5 Minute Italian
5 Minute Italian
Katie and Matteo
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#86: PIACERE in Italian: the ultimate guide to talking about things you like
Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/italian-podcast-piacere-in-italian Join our Italian club and get a free mini Italian lesson every Sunday: http://courses.joyoflanguages.com/5-minute-italian/ Leave a review on itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-minute-italian/id1217040140 Today's Italian words: Mi piace = I like it (lit. to me, it pleases) Ci piace cucinare = We like cooking. (lit. to us, it pleases) Ci = to us Piace = it pleases Cucinare = cooking Mi piace = I like it (lit. to me, it pleases) Ci piace = we like it (lit. to us, it pleases) Ti piace = you like it (lit. to you, it pleases) Gli piace = He likes it, they like it (to him/them, it pleases) Le piace = She likes it, you formal like it (to her, you formal, it pleases) Ci piace = We like it (to us, it pleases) Vi piace = You plural like it (to you plural, it pleases) Mi piacciono = I like them (to me, they please) Ti piacciono = You like them (to you, they please) Gli piacciono = He/they likes them (To him/them, they please) Le piacciono = She likes them, you formal like them (To her/you formal, they please) Ci piacciono = We like them (To us, they please). Vi piacciono = You plural like them (To you plural, they please). Mangi = you eat Piaci = you please Mi piaci = I like you (lit. to me, you please) Piacete = you plural please Mi piacete = I like you guys (lit. to me, you plural please) Mangio = I eat Piaccio = I please Ti piaccio = You like me (lit. to you, I please) Piacciamo = we please Ti piacciamo = you like us (lit. to you, we please) Mi sta simpatico = I like him (clearly platonic) Mi sta simpatica = I like her (clearly platonic) Mi piace cucinare = I like cooking (lit. to me, it pleases, cooking) Mi piace andare al cinema = I like going to the cinema (lit. to me it pleases, going..) Mi piace mangiare = I like eating (to me, it pleases, eating). For more vocabulary, see this post: http://joyoflanguages.com/italian-podcast-piacere-in-italian
Jun 28
26 min
#85: Piace in the past - part III
Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/italian-podcast-piace-in-the-past-3 Join our Italian club and get a free mini Italian lesson every Sunday: http://courses.joyoflanguages.com/5-minute-italian/ Leave a review on itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-minute-italian/id1217040140 Today's Italian words: Ti piace Milano? = Do you like Milan? Ti = to you Piace = it pleases Milano = Milan Sì, molto = Yes, a lot. All’inizio non mi piaceva = In the beginning I didn’t like it All’inizio = in the beginning Non = not Mi = to me Piaceva = it pleased Mi piaceva il mio lavoro = I liked my job (lit. to me it pleased). Mi piaceva andare al pub = I liked going to the pub (lit. to me it pleased). Mi è piaciuto il film = I liked the film (short, one time event) Perché? = Why? Mi piacevano le città meno moderne come Roma. = I liked cities that were less modern like Rome. Mi piacevano le città. = I liked the cities. Mi = to me Piacevano = they pleased La città = the city Non mi piaceva il freddo in inverno. = I didn’t like the cold in winter. Non = not Mi = to me Piaceva = it pleased, this time in the singular again because it refers to... Il freddo = the cold In inverno = in the winter Ma ora mi piace molto lo stile di vita qui = But now I like the lifestyle here a lot. Ma = but Ora = now Mi = to me Piace = it pleases (this time in the present) Molto = a lot Lo stile = the style Di vita = of life
Jun 7
6 min
#84: Piace in the past - part II
Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/piace-in-the-past-2 Join our Italian club and get a free mini Italian lesson every Sunday: http://courses.joyoflanguages.com/5-minute-italian/ Leave a review on itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-minute-italian/id1217040140 Today's Italian words: Ti è piaciuta la cena? = Did you like dinner? Sì, molto = Yes, a lot. Mi è piaciuta la pasta = I liked the pasta. Mi è piaciuto il pane = I liked the bread. E mi sono piaciuti i carciofi = And I liked the artichokes. Mi è piaciutA la pizza = I liked the pizza. Sono = they are Mi sono piaciuti = I liked them (i biscotti) Mi sono piaciute = I liked them (le torte)
May 24
7 min
#83: Did you like it? How to use piace in the past
Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/piace-in-the-past Join our Italian club and get a free mini Italian lesson every Sunday: http://courses.joyoflanguages.com/5-minute-italian/ Leave a review on itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-minute-italian/id1217040140 Today's Italian words: Qual è l’ultimo film che hai visto = What’s the last film you saw? Qual = which È = is L'ultimo = the last Film = film or movie Che = that Hai = you have visto = seen Ti è piaciuto? = Did you like it? Ti = to you È = it is Piaciuto = pleased Gli è piaciuto = he, they liked it Gli = to him, them È = it is Piaciuto = pleased Le è piaciuto = she, you formal liked it Le = to her, you formal È = it is Piaciuto = pleased Ci è piaciuto = we liked it Vi è piaciuto = you liked it (plural, for speaking to more than one person)
May 17
9 min
#82: I like it! How to use piace in Italian
Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/using-piace-in-italian Practice your Italian in our facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/5.minute.italian Leave a review on itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-minute-italian/id1217040140 Today's Italian words Hai molto in comune con la tua famiglia? = Do you have a lot in common with your family? Hai = you have Molto = a lot In comune = in common Con = with La tua famiglia = your family Dipende = It depends Per esempio = For example Ci piace cucinare = we like cooking Ci = to us Piace = it pleases Cucinare = cooking Ma a mia sorella piace fare i dolci = But my sister likes making desserts Ma = but a mia sorella = to my sister piace = pleases fare = making I dolci = the sweets Mentre a me piace fare la pasta = while I like making pasta Mentre = while A me = to me Piace = pleases Fare = making La pasta = the pasta Ci piacciono i film = we like films Ci = to us Piacciono = they please I film = the films Ci piace la pizza = We like the pizza (lit. to us, it pleases, the pizza) Ci piacciono le pizze = we like the pizzas (lit. to us, they please, the pizzas) A me piacciono i film fantascienza, e a mia sorella piacciono i film Disney = I like sci fi films, while my sister likes Disney films. A me = to me Piacciono = they please I film = the films Fantascienza = sci fi E = and A mia sorella = to my sister Piacciono = they please I film Disney = Disney films E a tua mamma? = And your mom? (lit. And to your mom?) Le piacciono i film classici, come cantando sotto la pioggia = She likes classic films, like singing in the rain. Le = to her Piacciono = they please I film = the films Classici = classic Come = like Cantando = singing Sotto = under La pioggia = the rain A lei = to her A me piace = I like it (lit. to me, it pleases: full, for emphasis) Mi piace = I like it (lit. to me, it pleases: short, most common) A te piace = You like it (lit. to you, it pleases: full, for emphasis) Ti piace = You like it (lit. to you, it pleases: short, most common) A lei piace = She likes it (lit. to her, it pleases: full, for emphasis) Le piace = She likes it (lit. to her, it pleases: short, most common) A lui piace = He likes it (lit. to him, it pleases: full, for emphasis) Gli piace = He likes it (lit. to him, it pleases: short, most common) A loro piace = They like it (lit. to them, it pleases: full, for emphasis) Gli piace = They like it (lit. to them, it pleases: short, most common) A noi piace = We like it (lit. to us, it pleases: full, for emphasis) Ci piace = We like it (lit. to us, it pleases: short, most common) A voi piace = You plural like it (lit. to you plural, it pleases: full, for emphasis) Vi piace = You plural like it (lit. to you plural, it pleases: short, most common)
Apr 26
15 min
#81: How to talk about lunch and dinner in Italian
Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/how-to-talk-about-lunch-and-dinner-in-italian Practice your Italian in our facebook group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/5.minute.italian Leave a review on itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-minute-italian/id1217040140 Today's Italian words Mangio un panino = I have/eat a sandwich Mangio = I eat Un = a Panino = sandwich Bevo una birra = I drink a beer Bevo = I drink Una = a Birra = beer Pranzare = to have lunch (lit. to lunch) Pranzo = I have lunch (lit. I lunch) Pranzi = You have lunch (lit. You lunch) Pranza = he/she/you formal has lunch (lit. he/she lunches) Pranziamo = We have lunch (lit. we lunch) Pranzate = You plural have lunch (lit. you plural lunch) Pranzano = They have lunch (lit. they lunch) Pranzo all’una = I have lunch at one Pranziamo all’una = We have lunch at one In Italia pranziamo all’una = In Italy, we have lunch at one In Italia pranzano all’una = In Italy, they have lunch at one In Italia pranzano a casa = In Italy, they have lunch at home Cenare = to have dinner (lit. to dine) Ceno = I have dinner (lit. I dine) Ceni = You have dinner (lit. you dine) Cena = He/she/you formal has dinner (lit. he/she dines) Ceniamo = We have dinner (lit. we dine) Cenate = You plural have dinner (lit. you plural dine) Cenano = they have dinner (lit. they dine) Ceno alle otto = I have dinner at eight Ceniamo alle otto = We have dinner at eight In Italia ceniamo alle otto = In Italy, we have dinner at eight In Italia cenano alle otto = In Italy, they have dinner at eight In Italia cenano tardi = In Italy, they have dinner late
Apr 19
10 min
#80: How to say "have a coffee" in Italian (and avoid a really common mistake)
Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/how-to-say-have-a-coffee-in-italian Practice your Italian in our facebook group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/5.minute.italian Leave a review on itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-minute-italian/id1217040140 Today's Italian words Prendere un caffè = have a coffee (lit. to take a coffee) Prendere = to take Un = a Caffè = coffee. Cosa prendi? = What are you having? (lit. what are you taking?) Cosa = what Prendi = you take Prendo il pesce = I’m having the fish. Prendo = I take Il = the Pesce = fish Mangio un panino = I have a sandwich (lit. I eat a sandwich) Mangio = I eat Un panino = a sandwich Bevo una birra alle sei = I have a beer at 6 (lit. I drink a beer) Bevo = I drink Una birra = A beer Alle sei = at six o clock Prendo il caffè a casa = I have coffee at home (lit. I take coffee at home) Prendo = I take Il caffè = the coffee A casa = at home Bevo il caffè a casa = I drink coffee at home Prendo una birra = I take a beer Prendo il pesce = I take the fish Mangio un panino = I eat a sandwich Bevo una beer = I drink a beer
Mar 22
8 min
#79: What does “boh” mean?
Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/what-does-boh-mean-in-italian Practice your Italian in our facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/5.minute.italian Leave a review on itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-minute-italian/id1217040140 Today's Italian words Sono contenta = I’m happy Cosa mangiamo a pranzo? = What shall we have for lunch? Cosa = what Mangiamo = we eat A = at Pranzo = lunch Boh! = an informal way of saying “I don’t know” (similar to “I dunno”) Non lo so = normal way to say “I don’t know” Non = not Lo = it So = I know Cosa mangiamo a cena? = what shall we have for dinner? Cosa = what Mangiamo = we eat A = at Cena = dinner Boh = I dunno Cosa guardiamo? = what shall we watch? Cosa = what Guardiamo = we watch Boh! Boh = I dunno Bottiglia = bottle Banana = banana Quattro = four Mano = hand
Mar 8
7 min
#78: What does “magari” mean?
Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/what-does-magari-mean-in-italian Practice your Italian in our facebook group:https://www.facebook.com/groups/5.minute.italian Leave a review on itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/5-minute-italian/id1217040140 Today's Italian words Cosa fai stasera? = what are you doing tonight? Magari esco con le amiche = maybe I’ll go out with my friends Cosa = what Fai = you do Stasera = this evening Magari = maybe Esco = I go out Con = with
Feb 23
7 min
#77: How to practice speaking Italian: 3 smart ways
Enrolment for our Italian immersion spring 2020 is now open 🙌 Click here to learn more: https://courses.joyoflanguages.com/italy/ ------- Get the bonus materials for this episode: http://joyoflanguages.com/how-to-practice-speaking-italian Today's text Per imparare a parlare l’italiano, bisogna usarlo! Ecco tre suggerimenti su come fare. Per fare pratica... Numero 1: Si può parlare da soli. Numero 2: Si possono cercare persone con cui parlare di persona, oppure online Numero 3: Si può viaggiare.
Jan 7
30 min
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