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Italian is a widely spoken language with around 65 million speakers. It has extensive influence in the world of art, music and cookery so learning to speak Italian will open up your world to some amazing authentic experiences.

Learning Italian is considered to be easy for native English speakers. That's because Italian has a simpler grammar and sentence structure. You will also recognise that there are some everyday English words of Italian origin, such as 'piano', 'cappuccino', 'gallery', and 'umbrella'.

Italian is a widely spoken language with around 65 million speakers. It has extensive influence in the world of art, music and cookery so learning to speak Italian will open up your world to some amazing authentic experiences.

Learning Italian may be considered to be easy for native English speakers. That's because Italian has a simpler grammar and sentence structure. You will also recognise that there are some everyday English words of Italian origin, such as 'piano', 'cappuccino', 'gallery', and 'umbrella'.

Whether you are a complete beginner, a tad rusty or already fluent and want to enjoy advanced Italian conversation, we offer a range of friendly and supportive Italian language classes during the daytime, evening and weekend to meet your needs. Come and enjoy one of our lively classes and develop your Italian language communicative skills.

Many of our course lessons are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning. Browse our Italian language courses below and enrol today!

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  1. Italian 2 lower conversation
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Fri 4 Feb 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    This skills-based course is for lower intermediate learners of Italian and is intended to improve your Italian speaking skills in everyday situations. We will be looking at both formal and informal scenarios, and the aim is to help you to feel more comfortable speaking Italian in order to improve your fluency. Please note this course is intended for Italian 2 lower learners (learners in their second year of study). If you are in Italian 2 Upper (third year of study), please see LN290, Italian 2 Upper Conversation.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £91.00
  2. Italian 3 conversation
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 10 Feb 2022 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    This skills-based course is for intermediate learners of Italian and is intended to improve your Italian speaking skills in everyday situations. We will be looking at both formal and informal scenarios, and the aim is to help you to feel more comfortable speaking Italian in order to improve your fluency.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £85.00
  3. Italian 2 listening skills
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 9 Feb 2022 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    This skills-based course is for lower intermediate learners of Italian and aims to provide you with special training in how to listen more effectively to spoken Italian in a variety of different contexts. You'll also look at elements of Italian pronunciation to give you a better idea of how Italian is spoken.







    This is a live online course. You will need:



    - Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.



    - A computer with microphone and camera is best (e.g. a PC/laptop/iMac/MacBook), or a tablet/iPad/smart phone/iPhone if you don't have a computer.



    - Earphones/headphones/speakers.







    We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £48.00
  4. Italian multicultural literature: letteratura senza confini
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 10 Feb 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Italy is increasingly becoming a more multi-cultural country, and this diversity is beginning to be reflected in its literature. This short course will introduce you to some of the most interesting and exciting writers from this new wave of diversity.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £36.00
  5. Italian intermediate reading group
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Fri 11 Feb 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    This course is for intermediate and lower intermediate learners of Italian (approximately Italian 2 Upper and Italian 3 lower) who would like to improve their reading skills and learn new grammar and vocabulary through reading and discussing works of Italian fiction and/or non-fiction. The texts chosen may be in the form of easy readers to facilitate understanding. The chosen texts will be written in Italian, and discussions will be in Italian, though some English may be permitted, so learners will be able to stretch themselves and feel more confident about expressing their opinion and asking questions in class.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £60.00
  6. La pronuncia Italiana
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Thu 17 Feb 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    This short course is geared towards helping you sound more like a native speaker of Italian. While Italian pronunciation may seem relatively simple, there are actually quite a few features that require focus and practice. This course will allow you to concentrate on the sounds of Italian - how to produce them when speaking and how to recognise them when listening.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £36.00
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  7. Italian: Sunday intensive for beginners
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 20 Feb 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Join this short and intensive Italian Sunday course to begin learning Italian online.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £179.00
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  8. Italian 4/5: cultura e attualita'
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Fri 4 Feb 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Attraverso attività basate su articoli, servizi di programmi, interviste ecc., questa classe ti offre la possibilità di dibattere e approfondire argomenti riguardanti l’attualità italiana e la cultura del Paese in generale. Praticherai e perfezionerai diversi punti grammaticali e accrescerai il tuo vocabolario. Adatto a chi frequenta un corso al livello 4 o 5 oppure a chi ha una conoscenza equivalente della lingua.







    Attenzione: le lezioni si svolgeranno a settimane alterne: 04/02, 18/02, 04/03, 18/03 e 01/04.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £73.00

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