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Introduction
Becky: Welcome to ItalianPod101.com. This is 3-Minute Italian Season 1, Lesson 11 - How to Read Prices. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to read prices in Italian.
Body
Becky: Here's the way to say 'One euro.' in Italian.
Ofelia: [Normal] Un euro.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'one'
Ofelia: [Normal] un [Slow] un
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'euro'
Ofelia: [Normal] euro [Slow] euro
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'One euro.'
Ofelia: [Slow] Un euro. [Normal] Un euro.
Becky: Ok, now let's see the way to say 'Ten euro.'
Ofelia: [Normal] Dieci euro.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'ten'
Ofelia: [Normal] dieci [Slow] dieci
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'euro'
Ofelia: [Normal] euro [Slow] euro
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Ten euro.'
Ofelia: [Slow] Dieci euro. [Normal] Dieci euro.
Becky: Next is the way to say 'Fifty-five and ten.'
Ofelia: [Normal] Cinquantacinque e dieci.
Becky: Note that, though we’re talking about Euros, the currency name here doesn’t need to be specified. First is a word meaning 'fifty-five'
Ofelia: [Normal] cinquantacinque [Slow] cinquantacinque
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'and'
Ofelia: [Normal] e [Slow] e
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'ten'
Ofelia: [Normal] dieci [Slow] dieci
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Fifty-five and ten.'
Ofelia: [Slow] Cinquantacinque e dieci. [Normal] Cinquantacinque e dieci.
Becky: Finally is a way to say 'Twenty-six euro and seventy cents.'
Ofelia: [Normal] Ventisei euro e settanta centesimi.
Becky: First is a word meaning 'twenty-six'
Ofelia: [Normal] ventisei [Slow] ventisei
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'euro'
Ofelia: [Normal] euro [Slow] euro
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'and'
Ofelia: [Normal] e [Slow] e
Becky: Next is the word meaning 'seventy'
Ofelia: [Normal] settanta [Slow] settanta
Becky: Last is the word meaning 'cents'
Ofelia: [Normal] centesimi [Slow] centesimi
Becky: Listen again to the phrase meaning 'Twenty-six euro and seventy cents.'
Ofelia: [Slow] Ventisei euro e settanta centesimi. [Normal] Ventisei euro e settanta centesimi.
Cultural Insight
Becky: Now it's time for a quick cultural insight.
Ofelia: The euro has been the Italian currency since 2002, when most countries in the European Union adopted it. Before the Euro, the currency in Italy was the LIRA.

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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How well do you know your numbers in Italian? Practice writing quantities in the comments.

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Thursday at 12:25 AM
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Hi metyus,


That's correct!


Thank you,

Valentina

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metyus
Sunday at 04:29 AM
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la moglietta costa sessantatre e ventuno.

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Thursday at 12:30 PM
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Hi Neelam,


Yes, that is correct.


Thank you,

Ofelia

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Neelam
Monday at 02:52 AM
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Cinquantacinque e dieci (does this mean 55 euro and 10 cents?)