Italian Vocab

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Actual definition of Giostra

Hi, what is the definition of giostra? does giostra mean an escape theme park? Grazie

1 reply - Last post by Lucia - Rocket Languages Tutor - August 16, 2016

Vocab: meaning of lì mandò

Hi, What is the meaning of lì mandò ? Thank you.

1 reply - Last post by Lucia - Rocket Languages Tutor - July 2, 2016

Beginner/Grammar Books

There are language books (Beginner and Grammar) in the Spanish course.  I haven't been able to find anything like that in the Italian course, however.  Are there any and, if so, where are they located? Thanks, Wayne

1 reply - Last post by Margaret-RocketLanguages - June 27, 2016

no audio on Alphabet Pronunciation Practice, module 1

Hi Some of my audio won't play, some of it does and some don't. e.g. Alphabet Pronunciation Practice. in module 1. I am a platinum member. I'm using windows 10 PC, google chrome and the browser is up to date. Any advice please.

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - June 3, 2016

Using Conosco

Buongiorno Maria e a tutti! When in 1.9 i came across the phrase: So dov'è il ristorante - "I know where the restaurant is" I was wondering in instances could you use the word conosco too, or is conosco only object dependant? ie..  Conosco dov'è il ri...

2 replies - Last post by rigoletto - March 7, 2016

"Gli piace" beginners level

Please tell me: Why Gli is used for "Gli piace" when it is "He likes".   I thought Gli was plural. The translation for "He likes/She likes" was "Gli piace Gli Piacciono  Le piace Le piaciono"

3 replies - Last post by 1SharpGent - February 13, 2016

Fault in Flashcart

Hi There I have taken the test In flashcart for Module 1, Tests 1.1 and 1.2, severel times, and even tryed to reset them, but they don't finish up and turn green, as a sign for you have finised thise tests. furtermore, maybe It's an Ideer to make a Categ...

3 replies - Last post by lars-therkelsen - February 1, 2016

Quale è il lago più grande del Nord America?

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi: Quale è il lago più grande del Nord America?

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - January 18, 2016

" Ah! Ho capito adesso " di Module 1.2

Ciao a tutti, I've taken two semesters of Italian in school. Then it got difficult, and I put off taking the third course for a while. I'm going to take it this upcoming semester, and this program is really helping me review everything I learned back the...

4 replies - Last post by KelllaurBailar - December 16, 2015

Che cos'è? Anche se è liquido non è bagnato.

Che cos'è? Anche se è liquido non è bagnato.

3 replies - Last post by Chuck-E - December 3, 2015

Come si chiama la capitale dell'India?

Come si chiama la capitale dell'India?

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 28, 2015

Quale di queste città si trova contemporaneamente in due continenti?

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi: Quale di queste città si trova contemporaneamente in due continenti?

3 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 27, 2015

Individuare l'animale che non ha a che fare congli altri tre.

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi: Individuare l'animale che non ha a che fare congli altri tre. Tigre Elefante Leone Pantera

4 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 27, 2015

Fruit and Vegetable Anagrams

Fruit and Vegetable Anagrams Please rearrange the letters to form new words about Fruit and Vegetable. Can you quess? 1. lame 2. acrania 3. pasce 4. menole 5. carato 6. esonda

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 17, 2015

PHRASE FINDER

HOW DO I ACCESS IT ON MY PHONE APP? BTW, JUST RETURNED FROM ITALY, AFTER RECEIVING MINIMAL ROCKET HELP.  JUST THE FEW EXTRA WORDS I KNEW, AND RECOGNIZED PEOPLE SPEAKING, MADE MY EXPERIENCE THERE SO REWARDING!  AN ITALIAN FRIEND WILL VISIT OUR C...

1 reply - Last post by marieg-rocket languages - October 8, 2015

How would I say this in italian?

Hi all! I am traveling to Italy next month with my wife and kids to visit family in Calabria. I have two adopted daughters that were born in China. I'm sure they'll be quite a curiosity in the small town we'll be staying in and I'm sure my extended famil...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - September 21, 2015

Where are the flash card games?

I can't seems to find the flash card games on my dash board anymore?  There was a link to them last week.  Did it get moved? Thanks for any help you can give! cris

2 replies - Last post by Judith-L12 - May 7, 2015

technical word list/dictionary

I'd like a list of Italian technical terms .. mainly computing, but also mathematics.  I travel to Italy and often have need for this to explain what I do here in the US (Silicon Valley graduate, now retired but active on github .. see http://agentsc...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - May 1, 2015

bravo or brava

If I'm saying "well done" to a woman is it "brava"? Or is it always "bravo" no matter what the gender?

2 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - May 1, 2015

Endearments Parents Call Their Children

Can you tell me some endearments parents call their children in Italian? (I will probably get it very wrong, but here is my attempt to ask a version of my question in Italian too.) Mi può dire che cosa genitori chiamano i loro figli con affetto?

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - March 10, 2015

Niente/di niente

Di niente or niente means 'excuse me' or you'rewelcome' in one section and means "nothing" or "nothing at all" in another.  Can that be?   Jack

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - March 10, 2015

Train Station

Ciao I noticed that in lesson 2.1 the term for train station is 'stazione dei treni.' However, before I had started the lesson I was gathering vocabulary words for my Anki application and in google translate it was 'stazione ferroviaria'. What is the di...

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - January 27, 2015

Italian Dishes Anagrams

Italian Dishes Anagrams Please rearrange the letters to form new words about Italian dishes. Can you quess? 1. tortosi 2. bordo 3. segnala 4. tafnari 5. tollevi 6. catapano

4 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - January 10, 2015

Occupation Anagrams

Occupation Anagrams Please rearrange the letters to form new words about occupation. Can you quess? 1. focena 2. nafte 3. gelasti 4. stara 5. impepero 6. marcente

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - January 10, 2015

can't remember "Play It"

Ciao a tutti, does any one else have trouble remembering your lines in the Play It section. For me, some of the sentences are just too long to remember, so would it really be wrong to have the dialogue in english in front of me prompting my memory??? Wo...

1 reply - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - January 10, 2015

Quale tra questi animali è da scartare? Squalo Orca Balena Delfino

Quale tra questi animali è da scartare? Squalo Orca Balena Delfino

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - January 10, 2015

Need help with translating a sentence from Italian to English

This is the way the sentence has been written: "Per che se oggi sono questa persona." I believe that part of the sentence, "oggi sono questa persona" can be translated as "I am the person today..." I am having trouble with the meaning of the three word...

1 reply - Last post by John-H8 - December 30, 2014

Ha una tasca ma nessun indumento.

Ha una tasca ma nessun indumento.

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 22, 2014

Quante sone le province della Sardegna?

Quante sono le province della Sardegna?

4 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 18, 2014

Cosa fa un limone in montagna?

Cosa fa un limone in montagna?

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 17, 2014

Wine Anagrams

Wine Anagrams Please rearrange the letters to form new words associated with wine. Can you guess? 1. stai 2. evaso 3. antichi 4. laboro 5. amareno 6. rotovie

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 15, 2014

La città...ambrosiana.

La città...ambrosiana.

0 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 7, 2014

Come si chiama il figlio di alibabà?

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi: Come si chiama il figlio di alibabà?

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 5, 2014

Animal Anagrams

Animal Anagrams Please rearrange the letters to form new words about animals. Can you quess? 1. spece 2. presente 3. lineo 4. polve 5. cena 6. greti

4 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 5, 2014

La città più dura d'Italia!!!(It's a pun)

La città più dura d'Italia!!!(It's a pun)

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - November 5, 2014

In che anno Vittoria Emanuele II fu proclamato "Re d'Italia"?

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi: In che anno Vittoria Emanuele II fu proclamato "Re d'Italia"?

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 5, 2014

Qual è il ponte più celebre di Firenze?

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi: Qual è il ponte più celebre di Firenze?

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 5, 2014

Un uccello che ha scoperto l'America!!!

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi: Un uccello che ha scoperto l'America!!!

7 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 5, 2014

Desserts Anagrams

Desserts Anagrams Please rearrange the letters to form new words associated with desserts. Can you guess? 1. matteria 2. confitte 3. spumino 4. atonica 5. scartato 6. scasata

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - November 5, 2014

Bird Anagrams

Bird Anagrams Please rearrange the letters to form new words associated with birds. Can you guess? 1. cattive 2. nastra 3. cedono 4. spipola 5. reggiamo 6. covro

0 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 31, 2014

Come vennero chiamati i cristiani uccisi durante le persecuzioni?

Come vennero chiamati i cristiani uccisi durante le persecuzioni?

0 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 30, 2014

Animal Anagrams

Animal Anagrams Please rearrange the letters to form new words about animals. Can you guess? 1. gotta 2. albane 3. qualia 4. giorni 5. argon 6. capero

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 27, 2014

Food Anagrams

Food Anagrams Please rearrange the letters to form new words about food. Can you quess? 1. pena 2. cerna 3. alginiche 4. contorte 5. boriche 6. annasa

0 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 25, 2014

Quale tra le seguenti parole è il sinonimo della parola CRUENTO?

Quale tra le seguenti parole è il sinonimo della parola CRUENTO? Illustre sanguinoso antico spietato

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 24, 2014

Quale cantante famosa italiana ha di recente dichiarato di aspettare una figlia?

Quale cantante famosa italiana ha di recente dichiarato di aspettare una figlia? Pausini Grandi Georgia Consoli

2 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 24, 2014

Come si chiama la regione con Catanzaro?

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi: Come si chiama la regione con Catanzaro?

4 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 24, 2014

Chi fu l'ultimo Re d'Italia?

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi: Chi fu l'ultimo Re d'Italia?

4 replies - Last post by John-H8 - October 23, 2014

In quale Città italiana Lady Gaga ha deciso di sposari?

Indovinello di oggi: In quale Città italiana Lady Gaga ha deciso di sposari? Venezia Roma Verona Milano

3 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - October 23, 2014

Qual è il lago più grande d'Italia?

Ciao a tutti, Indovinello di oggi è Qual è il lago più grande d'Italia?

5 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - October 23, 2014

Qual è il fiume più lungo d'Italia?

Indovinello di oggi è Qual è il fiume più lungo d'Italia?

5 replies - Last post by Maria-DiLorenzi - October 23, 2014

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