Intermediate Italian: describing people
Intermediate Italian: describing people

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Intermediate Italian: describing people

Describing people's faces

In this first activity you will work on the vocabulary and structures you will need to use in order to describe people.

Attività 1

Step 1

Listen and repeat.

Ascoltate e ripetete.

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Listen to the words used for features of the face and head.

1 la bocca

2 gli occhi

3 i capelli

4 il mento

5 la fronte

6 il sopracciglio

7 l’orecchio

8 il viso

9 i baffi

10 gli occhiali

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Step 2

Match these words to the correct part of the face.

Abbinate le parole alla parte del viso a cui si riferiscono.

Using the following two lists, match each numbered item with the correct letter.

  1. i capelli

  2. la fronte

  3. il sopracciglio

  4. gli occhi

  5. gli occhiali

  6. il naso

  7. la bocca

  8. la barba

  • a.(a)

  • b.(e)

  • c.(h)

  • d.(f)

  • e.(d)

  • f.(c)

  • g.(g)

  • h.(b)

The correct answers are:
  • 1 = a
  • 2 = h
  • 3 = f
  • 4 = e
  • 5 = b
  • 6 = d
  • 7 = g
  • 8 = c

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