OverviewThis ground breaking new series is a collaboration between Prof Joseph Lo Bianco and Nelson and models best-practice intercultural language teaching. Esplora! 1 follows the adventures of Chiara and Marco searching all over Italy for Federico, an elusive boy Chiara has a crush on. The text is divided into 16 units and covers two years of study. The Student Book features useful learning aids: ' Contexts in English ' Glossaries of key vocabulary, expressions and grammatical structures ' True or false questions in Italian ' Riflettiamo: questions in English about socio-cultural & linguistic issues that can be used to prompt whole class discussion ' Esercitazione: structured drills that address multiple intelligences ' Attività: activities that are broader in scope than the esercitazioni ' Blocknotes: learning tips A defining feature which sets Esplora! 1 apart from other texts is the integration of ICT elements. - Esplora! online www.esplora.com.au: ' Includes activities that recycle and consolidate vocabulary and grammar from the Student Book. ' Also includes clip art, website links to relevant sites the esplora! mobile phone game to play on your computer, and the speaking wordfinder ' Interactive whiteboard friendly. - Esplora! podcasts www.nelsonsecondary.com.au/podcasts: ' Vocabulary lists organised by unit ' Audio from the Puntata or audio stories.