High School Italian 1

Benvenuti al Corso di Italino! Welcome to High School Italian 1. This beginning course in Italian language and culture introduces students to functional, communicative Italian, and Italian culture. Stress will be placed on pronunciation, communication, and basic grammar as students develop the skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in Italian.

Students in High School Italian 1 will learn useful phrases, vocabulary, and grammar to build their confidence as they speak and listen to their teacher speaking Italian. While studying beginning language structure, there will be plenty of opportunities to apply cultural themes. An interactive workbook, engaging games, and numerous audio and video resources will be available to engage all types of learners and encourage further study. In addition to regular written exercises, students will learn how to write short reports on topics of interest and present them to the class.

Italian 1 is an immersive language class and uses an accredited  textbook written in Italian as a guide. The goal of the course is to master the A1 level of Italian. It fulfills requirements for one year of a foreign language course at the high school level.