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Learn to speak Italian on this communicative course for beginners, with the emphasis on the practical use of Italian and the development of your speaking and listening skills so that you can begin communicating quickly in Italian. This course aims to introduce you to the basic aspects of the Italian language and to enable you to take part in simple conversations. You'll learn the necessary vocabulary and grammar to take part in simple conversations, and you'll lay the groundwork for future learning.
This course is characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Stage 1 module 1 course - no previous knowledge of Italian required.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Based on Chapters 1-4 of Nuovo Espresso 1 (published by Alma Edizioni - Italian version).
Italian Stage 1 Unit 2