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5 Start Italian index 3 Track 1 0:00 Introduction. How to use this course Track 2 0:00 Italian language: similarities to English. A few thousand words are very similar in English and Italian so vocabulary is not a problem. The important thing is to learn how to formulate your own thoughts using the language, i.e. structure, which you will get here. 0:44 English words ending in -ible end in -ibile in Italian. 0:48 possible possibile 0:55 it is è 1:00 It is possible. È possibile. 1:05 it is not non è 1:08 It is not possible. Non è possibile. 1:14 for me per me 1:20 It is for me. È per me. 1:24 It is not for me. Non è per me. 1:30 It is not possible for me. Non è possibile per me. 1:37 for you per lei 1:42 for her per lei 1:45 It is for you. È per lei. 1:49 It is not for me. Non è per me. 1:54 It is possible for you. È possibile per lei. 2:01 To ask a question use inflection. 2:05 Is it not possible for you? Non è possibile per lei? 2:14 why? (= for what? ) perché? 2:24 because perché 2:27 Why isn t it possible for you? Perché non è possibile per lei? 2:41 like that / that way così 2:53 It is like that. È così. 2:58 It is not like that. Non è così. 3:03 It is not possible for me that way. Non è possibile per me così. 3:19 I m sorry. Mi dispiace.
6 4 3:26 mi dispiace means it displeases me, to me it displeases. It is usually followed by but ( ma ). 3:45 I m sorry but Mi dispiace, ma 3:48 but ma 3:51 I m sorry but it is not possible Mi dispiace, ma non è possibile for me that way. per me così. 4:14 English words ending in -able end in -abile in Italian. 4:19 probable probabile 4:22 It is not probable. Non è probabile. 4:30 English -ly is -mente in Italian. 4:33 probably probabilmente 4:37 possibly possibilmente Track 3 0:00 late tardi 0:08 It is late. È tardi. 0:14 very molto 0:20 It is very late. È molto tardi. 0:25 more più 0:27 later (more late) più tardi 0:32 I want voglio 0:41 I io 0:43 You don t need io because the verb ending in -o already expresses I. If you use io, you put emphasis on I. 1:00 to know sapere 1:09 I want to know. Voglio sapere. 1:16 I don t want non voglio 1:19 I don t want to know. Non voglio sapere. 1:34 where dove 1:38 I want to know where is Voglio sapere dov è 1:43 Dove è contracts to dov è. 1:53 how much quanto 1:57 I want to know how much it is. Voglio sapere quant è. 2:09 to buy comprare 2:15 I want to buy voglio comprare 2:20 the thing la cosa
7 2:25 I want to buy the thing. Voglio comprare la cosa. 2:35 the same thing la stessa cosa 2:45 I want to buy the same thing. Voglio comprare la stessa cosa. 2:57 I don t want to buy the same thing. Non voglio comprare la stessa cosa. 3:12 the same lo stesso 3:16 I want to buy the same. Voglio comprare lo stesso. 3:27 But I don t want the same thing. Ma non voglio la stessa cosa. 3:39 you want vuole 3:45 Do you want the same thing? Vuole la stessa cosa? 4:05 what? che? 4:07 What do you want? Che vuole? / Che cosa vuole? / Cosa vuole? 4:29 What do you want to buy? Cosa vuole comprare? 5:01 here qui 5:07 What do you want to buy here? Cosa vuole comprare qui? 5 Track 4 0:02 some qualche 0:05 something qualchecosa / qualcosa 0:12 Do you want to buy something Vuole comprare qualcosa qui? here? 0:27 Why don t you want to buy Perché non vuole comprare something here? qualcosa qui? 0:48 Instead of vuole in the spoken language, you can use vuol : Cosa vuol comprare? or Cosa vuole comprare? 1:05 I want to know. Voglio sapere. 1:12 it lo 1:15 to know it saperlo 1:20 sapere + lo: lo gets hooked onto the verb to form saperlo. All verbs in Italian end in -re (-are, -ere, -ire). If you want to hook on it, you hook it onto the -r, dropping the -e. 1:49 I want to know it. Voglio saperlo. 1:58 to buy comprare 2:01 to buy it comprarlo 2:07 I want to buy it. Voglio comprarlo. 2:14 I want to know how much it is Voglio sapere quant è perché because I want to buy it. voglio comprarlo.
8 6 2:51 if se 2:56 expensive caro 3:03 It is very expensive. È molto caro. 3:12 It is not very expensive. Non è molto caro. 3:18 I want to buy it if it is not Voglio comprarlo se non è very expensive. molto caro. 3:47 too / too much troppo 3:53 It is not too expensive. Non è troppo caro. 3:58 I want to buy it if it is not Voglio comprarlo se non è too expensive. troppo caro. Track 5 0:00 to have avere 0:08 I want to have it. Voglio averlo. 0:17 when quando 0:20 when is quando and how much is quanto. 0:23 When do you want to have it? Quando vuole averlo? / Quando vuol averlo? 0:43 you can può 0:53 You can have it Può averlo 0:59 if you want se vuole 1:08 if you want to have it se vuole averlo / se vuol averlo 1:23 now ora / adesso 1:27 ora means hour as well as now. 1:37 I want to have it now. Voglio averlo adesso. 2:00 if it is possible se è possibile 2:15 at what time a che ora 2:19 At what time do you want A che ora vuole (vuol) averlo? to have it? 2:31 You can have it now if you want. Può averlo adesso se vuole. 2:54 a-b-l-e -abile 2:56 probable probabile 2:58 acceptable accettabile 3:08 It is not acceptable for me. Non è accettabile per me. 3:19 I m sorry but it is not acceptable Mi dispiace, ma non è accettabile for me that way. per me così.
9 3:54 I want to know why it is not Voglio sapere perché non è acceptable for you that way accettabile per lei così perché because it is very good. è molto buono. 4:00 good buono 7 Track 6 0:00 I think / as far as I am concerned / secondo me according to me / in my opinion 0:19 in your opinion secondo lei 0:23 As far as I know / As far as I see / Secondo me, è molto buono così. In my opinion it is very good that way. 0:53 I am sono / io sono 1:01 ready pronto 1:06 I m ready. Sono pronto. 1:13 soon presto 1:16 right away subito 1:22 I m ready right away. Sono pronto subito. 1:26 ready (feminine) pronta 1:46 I m ready soon (feminine). Sono pronta subito / presto. 2:00 It is ready. È pronto. 2:05 It is not ready. Non è pronto. 2:11 he is / it is / she is / is è 2:18 to stay stare 2:25 I stay sto 2:29 The -o ending is for I ; the -a ending is for you, he, she, it. 2:35 he/she/it stays, you stay sta (he/she/it is staying, you are staying) 2:40 I stay here. Sto qui. 2:44 He s staying here. Sta qui. 2:48 sta is for he is staying, she is staying, it is staying, you are staying. 2:54 how long? (= how much time?) quanto tempo 3:06 How long are you staying? Quanto tempo sta? 3:26 How long are you staying here? Quanto tempo sta qui? 3:45 Verbs are very important because if you know how to use verbs you know how to use the language.
10 8 4:41 Any word in front of which you can place the article the is a noun: the happiness, the condition, the situation 4:52 An adjective is any word in front of which you can place am or is : am proud, am happy, it is possible 5:02 A verb is any word in front of which you can place to : to go, to see, to have, to be 5:22 The basic form of a verb in English is to This is expressed in Italian in the ending -re (-are, -ere, -ire): parlare ( to speak ), mangiare ( to eat ), partire ( to leave, to depart ), capire ( to understand ), vedere ( to see ) Track 7 0:00 I want to see. Voglio vedere. 0:06 I want to see it. Voglio vederlo. 0:15 lo means it and also him ; la means her 0:20 I want to see her. Voglio vederla. 0:26 you and her is the same: la. 0:29 I want to see you later. Voglio vederla più tardi. 0:52 a little un po 0:54 a little later un po più tardi 1:05 I want to see you a little later. Voglio vederla un po più tardi. 1:27 busy occupato 1:31 because I m busy now perché sono occupato adesso 1:53 to speak parlare 1:56 I want to speak Italian. Voglio parlare italiano. 2:05 with me con me 2:08 I want to speak Italian with you. Voglio parlare italiano con lei. 2:20 Do you want to speak Italian Vuole (Vuol) parlare italiano con me? with me? 2:35 Why don t you want to speak Perché non vuol (vuole) parlare Italian with me? italiano con me? 2:52 I m sorry but I cannot speak Mi dispiace, ma non posso with you now parlare con lei ora (adesso) 3:00 I can; you can / he can / she can posso; può 3:42 because I m very busy now. perché sono molto occupata (feminine) / occupato (masculine) ora. 3:59 but I can see you a little later ma posso vederla un po più tardi
11 4:30 if you want. se vuole. 4:39 to eat mangiare 4:48 I want to eat now. Voglio mangiare adesso. 4:59 What do you want to eat? Cosa vuole mangiare? 5:15 What do you want to eat now? Cosa vuole mangiare adesso? 5:29 Do you want to eat Vuole mangiare qualcosa ora? something now? 5:50 Why don t you want to eat now? Perché non vuole mangiare adesso? 9 Track 8 0:00 I eat mangio 0:27 he eats / she eats / you eat mangia 0:30 For verbs ending in -are: -o for I and -a for you, he, she, it 0:48 We have three types of verbs: -are ( mangiare, parlare, andare ), -ere ( vedere ), -ire ( partire, venire ). All verbs can be divided into two tracks: verbs that end in -are and verbs that don t end in -are. For I you usually have an -o on both tracks. For he, she, it and you on the -are track, use -a ( parla ). For the other verbs, use -e ( vede ). 0:53 to go andare 1:02 to come venire 1:38 I speak parlo 1:42 you speak / he speaks / she speaks parla 1:59 I see vedo 2:05 you see vede 2:17 to take prendere 2:19 I take prendo 2:23 you take / you re taking prende 2:30 I m taking it. Lo prendo. 2:36 You re taking it. Lo prende. 2:42 Why don t you take it? Perché non lo prende? 2:52 In English there are three ways to express the present tense: I take it, I do take it, I am taking it. In Italian there is one way: I take it lo prendo. 3:08 In modern English you use do and don t for questions and negatives, and you use the progressive tense with -ing. In the English of Shakespeare and of the King James Bible, English was much closer to the Italian verb forms.
12 10 4:25 I am sono 4:30 I am eating mangio 4:54 I don t speak non parlo 5:04 Yes, I speak Italian but Sì, parlo italiano, ma I don t speak French. non parlo francese. 5:16 In speaking it s very important to observe traffic signals and not to go through the red light, i.e. -ing, do and don t. They are not used in Italian. 5:36 I don t eat non mangio 5:44 I am not busy. Non sono occupato (occupata). 5:59 I m not eating non mangio 6:04 I don t eat non mangio Track 9 0:00 to prepare preparare 0:04 I prepare preparo 0:09 I prepare it. Lo preparo. 0:16 I am preparing it. Lo preparo. 0:22 I don t prepare it. Non lo preparo. 0:27 I am not preparing it. Non lo preparo. 0:36 to have avere 0:41 I have ho 0:47 you have ha 0:52 Do you have something for me? Ha qualcosa per me? 1:04 What do you have for me? Cosa ha per me? 1:12 I m hungry. (I have hunger). Ho fame. 1:33 Are you hungry? (Do you have Ha fame? hunger?) 1:38 Do you want to eat something Vuole mangiare qualcosa adesso? now? Are you hungry? Ha fame? 2:00 Don t you want to eat? Non vuole mangiare? Non ha fame? Aren t you hungry? 2:18 to drink bere 2:24 I drink bevo 2:31 you drink beve 2:40 What are you drinking? Cosa beve? 2:48 cosa expresses the question, so use of inflection is not necessary here.
13 2:57 thirst sete 3:02 I m thirsty. (I have thirst.) Ho sete. 3:11 I m thirsty and I want to drink. Ho sete e voglio bere. 3:30 is è 3:36 and e 3:40 Do you want to speak Italian Vuole parlare italiano with me? con me? 4:03 What do you eat? Cosa mangia? 4:11 What are you eating? Cosa mangia? 4:24 to do / to make fare 4:34 What do you want to do? Cosa vuole fare? 4:54 Do you want to do it? Vuole farlo? 5:09 Why don t you want to do it now? Perché non vuole farlo ora (adesso)? 11 Track 10 0:00 I can posso 0:07 you can può 0:13 I m very sorry but I cannot Mi dispiace molto, ma non posso do it now because I m very farlo adesso perché sono molto busy now. occupato ora. 0:45 I can do it later if I have the time. Posso farlo più tardi se ho tempo. 1:01 to stay stare 1:03 I stay sto 1:09 I m busy. Sono occupato. / Sono occupata. 1:23 tired stanco 1:31 I m very tired now. Sono molto stanco adesso. / Sono molto stanca adesso. 1:55 the house la casa 1:58 the thing la cosa 2:01 something qualcosa 2:07 at home / home a casa 2:13 tonight stasera 2:17 evening sera 2:25 I m tired Sono stanco 2:31 and I am staying home tonight. e resto (sto) a casa stasera. 2:44 to stay stare / restare
14 12 2:53 I m tired and I am staying Sono stanca e sto a casa stasera. home tonight. Track 11 0:00 tomorrow domani 0:03 tomorrow evening domani sera 0:05 tomorrow morning domani mattina 0:10 tomorrow afternoon domani pomeriggio 0:18 The present tense in Italian is used very much because it is also used to express the future. 0:43 I see you tomorrow. La vedo domani. 0:56 In English you have two ways to express the future: I m going to see you tomorrow and I will / shall see you tomorrow. In Italian you cannot use going to express the future. 1:13 to go andare 1:21 I go / I am going vado 1:31 you are going / he is going va 1:45 When you want to say I m going to call you tomorrow, in Italian you say I call you tomorrow. There is a future tense, but the present tense is used more frequently. 2:01 to call chiamare 2:05 I call chiamo 2:09 I call you la chiamo 2:22 I call you later. La chiamo più tardi. 2:31 I call you tomorrow. La chiamo domani. 2:54 I m going to see it. Vado a vederlo. (I m going out / I m on my way to see it.) 3:07 I m going to see it tomorrow. Lo vedo domani. 3:18 If a verb of coming and going is followed by another verb, you use a : vado a vederlo. But vado is not used to express the future tense. 3:41 I m going / I m on my way Vado a comprarlo. to buy it. 4:11 I will buy it tomorrow. Lo compro domani. 4:39 I m buying it now. Lo compro adesso.
15 Track 12 0:00 to stay stare 0:04 I m staying sto 0:08 I m staying home tonight. Sto a casa stasera. 0:17 Are you staying home tonight? Sta a casa stasera? 0:28 How long are you staying? Quanto tempo sta? 0:38 to leave partire 0:43 I m leaving tomorrow. Parto domani. 0:50 At what time are you leaving A che ora parte (domani)? (tomorrow)? 1:12 Why don t you want to leave Perché non vuole partire con me? with me? 1:29 Why can t you leave with me? Perché non può partire con me? 1:48 to come venire 1:52 Why can t you come with Perché non può venire con me now? me adesso? 2:04 If a verb of coming and going is followed by another verb, you use a. In English you would say Why can t you come (and) see it with me? ; in Italian you say Why can t you come to (venire a) see it? 2:31 I m going to eat. Vado a mangiare. 2:34 He s going / you re going / Va a mangiare. she s going to eat. 2:39 Why can t you come see it Perché non può venire a vederlo with me tonight? con me stasera? 3:04 I must devo 3:10 to have to dovere 3:12 you must deve 3:21 You must come with me. Deve venire con me. 3:24 When you have two or three consecutive verbs, the second and the third are the full verb (infinitive). 3:47 You must speak Italian with me. Deve parlare italiano con me. 3:57 to wait aspettare 4:04 Everything with -ct- in English ( expect ) is -tt- in Italian ( aspettare to wait ). In English to wait for somebody becomes in Italian to await somebody. 4:27 to expect me aspettarmi 4:37 to understand capire 13
16 14 4:46 to understand me capirmi 4:53 Whenever you add it or me or you to the infinitive, you drop the -e and you hook it onto the -r. 5:02 Can you understand me? Può capirmi? 5:09 Why can t you understand me? Perché non può capirmi? Track 13 0:00 to say / to tell dire 0:10 I cannot say it in Italian. Non posso dirlo in italiano. 0:38 Can you tell me Può dirmi 0:48 for me per me 0:50 with me con me 0:52 If you use me with a verb, it s mi. 0:59 will you / do you want vuole / vuol 1:08 Will you tell me where it is? Vuole dirmi dov è? 1:17 where dove 1:22 where it is dove è / dov è 1:32 Will you tell me Vuol dirmi 1:49 It s very important to sharpen awareness of your own language in order to express yourself correctly in another language such as Italian. For example, in English will is used to express the future, but not always. If you start a sentence with will you (please), it s a polite request, not the future. So in Italian you use vuol or vuole, which means will you and also do you want. 2:43 Can you tell me Può dirmi 2:50 Can you tell me where it is? Può dirmi dov è? 2:59 to find trovare 3:08 Will you tell me where it is Vuol dirmi dov è perché because I cannot find it. non posso trovarlo. 3:34 I have ho 3:39 I have it. Lo ho. / L ho. 3:47 I don t have it. Non l ho. 3:50 You have it. L ha. 3:54 Why don t you have it for Perché non l ha per me now? me adesso? 4:07 I want to have it. Voglio averlo.
17 4:23 I want Voglio 4:26 I want it. Lo voglio. 4:32 I want it now. Lo voglio adesso. 4:37 I don t want it now. Non lo voglio adesso. 4:45 Why don t you want it now? Perché non lo vuole adesso? 5:00 to have avere 5:04 I have ho 5:07 you have ha 5:09 you have / he has / she has ha 5:16 to know sapere 5:19 sapere goes like avere : I have ho ; I know so 5:28 I know so 5:32 I don t know non so 5:36 I know it. Lo so. 5:39 I don t know it. Non lo so. 5:43 You know it. Lo sa. 5:49 Why don t you know it? Perché non lo sa? 6:00 Do you know where it is? Sa dov è? 6:12 Can you tell me where it is? Può dirmi dov è? 6:20 Can you tell me how much it is Può dirmi quant è 6:37 because I want to buy it. perché voglio comprarlo. 6:48 I must have it today if it is possible. Devo averlo oggi se è possibile. 7:00 today oggi 15 Track 14 0:00 I m staying home tonight Sto a casa stasera perché because I m tired. sono stanco. 0:38 to prepare preparare 0:43 I m preparing it. Lo preparo. 0:49 Why don t you prepare it for me? Perché non lo prepara per me? 1:23 the dinner la cena 1:27 to dine / to have dinner cenare 1:30 Will you have dinner with Vuole (Vuol) cenare con me tonight? me stasera? 1:55 Where do you want to have Dove vuole cenare stasera? dinner tonight?
18 16 2:10 I cannot speak with you Non posso parlare con lei because I m eating. perché mangio. 2:25 I eat / I do eat / I am eating mangio 2:29 For I m eating you can also say sto mangiando meaning I m in the process of eating. I am in the process is sto + -ando for -are verbs, -endo for the others. 2:58 I am eating. Sto mangiando. 3:11 What are you preparing? Cosa prepara? 3:20 What are you (right now in the Cosa sta preparando? process of) preparing? 3:43 You can use sto + per to say I m just about to. 3:53 I m just about to eat. Sto per mangiare. 3:59 I m just about to prepare it. Sto per prepararlo. Track 15 0:00 in order to per 0:07 Whenever to in English implies in order to, you will say per in Italian. 0:32 I don t have the time Non ho il tempo / Non ho tempo (in order) to do it. per farlo. 0:55 If you use a noun followed by an infinitive verb, after the noun you usually put di. 1:14 I don t have the time of doing it. Non ho il tempo / Non ho tempo di farlo. 1:39 to leave partire 1:44 I will leave tomorrow. Parto domani. 1:50 At what time do you leave? A che ora parte? 2:12 At what time do you leave A che ora parte la settimana next week? prossima? 2:41 At what time are you leaving A che ora parte la settimana next week? prossima? 2:59 There is a future tense in Italian. It s like saying to leave I have (partire + ho) and to leave he has (partire + ha). The contraction of the verb with ho, ha produces partirò, partirà. The endings -rò and -rà are for all verbs. 3:09 I will leave tomorrow. Parto domani. 3:13 I will leave tomorrow. Partirò domani. 3:26 He will leave tomorrow. Partirà domani.
19 Track 16 0:00 to do / to make fare 0:05 I will do farò 0:10 I will do it. Lo farò. 0:18 I won t do it. Non lo farò. 0:25 He will do it. Lo farà. 0:30 When will you do it? Quando lo farà? 0:43 to say / to tell dire 0:47 to call chiamare 0:52 I (will) call you tomorrow. La chiamo domani. 1:00 I m staying sto 1:03 I m staying here. Sto qui. 1:10 I m staying home tonight. Sto a casa stasera. 1:17 I will stay home tonight. Starò a casa stasera. 1:27 How long are you staying in Italy? Quanto tempo sta in Italia? / Quanto tempo stará in Italia? 17
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Adjectives Adjectives are describing words - they tell you more about nouns. Nouns are naming words - they are used to name a person, place or thing. Adjectives tell you more about the noun. Using adjectives
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CONDITIONAL CLAUSES 1. Comienzan con if o unless = si no, a menos que, a no ser que : He ll be upset if you don t talk to him at once. (if + verbo negativo = unless + verbo positivo) 2. Cuando la oración