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Why Learn Italian?
Italian is the fourth most spoken language in U.S. homes, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Italian is also spoken in Switzerland, parts of Africa, the Balkans, and the island of Malta.
American culture is directly connected to Italy through the legacy of the Romans and the Renaissance.
Italian was the language of Dante, Galileo Galiley, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Saint Francis, Verdi, and Puccini.
And Italy offers you Rome, the cradle of western culture, Florence, Venice and other treasures.
Facts about Italy
Italy is one of the top five economies in the world.
Italy is part of the G7 group of the wealthiest democracies in the world.
According to UNESCO, over 60 percent of the world's art treasures are found in Italy.
Italy has one of the most advanced car industries in the world. Just think of Ferrari, Alfa Romeo, and the giant FIAT.
Italy is a world leader in fashion. Most European fashion begins in Via Venetto, Rome.
Italy is a world leader in advanced technologies such as robotics and space engineering.
Italy has been recognized for its world-famous shipbuilding industry, its culinary art, and its influence in American life.
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