14/07/15 - 04/08/15
18:00 - 21:00
KS - Keeley Street
What is the course about?
You will consolidate grammatical structures and practise your speaking and listening skills in preparation for an upper intermediate course in the next term.
What will we cover?
Topics: topical current affairs issues
Grammar: revision of irregular verbs; perfect and imperfect indicative; conditional and subjunctive (present and imperfect).
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
-have a conversation on topical issues
-understand newspaper articles and short literary extracts
-listen to recordings at normal speed.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide, or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/courses/Languages/74. You will also need to be able to understand basic spoken and written information in English (e.g. simple instructions, course documents) and be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time etc).
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Communicative/functional approach; emphasis on listening and speaking activities; pair/group work; role- plays; audio-visuals; some grammar exercises and homework will be set.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on tutor's own material.
Do I need to check my level before I enrol?
What feedback will I get?
You will receive regular feedback from your tutor throughout the course, as and when appropriate. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made.
How will I be able to give my views on the course?
Please complete the evaluation form at the end of your course. These are monitored and help us to continually improve our courses.
How do I find out if I can get some support for my learning?
You may be interested in: education and careers advice; financial and childcare support; disability support; support for Deaf and hearing-impaired students; dyslexia support; English and maths support; counselling, and library services (supported learning centre). To find out what may be available to you, and how to apply, see page 340 of the 14/15 course guide, or visit www.citylit.ac.uk/students
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Italian 3 upper or Italian 4, depending on level. Please enrol as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
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