5 Minute Italian

#27 Basta così? How to order food at the deli counter

Aug. 5, 2017

You’re in Italy and you see a gorgeous deli counter, but there’s a real Italian human being behind it! The only thing standing between you and some delicious cheese is your Italian skills. Learn how to order food at counters in this week’s episode of 5 minute Italian. Learn to speak and understand Italian faster! To get free bonus materials for this episode, including a quiz and flashcards, visit our website: http://joyoflanguages.com/italian-travel-phrases-deli/ Today’s words Mi dica = what can I do for you? (literally: tell me) Un etto = 100 grams Prosciutto crudo = parma ham Prosciutto cotto = ham Bresaola = dried salty beef Salame = salami (nice and easy!) Che cos’è quello = What’s that? La burrata = Cheese which is like mozzarella on the outside, soft and creamy on the inside La fontina = soft aged cheese from Aosta Valley Pecorino = a hard, salty sheep’s cheese Allora = well/so Prendo = I’ll have… (literally - I’ll take) Due etti = 200 grams Basta così? = is that everything? (literally: enough like this?) A posto così? = is that everything? (literally: ok like this?) If you found this lesson useful, please take a second to give us a rating on itunes - it helps us reach more Italian learners and continue creating free lessons :) itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/id1217040140 Intro: Ciao by Lee Maddeford(Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 International License).

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