Italian Teacher Resources

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Learn Italian - MindSnacks

For Students 1st - Higher Ed
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.
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Strategies for Developing Listening Skills in the AP Italian Course

For Teachers 11th - 12th
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...
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Google Translate

For Students 1st - 12th
Not sure how to translate a word, phrase, or paragraph? No worries. Simply paste in, type, or dictate your text, select the initial and desired language, and up pops your translation. Better yet, the app will read the text to you in most...
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How Many Languages Do You Speak When You Speak English?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
What do the words pizza, broccoli, and ciao have in common? Why they are all English words that originally came from Italian. Ask your middle schoolers to guess the origins of a list of words by matching the word with the language from...
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Design a Resort: Italian Villa

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students work in a group to design a travel brochure and television commercial for an Italian resort. They role-play having inherited a large sum of money and buying an Italian villa to turn into a resort. Students research geography,...
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Classified Advertisements: Target Language Practice

For Teachers 1st - 12th
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...
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Pendemonium: The Italian Job

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Discover how to use prefixes and suffixes to determine the meaning of unfamiliar words. The group views a jovial video on the topic, and then they create a chart of prefix and suffix meanings to identify the meanings of words in a social...
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Italian Word Find

For Students 6th - 8th
In this foreign language worksheet, students find the words associated with the Italian language. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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"Asking for Tourist Information" (Italian)

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explain and use verbal directions, recognize the prepositions used in a conversation, explore Italian art, and acquaint themselves with tourist services in Italy.
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Culinary Culture

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Words from Other Languages

For Students 7th - 9th
Teach your students about various word origins using this worksheet from Houghton Mifflin. It includes 6 fill-in-the-blank/matching questions and an extension activity.
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Practicing and Administering the Speaking Section of the AP World Language Exams

For Teachers 12th
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.
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Languages of the World 2

For Students 5th - 6th
In this geography worksheet, students 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.
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Languages of the World

For Students 4th - 6th
In 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.
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Weather and Seasons

For Teachers 4th - 12th
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...
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The Rooms in a Home

For Teachers 1st - 12th
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...
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What I need for School

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
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...
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Let's Discuss Current Events

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Investigate articles from the daily news and share opinions with classmates. Using current events, learners view a news program without sound and predict what news is being discussed by analyzing the visuals. Then they read news articles...
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Marostica, Una Citta Incantevole

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore various Italian websites on the city of Marostica. They complete a worksheet, list the cultural events they would like to see, create a poster of an imagined cultural festivity in Italy, or write a radio announcement.
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The Weather

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What's it like out today, and what do you plan to wear? These are the two main topics for this Italian lesson. By the end of the plan, pupils should have a grasp of basic weather and clothing terms as well as a general understanding of...
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Italian Culture

For Teachers Higher Ed
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.
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Italian Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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.
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"Asking for Tourist Information" (Italian)

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students listen to a dialogue in order to comprehend verbal directions in Italian. They work in pairs practicing giving directions to each other.
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A Meeting Of Renaissance Minds

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate the contributions of individuals during the Italian and Harlem Renaissance periods. In this Italian and Harlem Renaissance lesson, 7th graders research the two eras before writing a script. They write a script...