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Midterm Vocab Review

Vacation, The Press, Television, Cinema

EnglishItalian
to take a vacation (in a tourist village) fare la villeggiatura
to be on vacation andare in ferie
August 15th, when everyone goes on vacation Ferragosto
beach front buisness il stabilimento balneare
free beach la spiagga libera
tourist village il villaggio turistico
relaxation, diversions il svago
to take advantage approfittare
competition la gara
to encourage incoraggiare
skiing vacation la settimana bianca
sports center il centro sportivo
summer vacation la vacanza estiva
to afford permettersi
a place un luogo
crowded affollato
the crowd la folla
the majority la maggior parte
to take place svolgere
it takes place si svolge
it took place si è svolto
to stay (as in where you spend a vacation) alloggiare
argicultural tourism agriturismo
to develop svilluppare
city of art la cittá d'arte
landscape il paesaggio
reporter il/la giornalista
daily newspaper il quotidiano
weekly newspaper il settimanale
monthly newspaper il mensile
magazine la rivista
news le notizie
to publish pubblicare
author l'autore, l'autrice
writer lo scrittore, la scrittrice
essay il saggio
summary il riassunto
publisher l'editore, l'editrice
newsstand l'edicola
newspaper vendor il giornalaio
article l'articolo
headlines i titoli
column la rubrica
section l'inserto
chronicles (local news) la cronaca
cultural page la terza pagina
advertisement la pubblicità
issue il numero
subscription l'abbonamento
to subscribe abbonarsi
I subscribe faccio mi abbonamento
free, complimentary in ommaggio, in regalo
channel il canale
competition la concorrenza
content il contenuto
documentary il documentario
level il levello
at.on the level (of) a livello (di)
means il mezzo, i mezzi
prize il premio
il gioco a premi game show
variety show il programma di varietà
public, audience il pubblico
TV network la rete (televisiva)
commercial lo spot pubblicitario
TV series il telefilm
newscast il telegiornale
soap opera la telenovela, le telenovelas
TV la tivù
broadcast, program la trasmissione
to attract attirare
to last durare
to transmit, to broadcast trasmettere
cultural culturale
educational educativo
light, not serious leggero
average medio
publicized pubblicizzato
popular, widely watched seguito
having to do w/ TV televisivo
consequently di coseguenza
entertainment (adj) d'intrattenimento
in the meantime nel frattempo
period after WWII il dopoguerra
genre, type il genere
police/crime (adj) poliziesco
poverty la miseria
anger, rage la rabbia
film director il regista
historical novel il romanzo storico
role il ruolo
to attain success, become popular affermarsi
to contrast (with) contrapporsi (a)
to aquire experience and knowledge formarsi
to direct (a film) girare
to act, speak lines recitare
to summarize riassumere
burgeois, upper-middle class borghese
poor-quality scadente
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