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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Learning Italian, 3rd Edition by Gabrielle Euvino

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Chapter 9
Rain or Shine: It’s Time to Talk About Tempo
In This Chapter
♦ Telling time
♦ Using the verb fare to talk about the weather and il clima
♦ Making appointments and scheduling time
L’astrologia
♦ Using the verbs sapere and conoscere
Talking about tempo in Italian requires a little explanation. Il tempo refers to the weather, while l‘ora refers to the hour. In this chapter, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the weather, time, and dates. You’ll develop the vocabulary you need to schedule an appointment and talk about the climate, the stars, the moon, and l’astrologia.
 
I’ve also thrown in a couple of extra verbs used to talk about what you know: sapere (to know something) and conoscere (to know someone, to be acquainted). ...

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