Italian Mastery Stage 3

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 144 Conc £53 Full £271 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Friday 10:00 - 12:00 11 MAC 03/05/2019 19/07/2019 LI3175

What will the course cover?

This year we will explore Italian history from unfication (1861) till today through films, photographs, short stories, articles, songs and other materials. We shall look at some of the themes and issues underlying modern Italian society. Students will be encouraged to work on individual porjects on a topic of their choice. Term 1:1861 - 1914 Term 2: 1915 - 1968 Term 3: 1969 -2011

Who is the course for?

This course is for anyone who has a good knowledge of Italian and can already read articles, books and follow radio / TV programmes with relative ease.

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

You will need A Level standard Italian or the equivalent (a C1 on the European Common Framework for languages). You might have learnt Italian by living in Italy for a while or have an Italian partner / family connections.If unsure about your level please ask to speak to the teacher for an informal assessment.

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

You will select 3 specific areas for improvement this term and we will measure the starting point and the progress made at the end.

How is the course organised?

11 sessions of 2 hours each. each lesson will have a variety of activities so as to practise all the language skills.

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

Homework and revision of topics covered in class.

How will my progress be assessed?

Progress will be assessed weekly through a mixture of classroom exercises and homework marking.

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?

Notebook, dictionary (optional). It is advisable to purchase a folder to keep all homework and notes together.

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. "