Sentieri, 2nd Edition

Attraverso l'Italia contemporanea

Sentieri, 2nd Edition

Attraverso l'Italia contemporanea

Julia M. Cozzarelli

© 2016 paperback | 9 x 10 7/8 inches | online vText available
12 units | 2-3 semesters | 530 pages

Description

Attraverso l'Italia contemporanea

Julia M. Cozzarelli

© 2016 paperback | 9 x 10 7/8 inches | online vText available
12 units | 2-3 semesters | 530 pages

Overview

Sentieri offers contemporary culture, dramatic and authentic media, and integrated technology to captivate your introductory Italian students. With 12 units that present vocabulary and grammar as tools for effective communication, and emphasize culture as integral to successful language acquisition, you'll have all you need to tailor instruction for your course needs. Features include:

  • Vibrant, contemporary, and easy-to-navigate design
  • Fotoromanzo, an episodic video, shot in Rome especially for Sentieri
  • Layout, color, and graphics that enhance learning and provide ongoing support for students
  • Rich, comprehensive cultural coverage
  • Authentic Italian TV clips and short films
  • 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—an interactive, digital textbook that links directly to Supersite practice activities, audio, and video
  • 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.

New features

What’s new in Sentieri, 2nd Edition?

  • Student Edition now available in loose-leaf or digital format for cost-saving alternatives
  • 6 new authentic Lo Zapping videos: five TV clips and a short film
  • A new authentic Lettura literary reading from the Nobel Prize-winning author Grazia Deledda
  • Updated cultural references, data, and images
  • Timesaver! All auto-gradable textbook activities now available online
  • 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
  • Personalized study with new vocabulary tools—students focus their study on the words they need to learn, for more efficient study and faster learning
  • A new composition tool allows students to create and submit compositions online, and gives instructors the ability to make in-line comments and corrections via text or voice
  • 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.

Contents

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

For more details, download this Table of Contents.

Sentieri, 2nd Edition

  1. Unità 1 Ciao, come va?
  2. Unità 2 Il tempo libero
  3. Unità 3 La famigilia e gli amici
  4. Unità 4 Di moda
  5. Unità 5 Buon appetito!
  6. Unità 6 La salute e il benessere
  7. Unità 7 Casa dolce casa
  8. Unità 8 Sì, viaggiare!
  9. Unità 9 La vita in città
  10. Unità 10 Lo spirito creativo
  11. Unità 11 Offerte di lavoro
  12. Unità 12 L'ambiente naturale
Components

For Students

Student Edition with Supersite Plus(vText) and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-62680-796-9 Hardcover
Student Edition with Supersite Plus(vText)
ISBN: 978-1-62680-794-5 Hardcover
Student Edition with Supersite and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-62680-793-8 Hardcover
Student Edition with Supersite
ISBN: 978-1-62680-791-4 Hardcover
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite Plus(vText) and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-62680-803-4 Loose-leaf
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite Plus(vText)
ISBN: 978-1-62680-801-0 Loose-leaf
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite
ISBN: 978-1-62680-798-3 Loose-leaf
Loose-leaf Student Ed. with Supersite and WebSAM
ISBN: 978-1-62680-800-3 Loose-leaf
Student Activities Manual
ISBN: 978-1-62680-770-9 Paperback

For Instructors

Annotated Edition
ISBN: 978-1-62680-763-1 Hardcover
Fotoromanzo DVD
ISBN: 978-1-62680-764-8 DVD
Sample lesson
Every Sentieri unit is enhanced by a range of activities, audio, and media. From a dramatic series to documentaries and authentic TV clips, learning is reinforced to make Italian come to life. Watch a video clip below to see firsthand how our integrated text and technology support students at every step.

Video Highlights

  • Video

    Fotoromanzo

    Shot in and around Rome, Fotoromanzo episodes give context to lesson vocabulary and grammar with the stories of four students living in the Vaticano neighborhood. With backdrops such as the Colosseum and Trevi Fountain, these youthful native speakers making speaking Italian fun. Learn more.

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
  • Downloadable digital image bank, pre-made syllabi, lesson plans, 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
  • Pronunciation practice
  • Enhanced feedback to guide students and improve comprehension and grades
  • Composition tool to create and submit writing assignments online
  • Personalized study with new vocabulary tool—students focus their study on the words they need to learn, for more efficient study 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