Episode 95

8 Basic Phrases to Get Unstuck in Italian


May 23rd, 2023

7 mins 36 secs

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About this Episode

Didn’t understand? Lost for words? Just keep getting stuck when you start speaking Italian? These 8 basic phrases will help you keep the conversation flowing.

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Today's Italian words:
Parla inglese? = do you speak English?
Possiamo parlare in italiano? = can we speak in Italian?
Vorrei imparare = I’d like to learn
Scusi, non ho capito = sorry, I didn’t understand
Può ripetere, per favore? = can you repeat, please?
Un po' = a little
No, mi dispiace = no, sorry
Più piano, per favore = more slowly, please.
Come si dice...? = how do you say...?
Non parlo bene… ma ci provo! = I don’t speak well… but I’ll try!
Posso ordinare? = can I order?
Dov’è il bagno? = where’s the bathroom?