Getting started with Italian 1
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2 Un caffè per favore

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Activity 1

Maria and Piera have met for breakfast in a caffè. Listen to the recording and try to work out what they are ordering. Listen as many times as necessary and then tick the food items and drinks that are mentioned by the speakers.

They seem to be placing their order twice. Do you know why that is?

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un cappuccino


un cornetto


un aperitivo


un caffè


un panino


una brioche


un tè


una pasta


una cioccolata

The correct answers are a, d, f and h.


Maria and Piera order twice because in many Italian caffé you need to go to the till to place and pay for your order before being served.

They order:

  • un cappuccino
  • un caffè
  • una brioche
  • una pasta

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