Italian Language Game: Offro io



Italian Language Game: "Offro io" - It's on me. Listen, learn and practice 13 basic Italian words and phrases in the context of a brief mini-story.
With our games and courses, mid- to high beginners can build their vocabulary and sharpen their pronunciation.
In this mini-story, Marco and his cousin Valeria are sitting in a café in Pisa. They order coffee and a special Italian dessert.
This episode also comes up in our Italian 1 course which is a series of mini-stories. There you can learn 750 basic words and phrases. (Play the course for FREE by registering HERE.)
Whenever you can, say the words and phrases OUT LOUD to practice your pronunciation.
Note: In Italian, the words for "I, you, we" etc. are often dropped, except when they are needed for emphasis or clarity. 

Words in Italian Mini-Story Language Game

  • fanno - they make [fare]
  • i loro acquisti - their purchases
  • più tardi - later
  • si siedono - they sit down [sedersi]
  • ad un caffè - at a café
  • offro io - it's on me
  • cosa prendi? - what are you having? (fam.)
  • la crema - the custard
  • sembra delizioso - it seems delicious 
  • e da bere? - and to drink?
  • io prendo - I'm having
  • cameriere - waiter
  • sì, prego - yes please (i.e. what can I get you?)

When you learn words in context, you'll remember them better.
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More Than an Italian Language Game

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Italian Language Game: Vieni con me?



Italian Language Game: "Vieni con me?" - Are you coming with me? With this quick game you learn and practice 18 everyday Italian words and phrases as part of a brief story.
Our games and courses are for mid- to high beginners.
In the mini-story, Marco and his cousin Valeria go to Borgo Stretto, a famous shopping street in Pisa.
This episode is also in our Italian 1 course, which is made up of a series of mini-stories. The full course teaches you 750 basic words and phrases. (Play the course for FREE by registering HERE.)

Say the words and phrases OUT LOUD to match your pronunciation to that of the native speaker. This will improve your spoken Italian and your listening comprehension skills.
Note: In Italian, the words for "I, you, we" etc. are often dropped, except when they are needed for emphasis or clarity. 

Words in Italian Mini-Story Language Game

  • vieni - you come (fam.) [venire]
  • con me - with me
  • dove? - where?
  • devo - I have to [dovere]
  • comprare - to buy
  • qualcosa - something
  • Borgo Stretto - shopping street in Pisa
  • cosa è? - what is it?
  • la strada - the street 
  • i migliori negozi - the best shops
  • della città - of the city
  • forte - cool
  • vengo - I come [venire]
  • con te - with you (fam.)
  • hai bisogno (di) - you need (fam.)
  • anche tu - you too, you also (fam.)
  • ho bisogno (di) - I need
  • una guida turistica - a tourist guide

Learning words in the context of a mini-story will help you remember them.
At this stage, don't worry about grammar rules. In time, you'll begin to notice language patterns that are typical for Italian. You'll build on those when you listen and read Italian more frequently.
If you like our Italian games, please SHARE them with your friends.

More Than an Italian Language Game

And don't forget: You can practice Italian online for FREE with our 36-Scene Italian 1 Travel-Story: "Marco in Italia".
In it you learn and practice all the words, phrases and sentences you also hear in the podcasts. Just login HERE.
And, if you have any language questions  - don't hesitate to contact us!