Italian beginners: rapid introduction

Course Dates: 23/10/21 - 30/10/21
Time: 10:00 - 16:00
Location: Online
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A lively two-day course for complete beginners. Based on the tutor's own materials.
After this course, students can join the second half of any beginner course that started in September for half the course fee.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £66.00

Course Code: LN050

Sat, day, 23 Oct - 30 Oct '21

Duration: 2 sessions (over 2 weeks)

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. Just visit our online Help Center for more information on a range of topics including fees, online learning and FAQs.

What is the course about?

To provide students with a knowledge of basic Italian for everyday situations.

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.

What will we cover?

Greetings, introductions, alphabet, numbers, information about oneself, directions, drinks, professions.

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

-greet others

-give and ask for information about yourself/others

-offer and accept drinks

- the Italian alphabet.

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

No previous experience or knowledge of Italian required.

For further details of the specific foreign language skills required for this level, please see the languages self assessment chart at the start of the languages section of our course guide or at http://www.citylit.ac.uk/self-assess-your-level
You will also need to be able to respond to simple instructions and explanations, as well as read course documents, in English. You will need to be at ease with the use of numbers for daily activities (e.g. using money, telling the time, using the 24 hour clock, reading timetables). It would also be helpful if you had some knowledge of basic grammar terminology such as: a verb, a noun and conjugation.

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?

Materials supplied by tutor.
If a course book is recommended please try: Grant and Cutler - http://www.foyles.co.uk/Grant-and-Cutler-at-Foyles (020 7734 2012) and The European Bookshop - http://www.europeanbookshop.com (020 7734 5259).

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

You can join LN051, Italian beginners: rapid introduction part 2, or please ask to join the second half of any Italian beginners module 1 class for a reduced fee (50% off). Please enrol as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We’re sorry. We don’t have a bio ready for the tutor of this class at the moment, but we’re working on it! Watch this space.