Italian 2 upper: module 3

Course Dates: 29/04/19 - 08/07/19
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: EC Euston
Tutor: Licia Sisalli

Improve your lower intermediate Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on the development of your oral skills. Suitable if you have completed module 2 or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).

Description

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.

What will we cover?

Based on units 9-10 from Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).

Topics: make apologies; express hypotheses; descriptions

Grammar: introduction of the subjunctive.

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

-describe/ask about appartments/houses
-say what you like/don't like about them
-express an opinion using present subjunctive
-make comparisons about objects, people, places, activities etc.
-describe past events
-search for specific information in written texts.

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

Stage 2: upper course - You should have studied Italian for about 2 years and Italian 2 Upper: Module 1 and Module 2, or have an equivalent knowledge of the language.

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?

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.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version). Please try: The Italian Bookshop - www.italianbookshop.co.uk (020 7240 1634).

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Italian 3 Lower: Module 1.

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

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This class is very good but it is demanding and fast paced. There is regular conversation and reading aloud, homework must be done.
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Review by mcr / (Posted on 05/04/2018)

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Course Code: LN237

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Mon, eve, 29 Apr - 08 Jul '19

Duration: 9 sessions (over 11 weeks)

Full fee: £159.00
Senior fee: £159.00
Concession: £97.00

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