Vocabulary and verbs for everyday life

So, how do you describe your daily routine? Here the key verbs that you need:

svegliarsi = to wake up (it’s one of the reflexive verbs)
alzarsi =to get up (it’s one of the reflexive verbs)
fare colazione = to have breakfast
lavarsi i denti = to brush your teeth (it’s one of the reflexive verbs)
farsi la barba = to shave (it’s one of the reflexive verbs)
lavarsi / farsi la doccia = to wash oneself / to take a shower (it’s one of the reflexive verbs)
truccarsi = put make up on oneself
pettinarsi = to comb oneself (it’s one of the reflexive verbs)
vestirsi = to dress up (it’s one of the reflexive verbs)
pranzare/cenare = to have lunch / to have dinner
guardare la televisione = watching television
cucinare = to cook
uscire = to go out
tornare a casa = to come back home
andare a dormire = to go to sleep

If you don’t know how to use reflexive verbs, check out this article!

Now you can find a short text with very simple actions so you can check out the verb conjugations and use it as sample. In bold the verbs of the list, notice that I wrote it as if I were a male.

Ogni mattina mi sveglio, mi alzo e mi faccio la doccia alle 8. Dopo preparo la colazione e, di solito, leggo il giornale online mentre faccio colazione. Mi faccio la barba, mi lavo i denti, mi pettino e mi vesto per andare al lavoro. Esco di casa e vado al lavoro in macchina, in metropolitana o a piedi, a seconda del mio umore. Inizio a lavorare alle 9.30 e a mezzogiorno pranzo coi miei colleghi. La sera torno a casa e guardo la televisione, poi cucino qualcosa da mangiare e ceno. In seguito vado a dormire verso mezzanotte.

A seconda del = according as

Regarding breakfast, here some vocabulary that you might need.

How do you go to work? Check it out here!

RECAP+EXERCISE

Write your own daily routine to practice the use of reflexive verbs.

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