Nouns

Italian Lesson 11 (Nouns and Jobs)

Duration: 30 mins

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This 11th lesson teaches an important part of speech aspect in Italian which is the noun. Also included is a list of vocabulary about jobs and finally some common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Italian Classes.

Nouns

Nouns are the most used words in Italian. They consist of about 35% of part of speech in term of usage. They can help describe living creatures, objects, places, actions, qualities, states of existence, or ideas.

Below is a list of some nouns that you might come across or use very often. That includes some singular and plural forms, as well as feminine and masculine forms. The table contains 3 columns (English, Italian, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Nouns in Italian

Nouns Italian Audio
CatGatto
DogCane
Womandonna
Womendonne
Mothermadre
Sistersorella
ShoesScarpe
SocksCalze
BookLibro
BooksLibri
StarsStelle
SunSole

The following are nouns used in a full sentence. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Italian Nouns in a Sentence

English Italian Audio
I have a dogHo un cane
I speak ItalianParlo italiano
I live in AmericaVivo in America
This is my wifeQuesta è mia moglie
This is my husbandQuesto è mio marito
Can you close the door?Puoi chiudere la porta?

Questions?

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Vocabulary List about Jobs

Below is a list of jobs and occupations in Italian. At the end of the list, there will be examples where those terms are used in a sentence.

Jobs in Italian

ActorAttore
ActressAttrice
ArtistArtista
BusinessmanUomo d'affari
DoctorDottore
EngineerIngegnere
NurseInfermiera
PolicemanPoliziotto
SingerCantante
StudentStudente
TeacherInsegnante
TranslatorTraduttore

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Daily Conversation in Italian

Finally, a list of some commonly used phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Italian Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Italian

English Italian Audio
He is a policemanLui è un poliziotto
I have a long experienceHo una lunga esperienza
I'm a new employeeSono un nuovo impiegato
I'm an artistSono un artista
I'm looking for a jobSto cercando lavoro
She is a singerLei è una cantante
What's that called in French?Come si dice in Francese?
I have a reservationHo una prenotazione
I have to goDevo andare
Where do you live?Dove vive?
Spanish is easy to learnLo spagnolo è facile da imparare

Fun Facts

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Congratulations! You finished your 11th lesson in Italian about nouns, and jobs. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Italian Lesson 12. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Italian homepage.

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