Contact Details for Header

Mini Courses for Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced Students, October 2018

Click here for further information

Word of the Day

Subscribe to Word of the Day feed
Transparent Language
Updated: 1 day 4 hours ago

robusto: large-built

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Il mio compagno di squadra è un tipo robusto e anche alto. Sentence meaning: My teammate is a large-built guy, and tall too.

occuparsi: to deal with

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Mio cugino si occupa di computer, informatica ed elettronica in generale. Sentence meaning: My cousin deals with computers, computer science and electronics in general.

La nave: ship

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:La nave da crociera 'Alessia' salperà dal molo 7 alle 17.50. Sentence meaning: The cruise ship 'Alessia' will sail from pier 7 at 5:50 PM.

bruciare: to burn

Sun, 08/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Cosa fai tu con i rifiuti del giardino? Li bruci? Sentence meaning: What do you do with the garden waste? Do you burn it?

ringraziare: to thank

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Non mi devi ringraziare, mi ha fatto piacere darti un passaggio. Sentence meaning: You don't have to thank me; it was my pleasure to give you a lift.

addosso: on

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Mettiti addosso qualcosa di pesante; farà molto freddo. Sentence meaning: Put on something heavy; it will be very cold.

prima: earlier

Mon, 02/07/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adverb Example sentence:Arriveremo a Napoli un giorno prima; per voi va bene? Sentence meaning: We will arrive in Naples a day earlier; does that work for you?

agire: to act

Thu, 28/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:La delegazione agisce per conto dell'associazione e ne tutela gli interessi. Sentence meaning: The delegation acts on behalf of the association and protects its interests.

libero: free

Wed, 27/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Se stasera sei libera possiamo andare al cinema. Sentence meaning: If you are free tonight we can go to the movies.

La cartolina: post-card

Mon, 25/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:Buongiorno, vorrei spedire questa cartolina negli Stati Uniti. Sentence meaning: Hello, I would like to send this postcard to the United States.

ammalarsi: to become sick

Sat, 23/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Le bimbe si sono ammalate il primo giorno di vacanza. Sentence meaning: The girls became sick the first day of vacation.

ambientale: environmental

Fri, 22/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:L'inquinamento ambientale è un problema mondiale. Sentence meaning: Environmental pollution is a world problem.

tenere: to hold

Thu, 21/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Se lo tieni così stretto, l'uovo si rompe. Sentence meaning: If you hold it too tightly, the egg will break.

significare: to mean

Wed, 20/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Cosa significa la parola 'impasse'? Sentence meaning: What does the word 'impasse' mean?

La sede: headquarters

Tue, 19/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:La sede del partito è in Piazza Italia. Sentence meaning: The party headquarters are in Italia Square.

spiegare: to explain

Sun, 17/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Ora le spiego come funziona l'ADSL. Sentence meaning: Now I'll explain to you how the ADSL works.

Il ginocchio: knee

Sat, 16/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: noun Example sentence:In questo esercizio dovete piegare bene le ginocchia. Sentence meaning: In this exercise you must really bend your knees.

cieco: blind

Fri, 15/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:Mio fratello non può guidare perché è quasi cieco. Sentence meaning: My brother can't drive because he's almost blind.

leggero: light

Wed, 13/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: adjective Example sentence:La custodia in tessuto leggero protegge il gioiello dalla polvere. Sentence meaning: The light cloth casing protects the jewel from dust.

camminare: to walk

Tue, 12/06/2018 - 10:00
Part of speech: verb Example sentence:Se camminate più veloci arriviamo al rifugio per pranzo. Sentence meaning: If you walk faster we'll reach the cabin by lunchtime.

Pages