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OSU - Continuing Education - Italian 1

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Updated 2010-01-31 21:56

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Here is a compilation of useful study materials for those taking the Continuing Education Italian 1 class at Ohio State University.

Times of the Day

EnglishItalian
Dayil giorno
Eveningla sera
Nightla notte
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Meeting and Greeting

EnglishItalian
Good morningbuon giorno
Good daybuon giorno
Good afternoonbuon pomeriggio
Good evening (greeting)buona sera
Good night (going to bed)buona notte
(have a) Good evening (farewell)buona sera
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EnglishItalian
Hellosalve
Hello/Goodbye (informal)ciao
Goodbye (informal)arrivederci
Goodbye (formal)arrivederla
See you tomorrowA domani
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EnglishItalian
Pleased (to meet you)Piacere
How are you? (formal)Come sta?
How are you? (informal)Come stai?
Fine, thank youBene, grazie
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Communicating

EnglishItalian
Thank youGrazie
You're welcomePrego
PleasePer favore/Per piacere
Excuse me!(informal)Scusa!
Excuse me!(formal)Scusi!
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EnglishItalian
Do you speak Italian? (formal)Parla italiano
Do you speak Italian? (informal)Parli italiano?
A littleUn po'
I didn't understandNon capisco / Non ho capito
Could you repeat please? (formal)Puo' ripetere per favore?
Could you repeat please/ (informal)Puoi ripetere per favore?
Can you speak more slowly?Puo' parlare piu' lentamente?
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Directions

EnglishItalian
Where is...?Dov'è
Excuse me, how do I go to....?Scusi per andare a...?
Is it far?È lontano?
nearbyvicino
rightdestra
leftsinistra
straight aheadsempre diritto
turn rightgirare a destra
turn leftgirare a sinistra
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EnglishItalian
beforeprima (di)
afterdopo
in front ofdavanti a
at the crosssroadAll'incrocio
the lightil semaforo
the cornerl'angolo
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EnglishItalian
by foota piedi
by carin macchina
by planein aereo
fastin fretta
slowlylentamente
to slow downrallentare
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EnglishItalian
road, streetla strada
stopla fermata
bus stopFermata dell'autobus
(ticket) windowil sportello
trainil treno
ticketil biglietto
to make a reservationprenotare
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Relatives

EnglishItalian
Grandmotherla nonna
Grandfatheril nonno
Fatheril padre
Motherla madre
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EnglishItalian
Unclelo zio
Auntla zia
Cousin (male)li cugino
Cousin (female)la cugina
Nephewil nipote
Niecela nipote
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EnglishItalian
Sonil figlio
Daughterla figlia
Brotheril fratello
Sisterla sorella
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EnglishItalian
Father-in-lawil suocero
Mother-in-lawla suocra
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Group 1

Singular Words

EnglishItalian
Boyil ragazzo
Girlla ragazza
Catil gatto
Footil piede
Floweril fiore
Housela casa
Applela mela
Automobilel'automobile (la automobile)
Kitchen la cucina
Roomla stanza
Bathroomil bagno
Table, Boardla tavola
Table, Deskil tavolo
Wallla parete
Wallil muro
Doorla porta
Chairla sedia
Telephoneil telefono
Televisionla televisione
Windowla finestra
Hourl'ora
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Plural Words

EnglishItalian
Boysi ragazzi
Girlsle ragazze
Catsi gatti
Feeti piedi
Flowersi fiori
Housesle case
Applesle mele
Automobilesla automobili
Kitchens le cucine
Roomsle stanze
Bathroomsi bagni
Tables, Boardsle tavole
Tables, Desksi tavoli
Wallsle pareti
Wallsi muri
Doorsle porte
Chairsle sedie
Telephonesi telefoni
Televisionsle televisioni
Windowsle finestre
Hoursle ore
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Question Words

EnglishItalian
what?che cosa
who?chi
where?dove
how?come
why?perché
when?quando
how much? / how many?quanto
which?quale
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Home

General

EnglishItalian
Stairwayle scale
Hallwayil corridoio
Doorla porta
Tablela tavola
Windowla finestra
Gardenil giardino
Closetl'armadio
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Bedroom

EnglishItalian
Closetl'armadio
Bedil letto
Bedroomla camera da letto
Doorla porta
Pillowil cuscino
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Kitchen

EnglishItalian
Kitchenla cucina
Refrigeratoril frigorifero
Sinkil lavandino
Windowla finestra
Chairsle sedie
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Bathroom

EnglishItalian
Bathtubla vasca da bagno
Bathroom/Toiletil bagno
Sink (for washing)il lavabo
Doorla porta
Showerla doccia
Towell'asciugamano
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Living Room

EnglishItalian
Closetl'armadio
Tablela tavola
Windowla finestra
Living Roomil soggiorno
Sofail divano
Chairsle sedie
Mirrorlo specchio
Chest of Drawersil cassettone
Lampla lampada
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Arrival Words

EnglishItalian
Hotell'albergo
Reservationla prenotazione
Priceil prezzo
Passportil passaporto
Roomla camera
Bathroomil bagno
to reserveprenotare
Female Clerkl'impiegata
Maid/Waitressla cameriera
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The Colors - i colori

EnglishItalian
blacknero
blueazzurro, blu
brownmarrone
graygrigio
greenverde
orangearancione
pinkrosa
purpleporpore
redrosso
whitebianco
yellowgiallo
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Pronouns - Pronomi

EnglishItalian
Iio
you (familiar)tu
helui
shelei
wenoi
you allvoi
theyloro
you (formal)Lei
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Reflexive Pronouns

PronounReflexive Pronoun
iomi
tuti
luisi
leisi
noici
voivi
lorosi
Leisi
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Verb - Esssere - to be

PronounVerb Form
iosono
tusei
luiè
leiè
noisiamo
voisiete
lorosono
Leiè
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Verb - Avere - to have

PronounVerb Form
ioho
tuhai
luiha
leiha
noiabbiamo
voiavete
lorohanno
Leiha
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Verb - Piacere - to like (singular - one thing)

EnglishItalian
I like...a me piace...
You like...a te piace...
He likes...a lui piace...
She likes...a lei piace...
We like...a noi piace...
You (all) like...a voi piace...
They like...a loro piace...
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Verb - Piacere - to like (singular - one thing)

EnglishItalian
I like...mi piace...
You like...ti piace...
He likes...gli piace...
She likes...le piace...
We like...ci piace...
You (all) like...vi piace...
They like...a loro piace...
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Verb - Piacere - to like (plural - many things)

EnglishItalian
I like...a me piacciono...
You like...a te piacciono...
He likes...a lui piacciono...
She likes...a lei piacciono...
We like...a noi piacciono...
You (all) like...a voi piacciono...
They like...a loro piacciono...
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Verb - Piacere - to like (plural - many things)

EnglishItalian
I like...mi piacciono...
You like...ti piacciono...
He likes...gli piacciono...
She likes...le piacciono...
We like...ci piacciono...
You (all) like...vi piacciono...
They like...a loro piacciono...
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Verb - chiamarsi - to be called

EnglishItalian
Come ti chiami?What is your name? (informal)
Come si chiama?What is your name? (formal) / What is his/her name?
Mi chiamo.../Sono...My name is...
Come si chiama tuo/tua...?What is the name of your...? (formal)
Si chiama...He/She is called...
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Counting

EnglishItalian
oneuno
twodue
threetre
fourquattro
fivecinque
sixsei
sevensette
eightotto
ninenove
tendieci
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EnglishItalian
elevenundici
twelvedodici
thirteentredici
fourteenquattordici
fifteenquindici
sixteensedici
seventeendiciassette
eighteendiciotto
nineteendiciannove
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EnglishItalian
twentyventi
twenty-oneventuno
twenty-twoventidue
twenty-threeventitré
twenty-fourventiquattro
twenty-fiveventicinque
twenty-sixventisei
twenty-sevenventisette
twenty-eightventotto
twenty-nineventinove
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EnglishItalian
thirtytrenta
thirty-onetrentuno
thirty-twotrentadue
thirty-threetrentatré
thirty-fourtrentaquattro
thirty-fivetrentacinque
thirty-sixtrentasei
thirty-seventrentasette
thirty-eighttrentotto
thirty-ninetrentanove
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EnglishItalian
fortyquaranta
forty-onequarantuno
forty-twoquarantadue
forty-threequarantatré
forty-fourquarantaquattro
forty-fivequarantacinque
forty-sixquarantasei
forty-sevenquarantasette
forty-eightquarantotto
forty-ninequarantanove
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EnglishItalian
fiftycinquanta
fifty-onecinquantuno
fifty-twocinquantadue
fifty-threecinquantatré
fifty-fourcinquantaquattro
fifty-fivecinquantacinque
fifty-sixcinquantasei
fifty-sevencinquantasette
fifty-eightcinquantotto
fifty-ninecinquantanove
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EnglishItalian
sixtysessanta
sixty-onesessantuno
sixty-twosessantadue
sixty-threesessantatré
sixty-foursessantaquattro
sixty-fivesessantacinque
sixty-sixsessantasei
sixty-sevensessantasette
sixty-eightsessantotto
sixty-ninesessantanove
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EnglishItalian
seventysettanta
seventy-onesettantuno
seventy-twosettantadue
seventy-threesettantatré
seventy-foursettantaquattro
seventy-fivesettantacinque
seventy-sixsettantasei
seventy-sevensettantasette
seventy-eightsettantotto
seventy-ninesettantanove
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EnglishItalian
eightyottanta
eighty-oneottantuno
eighty-twoottantadue
eighty-threeottantatré
eighty-fourottantaquattro
eighty-fiveottantacinque
eighty-sixottantasei
eighty-sevenottantasette
eighty-eightottantotto
eighty-nineottantanove
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EnglishItalian
ninetynovanta
ninety-onenovantuno
ninety-twonovantadue
ninety-threenovantatré
ninety-fournovantaquattro
ninety-fivenovantacinque
ninety-sixnovantasei
ninety-sevennovantasette
ninety-eightnovantotto
ninety-ninenovantanove
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EnglishItalian
100cento
101centouno
150centocinquanta
200duecento
300 trecento
400 quattrocento
500 cinquecento
600 seicento
700 settecento
800 ottocento
900 novecento
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EnglishItalian
1,000mille
1,001milliuno
1,002millidue
2,000duemila
3,000tremila
10,000diecimila
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Verb Endings - "-are" Verbs

PronounEnding
io-o
tu-i
lui-a
lei-a
noi-iamo
voi-ate
loro-ano
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FOUR Irregular Verbs Ending in -"are"

Stare - to stay

EnglishItalian
I stayio sto
you staytu stai
he/she stayslui/lei sta
we staynoi stiamo
you (all) stayvoi state
they stayloro stanno
You (formal) stayLei sta
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Dare - to give

EnglishItalian
I giveio do
you (informal) givetu dai
he/she giveslui/lei dà
we givenoi diamo
you (all) givevoi date
they giveloro danno
You (formal) giveLei dà
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Fare - to make, to do

EnglishItalian
I make, I doio faccio
you make, you do (informal)tu fai
he/she makes, he/she doeslui/lei fa
we make, we donoi facciamo
you (all) make, you (all) dovoi fate
they make, they doloro fanno
You make, You do (formal)Lei fa
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Andare - to go

EnglishItalian
I goio vado
you (informal) gotu vai
he/she goeslui/lei va
we gonoi andiamo
you (all) govoi andate
they goloro vanno
You (formal) goLei va
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Regular "-are" Verbs

EnglishItalian
to liveabitare
to arrivearrivare
to listenascoltare
to waitaspettare
to danceballare
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EnglishItalian
to changecambiare
to singcantare
to have suppercenare
to countcontare
to forgetdimenticare
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EnglishItalian
to forgetdimenticare
to stop, to closefermare
to turngirare
to driveguidare
to learnimparare
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EnglishItalian
to washlavare
to worklavorare
to sendmandare
to paypagare
to thinkpensare
to bringportare
to have lunchpranzare
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EnglishItalian
to narrateraccontare
to rememberricordare
to studystudiare
to play (instrument)suonare
to travelviaggiare
to flyvolare
to playgiocare
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Verb Endings - "-ere" Verbs

PronounEnding
io-o
tu-i
lui-e
lei-e
noi-iamo
voi-ete
loro-ono
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Regular "-ere" Verbs

EnglishItalian
to turn onaccendere
to askchiedere
to closechiudere
to know(someone)conoscere
to growcrescere
to readleggere
to putmettere
to loseperdere
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EnglishItalian
to takeprendere
to descendscendere
to writescrivere
to pushspingere
to seevedere
to winvincere
to livevivere
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"Some" Irregular Verbs Ending in -"ere"

Bere - to drink

EnglishItalian
I drinkio bevo
you drinktu bevi
he/she drinkslui/lei beve
we drinknoi beviamo
you (all) drinkvoi bevete
they drinkloro bevete
You (formal) drinkLei beve
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Dovere - must, to have to

EnglishItalian
I must/have toio debbo (devo)
you must/have totu devi
he/she must/has tolui/lei deve
we must/have tonoi dobbiamo
you (all) must/have tovoi dovete
they must/have toloro debbono (devono)
You (formal) must/have toLei deve
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Potere - to be able

EnglishItalian
I am ableio posso
you are abletu puoi
he/she is ablelui/lei può
we are ablenoi possiamo
you (all) are ablevoi potete
they are ableloro possono
You (formal) are ableLei può
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Sapere - to know(something)

EnglishItalian
I knowio so
you knowtu sai
he/she knowslui/lei sa
we knownoi sappiamo
you (all) knowvoi sapete
they knowloro sanno
You (formal) knowLei sa
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Sedere - to sit

EnglishItalian
I sitio siedo
you sittu siedi
he/she sitslui/lei siede
we sitnoi sediamo
you (all) sitvoi sedete
they sitloro siedono
You (formal) sitLei siede
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Spegnere - to turn off

EnglishItalian
I turn offio spengo
you turn offtu spegni
he/she turns offlui/lei spegne
we turn offnoi spegniamo
you (all) turn offvoi spegnete
they turn offloro spengono
You (formal) turn offLei spegne
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Volere - to want

EnglishItalian
I wantio voglio
you wanttu vuoi
he/she wantslui/lei vuole
we wantnoi vogliamo
you (all) wantvoi volete
they wantloro vogliono
You (formal) wantLei vuole
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