Essential Italian for Travellers : a mini-course for beginners

Learn to speak the Italian you need to enjoy your

next trip to Italy in 30 days or less !


Imagine mastering just the Italian you need to enjoy your next trip to Italy, what would it look like?

Here are some examples…

Rather than getting sweaty armpits next time you are given an Italian menu (and ask if they have the English version!), you’ll know exactly what to order and do it like a real Italian.

Rather than looking at the shop assistant blankly when they tell you the price of what you’ve just bought, you’ll be able to understand prices, give the shop assistant the right money and say “ecco!” (here it is!)

Rather than asking if the person speaks English as soon as you meet them, you’ll actually be bold and say “proviamo a parlare in italiano prima!” (Let’s try to speak in Italian first!)

And if you are thinking: “This will take me hours of language classes!’

My answer : “It doesn’t have to be that way and the Essential Italian for Travellers mini-course can help you!”

What you gain from the Essential Italian for Travellers mini-course

  • You’ll master Italian vocabulary for common travel scenarios (e.g. ordering food in a restaurant, shopping, ask for information to locals, etc.) in 30 days or less
  • You’ll learn how to use the vocabulary you learn in speaking — despite being a beginner!
  • You’ll get a structured curriculum to follow and you will know what to learn first, second and third and how to build on that
  • You’ll get more consistent with your Italian learning as you’ll get the accountability you need to keep learning.
  • You’ll discover that learning Italian can be a joyful, inspiring part of your day, not a chore!

What’s included in the Essential Italian for Travellers mini-course

Essential Italian for Travellers is self paced mini-course and here’s what includes :

Fun lessons on essential conversation topics you can’t avoid talking about when travelling around Italy

Interactive video tutorials on main grammar points you’ll need for your conversations

A workbook with videos + reading + listening + writing activities

Over 70 sets of online flashcards with useful travelling vocabulary

Any questions answered and student’s support through email

This mini-course also includes 30 days of outstanding student support from the day you start the course.

This not an online course where you get given the material and you get on with it on your own.

I’ll be with you, every step of the way to give the accountability you need to start and finish this course. Because you matter to me. I care if you watch the videos. I care if you complete the activities. I care if you speak up and ask questions.

Because I have learned a language before like you, and I know that it takes time, effort, consistency and also motivation…sometimes you may feel stuck, doubtful, or simply curious and excited to learn more. And you’ll need someone else that guides you, cheers you on the way and help you make your learning journey a rewarding experience.

So, every time you are feeling stuck, want some clarification on something you don’t understand, want to share an exciting win, email me during the course. Get a personal, thoughtful reply within 1-3 business days.

If you are wondering, will this mini-course work for me? This mini-course works, if you do the work and complete the lessons in the workbook.

However, don’t take my words for it and read below what other learners said about this mini-course

What learners said about this mini-course

“What I enjoyed the most about this mini course is that I could study at my own pace and I felt so proud of speaking some Italian! It is very complete for a mini course! “- MIRIAM DURAN

I enjoyed taking part in this mini course, practising speaking and gaining confidence. The course was very comprehensive and covered many different situations and the grammar section were brief and to the point.  ELEN WILLIAMS

I was pleased with my progress and felt happy that I was confident enough to try out my language skills when away! I tried to use my Italian wherever I could. I was pleased with myself for using it as much as I did, and I enjoyed saying ‘Piacere’ to the people I met.”  REBECCA ALCOCK 


Ermy Pedart

Me! Ermy Pedata a proud Southern Italian and certified language coach. My aim is to help you learn to speak Italian and help you connect with the Italian world through creativity, art and play! You can learn more about me right here.


  • You are new or fairly new to the Italian language and want to start learning Italian within a travelling context.
  • You have no time to join a class and would like an Italian course that you can follow at your own pace..
  • You are tired of learning Italian with an app and would like someone who teaches you the things you actually need — the video lessons in this course will help you!
  • You’d like to refresh your basic Italian and consolidate previous learning by practicing what you’ve learned
  • You have a tendency to start learning Italian but never actually keep going with it. This course will give you accountability

The price for this mini course is £49 pounds –just over a pound per day!🎊🇮🇹


Considering this mini-course…but want to ask a few questions before you purchase it?

Check out the FAQs below. You might find your answer right there.

You can also email me at and I’ll be happy to help you.

What learners said about learning with Ermy

“I like Ermy’a teaching style because she uses a variety of methods, technology and she makes it fun. I feel I am learning what I set out to learn. ” –JACQUI G.

 “I needed a new teacher, a fresh approach, motivation and enthusiasm and Ermy really motivates me and encourages me to learn.” –ANNE JONES

” Ermy’s lessons are fun and informative. She has a knack of presenting the material and engaging the student.  I had been studying on my own and I don’t think I was making much progress.  Overtime Ermy gave me more confidence in learning.” – ANNETTE PICCONI 


Q: Who shouldn’t take this mini course?

If you are confident with your basic Italian and can use it in transactional conversations when you travel to Italy and feel that you have a good amount of travel related vocabulary, this mini-course is not for you — unless you need a nice and fun revision!

Q: What’s covered in the Essential Italian for Travellers mini-course as far as vocabulary is concerned?

Some of the scenarios the course covered are: how to order food like a real Italian (and understanding what an Italian menu actually says), how to understand prices and ask simple questions when shopping, how to ask and understand directions in case you get lost or…just to have an excuse to practice your Italian, and there is more to discover in the mini-course. Extra vocabulary is also provided for other travelling scenarios, such as getting around the airport, introducing yourself at the hotel reception, describing the town where you come from in a conversation with a local, etc.

Q: Is this mini course self paced ? Can I use it anytime I want?

Yes, yes and yes! You’ll get the workbook mini-course which incliudes all videos, audios and more and you can download it to access it anytime and anywhere

Q: I want to join but I’m very busy. What’s the time commitment for this course?

This mini-course is self paced and is designed to be completed within 10-14 days. You will need between 20-30 minutes a day. However, you can take more or less time than that. This is why you get 30 days of outstanding student support starting from the day that the course is sent to you.

Q: Do you only accept Paypal for payment?

If you are form the UK I also accept bank transfer. Send an email to with subject: “bank-transfer mini course” (no need to write anything else, unless you want to) and I’ll be happy to send you the details to arrange a bank transfer.

Q: What happens after I pay for this mini-course?

You’ll receive an email within 24h with the mini-course and you can start learning immediately. If you don’t receive the email within 24h of your purchase, please email me at and I’ll help!

Q: What’s the refund policy for this mini-course?

Due to the digital nature of this product, all sales are final and no refund are offered. Thanks for respecting this policy.