Italian 1 intensive: a journey for beginners in summer
Time: 10:30 - 13:30
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
Course Code: LBN10
Duration: 5 sessions
What is the course about?
This course aims to introduce you to the basic aspects of the Italian language and to enable you to communicate in simple basic conversations.
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.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.
What will we cover?
Topics: food and drink; introducing oneself, getting to know others; countries and nationalities; alphabet + spelling; numbers; time.
Grammar: gender/number of nouns; adjectives; articles; present tense (regular irregular verbs); to like; some prepositions.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
-introduce yourself and find out about other people
-order drinks and snacks
-ask for prices
-ask/give the time
-enquire about opening/closing times
-give and ask for directions
-buy a train ticket
-book a hotel room.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is for complete beginners.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Communicative/functional approach; emphasis on listening and speaking activities; pair/group work; role- plays; audio-visuals; some grammar exercises and homework will be set.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Based on tutor's own material.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
If you would like to continue studying Italian, have a look at the Languages section of our website for Italian beginners: module 1 courses.