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Learn Italian — Courses Online & In London

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. Una stagione con Dante: introduzione
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 8 Dec 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This session - conducted entirely in Italian - is the first part of an introduction to the Divine Comedy. The first session introduces you to Dante's life, his political and philosophical views and gives an overview of the structure of the poem. We will devote the following three sessions (from January onwards) to reading, analysing and commenting on a selection of cantos. Please note that the selection of the cantos read in the following sessions will be different from that of previous years, so you are welcome to re-enrol even if you have attended before.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £12.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  2. Discover Italian
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Fri 10 Dec 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Get a flavour of Italian and begin to see how it works. Learn some useful phrases and pronunciation guidelines. A fascinating introduction for complete beginners and those who might like to take it further.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  3. Italian rapidamente: module 1
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 21 Sep 2021 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    This course for beginners is suitable if you already speak a Romance language such as Spanish, French, Portuguese or Romanian. It might also be suitable if you would like to learn at a much faster pace. This course, together with Italian rapidamente: module 2 and Italian rapidamente: module 3 covers years one and two (Italian 1 and Italian 2 Lower) of our Italian programme. Expect more homework than in other courses.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    97% of 100
  4. Italian 2 lower: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 21 Sep 2021 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Suitable if you have completed Italian 2 lower: module 1. Improve your elementary Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on developing your oral skills. Suitable if you have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    91% of 100
  5. Italian 3 lower: module 2
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 17 Jan 2022 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Improve your intermediate Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on developing your oral skills and aquiring a greater understanding of Italian grammar. Suitable if you have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Espresso 3 (Alma Edizioni).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  6. Italian beginners: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 21 Sep 2021 (and 8 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    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). Suggested progression route: Italian 1 module 3.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  7. Italian 4: module 2
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Mon 17 Jan 2022 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Questi corsi ti daranno la possibilitá di analizzare e discutere articoli giornalistici, testi letterari e programmi televisi. Praticherai continuamente tutte le abilitá linguistiche di ascolto, comprensione ed espressione scritta ed orale. É necessario un livello avanzato di Italiano ('Italian 4: module 1' o equivalente).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  8. Italian 2 upper: module 3
    ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 22 Sep 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Improve your lower intermediate Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on the development of your oral skills. Suitable if you have completed Italian 2 upper: module 2 or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
  9. Italian 2 upper: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 20 Sep 2021 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Improve your lower intermediate Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on the development of your oral skills. Suitable if you have completed module 1 or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni - Italian version).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    86% of 100
  10. Italian 3/4: module 2
    Last Few Places, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 17 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Questa classe ti offre la possibilità di consolidare il tuo livello intermedio/avanzato di Italiano. Pratica e perfeziona i punti grammaticali studiati al livello 3 upper. Il corso è basato su Caccia ai tesori. Perfetto per chi non si sente ancora pronto per un livello 4 e vuole continuare ad approfondire la grammatica.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £134.00
    Rating:
    95% of 100
  11. Italian 5: Italia oggi
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 20 Sep 2021 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Corsi avanzati per praticare l'Italiano, utilizzando testi e materiale audio-visivo. Affronteremo temi sull' Italia contemporanea attraverso letteratura, programmi televisi, giornalismo, film, pubblicitá ed….esperienze personali.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  12. Italian 3 upper: module 2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 17 Jan 2022 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Questi corsi ti daranno la possibilitá di migliorare le tue capacitá di comprensione ed espressione scritta ed orale e sono basati sull' uso di materiale audiovisivo, lettura, discussione e pratica grammaticale. É necessario aver completato il 'module 1' o equivalente. Il corso si basa sul libro Espresso 3 (Alma Edizioni).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    86% of 100
  13. Italian 4: lingua e letteratura
    Last Few Places, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 20 Sep 2021 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Migliorerai la tua capacità espressiva attraverso la lettura e la discussione di un testo letterario e l'esercitazione grammaticale.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £134.00
    Rating:
    98% of 100
  14. Italian 2 lower: module 1
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 20 Sep 2021 (and 8 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online (other locations are available)

    Improve your elementary Italian on this communicative course. The emphasis is on developing your oral skills. Suitable if you have completed 'Italian 1' or equivalent. Based on Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni, Italian version).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  15. Italian rapidamente: module 2
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Tue 18 Jan 2022 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Suitable if you have completed Italian Rapidamente: module 1.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100

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