Master Translator: Exercise 7

domanda indiretta
[vedi articolo]
• intermediate •

  1. Sai dove sono i biglietti?
  2. Puoi dirmi dov’è il teatro, per favore?
  3. Sai qual’è il lavoro di Bob?
  4. Puoi mostrarmi dov’é il bagno?
  5. Sai perché la macchina di Jane è qui?
  6. Puoi dirmi a che ora il film è cominciato?
  7. Sai di che cosa sta parlando quell’uomo?
  8. Puoi immaginare dov’erano le chiavi?
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BUON LAVORO!


31 comments

  1. 1) Do you know where the tickets are?
    2) Can you tell me where the theatre is, please?
    3) Do you know which Bob’s work is?
    4) Con you show me where the bathroom is?
    5) Do you know why jane’s car is here?
    6) Can you tell me what time the film started?
    7) Do you know what that man is speaking about?
    8) Can you think where the keys were?

  2. 1 Do you know where the tickets are?
    2 can you tell me where the theatre is?
    3 do you know what bob’s work is?
    4 can you show me where the bathroom is?
    6 do you know why jane’s car is here?
    7 can you tell me at what time the film has began?
    8 can you suppose where the keys were?

    1. Hi Guido. Nice to see you here. Your translations are pretty good, especially in relation to the “indirect question” problem. There are one or two mistakes which you can check with my versions below. If you have any questions, you can ask me here…

  3. 🙂
    1) DO YOU KNOW WHERE THE TICKETS ARE?
    2) PLEASE ,CAN YOU TELL ME WHERE THE THEATRE IS?
    3)DO YOU KNOW WHAT BOB’S JOB IS ?
    4)CAN YOU SHOW ME WHERE THE BATHROOM IS?
    5)DO YOU KNOW WHY JANE’S CAR IS HERE?
    6)CAN YOU TELL ME WHAT TIME THE MOVIE STARTED?
    7)DO YOU KNOW WHAT THAT MAN IS TALKING ABOUT?
    8)CAN YOU (WOULD YOU IMAGINE ) WHERE THE KEYS WERE?

    1. Very good, Roberta. Remember that “movie” is American and “film” is English 🙂
      Also, in no. 8 “would you imagine” is not possible.

  4. 1) Do you know where the tickets are?
    2)Can you tell me where the theatre is, please?
    3) Do you know what Bob’s job is?
    4) Can you please show me where the toilet is?
    5) Do you know why Jane’s car is here?
    6) Can you tell me what time the film started?
    7) Do you know what that man is talking about?
    8) Can you immagine, where the key were?

    1. Ciao Alessandra: ben trovata! Vedo che ti sei tenuta in forma! L’unica piccola errore (ma sicuramente una svista) è che nel 8) ‘key’ dovrebbe essere plurale 😉

  5. Ecco le mie versioni:

    Sai dove sono i biglietti?
    ► Do you know where the tickets are?

    Puoi dirmi dov’è il teatro, per favore?
    ► Can you tell me where the theatre is, please?

    Sai qual’è il lavoro di Bob?
    ► Do you know what Bob’s job is?

    Puoi mostrarmi dov’é il bagno?
    ► Can you show me where the bathroom is?

    Sai perché la macchina di Jane è qui?
    ► Do you know why Jane’s car is here?

    Puoi dirmi a che ora il film è cominciato?
    ► Can you tell me what time the film started?

    Sai di che cosa sta parlando quell’uomo?
    ► Do you know what that man is talking about?

    Puoi immaginare dov’erano le chiavi?
    ► Can you imagine where the keys were?

    Qualche variante è sempre possibile!

    Se ti serve qualche spiegazione, chiedi pure…

      1. Because I’m English! 😀

        film = British English
        movie = American English

        N.B. Occhio a come hai formulato la tua domanda:
        Why did you use “film” and not “movie” in sentence 6?

  6. 1. Do you know where the tickets are?
    2. Please, can you tell me where the theatre is?
    3.Do you know what the Bob’s job is?
    4. Can you show me where the bathroom is?
    5. Do you kown why the jane’s car is here?
    6. Can you tell me when the film is began?
    7. Did you know what that man is talking about?
    8. Can you imagine where the keys were?

    1. Ciao Viviana, per adesso mi limito a segnalarti quali delle tue frasi sono corrette ✔ e quali sono sbagliate ✘ così hai tempo fino a lunedì sera per rifletterci su…

      1. Do you know where the tickets are? ✔
      2. Please, can you tell me where the theatre is? ✔
      3. Do you know what Bob does for a living? ✔
      4. Can you show me where the bathroom is? ✔
      5. Do you know why the jane’s car is here? ✘
      6. Can you tell me when the film is began? ✘
      7. Did you know what that man is talking about? ✔
      8. Can you imagine where the keys were? ✔

      Dalle mie correzioni riesci a capire dove hai sbagliato con le altre frasi? Ho messo in corsivo le parti da rivisionare.

      Rispondi qui stesso eventualmente e non in un nuovo messaggio, altrimenti si fa un po’ di confusione. 🙂

  7. Grazie per le risposte, grazie. Gentilissimo… visto che ho ancora tempo ci riprovo

    1 – Do you know where the tickets are ?
    2 – Please, could you please tell me where the theater is ?
    3 – Do you know what do Bob do for living ?
    4 – Can you show me where the bathroom is ?

    1. 1 – Do you know where the tickets are? ✔
      2 – Please, could you please tell me where the theatre is? ✔
      3 – Do you know what do Bob do for living? ✘
      4 – Can you show me where the bathroom is? ✔

      Rispondi qui stesso eventualmente e non in un nuovo messaggio, altrimenti si fa un po’ di confusione. 🙂

  8. 1) Do you know where the tickets are?
    2) Can you tell me where is the theatre, please?
    3) Do you know which Bob’s job is?
    4) Can you show me where the toilet is?
    5) Do you know why Jane’s car is here?
    6) Can you tell me when the film begane?
    7) Do you know what that man is talking about?
    8) Do you imagine(or guess) where the keys were?

    1. Ciao Mirella, per adesso mi limito a segnalarti quali delle tue frasi sono corrette ✔ e quali sono sbagliate ✘ così hai tempo fino a lunedì sera per rifletterci su…

      1) Do you know where the tickets are? ✔
      2) Can you tell me where is the theatre, please? ✘
      3) Do you know which Bob’s job is? ✘
      4) Can you show me where the toilet is? ✔
      5) Do you know why Jane’s car is here? ✔
      6) Can you tell me when the film begane? ✔
      7) Do you know what that man is talking about? ✔
      8) Do you imagine (or guess) where the keys were? ✘

      Dalle mie correzioni riesci a capire dove hai sbagliato con le altre frasi? Ho messo in corsivo le parti da rivisionare.

      Rispondi qui stesso eventualmente e non in un nuovo messaggio, altrimenti si fa un po’ di confusione. 🙂

  9. 1 – Do you know where are the tickets ?
    2 -Could you please tell me where is the theater?
    3 – Do you know what Bob does for living?
    4 – Can you show me where is the bathroom ?
    5 – Do you know why Jane’s car is here?
    6 – Can you tell me when the movie starterd?
    7 – Do you know what that man is talking about?
    8 – Can you imagine where the keys were?

    1. Ciao Giogio, per adesso mi limito a segnalarti quali delle tue frasi sono corrette ✔ e quali sono sbagliate ✘ così hai tempo fino a lunedì sera per rifletterci su…

      1 – Do you know where are the tickets? ✘
      2 – Could you please tell me where is the theatre? ✘
      3 – Do you know what Bob does for ___ living? ✘
      4 – Can you show me where is the bathroom ? ✘
      5 – Do you know why Jane’s car is here? ✔
      6 – Can you tell me when the movie started? ✔
      7 – Do you know what that man is talking about? ✔
      8 – Can you imagine where the keys were? ✔

      Dalle mie correzioni riesci a capire dove hai sbagliato con le altre frasi? Ho messo in corsivo le parti da rivisionare.

  10. 1) Sai dove sono i biglietti? Do you know where the tikets are?
    . 2) Puoi dirmi dov’è il teatro, per favore? Please, can you tell me were the theater is?
    . 3) Sai qual’è il lavoro di Bob? Do you know what the Bob’s Job is?
    . 4) Puoi mostrarmi dov’é il bagno? Could you please show me where the toilette is?
    . 5) Sai perché la macchina di Jane è qui? Do you know the reason why the Jane’s car is here?
    . 6) Puoi dirmi a che ora il film è cominciato? Could you tell me at what time the movie is started?
    . 7) Sai di che cosa sta parlando quell’uomo? Do you know what that man is talking about?
    . 8)
    Puoi immaginare dov’erano le chiavi? Can you image where the keys were?

    1. Ciao Francesca, mi sambra che hai capito il ‘tema’ dell’esercizio in pieno. Nonostante questo rimangono alcuni errori che indicherò qui sotto sempre con il sistema ✔ quando le tue frasi sono corrette e ✘ quando c’è qualcosa (anche piccola) che non va…

      1) Do you know where the tickets are? ✔
      2) Please, can you tell me where the theatre is? ✔
      3) Do you know what the Bob’s Job is? ✘
      4) Could you please show me where the toilette (bathroom) is? ✔
      5) Do you know the reason why the Jane’s car is here? ✘
      6) Could you tell me at what time the movie is started? ✘
      7) Do you know what that man is talking about? ✔
      8) Can you imagine where the keys were? ✔

      Dalle mie correzioni riesci a capire dove hai sbagliato con le altre frasi? Ho messo in corsivo le parti da rivisionare.

  11. 1)Do you know where are the tickets?
    2)Can you tell me where is the Theatre, please?
    3)Do you know what Bob do?
    4)Can you show me the toilette?
    5)Do you know why Jane’s car is here?
    6)Can you tell me what time started the movie?
    7)Do you know what that man is talking about?
    8)Can you imagine where were the kyes?

    1. Ciao Athos, per adesso mi limito a segnalarti quali delle tue frasi sono corrette ✔ e quali sono sbagliate ✘ così hai tempo fino a lunedì sera per rifletterci su…

      1) Do you know where are the tickets? ✘
      2) Can you tell me where is the Theatre, please? ✘
      3) Do you know what Bob do? ✘
      4) Can you show me the toilette? ✔ (qui hai evitato furbamente il problema)
      5) Do you know why Jane’s car is here? ✔
      6) Can you tell me what time started the movie? ✘
      7) Do you know what that man is talking about? ✔
      8) Can you imagine where were the keys? ✘

      Dalle mie correzioni riesci a capire dove hai sbagliato con le altre frasi? Ho messo in corsivo le parti da rivisionare.

      1. Article in the 3rd and in the 5th and “started” instead of “is started” in the 6th?

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