Italian 2: practise and consolidate: module 3

Course Dates: 24/04/20 - 03/07/20
Time: 10:45 - 12:45
Location: Online
Tutors:

Consolidate your elementary or lower intermediate level of Italian in this interactive class. Further practise the main topics and grammar points learned at level 2, through some speaking and listening activities. Suitable if you are attending a level 2 lower or 2 upper class or have an equivalent level of the language. Course takes place on 24 April, 22 May, 05 June, 19 June and 03 July.

This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.

Description

What is the course about?

This course will enable you to practise and consolidate some vocabulary and grammar structures learned at elementary and lower intermediate level through a variety of speaking and listening activities.

What will we cover?

Topics: holidays and past events

- Grammar: Difference between "passato prossimo" and "imperfetto"

- talk about future plans (the future tense).

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- talk about past holidays using both perfect and imperfect tenses
- talk about holiday plans using the future tense
- report personal experiences in the past.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

This course is aimed at students who have studied the language for about two to three years recently or have an equivalent level of the language. Suitable if you have completed Italian 2: practise and consolidate module 2.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course is based on the communicative approach:

- active students’ interaction
- emphasis on speaking and listening skills
- pair and group work
- role plays
- use of realia, pictures and authentic material
- use of audio-visual techniques when appropriate

Please note, students are expected to participate in oral classroom activities and to do some homework as and when required.

This course will be delivered online, and will involve tutor presentation and class discussion. Student preparation and homework outside class times is strongly encouraged. To fully participate in this online class you will need:
- An email address
- A reliable internet connection
- A computer/laptop/tablet with a fully updated browser (preferably google chrome). Your device will need a microphone, and preferably a camera.

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?

A 2 upper or 3 lower course depending on your level. Ask your tutor for advice or contact Languages for further information.

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Tutor Biographies
Anna Giuffria

Anna was drawn to London in her adolescence, by her love of English language and culture. She received a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) and Modern Languages Teaching Certificate from Westminster College in 1996 and her Postgraduate diploma in Higher Education from Goldsmith University, in 1999. In 1997, she started teaching Italian at the London College of Fashion and Central Saint Martin, before moving to the London School of Economics, in 1999, where she is still working as a teacher and as a coordinator of Italian language. She started teaching adults at the City Lit in 1998, where she began to appreciate working with a wide range of students of various ages and backgrounds. She enjoys the social aspect and human contact of education, always reflected in her approach to teaching. In her classes she encourages interaction among students, which is the foundation of learning a language as she has experienced, whilst learning French a Spanish. Anna also taught Italian at the Courtauld Institute of Art between 2009 and 2019.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

This course has now started

Course Code: LN235

Started Fri, day, 24 Apr - 03 Jul '20

Duration: 5 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £99.00
Senior fee: £79.00
Concession: £60.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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