This lesson is all about how to pronounce household appliances in Italian. These days we have a number of household appliances in our homes to make domestic duties easier and quicker.
Look around your kitchen and laundry and you will see just how many electrical time saving devices you have. Now, here is the Italian vocabulary for you to put to those little wonders.
If you look closely at some of the words, you can take a guess at learning a few verbs at the same time. Verbs in Italian tend to end in –are, -ere, and –ire; look at the beginning of the Italian words on the list here and try to guess their accompanying verbs.
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Lo stereo / L’impianto stereo
Il ferro da stiro
Il forno a microonde / Il microonde
How did you go? Did you guess that “lavare” means to wash; “cuocere al forno” means to bake; “tostare” means to toast; “congelare” means to freeze or that “svegliare” means to wake up?
If you did guess those and others from the list above, then congratulations, you just doubled the vocabulary for this lesson.
cuocere al forno
to wake up
That's it for this lesson. See you next time! Here are a few recommended Italian lessons to try next!
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