Italian survival skills

knowledge is power…

novice

  • learning simple phrases & greetings
  • ordering coffee
  • taking trains
  • navigating supermarkets
  • posting letters

beginner

  • getting a tax i.d. (codice fiscale)
  • obtaining & recharging mobile phones
  • understanding bus timetables
  • Studying Italian

intermediate

  • paying bills
  • opening bank accounts
  • reading utility metres
  • finding doctors & dentists

advanced

  • applying for visas & residency permits
  • registering residencies
  • signing rental contracts
  • obtaining driver’s licenses

expert

  • living with Italian neighbours
  • standing in lines
  • ringing customer service
  • following road signs
  • interpreting hand signals
  • comprehending Italian TV
  • walking in heels on cobblestones

 

 

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