Italian beginners: module 2

Course Dates: 22/07/24 - 26/07/24
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
Location: Keeley Street
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Continue learning to speak Italian on this communicative course for near beginners, with the emphasis on the practical use of Italian and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).
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Italian beginners: module 2
  • Course Code: LBN02
  • Dates: 22/07/24 - 26/07/24
  • Time: 10:30 - 13:30
  • Taught: Mon-Fri, Daytime
  • Duration: 5 sessions
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Evi Campetella

Course Code: LBN02

Mon-Fri, day, 22 Jul - 26 Jul '24

Duration: 5 sessions

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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 express yourself in a wider range of 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
- prepositions
- correct use of c'è 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.

Evi Campetella

Teaching Italian is Evi’s passion and profession. She started in 2000 after graduating with a degree in Humanities. Her first teaching experience with children of refugees initiated her interest and she took an MA in teaching Italian as a foreign language at Perugia University. In 2002 Evi started travelling and worked as a lecturer at the Italian Culture Institute in Madrid and Prague. Since moving to London she has worked for various colleges and universities, including City Lit since 2008. In 2015 Evi also gained a PGCE in Teaching Adults from the University of Westminster. Following several years of studies and teaching experience, her method is modern and communicative where practice comes first and one can learn the language alongside discovering the culture and society of the country. Evi has a curious and open attitude towards life. Her love for languages and other cultures has deepened the appreciation she holds for her own. She loves to help students expand their cultural understanding as well as advance and enjoy their learning.

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.