The book is divided into six sections which contain varied speaking activities for beginning students of Italian. The book aims to develop verbal skills and oral communication progressively from day one in Italian class. It is tailored to meet the course goals of the first level of instruction, yet it is independent from any textbook. Speaking Activities in Italian develops formulaic language through the use of charts, short exchanges, interviews and role-playing activities. The different tasks offered in this book can be used in large classes and small settings as well. The book is divided into six sections: It's all in a card; It's all in a chart; It's all in a picture; It's all in an interview; It's all in a field trip; and It's all about role-playing. 68 pages.