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fun activity to learn Italian greetings and useful expressions (A1)

fun activity to learn Italian greetings and useful expressions (A1)

This resource is designed as formative assessment in a formal or informal learning environment. It consists in a jigsaw aimed at recapping greetings and various expressions in Italian. It is engaging and fun and can be used both with individual learners (one-to-one sessions) and with large groups. The ideal number of learners for one jigsaw is 4-5 learners and you tutor might want to create more decks according to the number of students in your class. This resource includes basic expressions that are not generally introduced in beginners Italian courses but belong to widespread knowledge (e.g. pronto, buon appetito, etc.). At the end of this activity you can give the revision hand-out consisting in a table where learners can write the English translation for each expression they have read in the jigsaw.
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Magic square on Italian simple future tense of regular ERE-verb conjugation

Magic square on Italian simple future tense of regular ERE-verb conjugation

Students locate different conjugated forms of the verbs prendere, leggere, scrivere and credere and put the corresponding number in the correct square. Once they have located all verb forms and every square has a number in it, they sum up the numbers. If the numbers add up to 34 horizontally, vertically and diagonally, it means everything is correct. If it doesn’t, they have to find the error and correct it so that the numbers add up to 34. 34 is the magic number! My students love solving magic square. It’s challenging enough, yet fun and self-correcting. Enjoy!
msteresaja
I NEGOZI Italian SHOPS

I NEGOZI Italian SHOPS

A presentation about shops in Italian, and revision of food items. It needs some adjustments. I have used it with my Y8 group.
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Magic square on Italian future tense with andare + a + infinitive conjugation

Magic square on Italian future tense with andare + a + infinitive conjugation

Students locate different conjugated forms of andare + a + the infinitive of the verbs prendere, leggere, scrivere and credere and put the corresponding number in the correct square. Once they have located all verb forms and every square has a number in it, they sum up the numbers. If the numbers add up to 34 horizontally, vertically and diagonally, it means everything is correct. If it doesn’t, they have to find the error and correct it so that the numbers add up to 34. 34 is the magic number! My students love solving magic square. It’s challenging enough, yet fun and self-correcting. Enjoy!
msteresaja
Magic square on Italian imperfect tense of regular ERE-verb conjugation

Magic square on Italian imperfect tense of regular ERE-verb conjugation

Students locate different conjugated forms of the verbs prendere, leggere, scrivere and credere and put the corresponding number in the correct square. Once they have located all verb forms and every square has a number in it, they sum up the numbers. If the numbers add up to 34 horizontally, vertically and diagonally, it means everything is correct. If it doesn’t, they have to find the error and correct it so that the numbers add up to 34. 34 is the magic number! My students love solving magic square. It’s challenging enough, yet fun and self-correcting. Enjoy!
msteresaja
Magic square on Italian conditional tense of regular ERE-verb conjugation

Magic square on Italian conditional tense of regular ERE-verb conjugation

Students locate different conjugated forms of the verbs prendere, leggere, scrivere and credere and put the corresponding number in the correct square. Once they have located all verb forms and every square has a number in it, they sum up the numbers. If the numbers add up to 34 horizontally, vertically and diagonally, it means everything is correct. If it doesn’t, they have to find the error and correct it so that the numbers add up to 34. 34 is the magic number! My students love solving magic square. It’s challenging enough, yet fun and self-correcting. Enjoy!
msteresaja
Magic square on Italian IRE-verb (isc type) conjugation no prep practice

Magic square on Italian IRE-verb (isc type) conjugation no prep practice

Students locate different conjugated forms of the verbs capire, finire, pulire and preferire and put the corresponding number in the correct square. Once they have located all verb forms and every square has a number in it, they sum up the numbers. If the numbers add up to 34 horizontally, vertically and diagonally, it means everything is correct. If it doesn’t, they have to find the error and correct it so that the numbers add up to 34. 34 is the magic number! My students love solving magic square. It’s challenging enough, yet fun and self-correcting. Enjoy!
msteresaja
Magic square on Italian regular ERE-verb conjugation

Magic square on Italian regular ERE-verb conjugation

Students locate different conjugated forms of the verbs scrivere, leggere, chidere and decidere and put the corresponding number in the correct square. Once they have located all verb forms and every square has a number in it, they sum up the numbers. If the numbers add up to 34 horizontally, vertically and diagonally, it means everything is correct. If it doesn’t, they have to find the error and correct it so that the numbers add up to 34. 34 is the magic number! My students love solving magic square. It’s challenging enough, yet fun and self-correcting. Enjoy!
msteresaja
Magic square on definite&indefinite articles and family members Italian

Magic square on definite&indefinite articles and family members Italian

Students locate family members in Italian with either definite or indefinite articles and put the corresponding number in the correct square. Once they have located all phrases and every square has a number in it, they add up the numbers. If the numbers equal to 34 horizontally, vertically and diagonally, everything is correct. If they don’t, they have to find the error and correct it so that the numbers equal to 34. The articles that are practiced in this magic square are: uno, un, una, alcuni, alcune, il, la, i, le. My students LOVE solving magic squares, and it’s challenging enough yet fun, and self-correcting. Enjoy!
msteresaja
Magic square on Italian regular ARE-verb conjugation

Magic square on Italian regular ARE-verb conjugation

Students locate different conjugated forms of the verbs nuotare, riposare, lavorare and cantare and put the corresponding number in the correct square. Once they have located all verb forms and every square has a number in it, they sum up the numbers. If the numbers add up to 34 horizontally, vertically and diagonally, it means everything is correct. If it doesn’t, they have to find the error and correct it so that the numbers add up to 34. 34 is the magic number! My students love solving magic square. It’s challenging enough, yet fun and self-correcting. Enjoy!
msteresaja
Primavera

Primavera

This powerpoint is about spring. It has 22 slides. The objective is to help students learn new vocabulary in Italian about spring. First the picture is shown so that students can say the word if they know it. When the teacher clicks, the word appears. In the pdf, there are various resources. The first resource consolidates what the students learned in the powerpoint. Use this resource as a handout or laminate the cards, cut them and the students have to match the pictures to the words. In the second resource, students have to write the word next to the picture shown. In the third resource, students have to write the singular or plural of the words given. The last resource is a composition about spring. Helping words are given to help students write their composition.
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