Parliamo Italiano Insieme 2 Student Book

Author: Gianna Pagni, Cesare Popoli, Publisher: Cengage Learning

Parliamo Italiano Insieme is a brand new Italian series for beginner students in Years 7-10. Level 1 is intended for Years 7-8 and Level 2 for Years 9-10.

This series is written to meet the full requirements of the Australian Curriculum: Languages Italian and is the ideal course to support you and your students with transition to the new curriculum.

Combining a well-paced approach with a focus on intercultural skills, your students will be able to build their language skills with confidence while developing their intercultural competence.

The series provides a full suite of engaging print and digital resources including fun interactive activities for language practice and audio material by Italian native speakers.


  • Global connections – a ‘visual’ lead into the chapter, with lots of prompts for intercultural discussion. Explore language and culture with the aid of up-to-date and authentic stimulus materials
  • Cartoon Stories – at the start of every chapter cartoon stories showcase the key language in a fun and engaging way
  • Comunichiamo – focuses on the key linguistic functions with many examples and models, providing the opportunity to start using the target language with confidence
  • Testi – includes a range of different text types for reading
  • Obievettivo Lingua – explores the ‘system of language’ in detail. Grammar is explored in a way that encourages students’ reflections and deductions
  • Progetto – An end-of-unit task stepped with careful scaffolds for students to complete
  • Vocabolario – End-of-unit glossaries recapping the key language with English translations. Throughout each unit, you can also find a wide range of linguistic and intercultural activities for classroom use.
More Information
Year Level Year 9, Year 10
Date of Publication 2016
ISBN 9780170238748
Subject Foreign Languages, Italian