In this episode you’ll take what you’ve learned so far about ordering food a step further. You’ll learn to deal with dietary requirements and other situations encountered in a restaurant. You’ll also learn about the infinitive of Italian verbs and how you can use this to express a variety of concepts such as talking about what you like to do – or indeed to eat!

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    4 replies to "CBI 1-13 | Visiting an Italian restaurant"

    • Angel

      Love listening and learning from the three of you!!!

    • patricia

      Feel I´ve just found a hidden treasure.What a great atmosphere you all create.I´m an ex-pat(Glasgow)and have been living and teaching English in Antequera for over 30 years(recently retired)I´m really enjoying learning Italian with¨ gente tan simpatica¨.Thank you all so much.

      • radiolingua radiolingua

        ¡Muchas gracias, Patricia! Glad you’re enjoy it.

    • That's Italian

      A wonderful article on this food and all. Please keep posting more on this topics. For more info:-'s Italian

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