Suitable for secondary or adult classes, this beginner’s course consists of eight units that introduce students to the language, history and culture of Italy. Every two units are followed by a double page dedicated to exam preparation that corresponds to official A1 certification requirements. A project task to further develop communication skills completes each unit. The workbook provides further exercises and the teacher’s CD-ROM contains lesson plans, activities and an electronic version of the book. The DVD for Level 1 contains videos and cultural content that correspond with each unit. Level 3 is forthcoming.