Welcome to the 10th lesson about verbs in Italian. We will first learn about the present tense, followed by the past tense, and future tense. We will also analyze some grammar rules, and finally practice how to ask for direction in Italian.
Verbs are used to express an action (I swim) or a state of being (I am). The present tense in Italian conveys a situation or event in the present time. Here are some examples:
|I speak English||io parlo inglese|
|you speak French||tu parli francese|
|he speaks German||egli parla tedesco|
|she speaks Italian||ella parla italiano|
|we speak Arabic||noi parliamo arabo|
|they speak Chinese||essi parlano cinese|
The past tense in Italian conveys a situation or event in the past time. Here are some examples:
The future tense in Italian conveys a situation or event which is anticipated to happen in the future. Here are some examples:
Now let's take a break and refresh our vocabulary by learning the body parts.
Travel Phrases in Italian
Imagine yourself in some Italian speaking country. The following travel phrases are highly important and can help you avoid misunderstanding. Try to memorize them and practice!
|Can you help me?||mi può aiutare?|
|Can I help you?||posso aiutarla?|
|Where is the airport?||dove si trova l'aeroporto?|
|Go straight||vada dritto|
|Turn left||giri a sinistra|
|Turn right||giri a destra|
I hope this lesson about the verbs in Italian was not hard for you. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now it's time to check the next lesson below.
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