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Exploring the tradition of the popular theatre of the 'Pupi' (puppets)from Sicily; learning vocabulary / verbs; practsing reading / speaking skills
Staged preparation to Oral EMA to be carried out during a tutorial and then by students on their own. The first stages gradually get the students ready for a discussion. By the time they get to the final stage, the students should be ready to give a presentation.
1) Students pair words and images 2)Students tell each other about the past and present habits and about the things they did last weekend.
Revising the present subjunctive forms; Practising using the structure perché + present subjunctive to express purpose, aims and objectives.
Practising the use of prepositions mentre e durante in different contexts; Being aware of the two possible positions of sentences introduced by mentre and durante.
Practising the use of stare per + infinitive; Being aware of the possible contexts in which this structure is used (action taking place or not taking place in the past).
Practising talking about the past, Practising and consolidating the imperfect tense, Consolidating phrases of time and frequency
Practise contrast between perfect and imperfect tenses, Consolidate expressions of time and frequency
Practising past tense of cominciare, finire. Use of auxiliary verbs essere and avere with cominciare and finire
Consolidating the use of direct object pronouns 'lo', 'la', 'li', 'le' with perfect tense; passato prossimo; making agreement with the participle.
Giving instructions and advice by using affermative and negative informal imperative, irregular imperative forms
Practise using the formal imperative to give advice; Expand vocabulary relevant to remedies and cures
Practise using the pronouns with formal imperative; Reinforce the relationship between nouns and pronouns
Practise using the plural imperative; Practise using pronouns with the plural imperative; Expand the vocabulary of Unit 7
Practise using the future to express suppositions; Consolidate students' understanding of the subject-verb relationship
Understanding and consolidating the specific terminology used in job advertising; Practising the interviewer and candidate role in a mock interview.
Consolidating the agreement between noun and adjective, Using the adjective bello in exclamations like Che bel bambino!
Practising the use of the subjunctive to express opinions, doubts, hopes, with impersonal expressions and to talk about specific characteristics; Practising the use of credo di / penso di and the distinction between this structure and the use of credo che with subjunctive.
Practising the use of the structure più/meno… di/che… to make comparisons; Understanding the difference of use between che/di; Revision of compound forms of the preposition di.
Video on pronunciation of consonants in Italian: letter "s".
Dyslexic friendly activity on how to pronounce the two Italian graphemes /gn/ and /ng/
A video clip describing an Italian apartment. The plan of the apartment is taken from Vivace, p.157.
Warming up activities be carried out at the beginning of an Elluminate session while waiting for everybody to come in. They are also a fun way to test microphones and connections. They can be used f2f as well.