Spring 2017: Italian Classes (Burlington/ Sons of Italy)

Intermediate 1 (Wed. 7:30 - 9:00)

Teacher.: Anna Rocca

Textbook: Prego . An Invitation to Italian (6th  edition)

 

Syllabus

Format of each class:

                      Grammar: Learn new grammar/ review grammar and correct exercises

                      Vocabulary: Improve your Italian vocabulary and ability to speak  through some fun group  exercises or through reading of simple and adapted short stories

                      Audio: Listen to audio or videos (to enhance your oral comprehension and learn more about Italian culture)

 

Week 1

Intro to the course: Greetings- Personal introduction(s) (in Italian)

Grammar: Review of Verbs: The three Conjugations: present and passato prossimo

Review of dovere, potere, volere, essere e avere

 

Week 2 (Prego Ch. 7)

Grammar (Prego Ch. 7): verbi riflessivi

Vocabulary: attivita’ e abbigliamento

Audio: TBD

 

Week 3 (Prego Ch. 7)

Grammar (Prego Ch. 7): costruzione reciproca; presente +da

Vocabulary: attivita’ e abbigliamentio

Audio: TBD

 

Week 4 (Prego Ch. 7)

Grammar (Prego Ch. 7): avverbi; numeri superiori a 100 (ripasso dei numeri)

Vocabulary: attivita’ e abbigliamento

Audio: TBD

 

Week 5 (Prego Ch. 8)

Grammar (Prego Ch. 8): Imperfetto

Vocabulary: il Linguaggio dei mass media

Audio: TBD

 

Week 6 (Prego  Ch. 8)

Grammar (Prego Ch. 8): Imperfetto e passato prossimo. What is the difference?

Vocabulary: il Linguaggio dei mass media

Audio:  TBD

 

Week 7 (Prego Ch. 8)

Grammar (Prego Ch. 8): il trapassato

Vocabulary: il Linguaggio dei mass media

Audio: TBD

 

Week 8 Grammar (Prego Ch. 8): suffissi

Vocabulary: il Linguaggio dei mass media

Audio: TBD

 

Week 9 (Prego Ch. 9)

 Grammar (Prego Ch. 9): pronomi tonici

Vocabulary: le parti del corpo umano e la salute

Audio: TBD

 

Week 10 (Prego Ch. 9)

Grammar (Prego Ch. 9): comparativi

Vocabulary: le parti del corpo umano e la salute

Audio: TBD

 

Week  11 (Prego Ch. 9) Grammar (Prego Ch. 9): superlativi relativi; comparativi e superlativi irregolari

Vocabulary: le parti del corpo umano e la salute

Audio: TBD

 

Week 12 (Prego Ch. 9)

Final review