Love, Food and Music

The Local explores why Italian has become one of the world's most studied languages.

This article, written by Catherine Edwards, appears on The Local.

Love, food and music: Why Italian is now the world’s fourth most studied language

Italian is growing in popularity as a foreign language around the world – but why the appeal? We asked our readers, whose reasons for learning the language ranged from family old and new to an appreciation of the food and culture – as well as some more unexpected factors.

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