Get your students excited about learning Italian with these fun and interactive language learning lesson plans and activities. Start with basic Italian vocabulary words and then move up to grammar, reading and writing Italian, as well as ideas for student group work and dialogue. Find fun ideas to teach new content, review material and even practice quizzes and worksheets that are easily adaptable to your class needs.
The activities suggested here encourage students to interact by moving around freely in the classroom and talking to one another, so that learning Italian becomes natural.
Kids love games and stories. Make your class of Italian words & phrases for kids interesting by helping them realize, even before they begin their study of the language, that they already know and use quite a number of Italian words.
Your classroom ideas for teaching Italian in elementary school should include an introduction to the country Italy and other countries where Italian is spoken; then teach them the Italian alphabet, a few numbers and some key phrases.
Italian is an expressive language that incorporates verbal and physical expressions. Learn about how to teach common Italian phrases that are rude and Italian gestures.
Teaching your students how to form the past perfect tense with Italian verbs is a key lesson. Your students will really catch on if you use this lesson plan and some other suggested activities.
Now that your students understand the Italian future simple tense, teach them how to form the future perfect tense using Italian verbs. This Italian future perfect tense lesson plan goes over the formation of the tense, when to use it, and a comparison to the future simple tense.
With Valentine’s Day around the corner, teach your students how to say “I Love You” in Italian. This lesson includes the different phrases you can teach to show affection, and fun exercises with music and writing.
Are you teaching the Italian reflexive verbs? This lesson plan for teaching the reflexive verbs goes over the different reflexive pronouns and the formation of the verbs.
When teaching your Italian language students the future tense, use this lesson plan for the future simple tense. After this activity, they will catch on in no time.
All nouns in Italian have a grammatical gender, either masculine or feminine. Teach your child about gender and adjectives in Italian using vocabulary from the previous lessons in the series, and introduce animal vocabulary.