Ciao! Below are some great tips and resources for teaching a child to speak Italian. We think you will enjoy learning and teaching Italian. It is a beautiful language and will have a large impact on your child's life.
One of the benefits of learning Italian is that your child can start speaking it on day one! The Italian roots are similar to English roots so therefore your child can gain confidence as they begin learning because they will be able to say a few Italian words! Also, a lot of our everyday food has been inspired by Italy so therefore they can quickly start pointing to things and know the correct Italian word! (pasta, cappuccino, panini)
Below are some great products and classes to either get you started or complement the curriculum you have already selected. Buona Fortuna!
This 3-4 hour lesson on Carnevale makes this exciting and important cultural event into an accessible and fun learning opportunity for students. ... Read More
This 2-hour activity features a fun 8-page “passport” for students to fill out about themselves, including name, age, birthday, family, and their likes and dislikes. It also has a place where... Read More
This communicative game has students conjugating verbs and speaking to each other in the target language. Use it to practice with conjugating in any tense! Great to add to a lesson, or as a review... Read More
This is a fun, simple, interactive, and cooperative game for students to practice with vocabulary. By using simple verb constructions and vocabulary, students move through this speaking card deck and... Read More