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esplora! Level 2: Teacher Resource CD

By | Copyright Year:2008 | ISBN-13: 9780170135580

Esplora! 2 is a course for students of intermediate level Italian. The Teacher Resource is designed to provide additional support for teachers using the Esplora! materials and to ensure a rich and enjoyable experience for students while simultaneously fulfilling all the curriculum requirements.

Instructional design is a key aspect of Esplora! The Teacher Resource material is written by Professor Joseph Lo Bianco, an internationally lauded figure in language and literacy studies. Esplora! is underpinned by current best practice language teaching and learning and is developed around the principles of intercultural language teaching.

A defining feature which sets Esplora! apart from other texts is the integration of ICT elements.
• Esplora! online
• Audio & video podcasts
• Esplora! mobile phone game to teach definite & indefinite articles

The teacher resource explains how to integrate these components into your work program to enhance the language learning experience.


Assessment and reporting grids for intercultural awareness
Character Mapping
Unit tests
Activities for the DVD clips
Audio and video transcripts
Workbook solutions
Website passwords.


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.


Assessment and reporting grids

Student rubrics

Assessment activities for the video clips

Audio and video transcripts

Workbook solutions

Website passwords