What is the course about?
This course aims to help you achieve a basic understanding of Italian so that you will be able to cope in everyday situations.
What will we cover?
Topics: hotel; directions; describing a place; past events; holidays
Grammar: the present tense; introduction of the past tense; prepositions; questions; adjectives.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
-book a hotel room
-give and understand directions
-describe a place
-talk about past holiday.
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?
A communicative, functional approach with emphasis on speaking and listening. Pair, group and class work.
Role play and language games. Audio and video cassettes. Some homework required.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on tutor's own material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Italian 1: module 3 intensive. Please enrol as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details