Tools in Italian

Benvenuti alla nostra lezione di Rocket Italian. This time, we're going to talk about a group of words that are sure to come in handy – tools in Italian – whether or not you're handy!

These words are sure to be useful if you're traveling to Italy, but they'll be especially vital if you're living there. Pay close attention and repeat the words aloud after listening. We'll get you fixed up with all the Italian vocabulary on attrezzi that you'll need.

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Talking about tools in Italian

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Il cesello


Il martello


La livella


Il chiodo


La vite


La sega


Il metro a nastro

Tape measure

La cassetta degli attrezzi

Tool box

Il cacciavite


Le pinze


La chiave inglese


Il bullone


Il dado


Il filo metallico


Fantastico! That's it for this lesson. Now you've got loads of Italian vocabulary for tools and hardware under your tool belt! Some of these words are difficult to pronounce. But practice, practice, practice!

Next time you're working on something around the house, think of what you're using in English and these words will become easy in no time.

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A presto!

Maria DiLorenzi and the Rocket Italian Team

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