Immagina, 2nd Edition

L'italiano senza confini

Immagina, 2nd Edition

L'italiano senza confini

Anne Cummings, Chiara Frenquellucci, Gloria Pastorino

© 2016 paperback | 8 ½ x 10½ inches | online vText available
10 lessons | 2 semesters | 498 pages

Description

L'italiano senza confini

Anne Cummings, Chiara Frenquellucci, Gloria Pastorino

© 2016 paperback | 8 ½ x 10½ inches | online vText available
10 lessons | 2 semesters | 498 pages

Overview

Designed to strengthen students’ language skills and develop cultural competency, Immagina provides students with an active and rewarding learning experience and provides a smooth transition between first-year and second-year Italian. It features a fresh, magazine-like design and captivating video and readings, and integrates thematic, cultural, and grammatical concepts throughout each of its 10 lessons. Features include:

  • Engaging short films by contemporary Italian-speaking filmmakers
  • A focus on real communication in everyday contexts
  • Rich, authentic culture
  • A groundbreaking Supersite platform with powerful tools — copy all assignments from previous courses in minutes, set time limits and passwords for assessments, add your own content, and more
  • Online chat activities—virtual conversations and live video chats for communication practice outside of class
  • vText—the interactive, online version of the textbook—that links directly with Supersite practice activities, audio, and video
  • iPad®-friendly* Supersite and vText for on the go access

*Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.

New features

What’s new in Immagina, 2nd Edition?

  • Student Edition now available in loose-leaf or digital format for cost-saving alternatives
  • 2 new authentic short-subject films and 2 new literary readings
  • 30 new Oral Testing Suggestions (3 per lesson)
  • Timesaver! All auto-gradable textbook activities now available online
  • New vocabulary tool for personalized study—students focus on the words they don’t know for efficient studying and faster learning
  • A new composition tool: students create and submit compositions online; instructors make in-line comments and corrections via text or voice
  • Online chat activities—virtual conversations and live video chats for communication practice outside of class
  • An enhanced Supersite platform with tools to create your own activities, even easier course management, and much more!
  • iPad®-friendly* Supersite and vText for access on the go

*Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.

Contents

What can you expect in each lesson? Check out all the themes below.

For more details, download this Table of Contents.

Immagina, 2nd Edition

  1. Lezione 1: Sentire e vivere
  2. Lezione 2: Vivere insieme
  3. Lezione 3: Distrarsi e divertirsi
  4. Lezione 4: Il valore delle idee
  5. Lezione 5: Le generazioni in movimento
  6. Lezione 6: La società che si evolve
  7. Lezione 7: Le scienze e la tecnologia
  8. Lezione 8: Le ricchezze culturali e storiche
  9. Lezione 9: L'influenza dei media
  10. Lezione 10: Prospettive lavorative
Components

For Students

Student Edition with Supersite Plus(vText) and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-62680-896-6 Paperback
Student Edition with Supersite Plus(vText)
ISBN: 978-1-62680-894-2 Paperback
Student Edition with Supersite and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-62680-893-5 Paperback
Student Edition with Supersite
ISBN: 978-1-62680-891-1 Paperback
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite Plus(vText) and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-62680-903-1 Loose-leaf
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite Plus(vText)
ISBN: 978-1-62680-901-7 Loose-leaf
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite
ISBN: 978-1-62680-898-0 Loose-leaf
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-62680-900-0 Loose-leaf
Student Activities Manual
ISBN: 978-1-62680-867-6 Paperback

For Instructors

Annotated Edition
ISBN:978-1-62680-866-9 Paperback
Film Collection DVD
ISBN: 978-1-62680-888-1 DVD
Sample lesson
To help students refine their language skills, every Immagina lesson is supported by a range of activities and authentic media. Short films from the Italian-speaking world provide unique insight into each lesson’s cultural themes and language functions. Watch a video clip below to see firsthand how our integrated text and technology support students at every step.

Video Highlights

  • Video

    Cortometraggio

    Short-subject dramatic films by contemporary Italian-speaking filmmakers are fully supported with pre-, during-, and post-viewing activities.

Supersite Technology

A new generation of language-learning technology

Meaningful content. Specialized resources. Powerful online tools. The new Supersite was developed in collaboration with language instructors and students in order to enhance language instruction.

What does the new Supersite offer?

  • An End to Student Frustration: Make it a cinch for students to track due dates, save work, and access all assignments and resources.
  • Set-Up Ease: Customize your course settings, create your own grading categories, and copy courses in an instant.
  • Your Course—Your Way: Create and assign your own activities and resources; add notes to content for a customized experience tailored to your needs.
  • Grading Options: Make grading a breeze with question-by-question grading, automated spot check, and in-line voice comments.
  • Accessible Student Data: Conveniently share information one-on-one, or issue class reports in the formats that best fit you and your department.

Learn more about this new generation of language-learning technology.


  • For instructors
  • A gradebook for rosters, assignments, and grades
  • Time-saving auto-graded activities, question-by-question grading, and automated spot-checking
  • Tools to personalize your course:
    • Create Partner Chat and open-ended activities
    • Add your own notes to existing content
    • Add video and outside resources
  • New assignment wizard—copy all assignments from a previous course with the new semester’s dates in minutes
  • Online assessment with time limits and password protection
  • Composition grading tool for in-line comments and corrections via text or voice
  • Pre-made, sample lesson plan and Testing Program
  • Instructor Resources (answer keys, testing audio, audio-video programs, scripts)
  • Single sign-on for LMS integration
  • A communication center for announcements, notifications, and help requests
  • Live Chat (video or audio) and instant messaging
  • Voiceboards for oral assignments, group discussions, and projects
  • vText online, interactive Student Edition
  • iPad®-friendly*

  • For students
  • Textbook activities—online
  • Additional activities for extra practice
  • Enhanced feedback to guide students and improve comprehension and grades
  • Composition tool to create and submit writing assignments online
  • New vocabulary tool for personalized study—students focus on the words they don’t know for efficient studying and faster learning
  • Chat for oral practice and conversation skills:
    • Virtual Chat—simulated conversation activities
    • Video Partner Chat—recorded student pair communicative activities
  • Audio-synced readings
  • All video programs with instructor-controlled subtitles and translations
  • Audio program (textbook, lab)
  • Online dictionary and reference materials
  • An online Student Activities Manual with auto-grading for close-ended activities
  • Live Chat (video or audio) and instant messaging
  • vText online, interactive Student Edition
  • iPad®-friendly*

* Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools that require Flash or Shockwave.

Various Supersite access levels are available: contact your Modern Language Specialist to explore which level is right for you