• Italian course for beginners (A1)
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  • 1 Greetings in Italian (hello, goodbye, ...) [0/5]
  • 2 How to introduce yourself in Italian (my name is...) [0/6]
  • 3 Asking and telling the time in Italian [0/5]
  • 4 Days of the week, months and holidays in Italian [0/6]
  • 5 How to talk about your family in Italian [0/6]
  • 6 House, rooms, furniture in Italian [0/14]
  • 7 The weather in Italian [0/5]
  • 8 Body parts in Italian [0/12]
  • 9 Clothes in Italian (shoes, accessories, fashion) [0/13]
  • 10 The colours in Italian [0/5]
  • 11 Countries and nationalities in Italian [0/6]
  • 12 Describing someone in Italian (adjectives, body) [0/9]
  • 13 Feelings and emotions in Italian (I love you) [0/7]
  • 14 Food names in Italian [0/9]
  • 15 How to order food at the restaurant in Italian [0/6]
  • 16 Animals and pets in Italian [0/14]
  • 17 Nature in Italian [0/5]
  • 18 School in Italian [0/6]
  • 19 Jobs and professions in Italian [0/6]
  • 20 The city and asking for directions in Italian [0/7]
  • 21 Hobbies and sports in Italian [0/5]
  • 22 Health in Italian [0/5]
  • 23 Wishes and proverbs in Italian [0/4]
  • Dialogues about asking and telling the time - Fill in the blanks

    Practise your newly learned skills about asking and telling the time

    Formal context

    Capo:  «Giovanni, ____?»
    Boss:   «Giovanni, could you please tell me the time?»

    Impiegato 1: «____» (9:45)
    Employee 1: «It's nine forty-five»

    Capo: «Sono in ritardo! Ho un appuntamento ____» (10:00)
    Boss: «I'm late! I have an appointment at ten o'clock»

    Impiegato 2: «Penso che l'orologio di Giovanni sia avanti. In realtà ____» (9:30)
    Employee 2: «I think Giovanni's watch is fast. Actually, it's nine thirty»

    Impiegato 3: «Secondo il mio orologio ____» (9:40)
    Employee 3: «According to my watch it's nine forty»

     

    Informal context

    Mamma: «Lucia, ____?»
    Mum: «Lucia, what time is it

    Lucia: «____» (16:30)
    Lucia: «It's half past four»

    Mamma: «La tua lezione di danza è ____, vero?» (17:20)
    Mum: «Your dance lesson is at five twenty pm, is it?

    Lucia: «Sì mamma, ma devo andare dal dentista ____. Dobbiamo sbrigarci!»(16:45)
    Lucia: «Yes mum, but I have to go the dentist at a quarter to five. We have to hurry up!»

    Mamma: «Pensavo che fosse domani ____?» 
    Mum:«I thought it was tomorrow at six five?»

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