Face in Italian

On a daily basis, you probably encounter at least a few new people. From the cashier at the grocery store to the mailman. I’m sure you’d be able to describe all these people in English, but how about in Italian?

Learning body parts, and especially parts of the face in Italian is very important. If you ever need to go to the doctor or the pharmacy, you’ll need to know what you’re talking about. That’s why we’ll be talking about all the different parts of the face in this lesson. Get your occhi and orecchie ready for this lesson!

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Parts of the face in Italian

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I capelli


Gli occhi


Il naso


La bocca


I denti


La lingua


Le guance


Le orecchie


Le ciglia


Le sopracciglia


La barba


I baffi


La faccia


La fronte


Il mento


La testa


How did your lingua do with these new words? Time to rest your testa from all the learning? You should feel great, as you’ve added a whole bunch of new words to your Italian vocabulary bank.

Here’s an idea to help you practice: go look in the mirror and see if you can name all the features of your face in Italian. I’m sure you’ll have no problem with this lesson under your belt!

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A presto!

Maria DiLorenzi and the Rocket Italian Team

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