Unit 1 - Revision

Objectives for Unit 1:

Exchanging information about daily activities: work/university. Writing simple messages.
Regular and irregular verbs.

1) Role Play - Saying what you do and like
2) Listening - Quiz
3) Gap-filling - Vocabulary + grammar
4) Grammar - Present Tense
5) Grammar - Sapere / Piacere / Conoscere
6) Culture
7) Grammar - Verbs pyramid
8) Read and Listen - Ordering dialogues
9) Listening - Talking about your daily routine
10) Listening - Understanding the time
11) Writing - Writing about your routine
12) Extension Work

Unit 2 - Shopping for food.

Objectives for Unit 2:
Shopping for food. Weights and measures.
Partitive articles and quantities. Combined prepositions.

Use of troppo and poco .

1) Listening - Shops
2) Listening - Shopping
3) Listening - Survey
4) Grammar - di + article
5) Grammar - Quantities
6) Culture - Food in italy
7) Role-play - The market
8) Read and Write - Missing words
9) Vocabulary - A recipe
10) Written Task
11) Extension Work

Unit 3 - Shopping for clothes.

Objectives for Unit 3:
Expressing preferences. Asking for size / colours and materials. Demonstratives: questo / quello. Introduction to the Direct Object pronouns: lo / li – la / le.

1) Listening - What are you wearing?
2) Listening - Who is it?
3) Vocabulary - Clothes
4) Grammar - Colours
5) Grammar - Quel, Quell’, Quello, Quella, Quei, Quelle
6) Culture - Quiz
7) Listen - The window
8) Fill in the gaps
9) Grammar and Writing - la / le / lo / li / l’
10) Grammar - True or False?
11) Written Task
12) Extension Work

Unit 4 - Phone calls and Physical descriptions.

Objectives for Unit 4:
Dealing with phone calls. Taking/reading and understanding simple messages. Describing people / Physical descriptions. Direct Object Pronouns: lo / li – la / le

1) Listening - Calling Directory Inquiries
2) Listening - Who is who?
3) Filling in the gaps - Leaving a message
4) Grammar - Stare + Gerund
5) Reading - Hello!
6) Culture - Mobile phones
7) Reading and writing - Sentence puzzle
8) Grammar and Writing - lo / li – la / le
9) Listening - What do I have to do?
10) Listening and translating - In Italian please!
11) Written Task
12) Extension Work

Unit 5 - Past events and leisure activities.

Objectives for Unit 5:
Talking, asking and answering questions about past events. Daily Routine and leisure activities.
Introduction to Passato Prossimo (Present Perfect) . Regular Past Participle

1) Grammar - Past Participle
2) Role Play - Holidays
3) Grammar - Present Perfect
4) Reading - What did you do?
5) Grammar - Week-end activities
6) Culture - Football in Italy
7) Listening - Weekend
8) Grammar - Passato Prossimo
9) Reading - A bad day!
10) Written Task
11) Extension Work

Unit 6 - Daily routine / Recent activities / Past events.

Objectives for Unit 6:
Talking, asking and answering questions about past events. Irregular Past Participle. Passato Prossimo of the verb piacere.
Adverbs of time related to Passato Prossimo.

1) Vocabulary - Destinations
2) Listening - What did you do last holidays?
3) Grammar - A holiday in Rimini
4) Fill in the gaps - A letter
5) Grammar - The verb piacere
6) Culture - Going to a bar
7) Reading - Select the right expression
8) The shark - Irregular Past Participle
9) Reading and Writing - Sentence puzzle
10) Listening - Winter holidays
11) Written Task
12) Extension Work

Unit 7 - Banking.

Objectives for Unit 7:
Changing money and making bank transactions.
Finance and banking vocabulary. Filling in a form. Revision of numbers.
Passato Prossimo of the verb piacere.
Adverbs of time related to Passato Prossimo.

1) Listening - numbers
2) Listening - getting an account
3) Listening - my account
4) Vocabulary - the bank
5) Reading - changing money
6) Culture - from lira to euro
7) Translation - how would say it in Italian?
8) Grammar - Dealing with traveller’s cheques
9) Written Task
10) Extension Work

Unit 8 - Making plans and invitations.

Objectives for Unit 8:
Making plans. Arranging, suggesting, accepting, and declining invitations. Revision, pronouns. Present tense of modal verbs: volere, potere and dovere.Introduction of Ti / Le piacerebbe, Ti / Le va?

1) Listening - Inviting people
2) Listening - Talking about future holidays
3) Grammar - Direct and indirect object pronouns
4) Role Play - Making arrangements
5) Reading - Describing holidays
6) Culture - Italian Language
7) Grammar - volere, potere and dovere
8) Reading - Describing holidays
9) Reading - Ti piacerebbe…
10) Vocabulary - Game
11) Written Task
12) Extension Work

Unit 9 - Eating out.

Objectives for Unit 9:
Booking a table / ordering meals / Reading menus and bills. Eating out vocabulary. Superlatives.
Use of un altro, un altro po’.

1) Listening - Booking a table
2) Vocabulary - Food puzzle
3) Reading and Vocabulary - A meal
4) Listening - Ordering in a restaurant
5) Listening - The bill
6) Culture - Eating in an Italian restaurant
7) Reading - Eating out
8) Role-play - The restaurant
9) Grammar - Superlatives
10) Written Task
11) Extension Work

Unit 10 - Health matters.

Objectives for Unit 10:
Describing physical symptoms/Understanding prescriptions/At the chemist’s. Doctor and Medicine Vocabulary:
ho mal di testa, mal di denti...
Use of aver bisogno di. Imperative.

1) Vocabulary - Different parts of the body
2) Listening - Making an appointment
3) Reading and Vocabulary - Being ill
4) Dictation - Explaining what’s wrong with you
5) Sentence puzzle - Going to the doctor’s
6) Culture - Italians and Health
7) Translation - How do you say it in Italian?
8) Listening - At the doctor’s surgery
9) Vocabulary - Fill in the gaps
10) Vocabular - Game
11) Written Task
12) Extension Work

Unit 11 - Hotels.

Objectives for Unit 11:
Asking for and complaining about facilities.
Hotel vocabulary.
Introduction to the expressions:
non funziona / funzionano and manca / mancano.General revision.

1) Vocabulary - Hotel
2) Listening - Booking a hotel room
3) Listening - Filling in a hotel reservation form
4) Grammar - Pronouns lo / la / li / le / l’
5) Listening - Reporting a problem
6) Culture - Quiz
7) Sentence puzzle
8) Role-play - Description of the room
9) Vocabulary - Game
10) Grammar - funzionare e mancare
11) Written Task
12) Extension Work

Unit 12 - Revision.

Objectives for Unit 12:
Revision

1) Grammar - di + article
2) Grammar - Quantities
3) Grammar and writing - la / le / lo / li / l’
4) Grammar and writing - lo / li – la / le
5) Grammar - Present Perfect
6) Grammar - The verb piacere
7) Grammar - A holiday in Rimini
8) Listening - Talking about future holidays
9) Grammar - Direct and indirect object pronouns
10) Grammar - volere, potere and dovere
11) Vocabulary - Food puzzle
12) Grammar - Superlatives