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Lecture 17

ITALIAN 1Z06 Lecture 17: Adjective Agreement : Nationality


Department
Italian
Course Code
ITALIAN 1Z06
Professor
Wendy Schrobilgen
Lecture
17

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Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Unita 1B.2
p.26-27
Adjectives
-Although both buono and bravo mean good, use bravo to describe someone who is
skilled or talented
La mensa è buona. L’insegnante d’italiano è brava.
The cafeteria is good. The Italian teacher is good.
-Unlike in English, most adjectives in Italian follow the noun:
È un libro noioso. Sono ragazzi studiosi.
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Cognate
Adjectives
contento/a
content, happy
lungo/a
long
difficile
difficult
nervoso/a
nervous
(dis)onesto/a
(dis)honest
serio/a
serious
generoso/a
generous
sincero/a
sincere
importante
important
socievole
sociable
indipendente
independent
studioso/a
studious
intelligente
intelligent
timido/a
timid, shy
interessante
interesting
tranquillo/a
tranquil, calm
antipatico/a
unpleasant
facile
easy
bello/a
beautiful, handsome
felice
happy
bravo/a
good, skille
noioso/a
boring
buono/a
good
pigro/a
lazy
cattivo/a
bad, naughty
simpatico.a
nice, likeable
divertente
fun
triste
sad
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