Animals and pets in Italian
In this lesson you will find some useful words about the most important pets and animals.
- 1.Pets in Italian (cat, dog, rabbit)
- 2.Farm animals in Italian (pig, fox, bird, cow)
- 3.Wild animals in Italian (bear, tiger, wolf, snake)
- 4.Insects in Italian (butterfly, bee)
- 5.Sea animals in Italian (fish, tuna, shark)
- 6.Expressions with animals
- 7.Daily dialogue
- 8.1.Exercise on pets in Italian - Drag text
- 8.2.Exercise on pets in Italian - Flashcards
- 8.3.Exercise on pets in Italian - Fill in the blanks
- 8.4.Exercise on farm animals in Italian - Drag text
- 8.5.Exercise on farm animals in Italian - Flashcards
- 8.6.Exercise on farm animals in Italian - Single choice set
- 8.7.Exercise on wild animals in Italian - Drag text
- 8.8.Exercise on wild animals in Italian - Flashcards
- 8.9.Exercise on wild animals in Italian - Fill in the blanks
- 8.10.Exercise on insects and sea animals in Italian - Drag text
- 8.11.Exercise on insects and sea animals in Italian - Flashcards
- 8.12.Exercise on insects and sea animals in Italian - Single choice set
- 8.13.Exercise on expressions with animals - Fill in the blanks
- 8.14.Exercise on the dialogue of the lesson - Fill in the blanks
Pets in Italian (cat, dog, rabbit)
Here's a list with some animali domestici (pets/domestic animals).
|Il pesce rosso||Goldfish|
Take a look at the following examples.
|Questo è il mio cane. Si chiama Fido.||This is my dog. His name is Fido.|
|In casa abbiamo due gatti, un cane e tre pesci rossi.||At home we have two cats, a dog and three goldfishes.|
Farm animals in Italian (pig, fox, bird, cow)
Here's a list with the most important animali della fattoria (farm animals).
Chek out the following examples.
|L'asino non è un animale stupido.||The donkey isn't a stupid animal.|
|C'è un topo in cucina!||There's a mouse in the kitchen.|
Wild animals in Italian (bear, tiger, wolf, snake)
Here's a list with the most important animali selvatici (wild animals).
|Allo zoo ho visto un orso bianco.||At the zoo I saw a white bear.|
|Il canguro è l'animale simbolo dell'Australia.||The kangaroo is the symbol (animal) of Australia.|
Insects in Italian (butterfly, bee)
Here are gli insetti (the insects) in Italian.
Here are some examples.
|La farfalla Monarca è un tipo raro di farfalla.||The Monarch Butterfly is a rare type of butterfly.|
|C'era una zanzara nella mia stanza e non ho dormito tutta la notte.||There was a mosquito in my room and I couldn't sleep all night.|
Sea animals in Italian (fish, tuna, shark)
Here's a list of animali marini (sea animals).
Take a look at the following examples.
|Hanno trovato uno squalo nel Mar Mediterraneo.||They found a shark in the Mediterranean Sea.|
|La foca è il mio animale preferito.||The seal is my favourite animal.|
Expressions with animals
Take a look at these idiomatics expressions with animals.
|Cuor di leone|
Coraggioso come un leone
Brave as a lion
|Solo come un cane||Alone like a dog|
|Lento come una lumaca||Slow, like a snail|
|Essere furbo come una volpe||Sharp as a tack|
|Essere come cane e gatto||To fight like cats and dogs|
|Muto come un pesce||Quiet as a mouse|
|Avere lo sguardo da aquila||Eagle-eye|
|Mangiare come un canarino||To eat like a bird|
|Un cane sciolto||A maverick|
|Febbre da cavallo||Raging fever|
|Avere una fame da lupi||To starve|
|Una mosca bianca||To be a rare bird|
Check out the following dialogue.
|Sara, hai degli animali domestici?||Sara, do you have any pets?|
|Sara||Sì maestra! Ho un gatto che si chiama Milù, un coniglio che si chiama Lilli e due cani: uno si chiama Rex e l'altro Fufi.||Yes teacher! I have a cat called Milù, a rabbit called Lilli and two dogs: one is called Rex and the other Fufi.|
|Wow! Se non sbaglio, tu vivi in una fattoria, no?||Wow! If I am not wrong, you live in a farm, don't you?|
|Sara||Sì! Ho anche tre mucche, due capre, un cavallo, e sette galline.||Yes! I have three cows, two goats, a horse, and seven hens.|
|E qual è il tuo animale preferito, in generale?||And what's your favourite animal, in general?|
|Sara||Il pinguino!||The penguin!|
- Exercise on pets in Italian - Drag text
- Exercise on pets in Italian - Flashcards
- Exercise on pets in Italian - Fill in the blanks
- Exercise on farm animals in Italian - Drag text
- Exercise on farm animals in Italian - Flashcards
- Exercise on farm animals in Italian - Single choice set
- Exercise on wild animals in Italian - Drag text
- Exercise on wild animals in Italian - Flashcards
- Exercise on wild animals in Italian - Fill in the blanks
- Exercise on insects and sea animals in Italian - Drag text
- Exercise on insects and sea animals in Italian - Flashcards
- Exercise on insects and sea animals in Italian - Single choice set
- Exercise on expressions with animals - Fill in the blanks
- Exercise on the dialogue of the lesson - Fill in the blanks
Exercise on pets in Italian - Drag text
Exercise on pets in Italian - Flashcards
Exercise on pets in Italian - Fill in the blanks
Exercise on farm animals in Italian - Drag text
Exercise on farm animals in Italian - Flashcards
Exercise on farm animals in Italian - Single choice set
Exercise on wild animals in Italian - Drag text
Exercise on wild animals in Italian - Flashcards
Exercise on wild animals in Italian - Fill in the blanks
Exercise on insects and sea animals in Italian - Drag text
Exercise on insects and sea animals in Italian - Flashcards
Exercise on insects and sea animals in Italian - Single choice set
Exercise on expressions with animals - Fill in the blanks
Exercise on the dialogue of the lesson - Fill in the blanks
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