ITALIAN: Workbooks The Basics Workbook, Part One - Page 15

Review  the  full  lesson  at:  www.viaoptimae.com/2014/07/the-­‐partitive-­‐article.html   Esercizi (Exercises) (A) Convert  the  definite  article  to  the  partitive  article   for  each  of  the  following  nouns.     delle   le  cose   ___________  cose     gli  sguardi   ___________  sguardi     le  albicocche   ___________  albicocche     lo  zucchero   ___________  zucchero     i  lavori   ___________  lavori     la  pasta   ___________  pasta     gli  anni   ___________  anni     il  burro   ___________  burro     le  case   ___________  case     i  momenti   ___________  momenti     (B) Complete  each  sentence  with  the  most   appropriate  word  from  the  choices  below,  using  its   partitive  article.  Then  fill  in  the  English  translations   below.         (C) C’è / Ci sono…  For  each  of  the  following   places,  write  sentences  describing  what  is  there  using   C’è  (There  is,  singular!)  and  Ci  sono  (There  are,  plural!)   plus  the  partitive  article:     A scuola  (at  school)   C’è della colla. Ci sono delle matite. _____________________________________________   _____________________________________________   _____________________________________________   _____________________________________________   A casa  (at  home)   _____________________________________________   fiori | succo | amiche | stivali | colla   _____________________________________________   1.  Se  hai    ___________,  posso  riparare  il  vaso.   If  you  have  ____________,  you  can  repair  the  vase.     2.    Pianto  _______________  nel  giardino.   I  plant  __________________  in  the  garden.   _____________________________________________   _____________________________________________   Al supermercato  (at  the  supermarket)   3.  Hai  sete?  Vuoi  ______________________?   Are  you  thirsty?  Do  you  want    ________________?   _____________________________________________   4.  Ho  _____________________  italiane.   I  have  ____________  Italian  ______________.   5.    Compro__________________  ogni  inverno.   I  buy    __________________  every  winter.   _____________________________________________   _____________________________________________   _____________________________________________     ©  2014  Via  Optimae    http://www.viaoptimae.com