In this lesson you will learn following phrases. Click the image to hear pronunciation.

genitori

parents

imbarazzato

shy

porta

door

parlare

to talk

ridere

to laugh

cibo

food

genitori

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parents

porta

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door

imbarazzato

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shy

Translate this into Italian.

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Cena di famiglia

James bussa alla porta della casa dei genitori di Valeria. Valeria è la sua fidanzata. James è molto imbarazzato.

James knocks on the door of Valeria's parents' house. Valeria is his fiancé. He is feeling really shy.

Valeria apre la porta e dice “Hola! Benvenuto a casa mia!” e presenta James ai suoi genitori.

Valeria opens the door and says ‘Hola! Welcome to my house!’ Then she introduces James to her parents.

Valeria è spagnola. Le sue tradizioni sono diverse da quelle di James. James entra e si siede a tavola.

Valeria is Spanish. Her traditions are different from James'. James goes inside and sits down at a table.

C’è molto cibo spagnolo. È la sua prima volta che lo prova e non ha idea di cosa sia ogni piatto.

There is a lot of Spanish food. It is his first time trying it and he has no idea of what each dish is.

James chiede: Cosa è questo?

James asks: What is it?

Valeria sorride e dice “È una omelette spagnola fatta con patate, uova e cipolle.”

Valeria smiles and says ‘It is a Spanish omelette made with potato, eggs, onion’.

James prova e gli piace molto.

James tries the food and he really likes it.

“È delizioso” dice.

‘It's delicious’ he says

James guarda e ringrazia Valeria e i suoi genitori.

James looks and thanks Valeria and her parents.

Spendono diverse ore ridendo, mangiando e parlando. È una bella serata ma sta diventando tardi.

They spend a few hours laughing, eating and talking. It is a nice evening but it is getting late.

James si alza e dice “Mi dispiace ma penso che sia ora di andare a casa”.

James stands up and says ‘I’m sorry but I think it’s time to go home.’

James ringrazia tutti e lentamente ritorna a casa.

James thanks everyone and slowly heads back home.

This is important vocabulary from the previous section. Play the sounds and practice pronunciation.

  • ringraziare to thank
  • parlare to talk
  • cibo food
  • genitori parents
  • fidanzata fiancé
  • imbarazzato shy
  • porta door
  • tavolo table
  • patata potato
  • uovo egg
  • cipolla onion
  • piacere to like
  • ridere to laugh
  • mangiare to eat
  • casa house

Drag and drop words and expressions to their correct translations.

to thank

food

to eat

potato

shy

cibo patata ringraziare mangiare imbarazzato
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