Italian Upper Intermediate Conversation Stage 1

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
Tuesday 12:30 - 14:00 10 MAC 24/09/2019 03/12/2019 LI1105

What will the course cover?

"“Lavoreremo in piccoli gruppi, nei quali avremo la possibilitá di parlare della vita di tutti i giorni e potremo comprendere molto meglio la cultura italiana”. 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 two 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?

"personal information: where you live; travel and transport; hotels and camping; buying food and other items when on holiday; family and friends; geographical surroundings; say what you did on holiday food and drink; leisure activities; education and jobs (future plans, write a CV) You will also be able to: cope with emergencies; read and write letters, e-mails, faxes; hold telephone conversations. "

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: www.bbc.co.uk/languages "

How will my progress be assessed?

"In class by your contributions; written work where set. Record of your work will be kept in your Individual Learning Plan to help record the steps taken towards achieving your goals. "

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

Italian Upper Intermediate Conversation Stage 2

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. "