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An Italian Tradition

Exploring the tradition of the popular theatre of the 'Pupi' (puppets)from Sicily; learning vocabulary / verbs; practsing reading / speaking skills

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Appuntamenti

Information gap for pair work. Students look at their diaries and try to find a day to meet

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Bedroom guessing game

Students take it in turns to guess where an object is in a room

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Buongiorno!

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Buying a train ticket

Role-play: buying and selling train tickets/ making travel arrangements

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Buying food

Lesson plan: 1) Use slides 2,3,4,5 to introduce the language necessary to buy food at market 2) Use slide 6 to teach articulate prepositions and slide 7 as an exercise 3) Role play. Using Italian supermarket magazines and slide 8 as a prompt, students buy and sell food.

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Comment faire du café

Reading Text for The Skills of Reading and Listening Unit 4 Activity 2

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Como canbiar una bombilla

For use with The Skills of Listening and Speaking Unit 4, Activity 2

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Cucina e regioni italiane

La cucina italiana e' molto varia e riflette la storia e del clima delle sue regioni ... Reading and Comprehension activitiy for L195 - Although the text is quite long the activities are simple and targeted at beginners. This gives students an opportunity to read a long text to extract specific information and answer questions (I normally show the questions before giving the text, since it is 'beginners' level)

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Describing a sitting room

1) Students describe a sitting room using articulate prepositions e.g. il cane e' sul tappeto 2) Students pair clipart objects and their meanings and then take turns to place them in various places in the sitting room. They will need to use articulate prepositions, destra, sinistra, vicino a, sopra, sotto

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Dialogues Performing Languages

Dialogues to practise the formal and informal address, to introduce oneself using the right intonation depending on whether we are making a statement of asking a question

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Direct Pronouns activity

A dyslexia friendly activity about practising the use of direct pronouns (can be used for beginners [L195] half-way through their course to learn direct pronouns or intermediate students [L150] at the beginning of their course, to revise pronouns)

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Directions

Use these slides to teach directions in face-to-face tutorials. stedents can use them as prompts when they do information gaps/pair work

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Educazione alla cittadinanza

History of Italy and Italian constitution outlines

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Giving and obtaining personal information

Cut the cards and then give one card to each student. Ask the students to find all the information that is missing on their cards. To do this they have to walk around the room and ask their colleagues questions.

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How much will it be?

Using the future tense to make conjectures and suppositions.

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In giro per Venezia a fare shopping In viaggio

questo, quello when doing shopping revising unit 4 - on holiday

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Inferring meaning - Romanian

An alternative activity that doesn't use a commonly spoken language but can be accessed by students who know a little of another Romance language. There are notes to go with the slide.

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Intercultural Communication -Warmer

Warmer which could be used to help Ss prepare for eTMA 01. To be used in a face to face tutorial.

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L150 EMA preparation

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.

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L150 Unit 2_ Talking about past habits and events

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.

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L150U10A01

Revising the present subjunctive forms; Practising using the structure perché + present subjunctive to express purpose, aims and objectives.

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L150U10A02

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.

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L150U10A03

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).

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L150U1A1

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L150U1A2

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L150U1A3

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L150U1A4

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L150U1A5

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L150U1A6

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L150U2A01

Practising talking about the past, Practising and consolidating the imperfect tense, Consolidating phrases of time and frequency

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L150U2A02

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L150U2A03

Practising expressing superlatives -issimo

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L150U2A04

Practise contrast between perfect and imperfect tenses, Consolidate expressions of time and frequency

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L150U2A05

Practising proprio in contrast with mio, tuo, suo

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L150U3A01

Making comparisons by practising the comparative of equality (tanto..quanto, così..come)

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L150U3A02

Practising past tense of cominciare, finire. Use of auxiliary verbs essere and avere with cominciare and finire

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L150U3A03

Making a polite request using the present conditional; Expressing a wish

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L150U3A04

Describing people: physical description, character and what they can do (saper fare).

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L150U4A01

Saying what people are doing, using 'stare' and the gerund form.

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L150U4A02

Accepting or refusing an invitation; Using mi dispiace, non posso, devo.

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L150U4A03

Consolidate use of relative pronouns che, cui

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L150U4A04

Consolidating the use of direct object pronouns 'lo', 'la', 'li', 'le' with perfect tense; passato prossimo; making agreement with the participle.

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L150U5A01

Practise use of quanto ci vuole, quanto ci mette

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L150U5A02

Practise use of imperfect and perfect tenses

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L150U5A03

Revise and practise different forms of buono

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L150U5A04

Practise use of buono and migliore

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L150U6A01

Asking and answering questions about eating habits

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L150U6A02

Giving instructions and advice by using affermative and negative informal imperative, irregular imperative forms

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L150U6A03

Using the informal imperative with direct pronouns

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L150U6A04

Using the present conditional tense to give advice

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L150U6A05

Expressing need using servire

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L150U7A01

Practise talking about illnesses and health problems

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L150U7A02

Practise using the formal imperative to give advice; Expand vocabulary relevant to remedies and cures

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L150U7A03

Practise using the pronouns with formal imperative; Reinforce the relationship between nouns and pronouns

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L150U7A04

Practise using the plural imperative; Practise using pronouns with the plural imperative; Expand the vocabulary of Unit 7

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L150U8A02

Practise using impersonal structures si deve and bisogna

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L150U8A03

Practise using the future to express suppositions; Consolidate students' understanding of the subject-verb relationship

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L150U8A04

Understanding and consolidating the specific terminology used in job advertising; Practising the interviewer and candidate role in a mock interview.

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L150U9A01

Consolidating the agreement between noun and adjective, Using the adjective bello in exclamations like Che bel bambino!

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L150U9A02

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.

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L150U9A03

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.

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L161 Tutorial 2 Units 3 and 4: culture

material related to Units 3 and 4 book 1 (culture, culture shock and intercultural encounters)

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L161 Unit 7 Multiculturalism

Three activities to cover Unit 7: - Introduction - Examples of cultural artefacts about the topic, showing the wide range of experiences of migration - A debate, using a large number of statements to agree or disagree with. Colleagues could select those they prefer. I have left the whole list to allow for more freedom of choice when adapting the resource.

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L161 tutorial 4 - paraphrasing and paragraphing

PPTX and WBD files for range of activities based on L161 material.

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L195 Unit 1 Attivita' 1.3.2 How to pronounce c, ci and ch in Italian

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team.

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L195 Unit 1 Attività 1.3.2 How to pronounce "g,gi,gh" in Italian

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team

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L195 Unit 1 Attività 1.6.4 How to pronounce semi-consonants in Italian

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team

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L195 Unit 1 Attività 1.6.4 How to pronounce semi-vowels in Italian

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team

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L195 Unit 1 How to put emphasis on the last syllable in Italian

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team

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L195 Unit 10 Attivita' 10.1.1 Where to put the stress - the imperfect tense of Italian verbs

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team.

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L195 Unit 2 Attivita' 2.1.2 How to pronounce double consonants in Italian

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team

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L195 Unit 2 Attivita' 2.2.9 How to use intonation in questions in Italian

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team

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L195 Unit 2 Attivita' 2.6.4 How to pronounce sc, sci and sch in Italian

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team.

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L195 Unit 2 Sezione 2.3 Where to put the stress - the present indicative of Italian verbs

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team.

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L195 Unit 5 Attivita' 5.5 Emphasis on long numbers

A screencast produced as part of the Screen-o-Matic pronunciation project delivered by the OU in Wales Languages Team.

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L195Unit2_Personal Details (role play)

Students take part in a role play (how to ask for and give personal details)

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L195Unit2_Personal details

Providing personal details by making simple sentences

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La famiglia

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Mandiamole a scuola

discussing different points of view

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Passato prossimo

Rule and link to Quia exercise

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Performing actions

verb formation

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Pinocchio by R Benigni

Resources which can be used together with the film 'Pinocchio' by R Benigni

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Practice of pronunciation of letter "S" with a tongue twister

Video on pronunciation of consonants in Italian: letter "s".

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Pronouncing the Italian sound 'gl'

Collaborative Writing Project (2012) Pronunciation of the sound λ (gl).

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Pronunciation of the Italian sounds /gn/and /ng/

Dyslexic friendly activity on how to pronounce the two Italian graphemes /gn/ and /ng/

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Reading and Listening Unit 4

1. Definitions 2. Decoding aan inferring 3. Cognates, false friends and loans 4. Aspects of language learning 5. Ordering a text 6. Collocations

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The Nature of Language: Unit 1

1. Iconic, symbolic and indexical signs 2. Types of writing system 3. Categorising, overextending and underextending 4. Phonemes 5. Syntagmatic and paradigmatic dimensions

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The Spanish Child

This activity is similar to "Frugality at German dinner parties". It aims to do a close, critical reading of a relevant text. It hopes to foster discussion of intercultural encounters. I have included a text, but this is referenced. I hope this is OK.

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The cosmonaut

Il cosmonauta

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Un appartamento italiano

A video clip describing an Italian apartment. The plan of the apartment is taken from Vivace, p.157.

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Units 1,2 and 3

a lot of material from which you can edit and select for tutorial 1

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Vacanze gratuite

A brief article abridged and simplified. Topic: Italian work and politics

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Wall Performing Languages

Expressing likes and dislikes and to what degree, talking about food

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Wall Performing Languages Appointment

Making an arrangement to see someone

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Where are my glasses?

Students take it in turns to guess where the glasses are

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double consonants: a tongue-twister

A Jing video on how to pronounce double consonant 'll' with a a tongue-twister for practice.

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in + article

Explain the use of in+article and ask the students to move the words next to the correct preposition

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riddles, quizzes and icebreakers

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.

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su +article

Explain the use of su+article and ask the students to move the words next to the correct preposition

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