When you type into Google ‘Is Italian a…?’, the top result to pop up ‘Is Italian a useful language?’ The answer to this question is yes, of course it is!
There are several reasons why you should learn Italian. Firstly, it is a beautiful language. Secondly, you will be able to order a real Italian pizza and thirdly, you will learn two languages at the same time – Italian and its gestures.
Yet surely the best reason to learn Italian is that it is a lot of fun. You don’t believe me? Check out these 10 funny Italian expressions you absolutely need to know.
“Far ridere i polli” : To make chickens laugh
This expression is used when something is so ridiculous that even chickens would laugh. You should be careful when making a fool of yourself in Italy or you will end up with chickens laughing all around you. You don’t believe it? Check out the video of this amazing laughing chicken!
“Andare a letto con le galline” : To go to bed with chickens
Chickens again? I know, apparently Italians love to mention chickens. If you are very tired and want to go to sleep early the Italian campers will ask you ‘why are you going to bed with chickens?’ This idiom is often used to refer to old people.