Most Italian consonants are pronounced like in English.
One exception is letter S.
letter S is sharp as in “see” before consonants or at the beginning of words
Most Italian consonants are pronounced like in English. One exception is letter C. Letter C is pronounced like ch as in “much” before e and i Example: cena / cheena / dinner is pronounced like k as in “King” before … Continued
1. Per esprimere dispiacere → to express displeasure → MANNAGGIA/ACCIDENTI 2. Per esprimere che sono stanco, annoiato o stufo → To express that I’m tired, bored and fed up → UFFA 3. Quando si cerca qualcosa che non si trova → When you … Continued
1 – DARE UNA MANO Examples: Cerco di dare una mano quando posso. -> I try to help out where I can. Siamo qui per dare una mano. -> We’re here to help. 2 – APRIRE BENE LE ORECCHIE Examples: … Continued
Use the following terms exactly as you see and hear them when ordering your coffee at the bar (caffè), and you will definitely be understood! Un caffè: When you order caffè, you automatically get an espresso Listen the audio for … Continued
An important feature of Italian culture is that there are are two different ways of addressing people. You generally use the formal form of address Lei (formal) with: adults you don’t know businesspeople waiters, shopkeepers, officials, supervisors, teachers, professors, older … Continued