Leaving Certificate

  • Italian Language eBooks

    We are now providing you with access to the e-books “In Bocca al Lupo!” and Giro d’Italia (Vol. 1 and 2) at no cost! Previously these were not available for viewing or download on iPhones or iPads but now they are. Links to interactive activities are embedded, as well as links to audio files. The recording facility is not available but you can use one of the many apps available for this part of the course.

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  • Understanding Written Section Italian Leaving Certificate Ordinary Level

    This activity will help students understand the requirements needed for Section C of the written paper.

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  • Italian Leaving Certificate Oral Practice

    Document to get students started on their Leaving certificate oral examination.

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  • Written Comprehensions Leaving Certificate Italian

    This is a series of exercises based on texts.

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  • Canzoni italiane

    This is an activity in on the song: Il baccalà

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  • Parlami della tua scuola

    Activity for students to prepare talking about their school.

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    20 Ways to Reflect in the Languages Classroom

    Do you want to find out how to get your students to reflect more? The new Junior Cycle curriculum requires students to reflect more on their language learning processes. This document produced by the PPLI gives you 20 quick ways in which you can get reflection into your classroom. Accompanied by photocopiable sheets, these will help you and your students to become increasingly familiar with the language of reflection.

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    Clock Face Starter Activity

    Get them speaking!

    A fantastically simple yet effective way to get students speaking in the classroom to practise particular topics following the traditional idea of speed dating but in a new and exciting way.

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    Writing a description of a painting

    Dorota Połatyńska provides us with a very specific way in which we can use paintings and descriptions of them to help them to use adjectives, prepositions and nouns. This activity begins with a reception activity and develops into a production activity where students are writing their own descriptions of paintings.

    It involves students (and teacher!) drawing descriptions of the paintings and comparison of the two to help reinforce their understanding of the target texts.

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  • Flashcards to develop speaking

    Flashcards to develop speaking skills

    The idea is to develop students’ speaking skills but taking into account their ability. The cards are used as prompts and the students can start by making simple sentences to more complex ones with more able students.

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    #ILoveMFL Conference

    #ILoveMFL which took place on the 21st September 2019 at UCC, Cork, a collaborative event between PPLI and JCT.

    This link will take you to the powerpoint presentations, keynote videos, photos and other resources from the day. These will be uploaded to the site periodically as they become available.

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    La Scuola

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    Sentence Creation using Authentic Texts

    This activity uses authentic texts to practise key vocabulary in them before dealing with the text as a whole.

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    Ideas for working on role plays

    This is a strategy to prepare students doing role plays.

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    Bambino abbandonato in aereo: attività sull’articolo

    This is a resource based on an article about: A lost child on the plane.

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