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When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor Giuseppina Aloi
  • Course Code W22LUSC09C
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Get to grips with the basics of the language (e.g. personal information, numbers, professions, family, hobbies, shopping, give and understand directions, find your way around etc.). This course is suitable for complete beginners or those wishing to refresh their knowledge of the basics. (Level A1-A2)

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Use common verbs in the present tense
  • Understand and give directions (“Go to the post office, cross the street, then turn right”…)
  • Find your way around
  • Talk about work and hobbies
  • See nice places in Italy and give opinion (I like/I don't like)


  • Full fee
  • Concession fee
  • Class format and activities

    Practise speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Write basic single words and short sentences, e.g. gap-filling, grammar exercises. Follow and give simple presentations. 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 (Level A1-A2)

    Entry requirements

    We recommend that you achieve the learning outcomes of Italian Stage 1 Term 1 or the equivalent of 18-20 hours before enrolling for this course. Also suitable if you learnt Italian some time ago and would like to start again at near beginner’s level.

    What you need to know before you enrol

    Excellent attendance and punctuality is required from all students. This course requires study/completion of activities outside of class time. The course will be delivered online. It is important that you have access to a computer for the duration of the course.

    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. A textbook for this course will be discussed with tutor.

    What you can do next

    Italian Stage 1 Unit 3