Brain research proves that using music and chants to learn languages is doubly effective. Using “Canti, Ritmi e Rime” in your Italian classroom is both engaging and fun for all types of students. The professionally recorded music and unique rhythms pleasantly and effectively glide the vocabulary or grammar lesson into the students’ heads, making your job of teaching Italian easy.
The chants teach both thematic topics (family, weather, house, body, countries and more) and also grammatical points such as commands, prepositions, object pronouns, past tense with essere/avere and verb conjugations. Students from 4th through 11th grade love Canti, Ritmi e rime/ Each packet includes the music in MP3 form, the scripts of the chant, cloze exercises (fill in the blank sheet) and other extension exercises such as questions and pictures for vocabulary practice or flashcards.
The Canti can be purchased as individual packets here on TPT. They are: