Immagina, 2nd Edition

Immagina, 2nd Edition

L'italiano senza confini | Anne Cummings, Chiara Frenquellucci, Gloria Pastorino

© 2016 hardcover | online vText | downloadable eBook
10 chapters

Overview

Designed to strengthen students’ language skills and develop cultural competency, Immagina provides upper-level students with an active and rewarding learning experience. It features a fresh, user-friendly design and short films by award-winning, Italian-speaking filmmakers that serve as springboards for exploring the themes and concepts in each of its ten lessons.
Watch the program video tour.

Features include:

  • Engaging short films by contemporary Italian-speaking filmmakers
  • A fresh, magazine-like design
  • A focus on real communication in everyday contexts
  • Rich, contemporary culture
  • High-interest, comprehensible literary and cultural readings
  • Groundbreaking, text-specific technology—now on a new 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 access on the go

*Students must use a computer for audio recording and select presentations and tools.

Features

What’s new in Immagina, 2nd Edition?

  • Student Edition now available in digital format (vText)—the interactive, online version links directly with Supersite practice activities, audio, and video
  • 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
  • Personalized study with a new vocabulary tool—students focus on the words they don’t know for efficient study 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
  • A new Supersite platform with tools to create your own activities, 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.

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: 978-1-62680-908-6 Hardcover
Student Edition with Supersite Plus(vText)
ISBN: 978-1-62680-904-8 Hardcover
Student Activities Manual
ISBN: 978-1-62680-867-6 Paperback

For Teachers

Annotated Edition
ISBN:978-1-62680-866-9 Paperback
Immagina Film Collection DVD
ISBN: 978-1-62680-888-1 DVD
Supersite Plus Full Access
Free code to adopting teachers
Includes online class management, assessment, teacher resources, and online communication tools.
Sample lesson

Download a sample of Lesson 2

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 serve as a springboard to each lesson’s cultural themes and language functions. See how our integrated text and technology support students at every step!

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 and add notes to content to customize for 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 teachers
  • 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, reflowed into 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
  • Teacher 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
  • Forums 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
  • Personalized study with new vocabulary tool—students focus their study on the words they need to learn, for more efficient study and faster learning
  • Chatfor oral practice and conversation skills:
    • Virtual Chat—simulated conversation activities
    • Video Partner Chat—recorded student pair communicative activities
  • Audio-synced readings
  • 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.