5 Italian Quello x Quel Exercises

italian quello quel exercises

Ciao, studente mio! Today, we will dive into the delightful intricacies of the Italian language, specifically focusing on the demonstrative adjectives quello and quel.

These words are quintessential in pointing out specific items, and mastering their use will significantly enhance your fluency in Italian.

As we embark on this linguistic journey, remember that practice makes perfect, so I encourage you to approach these exercises with enthusiasm and repetition.

We will start by putting sentences in the correct order, followed by translation exercises to test your comprehension and use of quello and quel.

Then, we’ll proceed to vocabulary practice and wrap up with some translation of small texts. Ready to begin? Andiamo!


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1) Put the Sentences in the Correct Order – Italian Quello x Quel


a) è / libro / quello / noioso

Quello libro è noioso.


b) è / quel / cane / grande


c) ragazzo / ha / quello / una / moto


d) è / sciarpa / quella / elegante


e) sono / quei / alberi / altissimi


f) sono / quelle / scarpe / sporche


g) quel / uomo / è / gentile


h) sono / libri / quei / vecchi


i) quella / è / macchina / veloce


j) è / penna / quella / mia


k) è / quel / vestito / di / moda


l) quell' / è / uomo / attore / un


2) Can you Translate these Sentences? Italian Quello x Quel Exercises


a) That house is very old.

Quella casa è molto vecchia.


b) That dog doesn't like water.


c) Those students are very attentive.


d) That book on the table is mine.


e) That teacher is very kind.


f) Those flowers in the garden are beautiful.


g) That car is faster than mine.


h) That color doesn't suit me.


i) Those shoes are new.


j) That picture on the wall is crooked.


k) That dress is perfect for the party.


l) That actor is famous worldwide.


3) Practice your Vocabulary


a) That (masculine singular) – Those (masculine plural)

Quel – Quei


b) That (feminine singular) - Those (feminine plural)


c) That (masculine before a vowel)


d) That (masculine singular before s+consonant or z)


e) Those (masculine before a vowel or an impure 's')


4) Practice Your Writing by Translating these Small Texts Taking the Italian Demonstratives into Consideration


In that small town, the traditions are very important. That church in the center has been there for centuries, and those festivals they hold every summer bring everyone together, celebrating their rich cultural heritage.


That restaurant near the coast serves the freshest seafood. Those dishes they prepare with local ingredients taste like the essence of the sea. That chef truly understands the art of cooking.


5) About Italian Demonstratives, Write the Obvious Questions to the Answers


a) Quel film era davvero emozionante. (Come…)

Come era quel film?


b) Quelle scarpe costano troppo. (Quanto...)


c) Quell'uomo è mio zio. (Chi...)


d) Quella borsa è di Gucci. (Di che...)


e) Quel quadro è stato venduto ieri. (Quando...)


f) Quei ragazzi sono i migliori della classe. (Chi...)


g) Quella macchina è della mia amica. (Di chi...)


h) Quel gatto sembra perduto. (Come...)


i) Quelle chiavi sono per l'ufficio. (Per che cosa...)


j) Quell'orologio è un regalo di mio padre. (Da chi...)


Bravissimo! You’ve reached the end of today’s lesson on the demonstratives quello and quel, and I must say, your progress is impressive.

Through rearranging sentences, translating, and writing, you’ve shown that you can not only understand these words but use them effectively in context. Keep in mind, that learning a language is an art as much as it is a science.

Continue to immerse yourself in Italian culture, seek out conversations with native speakers, and above all, stay curious and motivated.

Remember that language is the key to unlocking a whole new world of experiences and connections. Until our next lesson, keep practicing and savor the beauty of the Italian language. Arrivederci!


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