Ciao! = Hello and Goodbye (informal)
Salve! = Hello (formal)
Arrivederci = Goodbye (formal)
Come stai? = How are you? (informal)
Come sta? = How are you? (formal)
Grazie! = Thank you!
Grazie Mille! = Thanks a million!
Prego = Your welcome
Dov`e` il bagno? = Where is the bathroom?
Dove…? =Where is…?
Non lo so. = I don’t know.
Si = Yes
No = No (easy!)
Forse = Maybe
Sono americana/o. = I am American (ending in an “a” is female, in an “o” is male)
Non ho capito. = I don’t understand.
Vabene = Ok
Per favore = Please
Mi scusi = Excuse me (formal)
Mi dispiace = I’m sorry
Non importa = It doesn’t matter
Buon giorno = Good Morning
Buona sera = Good Evening
Buona notte = Good Night
These phrases and greetings, I suggest memorizing, if only to use a few when you are in Florence. Speaking Italian while in Italy will be a challenge but a courtesy to locals who hear English all the time. Don’t fret, give it a try! 🙂