Learn Italian Phrases to Use Every Day! Blog Series #12 – 18

Author Kathryn Occhipinti, MD
Kathryn Occhipinti, MD Author of Conversational Italian for Travelers

Learn Italian Phrases to use EVERY day! is a blog series written by Kathryn Occhipinti, author of the Conversational Italian for Travelers series of books.  In this series, she shares her insights and method into the best way to learn how to speak fluently in the Italian language.

The 12th through 18th blogs in this series are summarized here on this page.  Just click on the links to read the full blog.
If you want, visit the associated website, Learn Travel Italian.com  for cultural notes about Italy and FREE audio dialogues that tell the story of Caterina, and American girl from Italy, who travels to Italy.

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This blog series expands on basic Italian phrases and Italian grammar available in the Conversational Italian for Travelers series of books, including the take-along pocket book of Italian phrases from the series, “Just the Important Phrases.”   All books in this series can be found on amazon.com and Learn Travel Italian.com.

The rights to purchase the Conversational Italian for Travelers books in PDF format on two electronic devices can also be obtained at Learn Travel Italian.com.

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Italian Phrases We Use EVERY Day! – Piacere: How Italians say, “I like it!” 

This post is the 18th in a series of Italian phrases we have been trying out in our Conversational Italian! Facebook group.  Click here for the full blog.

Many “commonly used phrases” that allow us to describe our feelings
start with the phrase
 “I like …”

 In order to describe what we like in Italian,
we must learn how to use the verb
Piacere

Piacere will also allow us to describe what we don’t like!

To read the full blog, click HERE.

 

 


Italian Phrases We Use EVERY Day! – Pensare (Part 1) What I am thinking…

 

This post is the 17th in a series of Italian phrases we have been trying out in our Conversational Italian! Facebook group.  Click here for the full blog.

Many “commonly used phrases” that will help us talk more easily describe
 “What I am thinking…”

We will discuss the Italian expressions for our everyday experiences:
“I think…”, “It came to mind…”, “I changed my mind…”
   “I’ll take care of it!”

To read the full blog, click HERE.


Italian Phrases We Use EVERY Day! – Sperare (Part 2) What I wish for the holidays…

This post is the 16th in a series of Italian phrases we have been trying out in our Conversational Italian! Facebook group. Click here for the full blog

Many “commonly used phrases” that allow us to describe our feelings
start with the phrases
“I hope…” or  “I wish…”

 If we are hopeful for someone else,  in Italian we must say
“I  hope that…” or  “I wish that…

which will lead us to the Italian subjunctive mood.
See below for how this works.

To read the full blog, click HERE.


Italian Phrases We Use EVERY Day! – Sperare (Part 1) What I hope…

This post is the 15th in a series of Italian phrases we have been trying out in our Conversational Italian! Facebook group.  Click here to read the full blog.

Many “commonly used phrases” that allow us to describe our feelings
start with the phrase
 “I hope …”

 If we are hopeful for someone else,  in Italian we must say
“I hope that …

which will lead us to the Italian subjunctive mood.

To read the full blog, click HERE.


Italian Phrases We Use EVERY Day! –  How’s the Weather? Fare (Part 3)

This post is the 14th in a series that originated in our Conversational Italian! Facebook group. Our group has had a chance to use these phrases.  Now I am posting them on this blog for everyone to try! Click here to read the full blog.

Many “commonly used phrases” that will help us talk more easily describe
 “How is the weather?”

This will lead into:
“What was the weather like?”

To read the full blog, click HERE.

 

 


Italian Phrases We Use EVERY Day! – Fare (Part 2): Let’s Go Shopping!

This post is the 13th in a series that originated in our Conversational Italian! Facebook group. Our group has had a chance to use these phrases.  Now I am posting them on this blog for everyone to try! Click here to read the full blog.

Many “commonly used phrases” that will help us talk more easily describe
 “Going shopping…”

We will discuss the Italian expressions for our everyday experience:
Going shopping for… what we need

To read the full blog, click HERE.


Italian Phrases We Use EVERY Day! –  Fare (Part 1): What I am Doing…

This post is the 12th in a series that originated in our Conversational Italian! Facebook group. Our group has had a chance to use these phrases.  Now I am posting them on this blog for everyone to try! Click here to read the full blog.

Many “commonly used phrases” that will help us talk more easily describe
 “What I am doing…”

We will discuss the Italian expressions for our everyday experiences:
“I do…”, “I make…”, and “I take…”

 See below for how this works.

To read the full blog, click HERE.

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