Accademia Italiana participated in the ACTFL Annual Convention at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington – from November 22 to November 24 2019.
The director, Francesca Romana Memoli, took part in the convention by presenting the following session “Teaching Italian SL/FL: error analysis in American English learners”.
The aim of this paper was to explore the main theories and techniques of the assessment process in classes of Italian as Foreign Language with a particular reference to the American students. A list of the most common mistakes, made by the american english learners were presented and analyzed. This was the starting point of the paper which offered an overview of the main steps of the evaluation process in relation to the different phases and tasks which students face during the learning process. Practical samples of evaluation tests and of assessment in classes of Italian L2//FL were provided.