Day 147 of My Italian Learning Journal*
This evening we celebrated our granddaughter’s 15th birthday, a few days early. There were lots of relatives present and some of her school friends as well. The party was hosted at a local and popular Bar-B-Que restaurant. The food was good, and the occasion was festive. My wife and I bought the cake. The items on the cake are face make-up items, lipstick, brushes, eye shadow, etc. – made of sugar, of course. Relatives had opportunities to catch up with one another’s lives. The dinner was followed by the special cake and cookies. The party moved to my granddaughter’s home where the presents were opened. Fifteen years-old . . . Wow. (Now for a short practice script in Italian . . . grammar corrections are welcome.)
- Stasera abbiamo festeggiato il compleanno di nostra nipote.
Tonight we celebrated our granddaughter's birthday.
- Lei ha quindici anni.
She is fifteen years-old.
- Mia moglie ed io abbiamo fatto una torta speciale.
My wife and I had a special cake made.
- Cos'è successo negli ultimi 15 anni? Adesso è una bella ragazza.
What happened to the last 15 years? She is a beautiful, young lady now.
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*Note: This is my personal journal of daily practice in learning Italian. I welcome Italian grammar corrections. Grazie.