Getting started with Italian 1
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2 Un caffè per favore

Based on what you have learnt so far in this course, have a go at Activity 1.

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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Transcript

CASSIERE:
Desidera?
MARIA:
Vorrei un cappuccino e una brioche.
PIERA:
E per me un caffè e una pasta.
CASSIERE:
Quattro euro.
MARIA:
Ecco.
CASSIERE:
Ecco lo scontrino
MARIA:
Grazie.
Scusi!
BARISTA:
Mi dica.
MARIA:
Vorrei un cappuccino e una brioche.
BARISTA:
E per Lei?
PIERA:
Per me un caffè e una pasta.
BARISTA:
Allora, un cappuccino, un caffè, una brioche e una pasta.
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a. 

un cappuccino


b. 

un cornetto


c. 

un aperitivo


d. 

un caffè


e. 

un panino


f. 

una brioche


g. 

un tè


h. 

una pasta


i. 

una cioccolata


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

Answer

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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