Lezione 1

Lesson n°1 – 23rd of November 2022

English course by Ex Prof. Maurizio Righi

Topic of the lesson: How do you say…

      Si è abbassata la temperatura =  The temperature has dropped/cooled down Cool Down Your Body Temperature With This Music NOW (1.00) Even with the air conditioner on full blast (a piena potenza/a tutta birra), it’s hard to truly feel cool in this sweltering (soffocante) heat. This piece of music will help you cool down your body temperature. Listen to this music in a quiet place for at least 20 minutes daily if possible. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwXfMjxMTkM 
 Nice to meet you = Piacere di conoscerla Nice to see you= Che bello vederti  Nice to meet you (A1) (1.24) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLs9lIy5WT0 
NON DIRE: 🚫 Piacere di conoscerti! [Impara la conversazione in madrelingua inglese] (9.00)
Per “Secondo me” non usate according to me . si usa solo per : according to a credible source Eg: according to the Newyork Time/To Sky News.. I think
I believe
In my opinion
From my prospective
From my point of view
The way I see is.. 
According To You – Orianthi (Lyrics)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj0iQ86awgI Orianthi – According To You (Official Video)(3.20)
HOMEWORK: translate the sentences of the song *  
Have a look at these hints: 
show up on time-arrivare in tempo, presentarmi in orario
He is into me –è pazzo di me For everything I’m not-per tutto ciò che non sono
Moody-malincolica, lunatica
I suck at telling jokes- faccio schifo a raccontare barzellette
Cause I always give it away-perché le do via sempre/le regalo
The worst attention span La minore capacità di attenzione/ascolta meno- 

*According To You – Orianthi (Lyrics)(3.19)
   Quando il gioco si fa duro e i duri cominciano a giocare When the going gets tough, the tough get going Billy Ocean – When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going (Official Video)(4.05)
    Prendere le difese di qualcuno.. (dire la verità) Every time I argue with my parents my sister always backs me up 
Phrasal verb: BACK (SOMEONE) UP (1.13)
Why have you decided to take side with Tom? (someone)
English Conversation Lesson 24: Taking Sides (1.15)