Italian readers

Italian is a Romance language of the Indo-European language family and the main language of Italy. Worldwide there are approximately 85 million speakers of Italian. In Australia, Italian was for many years the most frequently spoken language other than English (LOTE). In the 2016 Census, 271,597 people indicated that they speak Italian at home, which makes it the 5th most frequently spoken LOTE.

Level 1

Title Language Black and white edition Colour edition
After school (Dopo la scuola) Italian b and w (250kb pdf) colour (310kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (290kb pdf)
Come and see (Vieni a vedere)Italianb and w (250kb pdf)colour (330kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (300kb pdf)
Dog (Il cane)Italianb and w (200kb pdf)colour (240kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour  (240kb pdf)
Fruit and vegetables (Frutta e verdure)Italianb and w (220kb pdf)colour (250kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (250kb pdf)
I can (Lo so fare)Italianb and w (210kb pdf)colour (220kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (220kb pdf)
I like animals (Mi piaggiono gli animali)Italianb and w (200kb pdf)colour (280kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (260kb pdf)
Jobs (I lavori)Italianb and w (260kb pdf)colour (330kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (330kb pdf)
Look at me (Guardami)Italianb and w (230kb pdf)colour (290kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (290kb pdf)
On the move (In movimento)Italianb and w (250kb pdf)colour (310kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (310kb pdf)
Tails (Code)Italianb and w (200kb pdf)colour (260kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (260kb pdf)
This is a house (Questa è una casa)Italianb and w (270kb pdf)colour (370kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (370kb pdf)
Very big! (Molto grande!)Italianb and w (210kb pdf)colour (220kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (220kb pdf)
What is hiding? (Cosa si nasconde?)Italianb and w (360kb pdf)colour (360kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (360kb pdf)
What is Starfish doing? (Cosa fa la stella marina?)Italian colour (90kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (110kb pdf)
Where do we go? (Dove andiamo?)Italianb and w (320kb pdf)colour (320kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (320kb pdf)

Level 2

TitleLanguageBlack and white editionColour edition
At the market (Al mercato)Italianb and w (220kb pdf)colour (260kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (260kb pdf)
Crossing the road (Attraversare la strada)Italianb and w (320kb pdf)colour (360kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (360kb pdf)
Gecko is hungry (Il geco a fame)Italianb and w (210kb pdf)colour (240kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (230kb pdf)
Homes (È casa)Italianb and w (260kb pdf)colour (320kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (290kb pdf)
Like this (Cosí)Italianb and w (220kb pdf)colour (230kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (230kb pdf)
The box (La scatola)Italianb and w (240kb pdf)colour (290kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (290kb pdf)
The rock pool (La pozza di marea)Italianb and w (260kb pdf)colour (310kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (310kb pdf)
Up and down (Su e giù)Italianb and w (250kb pdf)colour (310kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (320kb pdf)
Where are they? (Dove sono?)Italianb and w (220kb pdf)colour (260kb pdf)
 Italian and English colour (260kb pdf)