The action unfolds as a series of puntate, or cartoon episopdes. Each episode contains clues embedded in SMS messages, video clips, blogs and other text-types
In order to access the website activities, students must find the password hidden in the cartoon illustrations
Glossary of key Italian- English vocabulary from cartoon episode.
Highlights and develops the new structures and linguistic features introduced in the Puntata
Students listen to and repeat a scripted dialogue before writing and performing their own based on a suggested scenario.
This brings to life the structures presented in Attività through real scenarios or speech acts
A controlled amount of new vocabulary and expressions are introduced
Each scenario is linked to a video clip that models different responses.
This magazine-style spread showcases socio-cultural information through photographs, links to 3D virtual tours and quizzes
Every esplora@mag has ideas for class projects and assessments and features a competition to decide who is the Esperto d'italiano (Italian expert).
Explanations of the grammar presented in the chapter
Alphabetical lists of vocabulary from each chapter
The pages are interspersed with Riflettiamo boxes that are intercultural reflection boxes to lead students to use their creativity, thinking skills and make multiple connections between their language and culture and Italy.
The story unfolds as a series of episodes
New structures and linguistic features are clearly modelled
Scenarios are used to model speech acts or language in action
Video clips bring the scenarios to life and show different outcomes based on language chosen
Magazine-style spreads showcase socio-cultural information through photographs, links to 3D virtual tours & quizzes
Grammar and vocabulary summary at the end of every chapter