Hi everybody, my name's Mike and this is the Let's Speak Italian podcast. So you've listened to a few sample lessons, and hopefully you're learning how to speak Italian. Well with the first 100 lessons completed, I wanted to release the first few lessons for free as a little teaser so that you can see just how easy it is to learn to speak Italian. Now, by going to the website, you can buy the first 100 lessons for only $15.00. That includes 100 lessons, plus 20 review lessons as well, for a tota...more
Ciao = Bye (also means Hi) Arrivederci = Good-bye (informal) ArriverderLa = Good-bye (formal) A presto = See you soon Alla prossima = Until next time Ci vediamo = See you later Addio = Farewell
Signore = Mr. Signora = Mrs. Signorina = Miss Avvocato = Lawyer Ingegnere = Engineer Professore = Masculine professor Professoressa = Feminine professor Dottore = Masculine doctor Dottoressa = Feminine doctor Insegnante = Teacher On those masculine titles that end with 'ore'; the final 'e' is dropped before the person's last name: Signor Bianchi = Mr. Bianchi Professor Ricci = Professor Ricci Feminine titles remain unchanged.
Come stai? = How are you? (informal) Come sta? = How are you? (formal) Come va? = How's it going? Sto bene = I'm fine Sto benone = I'm terrific Sto benissimo = I'm very well Sto molto bene = I'm very well Sto abbastanza bene = I'm quite well, or I'm well enough Sto cosi' cosi' = I'm so-so Sto male = I'm badly Non sto bene = I'm not well Non c'e' male = Not too bad Bene, grazie, e tu? = Fine, thank you, and you? (informal) Bene, grazie e Lei? = Fine, thank you, and you? (formal)
Ciao = Hi, bye Salve = Hello Buongiorno = Good morning, good day Buonasera = Good evening (Tanto) Piacere = (So) Nice to meet you Molto lieto/lieta = Very pleased to meet you Scusa = Excuse me (informal) Scusi = Excuse me (formal) Come ti chiami? = What is your name? (informal) Come si chiama? = What is your name? (formal) Mi chiamo... = My name is... E tu? = And you? (informal) E Lei? = And you? (formal)
Hi, my name is Mike, and welcome to my new podcast called 'Let's Speak Italian.' This is a daily podcast, usually only lasting a couple minutes. Listen to it multiple times if you want, or just once. Enjoy! Mike