This ground breaking new series is a collaboration between Prof Joseph Lo Bianco and Nelson and models best-practice intercultural language teaching.
Esplora! 1 Workbook supports the Esplora! 1 Student Book. The text is divided into 16 units and covers two years of study.
A defining feature which sets Esplora! 1 apart from other texts is the integration of ICT elements.
• Esplora! online
• Audio & video podcasts
• Esplora! mobile phone game to teach definite & indefinite articles
About the Authors
After earning a Masters degree in foreign languages and journalism from the Catholic University of Milan, Margherita taught Italian and English. She completed a postgraduate diploma in multimedia editing, after which she worked at an Italian publishing company as editor and translator. Since arriving in Australia in 2002, Margherita completed a Graduate Diploma in Education and has taught Italian and German at St Michael's Grammar School and Killester College in Melbourne.
Professor Joe Lo Bianco is the Chair of Language and Literacy Education and Associate Dean International at the University of Melbourne. Professor Lo Bianco has collaborated on the instructional design of the Esplora! series. He is widely recognised for both his scholarly and policy work. He works closely with students and teachers of LOTE and regularly presents at LOTE conferences as a key note speaker. Prof Lo Bianco has been elected Fellow of the Australian College of Education in recognition of his outstanding contribution to education. He is also a recipient of the Order of Australia for his service to development to language in Australia & overseas.
Variety of engaging and meaningful activities covering listening, writing, reading and playing
One game provides the password 'key' to enter a special extending website activities
Every chapter contains a revision activity
Final checklist of content, meta-cognition, intercultural reflection and a test on the cultural magazine in the Student Book
Wordlists and track lists for the videos at the back
DVD - features 16 video clips linked and based upon the chapters scenarios.
Primary / High School
Book with Other Items
Published: 2nd November 2007
Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 29.7 x 21.0
Weight (kg): 0.57
Edition Number: 1
Edition Type: New edition