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Tour Overview

Tour Overview

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Tour Stages and Content

Welcome and Introduction

  • Meet on the main steps of the Italian Forum, 23 Norton Street, Leichhardt.
  • The tour guide will provide students with a brief overview of the history of Italians in Leichhardt.
  • Students will be able to utilise their Italian language skills by speaking to the guide and other participants in Italian.

Visit Sydney's Italian language newspaper, La Fiamma

  • Students will learn about the origins and importance of Sydney's only Italian language newspaper.
  • Students will practise their Italian skills by reading through short sections of a recent edition of La Fiamma.

Discover Norton Street Plaza

  • Students will explore Norton Street Grocer and discover the best ingredients for the creation of an Italian meal.

Stop at Leichhardt's Italian Forum

  • Students will learn about the history of the Italian Forum in Leichhardt.
  • Students will enjoy a traditional Italian meal while chatting with their friends in Italian.

The tour has been informed by relevant NSW Syllabus documents (Italian and Human Society and its Environment).

Enrich the learning experience of your students with pre-tour learning material!

All students will be provided with learning materials and exercises during the Live the Language tour. For a more complete learning experience, pre-tour material is available for teachers to purchase at the price of $75.

The pre-tour material includes interactive activities and resources which will allow students to explore the history of the Italian language and complete language activities which are related to the content that will be covered during the tour.

For further information or to purchase the pre-tour material please contact us by telephone on 9564 0744 or by email at