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ECCO components

Let learning flourish with the new edition of Ecco!, the popular Italian language series for Years 7–10.

 


 

Explore the components of Ecco! Second Edition

For Students:

Reader+, the next generation eBook
Any device, online or offline 

Reader+, gives you access to the eBook version of your Student Book as well as bonus multimedia assets.


A world of learning is just a click away with digital features including interactive games and worksheets, as well as all audio files for the Student Book and Activity Book and videos.

 

  • A simple digital solution that will work in both online and offline environments. 
  • Contains all student book content. 
  • Links to short animated grammar explanation clips as well as Links to pronunciation and gestures videos. 
  • All audio files for the Student Book and Activity Book
  • Access to assets including worksheets, weblinks and chapter vocabulary lists.

 


Sample video from Ecco! uno Reader+

Sample spread from Ecco! uno student book
Sample spread from Ecco! uno Student Book

Student Book

We’ve completely revised this popular series to be fully aligned with the latest Australian Curriculum: Languages - Italian, Victorian Curriculum, Western Australian Curriculum and NSW Syllabus.

Ecco! uno is for Years 7-8 and Ecco! due is for Years 9-10.

  • Each Student Book comes with Reader+
  • Introduces new language in context 
  • Up-to date, engaging visuals 
  • A strong approach to learning pronunciation, with audio and video support in Reader+
  • Grammar animation videos linked from Reader+ with audio scripts 
  • 1-2 reading texts in each chapter to extend learning 
  • A blog of a young Australian in Italy who discovers the country and culture to trigger interest and intercultural understanding 
  • One gesture per chapter introduced in context, with video support 
  • Fully aligned with the latest Australian Curriculum: Languages - Italian, Victorian Curriculum, Western Australian Curriculum and NSW Syllabus

Activity Book


The write-in Activity Books cater for a variety of learning styles, reinforcing and enriching key skills. Updated engaging activities offer even more differentiated learning opportunities.

  • Fully aligned with the latest Australian Curriculum: Languages - Italian, Victorian Curriculum, Western Australian Curriculum and NSW Syllabus 
  • Follows the Student Book progression of learning 
  • Can be used in class or independently 
  • All audio is accessible from Reader+ 
  • Answers to the Activity Book can be found in the Teacher Companion book and in the Teacher Reader+ on Pearson Places​.​

Sample spread from Ecco uno Activity Book
Sample spread from Ecco! uno Activity Book

For Teachers:

Teacher Reader+ and Audio Download
Any device, online or offline 

Teacher Reader+ unlocks content available to educators only.

  • A simple digital solution that will work in both online and offline environments. 
  • Contains all student book content.
  • Audio download 
  • Links to short animated grammar explanation clips as well as Links to pronunciation and gestures videos. 
  • All audio files for the Student Book and Activity Book
  • Access to assets including worksheets, weblinks and chapter vocabulary lists. 
  • Teaching programs 
  • 40 Tests (5 per chapter, 8 chapters) 
  • Activity Book answers 
  • Tests and worksheets answers 
  • Audio for tests and worksheets 
  • Audio scripts 
  • Teacher weblinks 
  • Teaching notes

 

Ecco-readers

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Teacher Companion

Comprehensive teacher support, catering for beginning, relief and experienced teachers.
Make lesson preparation and implementation easy by combining full Student Book and Activity Book pages with a wealth of teacher support, to help you meet the demands of the Australian Curriculum: Languages - Italian.

  • Presents full student book pages with a wealth of wrap-around teacher support. 
  • Includes Communicare, Lingua and Cultura support 
  • Contains extension tasks and additional prompts to support differentiation and struggling students, and encourage reflection and intercultural understanding. 
  • Offers guidance on formative assessment and identifying needs 
  • All Student Book answers 
  • All Activity Book pages with answers. 
  • All audio scripts.

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