Words you should learn if you are going to travel to Italy

Yes, the most international language is English and with it you can go anywhere in the world. However, the best thing you can do when you visit a country is to learn some essential words of the official language, such as Italian when you travel to Italy .

In this article you will find a small list of those that I consider to be essential to navigate the country of pasta and pizza with ease.

The most important words

– Hello: Ciao (Bye)
– Goodbye: Arrivederci (Arrivederchi)
– Good morning: Buon giorno (Buon yorno)
– Good afternoon: Buon pomeriggio (Buon pomeriyio)
– Good evening: Buona notte (Buona note)
– See you tomorrow: A domani (A domani)
– How are you ?: Come stai? (How are you?)
– Enchanted: Placere (piatchere)
– Please: Per favo (Per favo)
– Thank you: Grazie (Gratsie)
– You’re welcome: Prego (Prego)
– Excuse me sir / madam / miss: My scusi signor / signora / signorina (my escusi siñor / si Señora / siñorina)


The words you use to communicate

– Can you help me please ?: Potete per favo aiutarmi? (Can you please help me?)
– Do you speak Spanish ?: Parli spagnolo? (Spanish parli?)
– I don’t speak Italian: Non parlo italiano (non parlo italiano)
– I don’t understand: Non capisco
– Could you speak more slowly ?: Parli più slowly, per favo (parli piu slowly, per favo)

The words you will use in a restaurant

– I would like …: Vorrei … (Vorrei …)
– Meat: Meat (Meat)
– Fruit and vegetables: Frutta e verdura (Fruit and vegetables)
– Beer: Birra (Birra)
– White wine: White wine (White wine)
– Red wine: Vino rosso (Vino rosso)
– Sal: Sale (Sale)
– Pepper: Pepe (Pepe)
– Fish: Pesce (Pesche)
– Bread: Pane (Pane)
– The bill, please: Il conto, per favo (Il conto, per favo)

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Words that can come out in a conversation

– How are you ?: Come stai? (How are you?)
– Good, thank you: Bene, grazie (Bene, gratsie)
– What’s your name ?: Come ti chiami? (Eat you kiami?)
– My name is …: My chiamo (My kiamo)
– Where do you come from ?: Da dove vieni? (Da dove vieni?)
– I come from…: I come from… (I come from…)

Words not to get lost

– Where is the airport / hotel / beach located ?: Dove si trova l’aeroporto / l’albergo / la spiaggia?
– Left, right: Sinistra, destra
– Continue straight: Continue dritto
– Could you help me find this place … ?: Potete aiutarmi a trovare queste posto?
– Where is there a hospital ?: Dove si trova un ospedale?
– Where can I find… ?: Dove posso trovare…?
– Where do I find a shopping center ?: Dove posso trovare un centro commerciale?
– What time is it ?: A che ora è (A que ora e)

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