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The days of the week

In Italian, the days of the week don't have a capital letter, and they're not often used in the plural. If something happens regularly, you say it happens il lunedì - on Mondays.


Present Simple = Io sono

Io sono un insegnante = I am a teacher

Tu sei uno studente = You are a student

Egli è un avvocato = He is a solicitor

Ella è una ragazza = She is a girl


Booking in

Mr and Mrs Wrighte have arrived at the Hotel Blu, where they hve a room with  bathroom (bagno), booked for 3 nights. They booked on the Internet and are hoping everything goes smoothly. Let's see how they get on.


Io abito ...

Lucia dove abiti?

Lucy, where do you live?


Abito a Roma, in via Milano n° 34

I live in Rome, Milano Rd. no 34



Io abito

Tu abiti

Egli/lui/lei abita


Did you know?


Italians don't say "Yes, please". They say "thank you" after both "Yes" and "No".

- Un caffè? - Si, grazie!

(Will you have a coffee?)

-Delle noccioline? - No, grazie!

(Will you have peanuts?)


By taxi to the hotel!

il taxi (eel tak-see) = the taxi

il treno (eel treh-no) = the train

l'autobus (laoo-to-boos) = the bus


l'hote (lo-tel) = the hotel


The bill, please!

It's time for the customer to ask for the bill, and there is nothing easier: Il conto, per favore.


Al Bar - Italian Beginner LESSON

Al Bar means in the bar. The word bar is the same in English and Italian.


Si dice così ...

At Supermarket you ask for:

Una bottiglia di olio, di acqua, di vino

Una lattina di coca-cola

Un vasetto di yogurt, di marmellata

Un pacco di spaghetti, biscotti


May I have a gun with me at home?

Sometimes my client ask me to take information about legal procedure referring to the possession of a gun at home. Briefly these are the inpofrmation I've collected. If you have a gun that is  registered in your country, you have ask for permission to take your gun in Italy.



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