There are many language learning aids on the Internet. The other night I discovered the app HiNative. It's a language learning community, both online and in mobile form. Once you set up your account you can submit questions about a target language and other users who come across your questions can answer. You too can respond to questions about your language.
One of the questions I submitted asked for tips about finding an easy to understand version of the story about "Pinocchio" in Italian on the Internet. The response suggested I search for "Pinocchio per bambini in italiano." It worked like a charm, and I found multiple cartoon versions. I did not understand all the Italian words, but did understand many -- quite encouraging.
Ascolta Questo: Il sito Web "HiNative.com" è molto interessante e utile. Dopo aver creato il tuo acconto puoi inviare domande sulla lingua che stai imparando.
It is rewarding to get a sense of progress in learning my targetr language, Italian.