The Alphabet

The Italian Alphabet

– Consists of 21 graphemes or signs

– Comes from the ancient latin alphabet

– Despite being an imperfect writing system , it provides a good correspondence between sounds  and symbols

 

ALPHABET LETTERS

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

L

M

N

O

P

Q

R

S

T

U

V

Z

a

b

c

d

e

f

g

h

i

l

m

n

o

p

q

r

s

t

u

v

z

PRONUNCIATION

A

a

B

bi

C

ci

D

di

E

e

F

effe

G

gi

H

acca

I

I

L

elle

M

emme

N

enne

O

o

P

pi

Q

qu

R

erre

S

esse

T

ti

U

u

V

vi

Z

zeta

FOREIGN LETTERS

J

i lunga

k

cappa

w

doppia vu

x

ics

y

ipsilon, i greca

 VOWEL

A come ALBERO

E come EURO

I come ITALIA

O come OMBRA

U come UVA

CONSONANTS

B come BANANA

C come CANE

D come DUE

F come FUOCO

G come GELATO

H come HOTEL

L come LUNA

M come MANO

N come NOTTE

P come PANE

Q come QUATTRO

R come RISO

S come SOLE

T come  TANGO

V come VASCA

Z come ZERO

 

 

Listen and repeat : The sounds of the alphabet

View and print the lesson in pdf: The Italian alphabet

 

 

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