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Once your class samples these games, they won't want to stop learning Italian. Eccellente! Effective for beginning and intermediate Italian learners, picking up new words and phrases through this app is an entertaining task.
New Review Culinary Culture
Italian culture and italian food go together. Have small groups find out all about food-related culture through research and translation. Class members conduct online research, create glossaries, find and translate recipes for a class cookbook, and as an option, cook meals.
Preparing your class for the Italian advanced placement exam? This article breaks down the different components of the test, paying particular attention to the listening portion. How are you going to build your class's listening comprehension before the exam? Teach your Italian speakers some of these strategies and give them several opportunities to practice.
Italian language learners will pick up the fundamentals with these straightforward practice activities. Class members will hear proper pronunciation and practice matching letter sounds to their characters.
In this foreign language worksheet, middle schoolers find the words associated with the Italian language. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
Designing comic strips is an activity packed with fun and great potential for developing academic skills! From summarizing historical events or scenes in literature, to practicing expressions in a foreign language, this highly engaging app has a range of possibilities for classroom application and is sure to spark creativity and critical thinking among your learners!
Students explore Italian culture and food. They repeat phrases in Italian, watch a short video excerpt on Italian pasta, and repeat pasta names in Italian with a partner.
Students are exposed to a part of Italian little "c": Cuisine. They learn the different kinds of pasta and some ingredients to make the sauce.
Students discover what happened to the Italian Jews during World War II. Using the internet, they research the culture of Italy from the 16th through the 20th century. As a class, they watch two films about the Holocaust and how it relates to Italian Jews. They write a paragraph from the point of view of one of the main characters in either film.
Foreign language learners decipher the meanings of classified ads in the target language. They investigate a large collage created by the teacher of foreign language advertisements and discuss the content with classmates. Then they create their own classified page by writing in their target language.
Will you be proctoring an advanced placement test this year? Optimize testing conditions and increase scores with these suggestions. Organized by scenario, this article is an easy read.
Kids can pick up Italian vocabulary by repeating words off lists... or they could interact with colorful pictures and audio recordings of native Italian speakers. Try out the second option with this app!
In this geography worksheet, learners investigate the languages spoken in different countries of the world. Students read the names of 20 countries and write the principal language of each country.
For this languages of the world worksheet, students skillfully match a wide variety of thirty countries to the languages spoken in each country at the present time.
Students visit Ellis Island Immigration Museum (as a field trip or a virtual visit) and pretend to be Italian immigrants to the United States. They write a journal entry detailing their first week in the United States. They interview an Italian immigrant and record the interview for future discussion. They present a skit related to their experiences as an immigrant.
Students practice telling time using a foreign language. In this time telling lesson, students listen to a teacher tell them the time in their target language as they translate it while writing. Students utilize their new time telling vocabulary to create sentences describing when they want to perform activities.
Use pictures and manipulatives to develop vocabulary with your beginning language learners. This plan can be used with foreign language learners (although you'll have to provide the vocabulary), English language learners, or a young language arts class. They practice describing weather by examining different items related to weather such as a coat, umbrella, and scarf, and then practice telling their classmates what the weather is like in the target language. The class members create a weather mini-book including drawings of the different seasons and weather activities.
Enhance your foreign language students' skills to describe a house. After reading a description of rooms in a house in their target language, they work to answer corresponding questions correctly. Additionally, they view a PowerPoint presentation showcasing a home with the different rooms and details. Though the lesson is designed for a language class, you could easily adapt it for a descriptive writing lesson in any language arts class.
You can use this lesson with English language learners, a young language arts class, or speakers of a foreign language. The phrases learned are I need and I don't need. The teacher collects several items around the room, and learners practice using their new target language.
Young scholars utilize a new language to tell someone they care for them. In this complimenting lesson, students practice saying nice things to friends and strangers in their target language. Young scholars react to the lesson afterwards and evaluate its overall effectiveness.