Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Italian Gestures: Part 2

"Ma cosa dici" / "Non ci credo"
"What are you saying?"/ "I don’t believe it"
How to do it: Hands pressed together in prayer form, going up and down/rocking motion in front of body.

"Di lusso"
"It's expensive"
How to do it: index finger and thumb rubbed together continuously in front of body.

"Stai attento"
"Pay attention"
How to do it: Index finger placed under the eye with very slight motion downwards opening up the eye.

"Ma chi se ne frega"
"I don't care" (Beware: can be considered rude)
How to do it: Back of open hand placed under chin and then flicking chin with the fingertips in an outward motion.
Check back tomorrow for lesson 3! A domani!
Source: guardian.co.uk

1 comment:

  1. THANK YOU. THESE WERE ALL VERY HELPFUL FOR MY INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATION PROJECT.

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