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Use It or Lose It (6): 10 Exercises to Practise Your Romanian


Choose the correct and appropriate answer. Unjumble the letters to get a word. Or the words to get a sentence. Find the missing letters. Find the odd word. Come up with the right word needed to complete a question. Practising your Romanian so it doesn’t go downhill can be fun and stimulating. See for yourself trying out these 10 short exercises. Ready? Steady? Go! (Answer key at the end.)


1. Which reply is the most appropriate?

„Poftim cartea pe care ne-ai cerut-o.”

A. „Şi noi.”

B. „Mersi.”

C. „Serios?”

D. „La fel.”


2. Complete the word with the missing letters.

„Faptul că n-a venit până acum este î ­_ g _ _ j _ _ ă ­_ _ r.”


3. Which word is different in the group?

A. canapea

B. fotoliu

C. lampadar

D. dormitor


4. What’s the missing word?

„…… persoane aţi invitat la aniversarea voastră?”


5. Which reply is the most appropriate?

„Atunci ne revedem acolo. Drum bun!”

A. „Să fie!”

B. „Şi vouă!”

C. „Ai dreptate.”

D. „Bineînţeles.”


6. Put the letters in the correct order to get the name of a publication where we can read news, articles or celeb stories: t e v r ă i s


7. Which word is different in the group?

A. şmecher

B. cinstit

C. sincer

D. onest


8. Complete the word with the missing letters.

„Degeaba analizezi statistica aceasta. Este

_ r _ l _ v _ _ _ ă, fiindcă nu se aplică la România.”


9. Which option best fits in the gap?

„…… am povestit vreodată cum am ajuns eu în Cambodgia?”

A. Vi

B. V-

C. Ve-

D. Vor


10. Put the words in the correct order to get a question:

vărul | te | tău | ce | cu | la | întâlneşti | oră | ?


International House Bucharest, through its Romanian Language Department, runs online and face-to-face Romanian courses and cultural integration workshops for foreigners living in Romania or interested in the country’s culture, language or history. For more information, click here. To enrol, contact romanian@ih.ro. And to follow our video series “Your Romanian Class”, subscribe to our YouTube channel.


Answer key

1 B; 2 îngrijorător; 3 D; 4 Câte; 5 B; 6 revistă; 7 A; 8 irelevantă; 9 B; 10 “La ce oră te întâlneşti cu vărul tău?”

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