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                                                                                                                   Italian
                                                               OVERVIEW
                                                                Section 2
Year 2                                                                        Year 3
                                                                              Listen to sights and sound combinations to
                                                                              develop recognition of common words and
                                                                              phrases.

                                                                              Recognise the difference between statements and
                                                                              questions.

                                                                              Provision of many examples of Italian language
                                                                              through teacher examples, gestures and pictures.

                                                                              Responding in Italian, using several words, to
                                                                              questions given in Italian.
                                                                              - greetings
                                                                              - courtesy exchanges
                                                                              - routines

                                                                              Student imitation of Italian speech with an
                                                                              emphasis on correct pronunciation. The alphabet
                                                                              - vowel pronunciation.



                                                                              Identify letter and phonic sounds.

                                                                              Read aloud using correct pronunciation, tone and
                                                                              stress - stories, songs, poems, dialogues, headings,
                                                                              individual words etc.

                                                                              Develop strategies to gain meaning from Italian
                                                                              texts.

                                                                              Recognise and read language displayed in the
                                                                              classroom - sign, labels etc.



                                                                              Contribute to shared writing activities.

                                                                              Produce written work to convey an idea or
                                                                              message.

                                                                              Copy words from various sources, including the
                                                                              blackboard.

                                                                              Illustrate their own Italian writing with suitable
                                                                              drawings.

                                                                              Use information from a text to draw or label
                                                                              pictures, diagrams and charts.

                                                                              Independent writing using a model.


                                                                                                                 Profile Level [1]




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                                                                                                                            Italian
                                                               OVERVIEW
                                                                Section 3
STRAND
Oral                  THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND THEMES WILL BE USED ACROSS ALL
Interaction           THREE STRANDS (ORAL, READING AND WRITING)

                      Year 4                                                                  Year 5
                      Buongiorno (socialising)                                                Cosa facciamo (interacting)

                      - greetings                                                             - verbs (regular and reflexive

                      - asking how someone is and responding                                  Daily routine
                      (formal / familiar)                                                     - time
                                                                                              - places
                      - Introductions and responding appropriately                            - days of week
                      to them
                                                                                              Describing people
                      - Telephone conversations
                                                                                              - clothing
                      - asking about the presence or absence of
                      someone/something                                                       - using adjectives to describe others

                      Sono Io (Identifying Self)                                              - agreement of adjectives with nouns

Reading and           - name                                                                  - use of “the” - il, la, l‟
Responding            - age
                      - class                                                                 Revision
                      - address                                                               - colours
                      - birthdays                                                             - months
                                                                                              - numbers
                      Colours                                                                 - socialising language

                      Ordinal and Cardinal numbers                                            Carnevale/Italian Festival (if suitable)

                      Months                                                                  Italian Geography

                      Carnevale/Italian Festival (if suitable)                                Italians at work and play

                      Italian Geography                                                       Religious Celebrations
Writing
                      Italians at work and lay                                                Christmas

                      Religious Celebrations                                                  The Family
                                                                                              - use of the third person singular
                      Christmas
                                                                                              Revision of definite article
                      The Home
                      - furniture
                      - rooms

                      Use of definite article




                                                               Profile Level [2]                                             Profile Level [2]




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                                                                                                  Italian
                                                               OVERVIEW
                                                                Section 4
THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND THEMES WILL BE USED ACROSS ALL THREE
STRANDS (ORAL, READING AND WRITING)
Year 6                                                   Year 7
Avanti Unit 1                                             Avanti Unit 4
Revision of greetings                                     Naming classroom objects
Inviting people                                           Giving instructions
Identifying self                                          Describing self and others
                                                          Chi e? Che cosa e?
Avanti Unit 2                                             Commands
Asking about a person                                     Asking about the location of people and things
Asking and giving names
Asking about someone else‟s identity                      Avanti Unit 5
Asking questions                                          Reinforcement of vowel pronunciation
The verb TO BE - Essere                                   The verb TO HAVE - avere
                                                          Revision definite article
Avanti Unit 3                                             Questions and answers using positive and negative
Apologising                                               forms
Use of the negative                                       Animals and their homes
Adjectives to describe self and others
Revision definite article - il, la, l‟                    Avanti Unit 6
Pronouns - io, tu, lui, lei                               Numbers
Agreement of adjectives - masculine and feminine - addition
Revision of numbers, months and days of the               - subtraction
week                                                      - multiplication
                                                          - division
                                                          Revision days of the week and dates
                                                          Agreement of adjectives
                                                          Use of „molto‟
                                                          Revision avere and essere
                                       Profile Level [3]
                                                                                           Profile Level [3]
Themes
A variety of themes are used to provide an insight into Italian culture and to provide a context
for Italian language learning. Use of the themes will vary according to the students interest,
needs and time available.
Geography of Italy - large cities, individual study of one region
Italians at work and play - major industries, major sports and pastimes
Carnevale (February) - brief factual explanation of history and importance of Italian culture, range of
language and art activities to revise vocab, look at regional differences, provide a motivational and fun
start to the year and where appropriate involve the students in the Italian festival.
Religious Celebrations (optional 2-3 lessons)
Easter, Patron Saints, religious aspects of Christmas
Students involved in using and understanding Italian vocab associated with religious events. Students
have an understanding of the importance of religion and religious events in Italian cultural life.
- factual information about Lent and the range of religious activities leading up to Easter and a Easter in
different Italian regions
- different ways villages celebrate the feast days of their patron saints
- religious activities related to Christmas
Christmas
- Christmas songs, constructing and displaying Christmas decorations, language associated with
Christmas (presents, Father Christmas etc), comparative study of an Italian and Australian Christmas.




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                                                                                                  Italian
Section 2

THE COURSE
The main guides will be the Statements and Profiles and the Arcobaleno Course

TIMETABLE
Year 3 - 40 hours per year


Aims
To develop and understanding of spoken and written Italian through listening and speaking
To provide a wide variety of opportunities for communication in Italian
To provide opportunities for the students to listen to Italian and develop an understanding of the
intonation, rhythm and stress
To develop understanding and the ability to respond confidently in Italian by providing opportunities
which are familiar and are well rehearsed
To enable the students to comprehend Italian writing on familiar topics whether in short texts or labels
To enable the students to write and copy short texts, where necessary with written models
To increase the students awareness of different socio-cultural backgrounds
To develop the students ability to use Italian in everyday contexts - greetings etc


Italian Records
Annual
Results of assessment tests written and oral
Observations and anecdotal notes

Long Term
Copy of end of year report




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                                                                                                                       Italian
STRAND                                 Section 2 - Year 3                                            Aims                Assessment
Oral                  Listen to sounds and sound combinations to                              That the students        Anecdotal notes on
Interaction           develop recognition of common words and                                 can conduct, in          participation and
                      phrases.                                                                Italian, simple social   performance.
                                                                                              exchanges using
                      Recognise the difference between statements                             single words and
                      and questions.                                                          familiar expressions.

                      Provision of many examples of Italian
                      language through teacher examples, gestures
                      and pictures.

                      Responding in Italian, using several words,
                      to questions given in Italian
                      - greetings
                      - courtesy exchanges
                      - routines

                      Student imitation of Italian speech with an
                      emphasis on correct pronunciation. The
                      alphabet - vowel pronunciation.



Reading and           Identify letter and phonic sounds                                       That the students        Anecdotal notes on
Responding                                                                                    can read short           participation and
                      Read aloud using correct pronunciation, tone                            sentences, in Italian.   performance
                      and stress - stories, songs, poems, dialogues,                          That the students
                      headings, individual words etc                                          can identify
                                                                                              individual letters
                      Develop strategies to gain meaning from                                 and words
                      Italian texts

                      Recognise and read language displayed in
                      the classroom - sign, labels etc



Writing               Contribute to shared writing activities                                 That the students
                                                                                              can write simple
                      Produce written work to convey an idea or                               sentences, in Italian,   Assessment of
                      message                                                                 using well known         completed written
                                                                                              vocabulary.              exercises
                      Copy words from various sources, including
                      the blackboard

                      Illustrate their own Italian writing with
                      suitable drawings

                      Use information from a text to draw or label
                      pictures, diagrams and charts

                      Independent writing using a model



                                                               Profile Level [1]




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                                                                                                  Italian
                                                             Topic Planning
Work in Year 3 Based on - Arcobaleno Course
Major themes used across Oral, Reading and Writing trends are listed below

Colours

Numbers 1 to 10

Body parts

Family members

Pets

Come ti chiami? Mi chiamo........

Come stai - Sto.......(+ how one feels)

Greetings - Ciao, Buongiorno, Arrivederci

The Alphabet - vowel pronunciation

Religious Celebrations (optional 2-3 lessons - any lessons in this theme advertised as optional in
class newsletter)
Easter, Patron Saints, religious aspects of Christmas
Students involved in using and understanding Italian vocab associated with religious events. Students
have an understanding of the importance of religion and religious events in Italian cultural life
- factual information about Lent and the range of religious activities leading up to Easter and at Easter
in different Italian regions
- different ways villages celebrate the feast days of their patron saints

Christmas
- Christmas songs, constructing and displaying Christmas decorations, language associated with
Christmas (presents, Father Christmas etc)




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                                                                                                  Italian
Section 3

THE COURSE
The main guide will be the National Statements and Profiles and the Pane e Fantasia course
Topics/Themes will vary from year to year according to the students‟ interests, needs and abilities

TIMETABLE
Year 4 and 5 - 40 hours per year


Aims
That the students confidently participate in classroom Italian oral activities
That the students can substitute new words into known structures
That the students can write simple Italian texts with familiar language patterns
That the students further develop the ability to communicate in Italian with Italian speakers or other
learners in the classroom
That the students further develop their skills to read short Italian texts to gain information
That the students develop their ability to respond in Italian both orally and in writing
That the students can use written Italian to communicate with others
That the students gain a greater understanding of Italian culture - traditions and customs



Italian Records
Annual
Results of assessment tests written and oral
Observation and anecdotal notes

Long Term
Copy of end of year report




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                                                                                                                     Italian
STRAND                                 Section 3 - Year 4                                            Aims               Assessment
                      THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND
                      THEMES WILL BE USED ACROSS
                      ALL THREE STRANDS (ORAL,
                      READING AND WRITING)
Oral
Interaction           Buongiorno (socialising)                                                That the students      Individual talks
                                                                                              can interact in
                      - greetings                                                             predictable social     Question and answer
                                                                                              exchanges and          drills
                      - asking how someone is and responding                                  structured learning
                      (formal / familiar)                                                     situations using       Oral games
                                                                                              short sentences or
                      - Introductions and responding appropriately                            phrases that contain   Roll plays
                      to them                                                                 familiar language
                                                                                              patterns               Identifying and
                      - Telephone conversations                                                                      naming objects

                      - asking about the presence or absence of                                                      Observation and
                      someone/something                                                                              anecdotal notes

                      Sono Io (Identifying Self)
Reading and
                                                                                              That the students      Individual
Responding
                      - name                                                                  can read and           assessments where
                      - age                                                                   understand short       students have to read
                      - class                                                                 repetitive texts of    stories, poems and
                      - address                                                               one or two sentences   dialogue
                      - birthdays                                                             containing single      Observation and
                                                                                              items of information   anecdotal notes
                      Colours

                      Ordinal and Cardinal numbers

                      Months
Writing                                                                                       That the students
                      The Home                                                                can write phrases or   Assessment of the
                      - furniture                                                             short well rehearsed   students bookwork
                      - rooms                                                                 language to convey     and assignment
                                                                                              simple information     sheets
                      Use of definite article                                                                        Observation and
                                                                                                                     anecdotal notes




                                                               Profile Level [2]




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                                                                                                   Italian
                                                             Topic Planning
Themes
A variety of themes are used to provide an insight into Italian culture and to provide a context
for Italian language learning. Use of the themes will vary according to the students interest,
needs and time available.

Geography of Italy - mapping, large cities

Italians at work and play - major industries, major sports and pastimes

Carnevale (February) - brief factual explanation of history and importance of Italian culture, range of
language and art activities to revise vocab, look at regional differences, provide a motivational and fun
start to the year and where appropriate involve the students in the Italian festival.

Religious Celebrations (optional 2-3 lessons - any lessons in this theme advertised as optional in
class newsletter)
Easter, Patron Saints, All Souls Day, religious aspects of Christmas
Students involved in using and understanding Italian vocab associated with religious events. Students
have an understanding of the importance of religion and religious events in Italian cultural life.
- factual information about Lent and the range of religious activities leading up to Easter and a Easter in
different Italian regions
- different ways villages celebrate the feast days of their patron saints

Christmas
- Christmas songs, constructing and displaying Christmas decorations, language associated with
Christmas (presents, Father Christmas etc)




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                                                                                                                     Italian
STRAND                                 Section 3 - Year 5                                            Aims               Assessment
                      THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND
                      THEMES WILL BE USED ACROSS
                      ALL THREE STRANDS (ORAL,
                      READING AND WRITING)
Oral
Interaction           Cosa facciamo (interacting)                                             That the students      Individual talks
                                                                                              can interact in        Question and answer
                      - verbs (regular and reflexive)                                         predictable social     drills
                                                                                              exchanges and          Oral games
                      Daily routine                                                           structured learning    Roll plays
                      - time                                                                  situations using       Identifying and
                      - places                                                                short sentences or     naming objects
                      - days of the week                                                      phrases that contain   Observation and
                                                                                              familiar language      anecdotal notes
                      Describing people                                                       patterns.

                      - clothing

                      - using adjectives to describe others

                      - agreement of adjectives with nouns

                      - use of „the‟ - il, la, l‟
Reading and                                                                                   That the students      Individual
Responding            Revision                                                                can read and           assessments where
                                                                                              understand short       students have to read
                      - colours                                                               repetitive texts of    stories, poems and
                                                                                              one or two sentences   dialogue
                      - months                                                                containing single      Observation and
                                                                                              items of               anecdotal notes
                      - numbers                                                               information.

                      - socialising language

                      The family
                      - use of the third person singular

                      Use of definite article

                                                                                              That the students      Assessment of the
Writing
                                                                                              can write phrases of   students bookwork
                                                                                              short well rehearsed   and assignment
                                                                                              language to convey     sheets
                                                                                              simple information.
                                                                                                                     Observation and
                                                                                                                     anecdotal notes




                                                               Profile Level [2]




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                                                                                                   Italian
                                                             Topic Planning
Themes
A variety of themes are used to provide an insight into Italian culture and to provide a context
for Italian language learning. Use of the themes will vary according to the students interest,
needs and time available.

Geography of Italy - mapping, large cities

Italians at work and play - major industries, major sports and pastimes

Carnevale (February) - brief factual explanation of history and importance of Italian culture, range of
language and art activities to revise vocab, look at regional differences, provide a motivational and fun
start to the year and where appropriate involve the students in the Italian festival.

Religious Celebrations (optional 2-3 lessons - any lessons in this theme advertised as optional in
class newsletter)
Easter, Patron Saints, religious aspects of Christmas
Students involved in using and understanding Italian vocab associated with religious events. Students
have an understanding of the importance of religion and religious events in Italian cultural life.
- factual information about Lent and the range of religious activities leading up to Easter and a Easter in
different Italian regions
- different ways villages celebrate the feast days of their patron saints

Christmas
- Christmas songs, constructing and displaying Christmas decorations, language associated with
Christmas (presents, Father Christmas etc)




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                                                                                                   Italian
Section 4

THE COURSE
The main guide will be the Statements and Profiles and the Avanti Course Units 1 to 6

TIMETABLE
Year 6 and 7 - 40 hours per year


Aims
That the students are able to respond to other Italian speakers using socio-culturally appropriate
language
That the students develop their ability to ask and respond to routine questions in Italian and can cope
with small amounts of unfamiliar language in contexts they understand
That the students can respond to written texts by using Italian in spoken or written form, using one or
two complete sentences
That the students are to write short texts in Italian on a variety of familiar topics
That the students understand common Italian language structures and patterns and are able to apply
these when writing
That the students gain a greater understanding of the Italian culture - traditions and customs


Italian Records
Annual
Results of assessment tests written and oral
Observation and anecdotal notes

Long Term
Copy of end of year report




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                                                                                                                     Italian
STRAND                                 Section 4 - Year 6                                           Aims                Assessment
                      THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND
                      THEMES WILL BE USED ACROSS
                      ALL THREE STRANDS (ORAL,
                      READING AND WRITING)
                                                                                              That the students      Assessment will be
Oral
Interaction           Avanti Unit 1                                                           speak confidently in   through:
                      Revision of greetings                                                   Italian using the
                      Inviting people                                                         vocabulary and         - formal oral tests
                      Identifying self                                                        language structures    - role play
                                                                                              they have learnt       - informal
                                                                                                                     questioning and
                                                                                                                     answer drills
                      Avanti Unit 2                                                                                  - observations and
                      Asking about a person                                                                          anecdotal notes
                      Asking and giving names
                      Asking about someone else‟s identity
                      Asking questions
                      The verb TO BE - Essere


Reading and                                                                                   That the students      Notes kept of
Responding            Avanti Unit 3                                                           can read with          student performance
                      Apologising                                                             understanding and      in:
                      Use of the negative                                                     correct
                      Adjectives to describe self and others                                  pronunciation short    - reading of texts
                      Revision definite article - il, la, l‟                                  Italian texts using    - poems
                      Pronouns - io, tu, lui, lei                                             familiar words         - conversations
                      Agreement of adjectives - masculine and                                                        - stories
                      feminine
                      Revision of numbers, months and days of the                                                    Comprehension tests
                      week
Writing                                                                                                              Listening tests
                                                                                              That the students      Assessment of
                                                                                              can write several      students written
                                                                                              simple sentences       language in books
                                                                                              using familiar         and assignment
                                                                                              language that          sheets
                                                                                              convey one or two
                                                                                              ideas clearly and
                                                                                              accurately




                                                               Profile Level [3]




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                                                                                                   Italian
                                                             Topic Planning
Themes
A variety of themes are used to provide an insight into Italian culture and to provide a context
for Italian language learning. Use of the themes will vary according to the students interest,
needs and time available.

Geography of Italy - regions, large cities

Italians at work and play - major industries, major sports and pastimes

Carnevale (February) - brief factual explanation of history and importance of Italian culture, range of
language and art activities to revise vocab, look at regional differences, provide a motivational and fun
start to the year and where appropriate involve the students in the Italian festival.

Religious Celebrations (optional 2-3 lessons - any lessons in this theme advertised as optional in
class newsletter)
Easter, Patron Saints, religious aspects of Christmas
Students involved in using and understanding Italian vocab associated with religious events. Students
have an understanding of the importance of religion and religious events in Italian cultural life.
- factual information about Lent and the range of religious activities leading up to Easter and a Easter in
different Italian regions
- different ways villages celebrate the feast days of their patron saints

Christmas
- Christmas songs, constructing and displaying Christmas decorations, language associated with
Christmas (presents, Father Christmas etc)




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                                                                                                                     Italian
STRAND                                 Section 4 - Year 7                                           Aims                Assessment
                      THE FOLLOWING TOPICS AND
                      THEMES WILL BE USED ACROSS
                      ALL THREE STRANDS (ORAL,
                      READING AND WRITING)
Oral
Interaction           Avanti Unit 4                                                           That the students      Assessment will be
                      Naming classroom objects                                                speak confidently in   through:
                      Giving instructions                                                     Italian using the
                      Describing self and others                                              vocabulary and         - formal oral tests
                      Chi e? Che cosa e?                                                      language structures    - role play
                      Commands                                                                they have learnt       - informal
                      Asking about the location of people and                                                        questioning and
                      things                                                                                         answer drills
                                                                                                                     - observations and
                                                                                                                     anecdotal notes

                      Avanti Unit 5                                                           That the students      Notes kept of
                      Reinforcement of vowel pronunciation                                    can read with          student performance
                      The verb TO HAVE - avere                                                understanding and      in
                      Revision definite article                                               correct                reading of texts
Reading and           Questions and answers using positive and                                pronunciation short    poems
Responding            negative forms                                                          Italian texts using    conversations
                      Animals and their homes                                                 familiar words         stories

                                                                                                                     Comprehension tests

                      Avanti Unit 6                                                                                  Listening tests
                      Numbers
                      - addition
                      - subtraction
                      - multiplication
                      - division
Writing
                      Revision days of the week and dates                                     That the students      Assessment of
                      Agreement of adjectives                                                 can write several      students written
                      Use of „molto‟                                                          simple sentences       language in books
                      Revision avere and essere                                               using familiar         and assignment
                                                                                              language that          sheets
                                                                                              convey one or two
                                                                                              ideas clearly and
                                                                                              accurately




                                                               Profile Level [3]




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                                                                                                   Italian
                                                             Topic Planning
Themes
A variety of themes are used to provide an insight into Italian culture and to provide a context
for Italian language learning. Use of the themes will vary according to the students interest,
needs and time available.

Geography of Italy - large cities, individual study of one region

Italians at work and play - major industries, major sports and pastimes

Carnevale (February) - brief factual explanation of history and importance of Italian culture, range of
language and art activities to revise vocab, look at regional differences, provide a motivational and fun
start to the year and where appropriate involve the students in the Italian festival.

Religious Celebrations (optional 2-3 lessons - any lessons in this theme advertised as optional in
class newsletter)
Easter, Patron Saints, religious aspects of Christmas
Students involved in using and understanding Italian vocab associated with religious events. Students
have an understanding of the importance of religion and religious events in Italian cultural life.
- factual information about Lent and the range of religious activities leading up to Easter and a Easter in
different Italian regions
- different ways villages celebrate the feast days of their patron saints
- religious activities related to Christmas

Christmas
- Christmas songs, constructing and displaying Christmas decorations, language associated with
Christmas (presents, Father Christmas etc)
- comparative study of an Australian and an Italian Christmas




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