PPLI Publications

The following books were funded and supported by PPLI and are available to purchase from International Books

International Books, 18 South Frederick Street, Dublin 2. All orders can be placed directly with International Books. Contact details are as follows:  

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Access to the e-books "In Bocca al Lupo!" and Giro d'Italia(Vol. 1 and 2) is now available at no cost! Previously these were not available for viewing or download on iPhones or iPads but now they are. Links to interactive activities are embedded , as well as links to audio files. The recording faciility is not available but you can use one of the many apps available for thiis part of the course. 

The teachers' versions are also linked to below and include in addition to the above, notes on how to make the best use of the textbooks in class.

Use the links below to view/download the books. 

About the e-books:

1 - In oder to add them on iBooks(iOS) check instructions here

2 - Some activities may not open on mobile devices (as they use flash). Although most of activities are available in multiplatform format, crosswords and word-search activities need to be accessed from a Desktop browser.

In Bocca al Lupo!



Student Book PDF

Teacher Book PDF


Giro d'Italia! (Vol. 1)



Student Book PDF

Teacher Book PDF


Giro d'Italia! (Vol. 2)



Student Book PDF

Teacher Book PDF


If you would like to use the activities without the book you can:

For activities in In bocca al lupo click  here

For activities in Giro d'Italia Vol 1 click here, and for audio  files click here

For activities in Giro d'Italia Vol 2 click here, and for audio  files click here



'Nihongo Kantan', a two-year ab initio Leaving Certificate course in Japanese, 'Katakana Kantan' and 'Hiragana Kantan', workbooks in the katakana and hiragana scripts, by Ursula Zimmermann, designed by Patricia Leavey.

These books are available from International books here


We are now recommending that for Russian TY Modules you use a collection of resources available here