Italian beginners: module 2
Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: Keeley Street
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What is the course about?
This course aims to help you to continue improving your beginners Italian so that you can feel confident in everyday situations. You'll continue to establish a base of grammar and vocabulary that will help you to communicate in everyday scenarios.
What will we cover?
Based on Units 5, 6 and 7 of Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).
Topics: hotel; directions; describing a place; holiday
Grammar: the present tense (regular and irregular verbs); prepositions; questions; adjectives; agreement of gender.
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
- correct use of c'e' and ci sono
- expand the range of questions you're able to ask.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Italian beginners: module 2. This is the second term of first-year Italian. You should have completed Italian beginners: module 1 or equivalent (one term of part-time study). If you're unsure of 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?
Title of book: Nuovo Espresso 1
Note: you might not cover all the activities in the book during the course.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Italian beginners: module 3. Please enrol as soon as possible as spaces cannot be guaranteed.