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Zou ba! My house: rooms and places

Explore the names for rooms in a house. Find out how to ask and answer questions about where people and furniture are within a house. This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Zou ba! My house: locating objects

Find out how to tell someone where to put an object in a house. Explore the location words: shàngmian (on), xiàmian (under), lǐmian (in), pángbiān (next to, beside), hòumian (behind) and qiánmian (in front of). This learning object is one in a series of three objects.

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Zou ba! School: locations around the school

Find out how to describe the location of people, rooms or buildings at a school. Identify directions in relation to school buildings or areas. For example, tell someone that a classroom is opposite the library. This learning object is one in a series of four objects.

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Di mana cicak?

Place eight geckos in the correct location on a grid. Listen to and read the clues for each gecko. Predict each gecko's position in relation to other geckos by noting the adjectives and location terms used in the clues. At the end of each game, read interesting facts about geckos. There are three levels of difficulty.

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Procedural texts: let's make a banana split

Explore the three steps in a procedure; aim, materials and steps by looking at four examples. Discover the steps in making a banana split. Find the materials and ingredients you'll need for the banana split hidden in a classroom. Investigate the steps in making the banana split by taking photos. Put the jumbled steps of ...

Teacher resource

Di mana cicak: teacher resource

This resource has teacher notes and assessment ideas to support the classroom use of the Indonesian LOTE learning object Di mana cicak?. The resource includes a profile of the expected student user, a description of the learning object, printable worksheets, extension activities, and lists of further resources related to ...

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BBC Skillswise: What are word types?

This is a multilayered resource about the following word types: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, connectives, prepositions and pronouns. It includes a video set in the workplace, two factsheets and four worksheets that provide an explanation of various word types and exercises in identifying and using them, and two multiple ...

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Prepositions of time

This is an activity about temporal prepositions. The user selects the correct prepositions to complete a series of six sentences. Immediate right-wrong feedback is given, and when each sentence is correctly completed it is read aloud. The activity is linked to a list of six prepositions: 'in', 'on', 'at', 'until', 'during' ...

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Prepositions of location

This is an activity about the prepositions of location 'in', 'by', 'above', 'under' and 'between'. The user selects the preposition to best complete a set of five sentences. Immediate right-wrong feedback is given, and when the sentence is correctly completed it is read aloud. There are five buttons at the bottom of the ...

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Prepositions of movement

This is an activity about the prepositions of movement 'onto', 'through', 'past' and 'over'. The user selects the preposition to best complete a series of four sentences. Immediate right-wrong feedback is given, and when the sentence is correctly completed it is read aloud. There are five buttons at the bottom of the screen. ...

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The preposition 'of'

This is an activity about the many uses of the preposition 'of'. The user selects a phrase containing the preposition to best complete a series of eight sentences. Immediate right-wrong feedback is given, and when the sentence is correctly completed it is read aloud. There are five buttons at the bottom of the screen. The ...

Teacher resource

Bushfire education: what is fire safety

This is a teacher resource containing a lesson plan that focuses on safety, with guidelines for two class discussion topics: Helpful fires, dangerous fires; and Who keeps us safe from bushfires? The lesson plan includes suggestions for activities and props that will encourage awareness of the importance of fire safety. ...

Teacher resource

Weather - activity

This is a Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) web page containing a lesson plan on weather. The resource clearly sets out lesson objectives and provides a list of questions with sample answers. The resources and actions section of the lesson plan has a link to a student worksheet for the teacher to print out.

Teacher resource

Weather: what is weather? - activity

This is a Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) student worksheet about weather. The worksheet includes an aim, an introduction explaining what weather is and a series of questions about weather for students to respond to using pictures and words. Some of the questions are about what sort of clothes the students would wear and games ...

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Verbi

This is a collection of Italian language resources focusing on the formation and use of regular verbs with the endings '-are', '-ire' and '-ere'; auxiliary verbs ('avere' and 'essere'); and other common irregular verbs in the present, gerund and present perfect tenses. It includes modal verbs, idiomatic expressions with ...

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Preposizioni

This is a set of four interactive Italian language activities about prepositions, both simple and articulated. There is an introduction page with a summary table about how simple prepositions blend with the definite articles. A translation exercise concludes the section. The quizzes provide hints and a scoring system.

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Rooms and furniture

This is a collection of digital activities and printable worksheets for the Italian language curriculum that focuses on how to describe rooms, furniture and family activities and to say where common objects are using adverbs such as 'davanti' and 'dietro' and prepositions such as 'su' and 'tra'. It provides opportunities ...

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 11 - vocabulary and grammar

This is a set of interactive tutorials and activities that introduce the Italian language and expressions at the centre of episode 11 of 'La mappa misteriosa'. They cover words used in hotels and resorts; and the verb 'andare' in isolation as well as used with location adverbs ('sopra', 'sotto', 'dentro', 'fuori') and with ...

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 12 - Dream ticket

This is episode 12 of 'La mappa misteriosa', a 12-episode video series for Italian language students. It is the last episode of the story and introduces the language required to purchase tickets and to talk about arrivals and departures, along with a revision of the core vocabulary and grammar developed throughout the 12 ...

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La mappa misteriosa: episode 12 - vocabulary and grammar

This is a collection of interactive tutorials and activities that focus on the Italian vocabulary and grammar at the centre of episode 12 of 'La mappa misteriosa'. They cover introducing the expressions used to buy tickets, and consolidating core grammar and vocabulary such as regular verbs ending in '-are', '-ere' and ...