Italian II – Quiz 1 Study Guide (Wednesday 9/20/06) I. nomi

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Italian II – Quiz 1 Study Guide (Wednesday 9/20/06)
I. nomi
amico/amica – friend
caffè – coffee/espresso
zucchero - sugar
II. aggettivi
americano – American
italiano – Italian
III. verbi
You must be able to conjugate the following verbs:
essere – to be – sono, sei, è, siamo, siete sono
stare – to be/to stay – sto, stai, sta, stiamo, state, stanno
bere – to drink – bevo, bevi, beve, beviamo, bevete, bevono
prendere – to take/ to have (something) – prendo, prendi, prende, prendiamo, prendete, prendono
also know the following:
c’è – there is
example = Is he there? C’è lui?
ci sono – there are
ex. = Ask your friend if Joseph and Mark are there – Ci sono Giuseppe e Marco?
mi chiamo – My name is
ti chiami – your name is
si chiama – his name is
ti/vi presento – Let me introduce to you (singular/plural)
IV. l’articolo indeterminativo
You must know the appropriate form of “a” or “an” in Italian:
un’aranciata – uno zabaione – uno spumone – un caffè – una via (you won’t have to know what
the words mean in this section, but you should).
IV. avverbi
male – bad/not well
molto – very, a lot
bene – well
così così – so-so
abbastanza – fairly, rather
anche - also
V. altri vocaboli/espressioni – pagina 29
a – to/at
infatti – in fact
perché – why/because
invece – instead
banco – counter
Piacere! – pleasure to meet you
cassa – cashier
io – I
Prego – You’re welcome (or, may I help you?)
tavolo – table
Lei – You (formal) Ciao! – [do I really have to tell you?] hi/bye
lei – she
qualcosa – something
come – how?
loro – they
con – with
lui – he
senza – without
ma – but
ma – but
cosa? – what?
noi – we
sì – yes
dove – where
e – and
o – or
tu – you (familiar)
non c’è male – not bad
ecco – here is (are)/ there is (are)
per favore/per piacere/ per cortesia – please
tutti – everyone/everybody
forse – maybe
va bene – OK
grazie – thank you
per – for
voi – you (plural)
in – in/at
Sono di – I’m from di – of/from d’origine italiana – of Italian origin