How to become familiar with Italian nouns gender

How to become familiar with Italian nouns gender

If you’re used to the English language, you’re probably asking yourself how to distinguish between Italian nouns gender.


Why on Earth are there genders in Italian?


Is there a way to get used to them without loosing hours of sleep?


Believe me, I know the feeling. I felt exactly the same way when I first approached German.


I was on my own, with no one to guide me but a language App.


I’ll let you imagine when I first came across nouns and had to divide them into masculine, feminine and neutral.


Well, it was a nightmare. So, believe me when I say that I know how you’re feelings right now.


Luckily, I have a good news for you.


Italian nouns gender come with a logic and it will be much easier to distinguish between masculine and feminine.


As I wanted to help you with this, I have prepared a video and a game for you.


Learning Italian nouns gender can be easier than you think, if taken step by step and with a relaxed approach.


So, press play and don’t forget to click on let’s play after watching the video lesson.



Now that you know how to distinguish between masculine and feminine words in Italian, there is a game here for you.


Here are the rules:


1. When you click on masculine or feminine, these words become blue;


2. Once you make a category blue, click on each word that belong to that category;


3. Find all the word and find out the hidden picture.



Don’t forget that, if you’re in my newsletter, you can join my private Facebook group Fun Italian for BeginnersIt’s a great place to practice with more Italian language games and get access to more resources.  You will also be able to watch more video lessons and join some live sessions to kick start your Italian.

Gloria Spagnoli
Gloria Spagnoli
I help beginners of Italian take their first steps, speak from day one and learn Italian at their pace and by having fun.