LET'S SAY IT IN ITALIAN
By Robert Ferrante

Lesson #5

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Quanti anni hai? How old are you?
Io ho sedici anni. I am sixteen years old
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Che cosa hai? What's the matter with you?
Non ho niente. Nothing is the matter with me.
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Apparecchiare la tavola. To set the table.
La mamma apparecchia la tavola. Mother sets the table
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Fare colazione. To have breakfast.
Lei fa colazione alle sette e mezzo He has breakfast at seven thirty.
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Fare una domanda. To ask a question.
Io faro` la domanda al maestro. I shall ask the teacher the question.
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Rispondere all domanda. To answer the question.
I maestro risponde alle domande degli alumni. The teacher answers the pupils' Questions
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Fa freddo; fa caldo; fa fresco. It is cold; it is hot; it is cool.
Oggi fa freddo; fara` caldo domain? Today it's cold; will it be warm tomorrow?
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Fa bel tempo; fa cattivo tempo. The weather is fine; the weather is bad
In primavera fa bel tempo. In the spring the weather is fine.
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Piove; nevica. It is raining; it is snowing.
Oggi nevica. Today is snowing.
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Aver fame. To be hungry
Il ragazzo ha fame. The boy is hungry.