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Italian Language 101

Taught by [Kaimee]

Lesson 2

This is the second lesson in italian, from the Italian Classroom.
All students will be expected to read the material, memorise vocabulary and be able to complete a simple vocabulary test without referring to the material or lesson, cheating will only harm yourself. Why bother being here if you arent learning?

Note: All lessons are taught in english with italian, as to english pronunciation of sounds.

Current students in Course
-[jojozsexkitten] Brittany, 17, No experience
aim: conversational italian.
-[Shadowsoul] 15, some experience
aim: -
-[Angelic Fruitcake] Philippa, 17, No experience
aim: I'm going to start taking speech classes.
-[Koralita] Kora, 15, Basic experience
aim: to be able to write and converse in italian

To complete this lesson you must successfully complete a simple test. You must message me when you are ready to be tested in this lesson, tests may include voice recordings if your computer has that capability.

Students who have completed this lesson

Things covered so far:
Lesson 1 - Basics
Greetings and Goodbyes
Good and bad

Things covered in this lesson:
Lesson 2 - Vocab
Very, many and A Lot!
Assorted phrases and basic vocabulary

Very, many or much	Molto 	(pronounced mol-toh)
eg. Molto bene!
eg. Very good!

very-very or many-many	-issimo	(pronounced is-ih-moh)
eg. Benissimo (bene-issimo)
eg. Very very good!

Pleased to meet you	Piacere	(pronounced pee-ach-air-eh)
eg. Piacere Antonio
eg. Pleased to meet you  Antonio

Thankyou	Grazie	(pronounced grat-zee-eh)
eg. Grazie Antonio
eg. Thankyou  Antonio

Yes	Si	(pronounced see)
eg. Si, si Antonio!
eg. Yes, yes, Antonio!

No 	No	(pronounced noh)
eg. No Antonio!
eg. No Antonio!

Not 	Non	(pronounced non)
eg. No, non Antonio! 
eg. No, not Antonio!

I am.. (my name is..)	Sono..	(pronounced soh-noh)
eg. Sono Katia
eg. I am Katia

Miss	Signorina	(pronounced sig-n-yor-ih-nah)
eg. Ciao Signorina!
eg. Hi Miss!

Mrs	Signora	(pronounced sig-n-yor-ah)
eg. 1: Ciao Signora bella!
eg. 1: Hello beautiful Lady! 

Italian Classroom
Italian: Lesson 1 Introductory Phrases and Greetings
Italian: Lesson 2 Additional Vocab
Italian: Lesson 3 Counting, days or the Week and Months of the Year
Italian: Lesson 4 More counting, rules. [(exercise!)]

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2005-04-09 [Koralita]: YEI! a new lesson!!! ^*realizes that sounds really weird* ^.^''

2005-04-09 [Koralita]: hmmmm... can you also say bella signora? ^.^''

2005-04-09 [Kaimee]: people do, but it isnt correct :P the describing word always goes <iu>after</i> the noun in italian (bridge old, man fat, boy lazy etc etc)

2005-04-09 [Koralita]: owkeej... ^.^'' no exceptions? :-p

2005-04-10 [Kaimee]: well, ppl use incorrect grammer all the time. I probably just used some in that sentence, and thats not an exception for italian either, ppl say pretty much whatever they want and ignore grammer :P but at first the real italian grammer will seen totally backwards to you.... after awhile english seems wrong, just keepp learning :P

2005-04-10 [Koralita]: owkeej! So italian is like french ^.^ ?

2005-04-10 [Kaimee]: if you meana totally diffferent sentence structure from english... then yes :P

2005-04-10 [Koralita]: thats it ^.^

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