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INTRODUCTION
Gina:Hi everyone, I’m Gina. Chiara:And I’m Chiara! Gina:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Italian Vocabulary, Lesson 22! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to Transportation &around town. These are five well-known Shops and services in Italian towns. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at ItalianPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Gina:A, what’s our first word? Chiara:panificio Gina:bakery Chiara:(slow) panificio (regular) panificio Gina:Listeners, please repeat: Chiara:panificio [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Italian people consume a lot of bread and they buy it fresh every morning. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) I panifici vendono soprattutto pane di tanti tipi e forme, come il filone e la ciabatta. Gina:Bakeries mainly sell bread of different types and shapes, like filone and ciabatta. Chiara:(slow) I panifici vendono soprattutto pane di tanti tipi e forme, come il filone e la ciabatta.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word? Chiara:tabaccheria Gina:tobacco shop Chiara:(slow) tabaccheria (regular) tabaccheria Gina:Listeners, please repeat: Chiara:tabaccheria [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Tobacco shops in Italy also sell bus tickets, telephone cards, stamps, and more. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) L'insegna della tabaccheria ha una grande T. Gina:The sign for a tobacco shop has a big T on it. Chiara:(slow) L'insegna della tabaccheria ha una grande T.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word? Chiara:fruttivendolo Gina:greengrocer shop Chiara:(slow) fruttivendolo (regular) fruttivendolo Gina:Listeners, please repeat: Chiara:fruttivendolo [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Although fruits and vegetables are commonly sold in supermarkets, greengrocer shops are still the best place to find fresh and natural products. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) Gli Italiani di solito vanno dal loro fruttivendolo di fiducia. Gina:Italian people usually go to their trusted greengrocer shop. Chiara:(slow) Gli Italiani di solito vanno dal loro fruttivendolo di fiducia.
Gina:Okay, what’s the next word? Chiara:bar Gina:bar Chiara:(slow) bar (regular) bar Gina:Listeners, please repeat: Chiara:bar [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
In Italy, a bar is a shop where you can drink both coffee and liquors, so it is both a bar and a cafè. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) Una colazione tipica al bar è cappuccino e cornetto. Gina:A typical breakfast at the bar is a cappuccino and a croissant. Chiara:(slow) Una colazione tipica al bar è cappuccino e cornetto.
Gina:Okay, what’s the last word? Chiara:pasticceria Gina:pastry shop Chiara:(slow) pasticceria (regular) pasticceria Gina:Listeners, please repeat: Chiara:pasticceria [pause - 5 sec.]
Gina:
Pastry shops sell cakes, fresh-baked cookies, pastries and ice cream. -
Gina:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word. Chiara:(normal) La domenica gli Italiani comprano un vassoio di pasticcini come dolce dopo pranzo. Gina:On Sunday, Italian people buy a tray of assorted pastries as an after-lunch dessert. Chiara:(slow) La domenica gli Italiani comprano un vassoio di pasticcini come dolce dopo pranzo.
QUIZ
Gina:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Chiara will give you the Italian - please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Chiara:panificio [pause]Gina:bakery
Chiara:tabaccheria [pause]Gina:tobacco shop
Chiara:fruttivendolo [pause]Gina:greengrocer shop
Chiara:bar [pause]Gina:bar
Chiara:pasticceria [pause]Gina:pastry shop

Outro

Gina:There you have it - five Shops or services in Italian towns! We have more vocab lists available at ItalianPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Chiara:Ciao.

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If you were out for shopping in Italy, what kind of items would you buy?