Mother Tongue: Italian

Tue 30 July 2019

Ciao means hello in Italian. Sirine’s guest is Mary who talks about her favourite gelato flavour and shares a fun Italian card game. 

Here are the Italian words you'll learn in this episode:

Ciao - Hello
Pianoforte - Piano
Scopa - Broom or Sweep (the name of an Italian card game, like Snap)
Mortatella Panini A tasty Italian snack
Buono - Yummy
Arivederci - Goodbye

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This is what the Italian flag looks like:

Learn the Italian song you heard in this episode:

Sing along in Italian:

Battiamo le manine
che adesso arriva papa'
gli porta I chocolatini
E Mary gli magera'

 Battiamo le manine
che adesso arriva papa'
gli porta I chocolatini
E Mary gli magera'

English translation:

Clap your hands
Daddy's coming home soon
He's bringing cholocate
(Say baby’s name) is going to eat it.

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