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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.
olimpiay
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
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.
qronfla
Italianini 1 - pdf version

Italianini 1 - pdf version

Italian for primary pupils. Suitable for KS1. There will be an accompanying ppts to go with this. It includes: instruction, alphabet family colours numbers 1-10 animals transport sports weather days of the week food Christmas places in town some key verbs negatives
mrwillis73
Pasqua

Pasqua

PowerPoint: The PowerPoint consists of 19 Slides. In each slide, the students can see the picture first so that they can say the word. Then when the teacher clicks, the word appears. PDF: The second resource consists of various activities. 1. Cut and laminate the pictures with words. You can use these to help your students learn the words about easter or you can cut the pictures and words and the students have to match them. 2. Write the words to match the pictures. 3. Bingo Game. (There are 6 Bingo Sheets and Pictures to draw). 4. Write a sentence about the words given.
qronfla
Random Time plenary - MFL French Spanish German etc

Random Time plenary - MFL French Spanish German etc

Say goodbye to that embarassing plastic clock you had to hold in front of the class. Enjoy this new powerpoint based one. Click on one blob to change the hour, and on the other blob to change the minutes. And look cool whilst you’re doing it!
leszekekert
Andiamo 1.7 ho un cane

Andiamo 1.7 ho un cane

This is a double page worksheet from a new Italian KS2/3 resource. There are also powerpoints for all 11 units. Topics include: pets, adjectives of colour, verb avere, what pets you'd like
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.6 gioco a

Andiamo 1.6 gioco a

This is a double page worksheet from a new Italian KS2/3 resource. There are also powerpoints for all 11 units. Topics include: sports you play, what sports you like/don't like/prefer; verb giocare; range of connectives
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.8 - la mia famiglia - publisher

Andiamo 1.8 - la mia famiglia - publisher

This is a double page worksheet from a new Italian KS2/3 resource. There are also powerpoints for all 11 units. Topics include: family members, age, regular -are verbs, my (possessive adjectives)
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.9 in citta - publisher

Andiamo 1.9 in citta - publisher

This is a double page worksheet from a new Italian KS2/3 resource. There are also powerpoints for all 11 units. Topics include: places in town, where places are (prepositions of place)
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.10 - a casa - publisher

Andiamo 1.10 - a casa - publisher

This is a double page worksheet from a new Italian KS2/3 resource. There are also powerpoints for all 11 units. Topics include: where you live, rooms, what floor, prepositions of place, who something belongs to
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1 - full resources

Andiamo 1 - full resources

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This has 11 units for beginners Italian. There is a workbook to go with these resources. A new Italian KS2/3 resource. It includes powerpoints. There is a workbook to go with these resources. At the moment it covers units 1.1-1.10. This will be updated as soon as the full resource is finished. Includes: lesson objectives, key vocabulary, grammar and exercises. Topics include: greetings, age, birthdays, in my bag, school, sports and hobbies, pets, family members, in town, house and home.
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.10 - a casa

Andiamo 1.10 - a casa

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 10th of 11 units for beginners Italian. There is a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: where you live, rooms in a house, where rooms are in relation to one another, 's - possessives, what floor something is on.
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.9 - in città

Andiamo 1.9 - in città

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 9th of 11 units for beginners Italian. There is a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: places in town, prepositions of place.
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.8 - la mia famiglia

Andiamo 1.8 - la mia famiglia

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 8th of 11 units for beginners Italian. There is a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: family members, ages, avere, regular -are verbs, possessive adjective (my).
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.7 - ho un cane

Andiamo 1.7 - ho un cane

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 7th of 11 units for beginners Italian. There is a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: pets; colours; what pets have/don't have/would like; plurals
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.6 - gioco a

Andiamo 1.6 - gioco a

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 6th of 11 units for beginners Italian. There is a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: what sports you play/like/don't like; connectives; first major writing paragraph.
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1 workbook

Andiamo 1 workbook

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 15pp workbook to go with these resources. At the moment it covers units 1.1-1.10. This will be updated as soon as the full resource is finished. There are also powerpoints for all 11 units. Includes: lesson objectives, key vocabulary, grammar and exercises. Topics include: greetings, age, birthdays, in my bag, school, sports and hobbies, pets, family members, in town, house and home.
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.5 - studiamo

Andiamo 1.5 - studiamo

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 5th of 11 units for beginners Italian. There will be a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: classroom objects, classroom instructions, definite and indefinite articles (a/an/the); polite requests and orders, potere/dovere.
mrwillis73
ITALIAN NUMBERS 0-31 CHALLENGE CARDS

ITALIAN NUMBERS 0-31 CHALLENGE CARDS

ITALIAN NUMBERS 0-31 CHALLENGE CARDS really do help to create a lively language learning environment. Students can develop, embed, reinforce and refresh their knowledge of ITALIAN numbers in a cooperative, communicative and interactive way, independently of the teacher. They have a bonus multi-skill focus on listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading and spelling. They’re great for helping students familiarize themselves with, and develop competence in, speaking, reading, writing and spelling numbers in ITALIAN. The cards are useful not only when you’re focusing on Numbers 0-31, but also as an all-year-round starter, plenary and general ‘pick-me-up’ activity, as the goal is not simply to learn how to count in ITALIAN, but also to enjoy working with ITALIAN, and to feel confident about doing so. The questions range in complexity and challenge, and are great for honing numeracy skills too - especially if calculators are not allowed! The resource comprises the following 3 files: * Set of 36 challenge cards, 4 per A4 (8.5 x 11) paper. Print, laminate and cut out. Depending on how long you want the activity to last for, choose a particular number of cards per small group of students, and place them in a tin, bowl or small box so that students can easily select a card, and then replace at the end of the activity. You can simply place all the cards in the bowl/box and let students work their way through, either in a single lesson, or across a series of lessons - I’ve found 15-20 minutes across several lessons can work really well. Students do need to remember to file their recording sheets carefully! * 2-page answer recording sheet. Best printed double-sided. * 2-page answer key, again best printed double-sided, and laminated for longevity. One answer key for each small group is sufficient. Students find this reference sheet really useful - download it for free here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/italian-numbers-0-31-reference-sheets-11756537 The resource consists of 3 non-editable files in a zipped format. Please read the TERMS OF USE carefully; the resource is copyright, and for single teacher/purchaser use only. GRAZIE MILLE E BUON APPRENDIMENTO!
LivelyLearning
Andiamo 1.4 - nel mio ziano

Andiamo 1.4 - nel mio ziano

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 4th of 11 units for beginners Italian. There will be a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: what's in my bag/ pencil case, gap fill story; nouns and plurals; negatives
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.3 - il mio compleanno

Andiamo 1.3 - il mio compleanno

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 3rd of 11 units for beginners Italian. There will be a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: days of the week, months of the year, number 21-31; birthdays
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.2 Quanti anni hai?

Andiamo 1.2 Quanti anni hai?

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 2nd of 11 units for beginners Italian. There will a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: age, numbers 0-20; avere, next year will be x yrs old.
mrwillis73
Andiamo 1.1: greetings

Andiamo 1.1: greetings

A new Italian KS2/3 resource. This is the 1st of 11 units for beginners Italian. There will be a workbook to go with these resources. Includes: alphabet, greetings, how are you?
mrwillis73
Italianini 1 - Italian for primary schools

Italianini 1 - Italian for primary schools

Italian for primary pupils. Suitable for KS1. There will be an accompanying ppts to go with this. It includes: instruction, alphabet family colours numbers 1-10 animals transport sports weather days of the week food Christmas places in town some key verbs negatives
mrwillis73
Italianini 1.1 - noi

Italianini 1.1 - noi

Italian for primary pupils. Suitable for KS1. There will be an accompanying book to go with this. It includes: family members greetings includes pronunciation of all the key vocabulary
mrwillis73