Italian: jump into year 2 lower
Time: 10:45 - 14:00
Location: Keeley Street
Please note that this course will take place at our college in Covent Garden.
Course Code: LN150
Duration: 5 sessions
What is the course about?
This intensive course helps you get ready for the second year of Italian. It will help you revise the main content of the first year.
What will we cover?
Book to be advised on first lesson.
Topics: greetings, introductions and personal info; numbers, including the time; say how you are; the restaurant; leisure activities; likes and dislikes.
Grammar: the verbs to be, to have and to go; the formal and informal way of addressing someone; the present tense; the negative.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- feel more confident about exchanging personal infromation
- use numbers, including telling the time
- talk about food and drink
- review expressing likes and dislikes
- revise your use of the passato prossimo (past tense).
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is suitable for learners who have studied Italian for a year or so in the past but need to revise before joining year two of Italian. This course might also be suitable if you have not learnt Italian in class but have the equivalent knowledge.
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?
If the tutor recommends a book, please try the European Bookshop by selecting 'City Lit' and the language you are studying at this web page or call them at 020 7734 5259. If you state on the website, by phone or in the shop that you are studying with us, you can claim a 10% discount. You might be asked for your student number.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You can join any Italian 2 lower courses starting in September.