Episode 25

Da mangiare? How to order food in Italian (part 2)


July 22nd, 2017

8 mins 35 secs

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About this Episode

Did you know that when Italians go for dinner, they don't have a starter + main course + dessert? They have a different course system, which you’ll need to know about before you order food in Italy. Find out more in this lesson of 5 minute Italian!

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Todays words
Possiamo avere? = can we have?
Possiamo avere una bottiglia di pinot grigio? = can we have a bottle of pinot grigio?
Da mangiare? = what would you like to eat? (lit. to eat?)
Per me = for me
Poi = then/next
Antipasto = starter
Primo = first course
Secondo = second course
Dolce = dessert
Forse dopo = maybe later
Qualcos’altro = Anything else?
Una bottiglia d’acqua = a bottle of water
Una bottiglia d’acqua naturale = a bottle of still water
Buon appetito! = enjoy your meal!

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Intro: Ciao by Lee Maddeford(Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 International License).