The ultimate ice breaker: talking about the weather in Italian

The ultimate ice breaker: talking about the weather in Italian

Are you one of those people feeling intimidated when it comes to making new friends? Luckily for you, Italy is a great place to meet new and welcoming people. But first you first need an ice-breaker. You need to know how to talk about the weather in Italian.


Why the weather? Why not something else? Food, for example.


Think about it. No matter which country you’re in or which language you’re speaking, talking about the weather is the best ice-breaker to begin a new conversation with a stranger.


You’re sitting on a bus and you are desperate for an excuse to talk to the person next to you. Or you’re queueing at the supermarket and you want to kill some time and have a chat with the people waiting with you.


Whichever your situation is, talking about the weather will give a start to a new conversation with potential Italian friends.


There are some  lines that you will need, together with the evergreen what’s the weather like?


Are you ready to turn strangers into potential friends?


Watch the video below and don’t forget to play the game at the end. 🙂







The phrases that you saw in the video have been jumbled.


Put the letters into the right order to recreate the phrases.


Say the phrases out loud.


Play as much as you want. The more you play, the more confident you’ll become.



Did you know? You can get ready to speak with Italian people by downloading the free training 20 Easy Phrases to Start Speaking Italian. I have prepared this training for you so that speaking Italian will be an easy and enjoyable experience. You will find a video and a game that will help you remember all of these phrases and recall them when you speak. Don’t miss the chance to speak Italian today. You can get the training at this link.

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.