Ti Piacerebbe Fare Un Quiz? Posted by Geoff on May 25, 2018 in Grammar
After a month of articles about piacere I think it’s time for an exercise.
Remember the golden rule: “in Italian it’s not the person that does the liking, but the thing that pleases the person”, check the indirect personal pronouns and verb conjugations that I’ve provided in my previous articles … and fill in the gaps in the Italian sentences below :
1. Laura and Eugenia discuss their travels
Laura: Do you like Italy? _______ l’Italia?
Eugenia: Yes, I particularly like Tuscany and Liguria. Sì, _______ in particolare la Toscana e la Liguria.
Laura: What about Lunigiana, do you like it? E la Lunigiana _______?
Eugenia: I don’t know Lunigiana, but I’d like to go there. Non conosco la Lunigiana, ma _______ andarci.
Laura: Last May I went La Spezia, but I didn’t like it much. Lo scorso maggio sono andata a La Spezia, ma non _______ molto.
Eugenia: Yes, La Spezia isn’t very attractive, and lots of people don’t like it, but I like it. Sì, La Spezia non è bella, e a tante persone _______ ma _______.
2. Paolo and Fabio discuss food preferences in a trattoria
Paolo: Do you like mussels? _______ le cozze?
Fabio: I’d like to eat them, but unfortunately I’m allergic to them. _______ mangiarle, ma purtroppo ci sono allergico
Paolo: What a pity, I really like them! Che peccato, _______ molto!
Fabio: What about the stuffed squids? I tried them once and really liked them. E i calamari ripieni, li ho provati una volta e _______ molto.
Paolo: Yes, I’ve heard that they’re really good, I’d like to try them. Sì, mi hanno detto che sono buonissimi, _______ provarli.
3. Fabio and Laura go shopping for shoes
Fabio: So, do you see anything that you like? Allora, vedi qualcosa che _______?
Laura: Yes, I really like those white shoes there. Sì, _______ quelle scarpe bianche lì.
Fabio: Well then? E allora?
Laura: However, I also like that green pair there. Però, _______ anche quel paio verde là.
Fabio: So? Quindi?
Laura: I don’t know, I really like both! Non lo so, _______ tutte e due!
Fabio: Unfortunately dear I can only afford to buy you one pair, so you need to decide which shoes you like most. Purtroppo cara, mi posso permettere di comprarti solo un paio, quindi devi decidere quali scarpe _______ di più.
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