What is the course about?
This course will enable you to practise and consolidate some vocabulary and grammar structures learned at lower intermediate and intermediate level through a variety of speaking and listening activities.
What will we cover?
Topics will include: talking about yourself in the past, saying what is going to happen in the future and saying what would happen if...
Grammar will include: present and past tenses (including imperfect); reflexive verbs in the past, conditional.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- talk about what you used to do using reflexive verbs
- talk about leisure activities using the past tense
- talk about past holidays using the passato prossimo and the imperfetto.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is aimed at students who have studied the language for two to three years recently or have an equivalent level of the language.
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?
Based on tutor's own material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
A 3 upper course or higher depending on your level. Ask your tutor for advice.
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