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Introduction to Italian: speaking practice video files - BUNDLE OFFER (Weeks 1-6)

Introduction to Italian: speaking practice video files - BUNDLE OFFER (Weeks 1-6)


These videos from the Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi) are designed to reinforce topics and vocabulary from the Introduction to Italian course. There are 27 short dialogues (MP4 files) to help you practise your spoken Italian. In each dialogue, you will play the role of one of the speakers, reading aloud the lines that you see on screen to complete the conversation. In the accompanying PDF transcripts, you’ll also find puzzles and other exercises based on the vocabulary you’ve learnt in the course.

Buon lavoro!

List of dialogues:

Week 1

  • How to introduce yourself (1)
  • How to introduce yourself (2)
  • Talking about jobs (1)
  • Talking about jobs (2)
  • Final dialogue

Week 2

  • Asking about age (1)
  • Asking about age (2)
  • Giving personal information (formal situation)
  • Giving personal information (informal situation)
  • Describing your family

Week 3

  • Physical description
  • What time is it? (1)
  • What time is it? (2)
  • Giving directions

Week 4

  • Habits and routines
  • At the bar
  • At the till to pay
  • At the clothes shop

Week 5

  • At the grocery store (1)
  • At the grocery store (2)
  • Inviting someone for dinner
  • How is the weather?

Week 6

  • Describing an apartment
  • A new apartment
  • Calling and inviting someone to do something
  • Refusing an invitation
  • Why are you studying Italian?
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