Dialogue

Vocabulary

Learn New Words FAST with this Lesson’s Vocab Review List

Get this lesson’s key vocab, their translations and pronunciations. Sign up for your Free Lifetime Account Now and get 7 Days of Premium Access including this feature.

Or sign up using Facebook
Already a Member?

Lesson Notes

Unlock In-Depth Explanations & Exclusive Takeaways with Printable Lesson Notes

Unlock Lesson Notes and Transcripts for every single lesson. Sign Up for a Free Lifetime Account and Get 7 Days of Premium Access.

Or sign up using Facebook
Already a Member?

Lesson Transcript

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!

100 Comments

Hide
Please to leave a comment.
😄 😞 😳 😁 😒 😎 😠 😆 😅 😜 😉 😭 😇 😴 😮 😈 ❤️️ 👍

ItalianPod101.com Verified
Monday at 06:30 PM
Pinned Comment
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Can you introduce yourself in Italian?

fati
Saturday at 01:14 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

good

Ina
Thursday at 08:35 PM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Ciao Sono Ina.

Piacere di conscerti!

Grazie!

ItalianPod101.com Verified
Friday at 12:56 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Ciao Ayushi,

piacere!


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


Valentina

Team ItalianPod101.com

Ayushi
Tuesday at 04:51 PM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Ciao! Sono ayushi

Boungiorno, Piacere conoserti

ItalianPod101.com Verified
Friday at 04:27 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Ciao Matthew,

piacere!


Thanks for studying with us, let us know in the comments if you have any questions.


Valentina

Team ItalianPod101.com

Matthew
Friday at 07:20 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Buon giorno, sono Matthew.

ItalianPod101.com Verified
Tuesday at 02:04 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Ciao Regan G,

piacere!


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


Team ItalianPod101.com

Regan G
Wednesday at 02:13 PM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Ciao! Buongiorno, sono Regan Grandi.


Piacere di conoscerti.

ItalianPod101.com Verified
Wednesday at 08:00 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

Ciao Jeannie,


Thank you so much for your positive message! 😇❤️️

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

We wish you good luck with your language studies.


A presto,

Levente

Team ItalianPod101.com

Jeannie
Wednesday at 02:55 AM
Your comment is awaiting moderation.

So far so good.