen your knowledge

Fun interactive quizzes to test your newfound skills

Fully downloadable material so you can learn faster - anywhere, any time, on any device

Lifetime access and free updates so you can learn when you like and benefit from a lifetime of free updates and course improvements.

Extensive email support - As my student, you also have unlimited support from me via email.

Access to a private Facebook community - Get support from a private community of passionate students of Italian to help you make the most of your learning and stay accountable.

30-day "Celebrate with a Spritz" Money-Back Guarantee

Everything you need to set you up for success is included in the course.

Are you ready to take your Italian to the next level with me? Join today and let's get started!

Intrepid Italian for Beginners (A1)
Learn Italian with my 80/20 method

Imagine what your life would be like when you can understand FAST Italian...

Imagine how good it will feel to be able to follow fast conversations with your relatives or partner in Italian.

Imagine how lovely it would feel to move to Italy and feel like one of the locals!

Maybe you want to retire in the hills of Tuscany or a quiet seaside village in Sicily.

Maybe you want to study in Italy or start your career in one of the major cities like Milan or Rome.

All of these dreams will be so much easier if you can communicate confidently in Italian.

Fortunately, there is a clear pathway to help you achieve this.

All you need is my powerful combination of comprehensible input and my unique 80/20 method. Combined they set out a clear and engaging learning path to success! 

What Will Your Travels Be Like When You Speak Italian?

The Powerful System for Learning FAST Spoken Italian

Every module comes with downloadable resources, including audio conversations with native speakers, grammar guides, vocabulary lists, quizzes, and more. You won't find this material anywhere else. 
Here's a tour of what's included in Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations course:

You can understand FAST Italian!

Join Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations and get a system that will set you up for success.

All you need is a plan. Fortunately, I have one that’s right for you!

Course Curriculum

  Module 0: Benvenuti! Welcome!
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  Modulo di conversazione 1: Dobbiamo festeggiare! / We have to celebrate!
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  Modulo di conversazione 2: L’itinerario / The itinerary
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  Modulo di conversazione 3: Una prenotazione telefonica / A phone booking
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  Modulo di conversazione 4: In biglietteria / At the ticket office
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  Modulo di conversazione 5: Primo giorno a Firenze / First day in Florence
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  Modulo di conversazione 6: La visita guidata / The guided tour
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  Modulo di conversazione 7: Shopping a Firenze / Shopping in Florence
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  Modulo di conversazione 8: Un picnic al tramonto / Picnic at sunset
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  Modulo di conversazione 9: Arrivo a Roma / Arrival in Rome
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  Modulo di conversazione 10: Una calda giornata / A hot day
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  Modulo di conversazione 11: Foto in Piazza Navona / Photo in Piazza Navona
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  Modulo di conversazione 12: L’aperitivo / The aperitif
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  Modulo di conversazione 13: Una cena romana / A Roman dinner
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  Modulo di conversazione 14: La Via Appia e il lancio della monetina / The Appian Way and the coin toss
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  Modulo di conversazione 15: Camminata sul Vesuvio / Hiking on Mt. Vesuvius
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  Modulo di conversazione 16: Un giro in barca / A boat trip
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  Modulo di conversazione 17: Strade tortuose e viste mozzafiato / Winding roads and breathtaking views
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  Modulo di conversazione 18: Pranzo in spiaggia / Lunch at the beach
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  Modulo di conversazione 19: Giro in vespa lungo la Costiera Amalfitana / Vespa ride along the Amalfi Coast
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  Modulo di conversazione 20: Terrazza dell'Infinito ad Amalfi / Terrazza dell'Infinito in Amalfi
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  Modulo 21: Quiz
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  'Complimenti!' Congratulations!
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Learn Italian, but for a fraction of the cost

Understand colloquial Italian, but for a fraction of the cost (and effort)

Over the years, I’ve spent thousands of dollars on learning and maintaining my high level of Italian. Not to mention the countless hours spent finding comprehensive input materials. But that doesn’t mean you have to spend a small fortune too. 

In fact, this is precisely why Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations doesn't cost hundreds nor thousands of dollars.

Instead, I’m thrilled to be able to offer you this comprehensive course at a fraction of the cost.

Whether you’re an advanced beginner or need support in taking your next step to reach intermediate or advanced proficiency, Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations gives you a complete pathway, with me as your trusty guide. 

While language classes only last an hour or two, you’ll have lifetime access to Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations.

Your enrollment is protected by my

"Celebrate with a Spritz" Money-Back Guarantee

After 30 days of using Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations, if you don't want to celebrate your new-found Italian skills with an Aperol Spritz, you don’t have to pay a penny! Cheers! 🥂

30 day guarantee

Join Intrepid Italian 100% risk-free

If you think Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations might be the right investment for you, don't be afraid to enrol today. Even if you can’t start straight away, you have a full 30 days to go through everything, test out the strategies, and make sure this is really working for you. 

I’m not asking you to decide yes or no today...I'm asking you to make a fully informed decision, that is all. The only way you can make a fully informed decision is on the inside, not the outside. Once you're inside you can see if everything I've shared with you here is true and valuable to you.

Then, if it is, that’s when you decide to keep it. If it’s not for you, no hard feelings.

You will then, after registering, be able to make a fully informed decision that this isn’t for you.

But you can’t make this decision right now for the same reason you don't buy a house without first looking at the inside of it. And know this...whether it’s 29 min or 29 days from now...if you aren't happy, I'm not happy either.

For any reason whatsoever, if you want your money back you can get it because I only want to keep your money if you’re happy.

Just send me an email to [email protected] by day 30 and I will quickly and promptly refund your entire payment, no questions asked. It's that simple. 

My response time to any support request averages 61 min over a 24/7 time period. You can only make such a guarantee when you're confident that what you have is the real deal and I'm fairly confident that when you join Intrepid Italian you’ll be well on your way to speaking Italian.

What are you waiting for? Register now and let’s learn together!

Pronti?! (Ready!) Cominciamo! (Let’s get started)

I look forward to seeing you on the inside!

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations? I answer the most common questions below. And if you have a question that I didn't cover, feel free to contact me at [email protected]

Q: "What is Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations, and how does it work?"

Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations is a 20-part story training program that uses comprehensive input and my 80/20 method to improve your ability to understand and take part in real-life, fast conversations.

Each module features a new chapter in the form of an audio conversation between its two main characters, Michele and Vittoria.

For each conversation, there are supporting materials including a downloadable grammar guide, vocabulary list, cultural notes and an interactive quiz, which are all designed to boost your listening comprehension, spelling skills and expand your vocabulary.

You have lifetime access to all of the training material, so you can either go through the content all at once or you can slow things down and go at your own pace. It's totally up to you.

Q: "This isn't a great time for me. I'm really busy ... " 

Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations is built for those with a busy schedule. The course is laser-focused and effective. In other words, it will save you countless hours trying to figure out things on your own. 

Plus, with downloadable materials, you can review the material on your own terms. 

Q: "When does the course start and finish?"

The course starts when you want it to! It is completely self-paced - you decide when you start and when you finish!

Q: "When do I get access to the course?" 

As soon as you join, you'll get instant access to the entire course and private community.

Q: "How long does the course take to complete?" 

The time it takes to complete the course will vary between students, but if you complete one module per day, it will take 21 days to complete.

With lifetime access you can revisit the modules and materials whenever you like. Remember, language learning isn't a race, but a journey.

Q: "How long do I have access to the course?"

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

Q: "What makes Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations different?" 

Finding comprehensible input materials that are just above your level is no easy feat, and is very time-consuming. I've done all the work for you and created a course that offers everything you need as one convenient system.

The best online courses include all the major tools and break things down into manageable chunks that you benefit from immediately. And that's exactly what Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations does for you. 

That way, you never need to figure anything out or wonder what to do next. Not sure what an expression means? I give you transcripts and vocabulary lists with explanations so you're never lost. Not sure why they used the subjunctive tense to say that phrase? I explain why, step-by-step. Think of any questions you may have about colloquial Italian and I cover it inside this comprehensive training program. 

Q: “Why should I invest in this course when Duolingo is free?”

Duolingo is a great language tool to learn vocabulary when you've got plenty of time on your hands and don’t have any specific language goals that you’re working towards. What Duolingo doesn’t give you is a clear roadmap to learning real-world, spoken Italian.

With Intrepid Italian for Confident Conversations you learn colloquial speech that is slightly above your current level in Italian. That way, you're challenged, but not overwhelmed. What you get is targeted learning for your level, that doesn’t waste your time.

Have you ever seen those funny memes called, “Stuff Duolingo Says” that share examples of strange phrases Duolingo teaches you? For example, one of them was “I’m eating bread and crying on the floor”, another one is “They are washing the holy potato”. Seriously, Google it and you’ll see what I mean.

Plus, with my course, you also get access to a private Facebook group with direct access to me (your teacher) where you can ask for feedback and receive extra support and accountability.

Q: "What if I am unhappy with the course?"

I would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact me within the first 30 days and I will give you a full refund.