ITALIAN COURSE FOR BEGINNERS

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Introduction

0 Course introduction 02:45

WELCOME MESSAGE AND COURSE OVERVIEW

Module 1

1 Lesson 1. Greetings 03:04

Italian greetings go beyond "Ciao". In this lesson you'll learn formal and informal greetings.

2 Review: Greetings 07:32

Review: Greetings

3 Lesson 2. The alphabet 11:14

In this lesson you'll learn the Italian alphabet. This lesson focuses on learning the pronounciation of single letters before moving on to reading and writing words in Italian. 

3 Audio clip: The alphabet 01:11

Listen to the audio file to complete the worksheet

4 Review: The alphabet 06:22

Review:The alphabet

5 Lesson 3. Numbers 14:52

Counting in Italian is an important skill to master when learning the language. This lesson offers a breakdown of how Italian numbers work from 0 to 100.

5 Audio clip: Numbers 01:22

Listen to the audio file to complete the worksheet task.

6 Review: Numbers 04:34

Review: Numbers

6 Test Clip 01:47

Test your progress.Play and listen to the Italian "Test Clip"along with the quiz to answer the questions.

7 Lesson 4. Personal pronouns and verb "essere" 13:43

Learn to use the personal pronouns and the Italian verb to be.

8 Review: Personal pronouns and verb "essere" 06:34

Review: personal pronouns and verb "essere"

9 Lesson 5. Verb essere - practice 12:30

Let's practice and master the verb "essere"!

10 Review: Verb essere - practice 03:46

Review: Verb essere-practice

11 Lesson 6. Introduce yourself 14:32

In this video you'll learn how to introduce yourself and how to ask and give basic personal information.

12 Review: Introduce yourself 04:11

Review: Introduce yourself

13 Lesson 7. Personal information 12:59

LEARN HOW TO ASK FOR AND GIVE PERSONAL INFORMATION: NAME, LAST NAME, PHONE NUMBER, HOME ADDRESS, EMAIL.

14 Review: Personal information 05:04

Review: Personal information

14 Test Clip 01:24

Test your progress.Listen to an audio clip about Simone and answer the questions.

15 Lesson 8. Italian sounds and syllables 09:14

Learn how to pronounce Italian sounds and syllables

15 Audio clip: Italian sounds and syllables 02:06

Listen to the audio file to complete the worksheet.

16 Review: Italian sounds and syllables 03:46

Review: Italian sounds and syllables

17 Lesson 9. Special sounds 14:40

THIS LESSON FOCUSES ON SOME IMPORTANT SOUNDS IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE: CE-CI/CHE -CHI; GE-GI/GHE-GHI

18 Review: Special sounds 06:49

Review: Special sounds

18 Test Clip 01:25

Test your progress. Listen to the audio clip and answer the quiz.

19 Lesson 10. Italian sounds sce-sci 01:47

THIS VIDEO FOCUSES ON TWO IMPORTANT ITALIAN SOUNDS: SCE-SCI. YOU'LL LEARN TO READ AND WRITE WORDS THAT INCLUDE THESE SOUNDS IN THE SINGULAR AND PLURAL FORMS.

20 Review: Italian sounds sce-sci 04:52

Review:Italian sounds sce-sci

Module 2

21 Lesson 11. Gender and number 09:59

ALL NOUNS IN ITALIAN HAVE GENDER. IN THIS VIDEO YOU'LL LEARN HOW TO CLASSIFY NOUNS ACCORDING TO THEIR GRAMMATICAL GENDER AND NUMBER.

22 Review: Gender and number 05:36

Review: Gender and number

23 Lesson 12. Definite article 13:30

Learn how to use Italian definite articles and learn new words.

24 Review: Definite articles 09:57

Review: Definite articles

25 Lesson 13. Indefinite articles 12:01

Learn how to use Italian indefinite articles.

26 Review: Indefinite articles 05:08

Review: Indefinite articles

27 Lesson 14. Colors and shapes 11:09

In this lesson you'll learn basic colors and shapes in Italian.

28 Review : Colors and shapes 04:57

Review: Colors and shapes

29 Lesson 15. Days of the week and months 14:34

In this lesson you'll learn the days of the week and the months.

30 Review: Days of the week and months 05:00

Review: Days of the week and months

31 Lesson 16. There is and there are- part 1 14:10

Learn how to use there is and there are "C'è" and "Ci sono", two fundamental words to locate people and things.

32 Review: There is and there are- part 1 03:04

Review: There is and there are- part 1

33 Lesson 17. There is and there are- part 2 10:41

This video is the second part of the lesson on how to use "C'E' - CI SONO" (there is and there are).

34 Review: There is and there are- part 2 03:24

Review: There is and there are- part 2

35 Lesson 18. School objects 12:09

In this lesson you'll learn Italian vocabulary related to school objects.

36 Review: School objects 02:09

Review vocabulary related to school objects.

37 Lesson 19. Prepositions of place 09:23

Learn the Italian prepositions of place.

38 Review: Prepositions of place 03:56

Review: Prepositions of place

39 Lesson 20. Adjective 10:22

Adjectives in any language are are what we use to better describe what we're talking about, they give olor and meaning to our words. In this lesson you'll learn common Italian adjectives and how to use them properly.

40 Review: Adjectives 04:20

Review: Adjectives

Module 3

41 Lesson 21. Verb to have 07:58

In this lesson you'll learn to use the verb to have in Italian. The lesson covers the affermative, negative  and interrogative form.

42 Review: Verb to have 09:40

Review: Verb to have

43 Lesson 22. Body parts 13:55

This lesson focuses on vocabulary related to body parts. You'll learn how to physically describe a person.

44 Review: Body parts 01:54

Review: Body parts

45 Lesson 23. Family 11:51

This lesson is about family. You'll learn vocabulary related to family and how to talk about yourfamily.

46 Review: Family 04:22

Review: Family

47 Lesson 24. Homes 10:12

In this video you'll learn the basic vocabulary and structures to talk about homes.

48 Review: Homes 04:22

Review: Homes

49 Lesson 25. Verbs ending in -are 12:13

IN THIS VIDEO YOU'LL LEARN HOW TO CONJUGATE ITALIAN VERBS ENDING IN -ARE.

50 Review: Verbs ending in -are 05:13

Review: Verbs ending in -are

51 Lesson 26. Seasons and weather 14:06

Learn the seasons ; how to ask about the weather and give information about the weather.

52 Review: Seasons and months 03:37

Review: Seasons and months

53 Lesson 27. Time 14:01

LEARN HOW TO TELL TIME IN ITALIAN.

54 Review: Time 04:08

Review:Time

55 Lesson 28. Question words 09:52

In this lesson you'll learn how to ask questions using the most common Italian questions using Italian question words.

56 Review: Question words 05:19

Review: Question words

57 Lesson 29. Daily routine 10:00

This video focuses on the verbs and expressions used to talk about daily routines.

58 Review: Daily routine 02:28

Review: Daily routine

59 Lesson 30. Dialogue- What's the weather like? 12:32

In this lesson you'll learn how to read a dialogue between two people talking about the weather.

60 Review: Dialogue-What's the weather like? 03:55

Review:Dialogue-What's the weather like?

Module 4

61 Lesson 31. Reading - My family 09:49

This lesson will help you improve your reading skills and learn new words.

62 Review: Reading - My family 03:47

Review: Reading - My family

63 Lesson 32. Reading - "La mia casa in Sicilia"- My home in Sicily 12:32

In this lesson you'll read  about an Italian home. This video focuses on reading, pronounciation and fluency. It also introduces new vocabulary.

64 Review: Reading - "La mia casa in Sicilia"- My home in Sicily 07:56

Review: Reading - My Home in Sicily

65 Lesson 33. Reading - Mario's day 12:09

This video focuses on reading and it will help you improve your reading skills as well as your pronounciation and enrich your vocabulary knowledge.

66 Review: Reading- Mario's day 07:45

Review: Reading- Mario's day

67 Lesson 34. Reading - My week 14:56

This lesson focuses on a reading text. You'll improve your reading skills, pronounciation and enrich your knowledge of vocabulary.

68 Review: Reading- My week 05:50

Review: Reading- My week

69 Lesson 35. Reading - l'Italia- Italy 11:21

In this lesson you'll learn about important geographic aspects of Italy. You'll also improve your listening and reading skills.

70 Review: Reading - l'Italia- Italy 05:14

Review: Reading - l'Italia- Italy

71 Lesson 36. At the Italian cafè 13:39

THIS LESSON FOCUSES ON THE EXPRESSIONS USED IN A TYPICAL CONVERSATION AT THE ITALIAN "BAR".

72 Review: At the Italian cafè 06:29

Review: At the Italian cafè

73 Lesson 37. Reading: The Italian bar 11:00

In this video you'll learn about the Italian cafè, the heart of Italian social life.

74 Review: Reading-The Italian bar 05:55

Review: Reading-The Italian bar

75 Lesson 38. At the market 13:51

In this lesson you'll learn how to buy food at the market.

76 Review: At the market 06:03

Review: At the market

77 Lesson 39. At the restaurant - conversation 14:11

In this lesson you'll learn how to order food at a restaurant in Italy, ask for the menu and the bill.

78 Review: At the restaurant 05:10

Review: At the restaurant

79 Lesson 40. Reading: What do Italians eat? 14:53

In this esson you'll practice reading and you'll learn about Italians' eating habits. The lessonn introduces new vocabulary useful to talk about food.

80 Review: What do Italians eat? 05:00

Review: What do Italians eat?

COURSE OVERVIEW

Designed for Grades 6-12, this course introduces students to the basic concepts of the Italian language and culture. This course covers all elements of the language, pronunciation, grammar, reading comprehension. Audio- oral skills are favored, being a course for beginners, however, it is intended to develop all four basic language skills (listening, reading, speaking and writing). Students are It is taught in a mix of English and Italian so students will gradually develop an ear for the language without the risk of not understanding. The course also focuses on some important aspects of Italian culture and lifestyle.

THIS COURSE INCLUDES:

  •         4 MODULES
  •         40 VIDEO LESSONS
  •         40 PRACTICE WORKSHEETS
  •         40 WORKSHEET VIDEO REVIEW LESSONS WHERE I GO OVER EACH OF THE EXERCISES
  •         16 DIGITAL TESTS (plus key answers)
  •         SOLUTION GUIDES TO ALL PRACTICE WORKSHEETS
  •         OVER 15 HOURS OF ENGAGING INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO!

 

COURSE GOALS:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  •         have simple conversations in Italian about topics related to their everyday lives.
  •         ask and answer questions related to their everyday lives.
  •         create sentences in Italian using prior knowledge.
  •         understand some Italian customs.

 

TARGET AUDIENCE:

This course is primarily intended for students in grades 6 to 12, but it's also appropriate for anyone who wants to learn Italian. The course is designed for beginners.

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

No previous Italian language knowledge is required. 

       

COURSE TOPICS

Module 1

- Greetings

- The Italian alphabet

- Numbers 0-100

- Colours and shapes

- Introducing yourself

- Asking for and giving personal information (name, nationality, age, address, phone number, email…)

- Sounds and syllables

- Special sounds

- Italian sounds sci and sce

- Days of the week and months

Module 2

- Gender and number

- Definite articles

- Indefinite articles

- Personal pronouns and verb to be

- There is and there are

- School objects

- Prepositions of place

- Adjectives

Module 3

- Verb to have

- Body parts

- Family

- Homes

- Verbs that end in –ARE

- Seasons and weather

- Time

- Question words

- Daily routine

- Phone conversation: what’s the weather like?

Module 4

Italian culture

- Readings about:

  • ltalian lifestyle
  • family
  • meals
  • eating habits
  • geographical features

 

- Dialogues:

  • ordering at a restaurant and at an Italian café
  • buying groceries
  • Teacher: Lucia
  • Areas of expertise: Foreign languages: Italian and French; English Language Arts.
  • Education: Laurea in lingue e letterature straniere all'Università di Palermo (Italy); BA and MA in Foreign Languages; MA in Education. Licensed English as Second Languageteacher in Italy and Licenced Italian,ELA,ESL teacher in Illinois, USA.
  • Interests: Foreign languages and culture; digital teaching;travelling.
  • Skills: Bilingual: Italian/English
  • Associations: Licensed English as Second Language teacher in Italy and State Licenced Italian,ELA,ESL teacher in the USA.
  • Issues I care about: Teaching authentic Italian language and culture.

Test 2

Test 2 audio clip script with English translation

Electronic quiz answer key

Electronic quiz answer key

Worksheet key answers (from lesson 1 to lesson 40)

1. SALUTI- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

GREETINGS- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

2. L'ALFABETO- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

THE ALPHABET- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

3. I NUMERI-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

NUMBERS-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

4. I COLORI E LE FORME- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

COLOURS AND SHAPES-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

5. PRESENTARSI- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

INTRODUCE YOURSELF-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

6. INFORMAZIONI PERSONALI-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

PERSONAL INFORMATION- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

7. SUONI E SILLABE-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

SOUNDS AND SYLLABLES- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

8. SUONI PARTICOLARI-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

SPECIAL SOUNDS-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

9. I SUONI SCI E SCE-SPECIAL SOUNDS-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

THE ITALIAN SOUNDS- SCI AND SCE-SPECIAL SOUNDS-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

10. I GIORNI DELLA SETTIMANA E I MESI - ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

DAYS OF THE WEEK AND MONTHS- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET-

11. GENERE E NUMERO-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

GENDER AND NUMBERS-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

12. ARTICOLI DETERMINATIVI-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

DEFINITE ARTICLES-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

13. ARTICOLI INDETERMINATIVI-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

INDEFINITE ARTICLES- ANSWER KEYWORKSHEET

14. PRONOMI E VERBO ESSERE-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

PERSONAL PRONOUNS AND VERB TO BE-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

15. VERBO ESSERE E ESERCIZI-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

VERB TO BE AND PRACTICE-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

16. C'E' E CI SONO -PARTE 1-:ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

THERE IS AND THERE ARE- PART 1: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

17. C'E' E CI SONO-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

THERE IS AND THERE ARE-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

18. OGGETTI SCOLASTICI-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

SCHOOL OBJECTS-NSWER KEY WORKSHEET

19. PREPOSIZIONI DI LUOGO-ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

PREPOSITIONS OF PLACE- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

20. LE FORME DELL'AGGETTIVO- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

ITALIAN ADJECTIVES- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

21. VERBO AVERE: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

VERB TO HAVE: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

22. LE PARTI DEL CORPO:ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

BODY PARTS: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

23. LA FAMIGLIA: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEETA

FAMILY: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

24. LA CASA: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

HOMES:ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

25. VERBI IN ARE: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

VERBS OF THE FIRST CONJUGATION: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

26. LE STAGIONI E IL TEMPO: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

SEASONS AND WEATHER: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

27. L'ORA: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

TIME: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

28. PRONOMI INTERROGATIVI: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

QUESTION WORDS: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

29. LA ROUTINE GIORNALIERA: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

DAILY ROUTINE: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

30. CHE TEMPO FA?: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

WHAT'S THE WEATHER LIKE: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

31. LA MIA FAMIGLIA -ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

MY FAMILY- ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

32. LA MIA CASA: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

MY HOME:ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

33. LA GIORNATA DI MARIO: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

MARIO'S DAY: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

34. LA MIA SETTIMANA: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

MY WEEK: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

35. L'ITALIA: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

ITALY: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

36. AL BAR -CONVERSATION: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

AT THE ITALIAN CAFE': ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

37. IL BAR- LETTURA: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

THE ITALIAN CAFE'- READING: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

38. LA SPESA- DIALOGO: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

GROCERIES-CONVERSATION: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

39. AL RISTORANTE- DIALOGO: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

AT THE RESTAURANT-CONVERSATION: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

40. COME MANGIANO GLI ITALIANI: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET

HOW ITALIANS EAT: ANSWER KEY WORKSHEET
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