A SUNRISE ON THE VELD – part 2

This project aims, first and foremost, to promote in students the pleasure of collective reading aloud. It is meant to help them appreciate the sounds of the language through learning the proper pronunciation and intonation of vocabulary that they are not accustomed to as well, at the same time, it is meant to help overcome the natural resistance towards the actual use of a foreign language thanks to the practice of acting out the narration, thus performing.

Another purpose pursued is that of analysing the structure of the sentence, observing grammar and literary uses, while concurrently pondering on the language itself by gathering insight on its different uses according to context and register employed. The textual analysis will also help them progressively advance in the necessary skills to interpret and comprehend contents as well as syntax.

A SUNRISE ON THE VELD

Reading a short story in class.
This project aims, first and foremost, to promote in students the pleasure of collective reading aloud. It is meant to help them appreciate the sounds of the language through learning the proper pronunciation and intonation of vocabulary that they are not accustomed to as well, at the same time, it is meant to help overcome the natural resistance towards the actual use of a foreign language thanks to the practice of acting out the narration, thus performing.

Another purpose pursued is that of analysing the structure of the sentence, observing grammar and literary uses, while concurrently pondering on the language itself by gathering insight on its different uses according to context and register employed. The textual analysis will also help them progressively advance in the necessary skills to interpret and comprehend contents as well as syntax.

COMPARING ITALIAN AND ENGLISH VERBS – PART 2

These charts provide a quick comparison between Italian and English verb tenses and modes; they may be useful to keep at hand at all times since they allow you to find immediately the right type of translation you may need depending on the type of sentence or expression.

COMPARING ITALIAN AND ENGLISH VERBS – PART 1

These charts provide a quick comparison between Italian and English verb tenses and modes; they may be useful to keep at hand at all times since they allow you to … Continue reading COMPARING ITALIAN AND ENGLISH VERBS – PART 1

THE PASSIVE FORM

The Passive Form –
The subject in the passive sentence receives the action and always needs the verb TO BE followed by the past participle of the main verb.

REPORTED SPEECH – part 2

It’s easier than you think, a quick and brief guide to master Reported Speech. Needless to say that practice is also essential.

REPORTED SPEECH – part 1

It’s easier than you think, a quick and brief guide to master Reported Speech. Needless to say that practice is also essential.

OFFERTA SPECIALE – LEZIONI D’INGLESE ONLINE

Con l’inizio del nuovo anno e la chiusura imminente o prossima del primo periodo dell’anno scolastico, molti di voi si troveranno nella posizione di recuperare lacune disciplinari o di voler … Continue reading OFFERTA SPECIALE – LEZIONI D’INGLESE ONLINE

IF-CLAUSES OR CONDITIONAL SENTENCES

If-Clauses or Conditional Sentences are used to express doubts, conditions or hypothesis. This post outlines the most important aspects to learn them thoroughly and it provides easy tips and charts to apply them quickly.

PAST PERFECT SIMPLE AND CONTINUOUS

And after the Present Perfect it’s time to learn to use the Past Perfect Simple and Continuous.

PRESENT PERFECT SIMPLE AND CONTINUOUS: THE DURATION FORM

The Duration Form is the last piece of the puzzling present perfect tenses. It’s meant to stress the effects that an action starting in the past has on the present, it can be stressed from the starting point with “Since”, or how long it lasts with “For”.

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

If you want to be taken seriously when communicating you must polish your language. Here is a good way to show off your skills.