Italian language course will teach students the basic elements of the Italian language and culture. Through
interactive lessons using everyday vocabulary, students will begin to speak, read, write, and
understand spoken Italian. Students will engage in a variety of activities to foster a better
understanding of the language and culture.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES The student will:
1.1 Recognize the meaning of Italian
vocabulary terms relating to everyday life.
1.2 Speak in simple sentences.
1.3 Ask and respond to questions.
1.4 Conduct a simple dialogue.
INSTRUCTIONAL SUPPORT MATERIALS
• Ciao, workbook
• Ciao, audio CD program
• Manipulatives (with classroom items,
SUGGESTED INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES
• Drill and practice
• Modeling (pronunciation, syntax)
• Oral presentations (dialogues)
• Projects (i.e. family trees, photo albums, an
• Didactic questioning (questions which tend
to have a single answer)
• Games (vocabulary bee)
• Student interviews
• Peer teaching
• Practice impromptu speaking
SUGGESTED ASSESSMENT METHODS
• Teacher observation of group activities
• Oral presentations
• Student performance