Italian 2 upper: module 1
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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- Course Code: LN217
- Dates: 25/09/23 - 04/12/23
- Time: 18:00 - 19:30
- Taught: Mon, Evening
- Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
- Location: Online
- Tutor: Paola North
Course Code: LN217
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Duration: 11 sessions (over 11 weeks)
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What is the course about?
This course aims to consolidate and extend your skills in Italian with an emphasis on listening and speaking in class and on reading and writing as homework.
This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Based on units 6 - 7 from Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).
Topics: travel; food habits; health
Grammar: revision of present and past tenses; the imperative; making comparisons.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- give and understand suggestions
- express needs/doubts/opinions
- discuss food habits, diets, etc.
- discuss health problems
- describe ailments/symptoms.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This is a course for learners who have studied Italian for about 2 years or have an equivalent knowledge of the language. If you have any questions about your level, please email Italian@citylit.ac.uk.
For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self-assessment chart, using the link at the top of this page. You can also find the chart at the start of the languages section in our course guide. You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and read course documents in English and be at ease with the use of number 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?
Our courses are characterised by spoken interaction and communication. Typical activities include pair work, group work, role plays and games. A range of resources will be used to support your learning including presentations, hand-outs, and audio-visual material.
Homework is highly recommended to consolidate learning.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Course book: Nuovo Espresso 2 (Italian edition, published by Alma Edizioni)
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Italian 2 Upper: Module 2.. Please enrol as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.