Italian Continuation Wednesday

Italian Continuation

Course Night– Wednesday

Course Material FeesN/A

Course Name(To Appear on Website) Italian Continuation

Award - Certificate of Attendance (on request)

Course Overview

This programme is suitable for students who have completed a Beginners course or have some previous knowledge of the Italian language. The aim of the course is to enable students to improve their linguistic competence and their ability to communicate in Italian in a stimulating and interactive classroom environment.

Course Content 

Topics covered include:

·         Giving information about yourself and talking about your daily routine

·         Getting local information -in person or over the phone- and talking about leisure interests and activities

·         Shopping for items of clothing

·         Expressing your opinion and making comparisons

·         Explaining what’s happened using the past tense

·         Talking about past holidays, saying where you went and describing what you did

·         Saying how you are feeling

·         Making/accepting/ refusing invitations

·         Talking about what will happen and expressing doubts or uncertainty using the future tense

·         Talking about Italian food & wine

The course will revisit the grammar basics and introduce new tenses (passato prossimo, imperfetto and futuro semplice) to help students communicate and interact more proficiently in a variety of everyday social or work situations

Entry Requirements

Completion of “Italian for Beginners” course - or equivalent – or some previous knowledge of the Italian language

Tutor Biography

Daniela has extensive experience teaching Italian in Italy, the UK and Ireland and holds a PhD in Italian literature. She has taught at both secondary and university level and has been working in adult education for the last 15 years. Daniela is a passionate, highly trained and effective teacher who always strives to create stimulating learning environments and achieve the best outcome for all of her students.

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Materials Needed:  The recommended textbook for the course is Lamping, A., Talk Italian 2, BBC Active