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Italian Language Courses

Italian

The Course are designed to provide you with a good idea of what you might cover over a 30hrs period, and include typical themes, grammar and vocabulary fields. They are flexible rather than prescriptive, in that our teachers may decide to adapt their learning plans to the specific level, aims and interests of their classes.

 

Italian Beginner

Topics Vocabulary:

  • Saying hello and goodbye
  • Introducing yourself
  • Nationality
  • Address and telephone number
  • Asking and saying how one is
  • Asking and giving personal details about one’s job and the languages one speaks
  • Apologising
  • Ordering food and drink at a bar and paying
  • Reading a simple menu

Grammar:

  • Personal subject pronouns
  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Nouns
  • Adjectives
  • Present tense of regular verbs
  • Interrogatives
  • Food and beverage
  • Reflexive verbs
  • Adverbs of frequency

Cultural Content:

  • Titles of study in Italian business cards
  • Greetings and gestures
  • The “coffee culture” in Italy
  • The world of work in Italy (male/female jobs)
  • Meals as a family ritual

Skills Work:

  • Lots of speaking – inc. situational exercises & interaction
  • Basic pronunciation rules
  • Plenty of listening activities
  • Writing practice – inc. postcards, e-mails, etc.
  • Language learning awareness: reflecting on your learning style

We offer training for different levels from Beginner until Upper Advanced Level each level for 30