Italian Advanced Conversation Stage 2 Fast Track

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 112 Conc £42 Full £190 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Wednesday 12:30 - 14:00 10 MAC 15/01/2020 25/03/2020 LI2130

What will the course cover?

"“Lavoreremo in piccolo gruppi, nei quail avremo la possibilitá di parlare della vita di tutti I giorni e potremo comprendere molto meglio la cultura italiana”. Working in small groups / pairs, you will be able to talk about everyday life and you will gain a deeper knowledge of Italian culture and customs. Grammatical structures are explained and practised, where there are difficulties. "

Who is the course for?

Anyone with an intermediate level of Italian who would like to improve their language skills and knowledge of Italy and the Italians through speaking.

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

"You need to have studied Italian for at least three years If in doubt, come and try a class before you enrol. "

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

"- Introduce yourself and exchange information on personal details (age, profession, etc.) - shop for food in a supermarket, market, etc. - buy a train ticket - talk about members of your family (what they do, where they live, etc.) - ask for and give simple directions - shop for food "

How is the course organised?

"• you'll be encouraged to speak as much as possible in class • work in small groups and pairs • take an active part in your learning • based on a communicative approach • lots of practical work on speaking and listening, with short, additional reading and writing tasks when appropriate "

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

"• for best results, try to spend at least 15 minutes per day on some kind of language practice • listen to a tape, watch a video, read a little, learn a few words and phrases by heart (get a friend to test you) • Visit the BBC website for some interesting materials and exercises: "

How will my progress be assessed?

"In class by your contributions; written work where set. Your Individual learning Plan will be the subject of joint working between you and your tutor. "

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Tutor will advise.

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Ringbinder(s), notebooks, vocabulary book.

What support is available?

"Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available from the guide and from teaching or reception staff. "