When & Where

Suitable For

  • 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Gabriella Di Folco
  • Course Code W21LUSC05A

What you will learn

Join this early morning intermediate course to consolidate your Italian in a friendly and interactive group while enjoying your breakfast. If you are a busy person who struggle to fit in a traditional language class around work, with this course you will be able to practise your language skills and maintain your busy schedule at the same time. You will explore Italian tourist destinations, Italian history, art, customs, and food, etc through authentic texts and interactive activities; you will acquire greater understanding of language structures and become more confident in using them at an advanced level; special attention will also be paid to refining your pronunciation and intonation. So, join us with your espresso!

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Read and listen to authentic texts from different sources and media
  • Express your opinion on selected intercultural topics
  • Test your knowledge of Italian geography, customs, history and arts
  • Reflect on specific language structures at an advanced level

Cost

  • Full fee
    £125
  • Concession fee
    £95
  • Class format and activities

    You will communicate with video lessons and focus on the language with very effective learning activities and materials between lessons. You will become more confident in using vocabulary, tenses and various language structures. You will get clear guidance and ongoing, regular and informal feedback from your tutor, in a friendly and supportive environment. Achievement on your course will be measured by whether you meet the learning outcomes above. At the start of the course you will have an opportunity to discuss these with your tutor and set your own personal targets, linked to the learning outcomes and future goals.

    Entry requirements

    No formal qualifications are necessary; a working knowledge of the Italian language is required to be able to follow the course in Italian only.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    You will do independent reading, research and language activities before every lesson. Excellent attendance and punctuality is required.

    What you need

    You will need a device to access online video sessions and materials (handouts and links to various websites), supplied by your tutor in Moodle, and a textbook for this course.

    What you can do next

    You will be able to progress to the next term.