- Unit 1 Ciao!
(Greeting, Asking someone else''s name and replying,
Introducing yourself and others, Talking about your age)
- Unit 2 Nuovi amici
(Identifying someone, Talking about others)
- Unit 3 In gelateria
(Suggesting what to do, Ordering something to eat or drink, Saying thanks)
- Unit 4 A scuola
(Asking what day it is, Talking about school)
- Unit 5 Che ora è?
(Telling the time, Talking about meals)
- Unit 6 Che cosa fai ogni giorno?
(Talking about daily routines, Talking about your family)
- Unit 7 In partenza
(Talking about where things are, Expressing possession,
Describing clothes using colours)
- Unit 8 Saluti da Melbourne
(Talking about things to do and see in a city, Asking permission,
Asking how someone is and replying)
- Unit 9 Intervallo
(Revision of Units 1-8)
- Unit 10 Alta o bassa? Magro o robusto?
(Describing people, Talking about personalities)
- Unit 11 In giro per i negozi
(Expressing likes and dislikes, Discussing what to buy)
- Unit 12 Buon compleanno!
(Saying the date, Talking about birthdays)
- Unit 13 Una telefonata
(Using telephone expressions, Arranging to meet, Expressing feelings)
- Unit 14 Siamo tutti sportivi
(Talking about sport, Talking about what you like doing)
- Unit 15 Dove ci aspetti?
(Asking and giving directions, Giving instructions, Making inquiries)
- Unit 16 Per noi giovani la musica è tutto
(Talking about leisure activities, Agreeing and disagreeing)
- Unit 17 Arrivano le vacanze
(Expressing wishes, Making plans for the holidays)
- Unit 18 Arrivederci!
(Revision of Units 10-17)
Authentic language as used by young people in Italy today
Appealing cartoon story as a stimulus to learning
Authentic context and believable storyline
Easy step-by-step presentation of new language
Uncluttered page layout
Manageable units of work
Photographs and illustrations to aid language acquisition
Integrated language and culture, as well as a cultural section within each unit, relevant to the unit theme
Separate revision units
Excellent unit-by-unit grammar notes
Graded workbook activities to support the course
Lively audio CDs recorded by native speakers
Blackline masters and tests for extra teacher support