Dates Available

More information icon black

There are other versions of this course available. We’ve listed them below and summarized the differences between the one that you are currently viewing.

When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Gabriella Di Folco
  • Course Code W22LUSC06C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

This is a proficiency course designed around a journey through Italy to discover places that, in different periods, had a moment of absolute splendor, marking the history of the peninsula. It is a journey that tells the beauty of the places, the main events, the most important characters who have contributed to today's appearance of the cities and influenced the character of the inhabitants, their identity and customs. Our journey will explain the evolution of Italy over the centuries, reveal traditions and the progressive integration of innovative ideas, discover recipes, explore sumptuous buildings and great works of art. You will explore magical Italian cities such as Florence, Rome, Venice and many more! You will learn about the history, art and cuisine of the different regions of Italy. Each region offers its visitors some unique, special treasures combined with rich heritage, traditions and customs. You will be provided with an accessible and enjoyable way to learn more about aspects of Italian geography and culture, while simultaneously improving language skills. 'Vieni e viaggia con noi'!

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Read and listen to authentic texts from various sources and media
  • Exchange detailed and factual information on various regions and their peculiarities
  • Express your opinion on selected intercultural topics
  • Reflect on some language structures at a proficient level


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • This course may be available for free
  • Class format and activities

    These are remote lessons via video conference. You will communicate with via Microsoft Teams. You will focus on the language with learning activities and materials between lessons. You will become more confident in using vocabulary 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 proficient 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) in Microsoft Teams and a textbook for this course.

    What you can do next

    Your will be able to progress to the next course.