Italian translation exercise 19

Now that you have worked through the last three parts (part 4, part 5, part 6) of your study of chapter 5 of Carlo Collodi’s Le avventure di Pinocchio, test your ability at translating the following sentences from English to Italian, using the vocabulary you have encountered here. I have also included a few new usages for you to learn. I did not know how … Continue reading Italian translation exercise 19

Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 6

After his meal flies out the window on him, Pinocchio has a conniption fit and regrets not having obeyed his babbo. In this post, which concludes your study of chapter 5 of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, you begin with the following portion of text, the first of several: Ciò detto, distese le ali, e, infilata la finestra che era aperta, se ne volò via … Continue reading Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 6

Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 5

Pinocchio’s meal takes off on him just as he is about to put an end to his hunger. In the next portions of text from chapter 5 of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, you read what happens when Pinocchio cracks open the egg that he has found. Your study begins here with: Detto fatto, pose un tegamino sopra un caldano pieno di brace accesa: messe … Continue reading Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 5

Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 4

Pinocchio finds an egg and deliberates how to prepare it. In this post, you continue with chapter 5 of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, by looking at the following text: Quand’ecco gli parve di vedere nel monte della spazzatura qualche cosa di tondo e di bianco, che somigliava tutto a un uovo di gallina. — Carlo Collodi, Le avventure di Pinocchio, capitolo 5 This portion begins with … Continue reading Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 4

Italian translation exercise 18

If you have worked through the first three parts (part 1, part 2, part 3) of your study of the Italian used in chapter 5 of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, test your knowledge by translating the following sentences from English to Italian. I have also included some new usages for you to learn. Your brother looks very much like your father. It is getting dark out. Your … Continue reading Italian translation exercise 18

Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 3

Pinocchio, who has still not found anything to eat, has a moment of regret when he realises that he should not have disobeyed Geppetto, whom he refers to as his babbo, and run away from home. In this post, you will now consider the Italian appearing in this portion of text from chapter 5 of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi: E intanto la fame cresceva, … Continue reading Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 3

Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 2

At this point in the story, Pinocchio is hungry and begins looking for something to eat. In this next portion of text from chapter 5 of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, you find a large amount of vocabulary to be learned, but without any complicated expressions or grammatical structures. The portion you will now study reads: Il povero Pinocchio corse subito al focolare, dove c’era … Continue reading Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 2

Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 1

You now begin your study of the Italian language used in chapter 5 of Le avventure di Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi. Before beginning, I encourage you to read the entire chapter first; you will find a link in the index where you can read the book online. Chapter 5 begins: Pinocchio ha fame, e cerca un uovo per farsi una frittata; ma sul più bello, la frittata … Continue reading Learn Italian from Pinocchio: chapter 5, part 1