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Food and eating sentences in Italian language

Is your Italian good enough to have a conversation?

NO? I can give you some advice: memorize some sentences and try to use them

Here are some sentences that you might say or hear when you have a dinner with Italians.

BUONA SERATA! = Have a nice evening!

Sei mai stato/a a New York? = Have you ever been to N.Y.?
New York (non) mi piace molto. = I (don’t) like N.Y. very much
Scusa, ma parli troppo velocemente per me = I’m sorry, but you speak too fast for me (to understand)
Ho bisogno di migliorare il mio italiano = I need to be better my Italian
Ieri sono andato a una festa, ma parlavano tutti italiano: è stato terribile = I went to a party last night, but they all spoke Italian: it was dreadful
Che fai domani? Ceniamo insieme? = What are you doing tomorrow? Would you like to have a dinner with me?

A student of mine asked me for advice on speaking about food, cooking and dinner

Uno studente ha chiesto di dargli una lista di frasi e parole utili per una serata a casa.

Vediamo un po’:

Mi puoi dare il tuo indirizzo? Can you give me your address?
Sono io! Sono già qui! It’s me! I am already here!
Sei bellissima! You are gorgeous!
Sei bellissima con questo vestito! You look gorgeous in this dress!
Ti piace la cucina italiana? Do you like Italian food?
Mi piace molto la cucina italiana. I like Italian food very much
Di solito ceno alle 9 I usually have dinner at 9 o’clock
Preferisci il vino bianco o il vino rosso? Do you prefer white wine or red wine?
Hai fame? / Io ho fame! Are you hungry? I’m hungry!
Serviti, Jim! Help yourself, Jim!
Ha un buon profumo/odore – Sembra buono It smells good
E’ molto buono/delizioso It’s very good/delicious
Questi spaghetti sono (plural!) molto buoni This spaghetti is very good
Puoi passarmi il sale, per favore? Can you pass me the salt, please?
Non c’è abbastanza sale nella mia insalata There’s not enough salt in my salad
Vuoi altro da mangiare/Vuoi mangiare altro? Would you like some more to eat?
No, grazie. Ho mangiato abbastanza/a sufficienza No, thanks. I’ve had enough

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Now click here to learn the basic vocaboulary about food and eating

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