Italian Greetings and Farewells Exercises

italian greetings and farewells exercises

Ciao, student! Welcome back to another exciting session of our Italian language journey. Today, we are going to explore a very important and practical aspect of the Italian language – Greetings and Farewells.

Mastering these phrases will help you initiate and conclude conversations in a manner that is culturally appropriate and respectful in Italy. You will be able to communicate effectively with native speakers right from saying “Hello” to bidding them “Goodbye”. Ready to get started? Andiamo!


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1) Put the Sentences in the Correct Order – Italian Greetings and Farewells


a) buongiorno / al / mio / professore / dico

Dico buongiorno al mio professore.


b) notte / bambini / buona / ai / dico


c) bene / spero / che / stai / tu


d) serata / una / buona / passa


e) stai / come / tu / ?


f) amici / miei / arrivederci,


g) come / va / Maria, / ti / ?


h) ciao / Marco / a


i) sta / bene / mamma / mia


j) un / piacere / incontrarti / è


k) ciao / addio / e / diciamo


2) Can you Translate these Sentences?


a) Good morning, teacher.

Buongiorno, professore.


b) I hope you're well.


c) Goodbye, my friends.


d) Have a good evening.


e) It's nice to meet you.


f) How are you, Maria?


g) Goodnight, children.


h) Hello, Marco.


i) My mother is well.


j) We say hello and goodbye.


k) How are you?


l) Goodbye!


3) Practice your Vocabulary of Italian Greetings and Farewells


a) Good Morning – Good Evening – Good Night

Buongiorno – Buonasera – Buonanotte


b) Hello - Goodbye


c) How are you? - I'm well.


d) Nice to meet you - See you later


e) Welcome - Farewell


4) Practice Your Writing by Translating these Small Text Taking the Italian Greetings and Farewells into Consideration


Every morning, when I arrive at the office, I say 'Good Morning' to my colleagues. During lunch, I always say 'Enjoy your meal'. When I leave, I bid them 'Goodbye' and wish them a 'Good Evening'.


During a party, I met a friend of a friend. I greeted her with a 'Hello', asked 'How are you?' and introduced myself with 'Nice to meet you'.


Bravo, student! You’ve done remarkably well in this lesson. Remember, being able to properly greet people and say goodbye is not only about language – it’s about making connections and respecting the local culture.

By now, you should be more confident in starting and ending conversations in Italian. Keep practicing these greetings and farewells to make them a part of your natural conversation.

Till our next session, arrivederci e buon studio! Don’t forget, the key to mastering any language is practice, practice, and more practice. Ciao!


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