Nipmuc by numbers

In level 1, we have been learning our numbers, how to pronounce them and how to use them.  To practice them, and pull together different aspects of what we have been learning, students produced a video of objects around nipmuc.  In this activity, students had to find the correct italian word (which are some of … More Nipmuc by numbers

Level 1 Final Exam

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

Fashion Show Videos

During the month of January, level 1 students were focusing on learning clothing vocabulary.  For a culminating activity before our test, students worked in groups to create a fashion show for each season.  Using the green screen, students were able to transport themselves to different climates so they show off their different outfits. This project … More Fashion Show Videos

Describing daily routines with Reflexive Verbs

The use of reflexive verbs in Italian is a little different than in English.  Instead of just saying “myself”, in Italian you need to add a reflexive pronoun.  Another difference is that some verbs that are reflexive in Italian may not be reflexive in English, so that is always a hard concept for our students. … More Describing daily routines with Reflexive Verbs

Immigration

Level 4 has had a busy few weeks learning about the Italian-American heritage and immigration stories throughout history.  We learned many different things about how Italian-Americans adapted to their new life and why they abandoned their own country.  As we looked at this, we also spoke about our own families and who came to this … More Immigration

Using the app Recap

Now that this year is underway, the World Language department has been playing around with new apps.  Among some of the new ones that we have tried is the app Recap.  This app allows students to individually answer questions and has them make a video of themselves recording their answers.  The app then creates a … More Using the app Recap