10 ITALIAN TRANSLATION MISTAKES – are you making these mistakes?

03/11/2021

Overview

Here are 10 common Italian translation mistakes. Can you identify and correct the following errors (there may be more than one in each sentence)?

  1. Please say me how works this machine.
  1. I try to don’t make noise when my colleague speak on the phone.
  1. I know is a problem, but what you want that I do?
  1. They are good friends of me. We stay all the time together at the weekend.
  1. I think to go to Greece for my vacation this year.
  1. When you listen my history you will laugh!
  1. If I would speak very well English, I would search a job in London.
  1. I don’t understand nothing when you speak very quickly.
  1. You must stop to work now, it’s seven and half.

You can email your answers to sonya@class-e.co.uk or check the next post for answers and some grammar information!

Related resources

How to: use Presentation language – summary, conclusion, thanks and inviting questions

Giving a presentation in English – whether online or in a face-to-face meeting, can be a challenging task. Preparation and practice is the key to a confident and clear presentation. Here is some language you can use in the final part of your presentation to summarise your points, thank your audience and invite questions.

How to: use Presentation language 4 – body of the presentation and referring to slides

Giving a presentation in English – whether online or in a face-to-face meeting, can be a challenging task. Preparation and practice is the key to a confident and clear presentation. Here is some language you can use in the main body of your presentation to signal transitions between points and to indicate your slides.

How to: use Presentation language 3 – indicating the time and referring to questions

Giving a presentation in English – whether online or in a face-to-face meeting, can be a challenging task. Preparation and practice is the key to a confident and clear presentation. Here is some language you can use to advise your audience how long your presentation will take, and how you will approach answering their questions.