In level 1, we are starting to learn how to express ourselves in Italian. We learned different greetings this week, so we did a few different speaking projects to practice introducing ourselves and asking each other questions. It is so exciting to hear these new Italian students expressing themselves and using the language as much … More Introducing ourselves in Italian
This year in level 4, I am trying something new to get my students comfortable speaking Italian. It is always a struggle to get students speaking, and to make sure I use Italian as much as possible. So this year I decided to make a day during the cycle (day 4) that we just talk … More Caffè Signorina is now APERTO!!
We find ourselves here again…the night before school!! I hope you are all well rested and recharged for a great year of learning and speaking Italiano! This year is also going to be a great one since we have our ITALY trip coming in April. I am excited to meet my new freshmen and see … More Welcome back studenti!
Welcome to the last week of level 1. We have been working hard to get ready for our final exam which is cumulative of everything we have learned all year. To review, students completed a video on the app Recap, which allows students to answer questions verbally and practice their pronunciation. Once the review was … More Level 1 Final Exam
Italian 1 classes have just finished learning how to express the weather in the target language. As anyone in New England knows, being able to chit-chat about the weather is a very important part of everyday language skills. Just think about how often we talk about it, especially since our weather is always unpredictable. So … More Italian weather reports
For the past few years, I have walked by this set of bulletin boards, and over the years I have thought about how optimal this space would be to advertise for my student travel groups. Mrs. Hennessey uses 2 of the boards to disperse information for students seeking employment and career information. So now she … More Reviving old bulletin boards
Arriba! Last week, I had the pleasure of traveling throughout Spain with 30 amazing students, 4 fantastic chaperones and 1 wonderful tour company, Explorica. Tricia Moloney, Ana Soto, Lauren Blackburn, Ellen Reardon and I were beyond pleased with our 30 students and what a delight they were to travel with! Here is what we did … More Spain 2017
The star student for B block is Rene Venable. Come ti chiami? Rene Venable Che classe e blocco? B Block – Advanced Independent Study for Italian Quali sono i tuoi passatempi (hobbies)? Making art, Swimming, Playing bass & cello, Listening to music Qual è il tuo cibo preferito? (favorite food): gelato Qual è … More Star Student – B Block
The star student for F block Italian is Dylan Rogan (Marco). Come ti chiami? Dylan Rogan Che classe e blocco? F Block – Italian 1 Quali sono i tuoi passatempi (hobbies)? Some of hobbies are making music and watching Netflix. Qual è il tuo cibo preferito? (favorite food): My favorite food is … More Star Student – F Block
For D block, our star student this week is Tim Reed (Michelangelo). Come ti chiami? Tim Reed Che classe e blocco? D Block – Italian 1 Quali sono i tuoi passatempi (hobbies)? I like to play hockey, hang out with friends, and sleep Qual è il tuo cibo preferito? (favorite food): My … More Star Student – D Block