The Rosetta Stone Challenge - Italian


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Words You Already Know

The task of learning Italian is simplified by words having have similar spellings and identical or similar meanings in both Italian and English. You can see these in the following words:

Similar Spellings

area
audio
auto
banana
baseball
basketball
biscotti
boutique
brandy
buffet
business
cappuccino
casino
champagne
cinema
computer
duty-free
DVD
e-mail
espresso
euro
extra
fax
fettuccine
film (movie)
gelato
gin
golf
hotel
internet
iTunes
jazz
jeans
ketchup
lasagne
latte
limosine
linguine

Almost Similar Spellings

Sometimes you'll see words that don't quite look like English, but they are pronounced very similarly and can also mean the same thing.

aeroporto
agosto
americano
aprile
aspirina
autobus
automatico
autunno
bagaglio
banca
barbiere
batteria
bevanda
bicicletta
birra
blu
bottiglia
caffé
caffè
calendario
carta
cassiere
castello
cattedrale
centro
cheque
chilo
cioccolato
classica
commerciale
concerto
conferenza
credito
crema
deodorante
dicembre
difficile
digitale
escursione
eventi
farmacia
febbraio
fontana
foto
fresco
giardino
guida
vino

Would you like to try some translating? Tap here to do the exercises from page 07 of your workbook.