Let's Speak Italian!

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Your daily Italian language podcast where you will learn to speak Italian in just minutes a day. We start from the very beginning and learn popular phrases, grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, all in easy to digest lessons never more than 5 minutes in length, 5 days a week. Subscribe, download, listen, and LET'S SPEAK ITALIAN!

56 Lesson #056, Monday Dec. 30, 2019

parola = word verita' = truth bugia = lie piu' tardi = later in ritardo = late stamattina = this morning stasera = this evening soldi = money meglio = better peggio = worse tutto = all, everything dopo = after come = how

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Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've listened to a few sample lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian. Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few...
55 Lesson #055, Friday Dec. 27, 2019
venire = to come io vengo = I come tu vieni = you come (informal) Lei viene = you come (formal) lui/lei viene = he/she comes noi veniamo = we come voi venite = you come (plural) loro vengono = they come tenere = to hold or to keep io …
54 Lesson #054, Thursday Dec. 26, 2019
Gli studenti fanno il compito. = The students do the assignment. Chi fa i biscotti? = Who makes the cookies? I bambini vanno a scuola. = The children go to school. Perche' andiamo in classe? = Why do we go to class? Che cosa facciamo adesso? = What do...
53 Lesson #053, Wednesday Dec. 25, 2019
compito = assignment or task torta = cake biscotti = cookies calcio = soccer (football to you European listeners) pianoforte = piano scuola = school citta' = city riunione = meeting spesso = often troppo = too much con = with
52 Lesson #052, Tuesday Dec. 24, 2019
giocare = to play (a sport) io gioco = I play tu giochi = you play (informal) Lei gioca = you play (formal) lui/lei gioca = he/she plays noi giochiamo = we play voi giocate = you play (plural) loro giocano = they play suonare = to play (an instrument)...
51 Lesson #051, Monday Dec. 23, 2019
che cosa = what. Che cosa mangiate? = What are you eating? Mangiamo la pizza. = We are eating pizza. quale = which. Quale libro legge? = Which book are you reading? Leggo un libro italiano. = I am reading an Italian book. chi = who. Chi studia...
50 Lesson #050, Friday Dec. 13, 2019
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...
49 Lesson #049, Thursday Dec. 12, 2019
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...
48 Lesson #048, Wednesday Dec. 11, 2019
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, …
47 Lesson #047, Tuesday Dec. 10, 2019
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...
46 Lesson #046, Monday Dec. 9, 2019
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...
45 Lesson #045, Friday Dec. 6, 2019
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 …
44 Lesson #044, Thursday Dec. 5, 2019
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...
43 Lesson #043, Wednesday Dec. 4, 2019
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 =...
42 Lesson #042, Tuesday Dec. 3, 2019
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 …
41 Lesson #041, Monday Dec. 2, 2019
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,...
38 Lesson #038, Wednesday Nov. 27, 2019
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....
37 Lesson #037, Tuesday Nov. 26, 2019
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' …
36 Lesson #036, Monday Nov. 25, 2019
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 …