Italian 101

ciao [chow]
hello AND goodbye

ciao bella [chow bell-ah]
hello gorgeous

grazie [grrrrah-zee]
thank you (per favore, don’t say gracias, it is not Spanish)

come sta? [co-me st-ah]
how are you?

molto bene [mol-toe beh-nay]
very good

tutti [too-tea]
everyone

prego [prey-go]
your welcome (NOT pasta sauce or pregnant)

mangiamo [mahn-gee-ah-mo]
let’s eat

parla englese? [parr-la en-glay-say]
do you speak English?

per favore [pear fa-vor-ay]
please

buon giorno [buwon gi-or-no]
good morning, good afternoon

buona sera [buwon ser-ah]
good evening

buona notte [buwon-ah no-tay]
good night

mi scusi [mee-scu-zee]
excuse me, pardon me, coming through!!

Il conto, per favore [ill cone-to pear-fa-vor-ah]
check, please!

 

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