Italian: jump into year 2 upper

Course Dates: 07/09/20 - 11/09/20
Time: 10:45 - 16:00
Location: Online
Tutors:

This intensive course is suitable if you have studied Italian for about two years in the past but are not sure whether you are ready to join the third year, 'Italian 2 upper'. You will revise the whole second year in one week, and will be ready for 'Italian 2 upper: module 1' later this September. The course is not for complete beginners.

This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.

Description

What is the course about?

This intensive course helps you get ready for the third year of Italian. It will help you revise the whole content of the second year.

This is a live online course. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

Book to be advised on first lesson.

Topics: past tense (imperfetto and passato remoto), conditional, prepositions, adverbs.

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

- describe something in the past
- say something in the past
- say that something happened while you were doing something
- uses of the conditional.

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

The course is suitable for learners who have studied Italian for two years or so in the past but need to revise before joining year three 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?

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.

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

You can join any Italian 2 upper courses starting in September. LN213, LN214, LN216, LN217.

Reviews

Customer Reviews 1 item(s)

Write a review

Reviews below are by students who have attended this course, regardless of the course teacher. Please be aware you may not be booking onto a course with the same teacher.

I would recommend it.
Course Rating
Review by ANON / (Posted on 06/09/2019)
Tutor Biographies
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.

Book your place

Course Code: LN240

Mon-Fri, day, 07 Sep - 11 Sep '20

Duration: 5 sessions

Full fee: £199.00
Senior fee: £199.00
Concession: £199.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

Any questions? languages@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2644

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online Help Center. You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.