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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to ItalianPod101.com. This is 3-Minute Italian, Season 1, Lesson 1 - Self Introduction. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to introduce yourself in Italian.
Body
Becky: Here's the informal way to say 'Hi I'm Maria.' in Italian.
Ofelia: [Normal] Ciao, sono Maria.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'Hi'
Ofelia: [Normal] Ciao [Slow] Ciao
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'I am'
Ofelia: [Normal] sono [Slow] sono
Becky: Last is the person's name
Ofelia: [Normal] Maria [Slow] Maria
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'Hi I'm Maria.'
Ofelia: [Slow] Ciao, sono Maria. [Normal] Ciao, sono Maria.
Becky: Ok, now let's hear the formal way to say 'Good day, I am Maria Rossi.'
Ofelia: [Normal] Buongiorno, sono Maria Rossi.
Becky: First is a phrase meaning 'Good day'
Ofelia: [Normal] Buon giorno [Slow] Buon giorno
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'I am'
Ofelia: [Normal] sono [Slow] sono
Becky: Last is the person's full name
Ofelia: [Normal] Maria Rossi [Slow] Maria Rossi
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Good day, I am Maria Rossi.'
Ofelia: [Slow] Buongiorno, sono Maria Rossi. [Normal] Buongiorno, sono Maria Rossi.
Becky: Next is the informal way to say 'Nice to meet you.'
Ofelia: [Normal] Piacere di conoscerti.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'pleasure'
Ofelia: [Normal] piacere [Slow] piacere
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'of'
Ofelia: [Normal] di [Slow] di
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'to meet you'
Ofelia: [Normal] conoscerti [Slow] conoscerti
Becky: Listen again to the informal phrase meaning 'Nice to meet you.'
Ofelia: [Slow] Piacere di conoscerti. [Normal] Piacere di conoscerti.
Becky: Finally, let’s hear a formal way to say 'Nice to meet you.'
Ofelia: [Normal] Piacere di conoscerLa.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'pleasure'
Ofelia: [Normal] Piacere [Slow] Piacere
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'of'
Ofelia: [Normal] di [Slow] di
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'to meet you (polite)'
Ofelia: [Normal] conoscerLa [Slow] conoscerLa
Becky: Listen again to the formal phrase meaning 'Nice to meet you.'
Ofelia: [Slow] Piacere di conoscerLa. [Normal] Piacere di conoscerLa.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Ofelia: When you introduce yourself, it’s a good habit to shake hands in Italy, and if you are not sure whether to use the formal or informal version, just say simply piacere!, with a loud tone of voice.

Outro

Becky: And that’s all for this lesson. Don’t forget to check out the lesson notes, and we’ll see you in the next lesson!
Ofelia: Ciao!

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Monday at 06:30 PM
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Can you introduce yourself in Italian?

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Saturday at 01:10 AM
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@ritardare


I don't think that's available. You should try and record it from the intro of one of our lessons.


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ritardare
Wednesday at 12:05 AM
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hi you are very ritardare, can i have a link to the song in the beginning not the original 😅

faggot
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can i get a link to the intro song frocio?

faggot
Tuesday at 11:58 PM
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frocio frocio

faggot
Tuesday at 08:27 AM
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graize tante for the lesson 👍


can i get a link to the intro song

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Ciao Angie,

piacere! 😄


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Angie
Monday at 08:35 PM
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Ciao sono Angie,

Piacere di conoscenti

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Tuesday at 11:15 PM
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@faggot

Prego! You're welcome


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faggot
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grazie

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Ciao Jerry Mai,

piacere!


Let us know in the comments if you have any questions.


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