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Discover Italy Tour - Language

Before you depart on your exciting tour of Italy, here are a few phrases and useful words to start you on your way... in Italian, of course.

Useful Expressions

English

Italian

Pronunciation

Buon giorno 
Buona sera
Buona notte 
Ciao
Arrivederci
Mi chiamo Goffredo
Per favore
Grazie
Come sta?
Prego
Molto bene, grazie.  E Lei?


 

Good morning                      

Good evening                        

Good night                              

Hello                                       

I'll be seeing you                    

My name is Jeff                      

Please                                    

Thank you                               

How are you?                         

You're welcome                   

Very well thanks. And you?

Touring Expressions

                          

 

Dov'e' la biglietteria?            

Mi scusi, dove siamo?         

Parlo un po' d'italiano           

Andiamo ballare!                   

Quanto?                                

Un caffe per favore.             

                          

 

Dohv-AY la beel-yayt-tay-REE-ah?

Mee SKOO-zee, DOH-vay syam-o?

PAHR-lo oon po lee-tahl-yah-no

Ahn-DYA-moh bahl-LAH-ray!

KWAHN-toh?

Oon kahf-FAY, pehr fah-VOH-ray.

Where is the ticket office?      

Excuse me, where are we?    

I speak a little Italian                

Let's go dancing!                  

How much?                          

A coffee, please

English

Italian

Pronunciation

Bwown JOHR-no
BWOW-nah SAY-rah
BWOW-nah NWOT-tay
CHEOW
ahr-ree-va-DARE-chee
Mee KYAH-mo goh-FREH-doh
pehr fah-vo-ray
GRAH-tsyay
KO-may-stah?
PRAY-go
Mohl-toh BEY-nay, GRAH-tsyay.  ay LEH-ee?


 

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