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1.09.2017

Week #010 Review, Friday

fratello = brother sorella = sister padre = father madre = mother cappotto = coat giacca = jacket cintura = belt calze = nylons, panty hose gonna = skirt camicetta = blouse problema = problem dizionario = dictionary macchina = car aiuto = help cavallo ...
31.08.2017

Week #009 Review, Thursday

un = precedes all masculine nouns, even those that begin with vowels. The exception is those masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant. un bambino = a baby un orologio = a clock uno = precedes masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn,...
30.08.2017

Week #008 Review, Wednesday

dormire = to sleep partire = to leave aprire = to open Then to conjugate these infinitives, you will drop the 'ire' and add the following endings: io = add 'o' tu = add 'i' Lei/lui/lei = add 'e' noi = add 'iamo' voi = add 'ite' loro = add 'ono' So to c...
29.08.2017

Week #007 Review, Tuesday

The seven ways to say 'the' are il, lo, l', la, i, gli, and le. Now here are the rules for deciding which of these forms to use. il = will precede masculine singular nouns that begin with a consonant, except words beginning with ps, pn, gn, z and s fol...
28.08.2017

Week #006 Review, Monday

camera = bedroom mensa = cafeteria libreria = bookstore bagno = bathroom a = to, at si' = yes no = no dove = where dov'e' = where is quando = when adesso = now cibo = food ma = but grazie = thank you prego = you're welcome forse = maybe, perhaps pronto...
25.08.2017

Lesson #050, Friday

Che fila lunga! = What a long line! Ho fame. = I'm hungry. (I have hunger) Buon appetito! = Enjoy your meal! (Good appetite) Grazie, altrettanto. = Thanks, same to you. Basta, grazie. = That's enough, thank you. Sono sazio(a) = I'm full. Ho ancora fame...
24.08.2017

Lesson #049, Thursday

tavola = table bicchiere = drinking glass piatto = plate coltello = knife forchetta = fork cucchiaio = spoon tovagliolo = napkin vassoio = tray carne = meat latte = milk frutta = fruit sale = salt pepe = pepper burro = butter aranciata = orange soda po...
23.08.2017

Lesson #048, Wednesday

Avere = to have io ho = I have tu hai = you have (informal) Lei ha = you have (formal) lui/lei ha = he/she has noi abbiamo = we have voi avete = you have (plural) loro hanno = they have Avere bisogno di = To have need of, or to need. Then you just conj...
22.08.2017

Lesson #047, Tuesday

You make a sentence negative by placing 'non' directly before the verb, and when responding negatively to a question, you must say 'no' as well as placing 'non' before the verb. Cantiamo bene in italiano. = We sing well in Italian. Non cantiamo bene in...
21.08.2017

Lesson #046, Monday

fratello = brother sorella = sister padre = father madre = mother cappotto = coat giacca = jacket cintura = belt calze = nylons, panty hose gonna = skirt camicetta = blouse problema = problem dizionario = dictionary macchina = car aiuto = help cavallo ...
18.08.2017

Lesson #045, Friday

Di che colore e' _____? = What color is _____? Di che colore sono _____? = What color are _____? Di che colore e' il limone? = What color is the lemon? Il limone e' giallo. = The lemon is yellow. Di che colore sono le fragole? = What color are the stra...
17.08.2017

Lesson #044, Thursday

These colors must match the number and the gender of the noun which they modify: bianco = white nero = black rosso = red giallo = yellow grigio = gray camicia bianca = white shirt pantaloni bianchi = white pants vestito bianco = white dress scarpe bian...
16.08.2017

Lesson #043, Wednesday

cravatta = tie camicia = shirt abito = suit vestito = dress scarpe = shoes calzini = socks pantaloni = pants letto = bed doccia = shower armadio = closet lavandino = sink spazzolino = toothbrush dentifricio = toothpaste sapone = soap asciugamano = towe...
15.08.2017

Lesson #042, Tuesday

Essere = to be io sono = I am tu sei = you are (informal) Lei e' = you are (formal) lui/lei e` = he/she is noi siamo = we are voi siete = you are (plural) loro sono = they are C'e' = There is OR Is there? Ci sono = There are OR Are there? C'e' un inseg...
14.08.2017

Lesson #041, Monday

un = precedes all masculine nouns, even those that begin with vowels. The exception is those masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn, z, or s and a consonant. un bambino = a baby un orologio = a clock uno = precedes masculine nouns beginning with ps, gn,...
11.08.2017

Lesson #040, Friday

uovo = egg pomodoro = tomato fragola = strawberry banana = banana mela = apple pera = pear arancia = orange limone = lemon bello = handsome, beautiful (bella for feminine words) buono = good (buona for feminine words) bravo = good, used for people (bra...
10.08.2017

Lesson #039, Thursday

ricevere = to receive vivere = to live chiedere = to ask sentire = to hear, to feel (1st form of 'ire' verbs) servire = to serve (1st form of 'ire' verbs) spedire = to send (2nd form of 'ire' verbs)   STOP THE PODCAST - conjugate each of these verbs ou...
9.08.2017

Lesson #038, Wednesday

Il presidente dorme in chiesa? = Does the president sleep in church? (Voi) Partite per l'italia domani? = Do you leave for Italy tomorrow? (Tu) Apri la finestra. = You open the window. (Noi) Apriamo la lettera. = We open the letter. (Io) Parto domani. ...
8.08.2017

Lesson #037, Tuesday

capire = to understand finire = to finish, to end preferire = to prefer To conjugate these types of verbs, you will drop the 'ire' and: io = add 'isco' tu = add 'isci' Lei/lui/lei = add 'isce' noi = add 'iamo' voi = add 'ite' loro = add 'iscono' Then t...
7.08.2017

Lesson #036, Monday

dormire = to sleep partire = to leave aprire = to open Then to conjugate these infinitives, you will drop the 'ire' and add the following endings: io = add 'o' tu = add 'i' Lei/lui/lei = add 'e' noi = add 'iamo' voi = add 'ite' loro = add 'ono' So to c...
4.08.2017

Lesson #035, Friday

scrivere = to write leggere = to read credere = to believe vedere = to see Then to conjugate these infinitives, you will drop the 'ere' and add the following endings: io = add 'o' tu = add 'i' Lei/lui/lei = add 'e' noi = add 'iamo' voi = add 'ete' loro...
3.08.2017

Lesson #034, Thursday

lettera = letter discorso = speech stanza = room lezione = lesson giornale = newspaper lingua = language, tongue ogni = every sempre = always oggi = today ieri = yesterday domani = tomorrow dopodomani = day after tomorrow per = for se = if
2.08.2017

Lesson #033, Wednesday

Lui mangia la pizza. = He eats the pizza. Noi mangiamo la pasta. = We eat the pasta. Loro mangiano gli spaghetti. = They eat the spaghetti. Io studio il libro. = I study the book. Lei studia l'italiano. = She studies Italian. Antonio ama Claudia. = Ant...
1.08.2017

Lesson #032, Tuesday

parlare = to speak cantare = to sing mangiare = to eat studiare = to study giocare = to play pensare = to think comprare = to buy imparare = to learn amare = to love Then to conjugate the infinitive, you will drop the 'are' and add the following ending...
31.07.2017

Lesson #031, Monday

The seven ways to say 'the' are il, lo, l', la, i, gli, and le. Now here are the rules for deciding which of these forms to use. il = will precede masculine singular nouns that begin with a consonant, except words beginning with ps, pn, gn, z and s fol...
28.07.2017

Lesson #030, Friday

ragazzo = boy ragazza = girl bambino = baby uomo = man donna = woman cane = dog gatto = cat acqua = water specchio = mirror pasta = pasta pane = bread verdure = vegetables gnocchi = Italian dumplings zucchero = sugar insalata = salad spaghetti = spaghe...
27.07.2017

Lesson #029, Thursday

When the time is after the hour, add the word 'e' and the appropriate number of minutes. To indicate the half hour, use the phrase 'e mezza.' To indicate the quarter of the hour, use the phrase 'e un quarto.' e = and e mezza = and half e un quarto = an...
26.07.2017

Lesson #028, Wednesday

giorno = day settimana = week mese = month anno = year minuto = minute ora = hour fa = ago orologio = clock, watch mezzogiorno = noon mezzanotte = midnight Che ore sono? = What time is it? E' l'una = It's one o'clock Sono le due = It's two o'clock E' m...
25.07.2017

Lesson #027, Tuesday

Sono stanco = I am tired (male) Sono stanca = I am tired (female) Ho fame = I am hungry Non lo so = I don't know Sei pronto? = Are you ready? (male) Sei pronta? = Are you ready? (female) Sono pronto = I am ready (male) Sono pronta = I am ready (female)...
24.07.2017

Lesson #026, Monday

camera = bedroom mensa = cafeteria libreria = bookstore bagno = bathroom a = to, at si' = yes no = no dove = where dov'e' = where is quando = when adesso = now cibo = food ma = but grazie = thank you prego = you're welcome forse = maybe, perhaps pronto...
21.07.2017

Week #005 Review, Friday

ance = anza importance = importanza ence = enza intelligence = intelligenza ant = ante important = importante ent = ente student = studente ible = bile possible = possibile ist = ista dentist = dentista ly = mente generally = generalmente sion = sione ...
20.07.2017

Week #004 Review, Thursday

20 = venti (we've already learned this one, but I thought I'd throw it in again.) 30 = trenta 40 = quaranta 50 = cinquanta 60 = sessanta 70 = settanta 80 = ottanta 90 = novanta 100 = cento 21 = ventuno (drop the vowel before the uno) 22 = ventidue 23 =...
19.07.2017

Week #003 Review, Wednesday

Ascoltate = Listen Leggete = Read Ripetete = Repeat Rispondete = Answer Scrivete = Write Aprite i libri = Open your books Chiudete i libri = Close your books Fate l'esercizio = Do the exercise Capite? = Do you understand? Ancora una volta! = One more t...
18.07.2017

Week #002 Review, Tuesday

Di dove sei (tu)? = Where are you from? (informal) Di dov'e' (Lei)? = Where are you from? (formal) Sono di...= I am from... Dov'e'...? = Where is...? Ecco... = Here is... And here are some famous cities and their Italian and English pronunciations. Rom...
17.07.2017

Week #001 Review, Monday

Ciao = Hi, bye Salve = Hello Buongiorno = Good morning, good day Buonasera = Good evening (Tanto) Piacere = (So) Nice to meet you Molto lieto/lieta = Very pleased to meet you Scusa = Excuse me (informal) Scusi = Excuse me (formal) Come ti chiami? = Wha...
14.07.2017

Lesson #025, Friday

parlare = to speak io parlo = I speak tu parli = you speak (informal) Lei parla = you speak (formal) lui parla = he speaks lei parla = she speaks noi parliamo = we speak voi parlate = you speak (plural) loro parlano = they speak Inglese = English Franc...
13.07.2017

Lesson #024, Thursday

libro = book penna = pen matita = pencil carta = paper quaderno = notebook or planner sedia = chair luce = light finestra = window scrivania = desk pagina = page porta = door
12.07.2017

Lesson #023, Wednesday

Change the 'o' to an 'i' to make it plural: amico = friend, amici = friends Change the 'a' to an 'e' to make it plural: chiesa = church, chiese = churches Change the 'ca' to a 'che' to make it plural: banca = bank, banche = banks Change the 'e' to an '...
11.07.2017

Lesson #022, Tuesday

Nouns ending in 'o' are generally masculine: amico = friend (male) libro = book Nouns ending in 'a' are generally feminine: amica = friend (female) casa = house Nouns ending in 'e' can be both and simply must be memorized: ristorante (m) = restaurant p...
10.07.2017

Lesson #021, Monday

ance = anza importance = importanza ence = enza intelligence = intelligenza ant = ante important = importante ent = ente student = studente ible = bile possible = possibile ist = ista dentist = dentista ly = mente generally = generalmente sion = sione ...
7.07.2017

Lesson #020, Friday

c'e'...? = is there...? c'e'... = there is... un aeroplano = an airplane un autobus = a bus una macchina = a car una bicicletta = a bicycle una motocicletta = a motorcycle un treno = a train vicino = near lontano = far a sinistra = to the left a destra...
6.07.2017

Lesson #019, Thursday

Dov'e'... = Where is ...? una piazza = a town square un ristorante = a restaurant una scuola = a school uno stadio = a stadium una stazione = a station un supermercato = a supermarket un ufficio postale = a post office un'universita' = a university una...
5.07.2017

Lesson #018, Wednesday

Dov'e'...? = Where is ...? un aeroporto = an airport un albergo = a hotel una banca = a bank un bar = a bar un caffe' = a coffee shop una chiesa = a church un cinema = a movie theater una farmacia = a pharmacy un museo = a museum un negozio = a shop or...
4.07.2017

Lesson #017, Tuesday

21 = ventuno (drop the vowel before the uno) 22 = ventidue 23 = ventitre' 24 = ventiquattro 25 = venticinque 26 = ventisei 27 = ventisette 28 = ventotto (drop the vowel before the otto) 29 = ventinove 30 = trenta 31 = trentuno 32 = trentadue 33 = trent...
3.07.2017

Lesson #016, Monday

20 = venti (we've already learned this one, but I thought I'd throw it in again.) 30 = trenta 40 = quaranta 50 = cinquanta 60 = sessanta 70 = settanta 80 = ottanta 90 = novanta 100 = cento
30.06.2017

Lesson #015, Friday

Domenica = Sunday Lunedi = Monday Martedi = Tuesday Mercoledi = Wednesday Giovedi = Thursday Venerdi = Friday Sabato = Saturday
29.06.2017

Lesson #014, Thursday

Primavera = Spring Estate = Summer Autunno = Autumn Inverno = Winter Gennaio = January Febbraio = February Marzo = March Aprile = April Maggio = May Giugno = June Luglio = July Agosto = August Settembre = September Ottobre = October Novembre = November...
28.06.2017

Lesson #013, Wednesday

The Italians only really use 21 letters, but sometimes they do use the other 5 if the word is a non-Italian word containing one of those letters. The 5 letters that are not a part of the Italian alphabet are J, K, W, X, and Y. A = a B = bi C = ci D = d...
27.06.2017

Lesson #012, Tuesday

Capisco = I understand Non capisco = I don't understand Come? = What? or How? or Say that again? Come si dice...? = How do you say...? Come si pronuncia...? = How do you pronounce...? Come si scrive...? = How do you spell...? Cosa vuol dire...? = What ...
26.06.2017

Lesson #011, Monday

Ascoltate = Listen Leggete = Read Ripetete = Repeat Rispondete = Answer Scrivete = Write Aprite i libri = Open your books Chiudete i libri = Close your books Fate l'esercizio = Do the exercise Capite? = Do you understand? Ancora una volta! = One more t...