In this episode I talk to my good friend Daniel Gandolfi about what he thinks of Palermo. He has visited me a few times here, so I thought I would ask him what he thinks about the city. In this episode you will hear the following words in their correct context:
RnR Grammar Point
In the episode you will notice that Dan describes Palermo as “hippyish”.
We add the suffix “ish” to the end of words to say “more or less”. For example, if I say that I will meet you at “8ish”, that means I will meet you at more or less 8 o’clock (maybe a few minutes before, maybe a few minutes after).
Here are some other examples:
IMPORTANT – this is not a formal way write and is generally only expressed in spoken language.
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Dan thinks Milan is a boring and depressing city so he called it….
Dan thought the beach in Palermo was very….
Dan gets burnt by the sun because he has ________ skin
Dan describes Palermo as ‘hippyish‘. This means:
To say ‘more or less’ we can add _______ to the end of an adjective.
Italian people are generally more pale than English people.
When crossing the street in Rome Martin’s trousers fell down to his _____________