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Week #006 Review, Monday

November 24th, 2014

Episode 20 of 121 episodes

camera = bedroom mensa = cafeteria libreria = bookstore bagno = bathroom a = to, at si' = yes no = no dove = where dov'e' = where is quando = when adesso = now cibo = food ma = but grazie = thank you prego = you're welcome forse = maybe, perhaps pronto = ready, but it's also what you say when you answer the telephone instead of saying 'hello.' Sono stanco = I am tired (male) Sono stanca = I am tired (female) Ho fame = I am hungry Non lo so = I don't know Sei pronto? = Are you ready? (male) Sei pronta? = Are you ready? (female) Sono pronto = I am ready (male) Sono pronta = I am ready (female) colazione = breakfast pranzo = lunch cena = dinner, supper mattina = morning pomeriggio = afternoon sera = evening notte = night giorno = day settimana = week mese = month anno = year minuto = minute ora = hour fa = ago orologio = clock, watch mezzogiorno = noon mezzanotte = midnight Che ore sono? = What time is it? E' l'una = It's one o'clock Sono le due = It's two o'clock E' mezzogiorno = It's noon E' mezzonotte = It's midnight When the time is after the hour, add the word 'e' and the appropriate number of minutes. To indicate the half hour, use the phrase 'e mezza.' To indicate the quarter of the hour, use the phrase 'e un quarto.' e = and e mezza = and half e un quarto = and a quarter E' l'una e venticinque = It's 1:25 Sono le tre e dieci = It's 3:10 E' l'una e mezza = It's 1:30 Sono le quattro e mezza = It's 4:30 E' l'una e un quarto = It's 1:15 Sono le dieci e un quarto = It's 10:15 When the time is before the hour, use the word 'meno' and the appropriate number of minutes. meno = minus E' l'una meno cinque = It's five 'til one or 12:55 Sono le otto meno venti = It's twenty 'til eight or 7:40 E' l'una meno un quarto = It's fifteen 'til one or 12:45 Sono le sette meno un quarto = It's fifteen 'til seven or 6:45 ragazzo = boy ragazza = girl bambino = baby uomo = man donna = woman cane = dog gatto = cat acqua = water specchio = mirror pasta = pasta pane = bread verdure = vegetables gnocchi = Italian dumplings zucchero = sugar insalata = salad spaghetti = spaghetti

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