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Iluss methodology

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Every ILUSS course includes a structured, step-by-step series of interactive course materials.

ILUSS lessons are the result of long experience in teaching foreigners and have been carefully tested in class before being used.

Our lessons use rich, interactive media to help you learn Italian in real-life situations.
Structured lessons that are easy to use. Our web-based lessons focus on grammar, writing, vocabulary, listening. Walk through key grammar, reading and writing topics. Practice keyword memorization using our flashcard tool.


Our resources are designed for elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels.
Our resources are available online for students and teachers any time of the day or night, students can logon at anytime from any place, they learn at their own, unpressured pace.

Grammar units
Each grammar unit consists of:

  • a grammar presentation

  • four or more interactive exercises

Reading units
Each reading unit includes:

  • an authentic text selected from current newspapers and magazines, or a radio/TV transcript

  • a possible audio recording

  • notes and vocabulary lists

  • four or more interactive comprehension exercises

  • new reading units are added periodically

Listening exercises

  • interactive exercises featuring simple sentences or longer texts

Vocabulary exercises

  • interactive exercises presenting new groups of words. Student’s learning progress is monitored.

Specific subject units

  • reading units on subjects like travel, business, food, wine, art, music, and more. Units include notes, a glossary, and interactive exercises. Listening activities are also in production.

ILUSS learning archives offer:

  • 7 iself-assessment tests online

  • 8 online and printable tests which teachers can use in class

  • 60 grammar units

  • 300 interactive exercises coming with the grammar units

  • 30 reading units accompanied by notes and vocabulary lists

  • more than 100 interactive exercises coming with the reading units

  • easy-to-understand grammatical explanations

  • 70 vocabulary exercises

  • 50 listening interactive exercises (Mp3) - Steaming

  • 3.000 words used in the lessons and listed in the glossary

  • more than 250 links to sites for Italian culture, cinema, theater, literature. art, etc..

  • more than 50 tips

  • fun learning activities

ILUSS units offer

  • Enjoyable introduction to Italian

  • Free self-assessment tests

  • A complete variety of learning resources

  • Online courses

  • Italian interactive lessons online

  • Four levels of tutorial lessons

  • Notes and interactive exercises

  • A large selection of in-depth exercise

  • Authentic texts

  • Structured lessons that are easy to use

  • Lessons which have been carefully tested in class before being used

With ILUSS units you can

  • Walk through key grammar, reading and writing topics

  • Enrich individual studies

  • Brush up your Italian

  • Become a better learner

  • Become a better listener

  • Supplement existing courses

  • Further develop Italian language skills

ILUSS- Italian Language Update School Service is a non-profit organisation which promotes the Italian language and culture abroad. It is a convenient, useful resource for students, schools, colleges, universities, libraries and teachers worldwide. Membership fees enable us to cover our administrative costs and to continue providing new learning materials.

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