Beginners’ Italian: food and drink

Beginners' Italian: food and drink

In this free course you learn some basic vocabulary relating to food and drinks, greetings and introductions. You practise ordering drinks and snacks in an Italian café. You will also find out about customs to do with food and drink. Listening to Italian speakers in a variety of situations will enable you to practise initial listening skills.

Some activities in this course use an audio-recording tool. This may not work correctly in the Safari browser on Apple Mac computers. Please try another browser such as Google Chrome to run this.

  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes

1   Learning the names of drinks in Italian

2   Italian pronunciation of c and ch

3   Ordering and paying

3.1   Practising ordering and paying

4   Gender of nouns

5   The indefinite article in Italian

6   Famous cafés

  • Conclusion
  • Keep on learning
  • Acknowledgements
+ Course description

In this free course you learn some basic vocabulary relating to food and drinks, greetings and introductions. You practise ordering drinks and snacks in an Italian café. You will also find out about customs to do with food and drink. Listening to Italian speakers in a variety of situations will enable you to practise initial listening skills.

Some activities in this course use an audio-recording tool. This may not work correctly in the Safari browser on Apple Mac computers. Please try another browser such as Google Chrome to run this.

+ Course outline
  • Introduction
  • Learning outcomes

1   Learning the names of drinks in Italian

2   Italian pronunciation of c and ch

3   Ordering and paying

3.1   Practising ordering and paying

4   Gender of nouns

5   The indefinite article in Italian

6   Famous cafés

  • Conclusion
  • Keep on learning
  • Acknowledgements

   4 hours study

  Level 1: Introductory

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   4 hours study

  Level 1: Introductory

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • take part in simple exchanges when buying drinks and snacks in an Italian café
  • understand some customs relating to Italian cafés
  • begin to use the indefinite article in Italian
+ Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • take part in simple exchanges when buying drinks and snacks in an Italian café
  • understand some customs relating to Italian cafés
  • begin to use the indefinite article in Italian

Download this course for use offline or for other devices

  

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Download this course for use offline or for other devices