Household appliances in Italian

This lesson is all about how to pronounce household appliances in Italian. These days we have a number of household appliances in our homes to make domestic duties easier and quicker. Look around your kitchen and laundry and you will see just how many electrical time saving devices you have. Now, here is the Italian vocabulary for you to put to those little wonders.

If you look closely at some of the words, you can take a guess at learning a few verbs at the same time. Verbs in Italian tend to end in –are, -ere, and –ire; look at the beginning of the Italian words on the list here and try to guess their accompanying verbs.

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Talking about household appliances in Italian

La lavatrice

Washing machine

L'asciugatrice

Dryer

La lavastoviglie

Dishwasher

Lo stereo / L’impianto stereo

Stereo

Il computer

Computer

Il forno

Oven

Il fornello

Stove

Il bollitore

Kettle

Il tostapane

Toaster

Il frigorifero

Fridge

Il congelatore

Freezer

Il telefono

Telephone

Il ferro da stiro

Iron

Il forno a microonde / Il microonde

Microwave

Il frullatore

Mixer

La sveglia

Alarm clock

How did you go? Did you guess that “lavare” means to wash; “cuocere al forno” means to bake; “tostare” means to toast; “congelare” means to freeze or that “svegliare” means to wake up? If you did guess those and others from the list above, then congratulations, you just doubled the vocabulary for this lesson. 

lavare

to wash

cuocere al forno

to bake

tostare

to toast

congelare

to freeze

svegliare

to wake up

That's it for this lesson. See you next time!

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