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Italian Lesson
VESTITI (in a dress shop)

Lesson useful words!

Maglietta (T-shirt), camicia (shirt), maglione (sweater), pantaloni (trousers), gonna (skirt), giacca (jacket), cappotto (coat)

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Bianco (white), nero (black), rosso (red), verde (green), blu (blue), giallo (yellow), grigio (gray)

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Desidera? (What would you like?), Altro (Anything else?), Quale (Which one?)

Grande (big), piccolo (small), stretto (tight), lungo (long), corto (short)

LET'S REMEMBER IT AS A SET

  • Una maglietta bianca
  • Una camicia nera
  • Una giacca blu
  • Un cappotto lungo
  • Un maglione grande
  • Una gonna corta

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Vorrei-- (I'd like-- / I want--)

LET'S REMEMBER IT AS A SET

  • Vorrei una maglietta bianca
  • Vorrei una camicia nera
  • Vorrei un maglione grande
  • Vorrei una gonna corta

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Posso provarla? (can I try it?)
Certo, prego! (Of course!)
Vuole provarla? (Would you like to try it on?)

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Non va bene, e'-- (It doesn't fit, it's too--`)

LET'S REMEMBER IT AS A SET

  • Non va bene, e' grande
  • Non va bene, e' stretto
  • Non va bene, e' corto

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Quant'e'? (how much is it?)
Sono -- euro. (it's -- euro)

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A dialogue in a dress shop

Shop assistant: Buongiorno.
Customer: Buongiorno.

I want a red skirt

Customer: Vorrei una gonna rossa
Shop assistant: Ecco
Customer: Posso provarla?
Shop assistant: Certo, prego

It's small

Shop assistant: Come va?
Customer: Non va bene, e' troppo stretta.

I want white trousers

Customer: Vorrei provare i pantaloni bianchi.
Shop assistant: Certo, prego.

They are short

Shop assistant: Come vanno?
Customer: Non vanno bene, sono troppo corti.

I want a yellow shirt

Customer: Vorrei una camincia gialla.
Shop assistant: Certo, vuole provarla?
Customer: Si', grazie.

It's perfect

Shop assistant: Come va?
Customer: Va bene. Quant'e'?
Shop assistant: Sono 60 euro.
Customer: Ecco, grazie, arrivederci.
Shop assistant: Grazie, arrivederci.

Hai capito? Did you understand?

Look at the picture, listen to the dialogue and try to answer the questions.


1 What does the customer want??

2 What color?

3 Why doesn't she buy it?

Send the answers and you'll have them corrected:

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italian lessons
1 I NUMERI
(Numbers 1~10)
2 ORDINARE
(At the restaurant)
3 VESTITI
(In a dress shop)
4 I NUMERI
(Numbers -100)
5 IN STAZIONE
(At the station)
6 CHECK IN
(At the airport)
7 IN ALBERGO
(At the hotel)
8 SALUTI
(Greetings)
9 PRESENTARSI
(Introducing Oneself)
10 DIREZIONI
(Asking Directions)

 

In Italian, the phrases VORREI -- and --PER FAVORE, are very easy to remember but extremely useful. You can use them in bars, restaurants, shops, etc.