SAPERE and CONOSCERE in Italian: the big difference

SAPERE and CONOSCERE in Italian: the big difference

Knowing the difference between the verbs sapere and conoscere in Italian is crucial when you want to speak correctly. But when coming from an English-speaking background, this can be a hurdle.

So often I’ve heard people wanting to say something like “do you know Milan?” and struggling over whether to choose sapere or conoscere.


Sounds familiar?


Just like choosing between potere and sapere, choosing between sapere and conoscere can be a bit confusing.


Which is why this video lesson will show you how to use them in each situation.


Press play and play the game at the end of the video. 🙂



the big difference





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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.