Italian rapidamente: module 3

Course Dates: 20/04/21 - 06/07/21
Time: 19:35 - 21:05
Location: Online
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Suitable if you have completed Italian Rapidamente: module 2. Intensive Italian course that is suitable if you already speak a romance language like Spanish, French, Portuguese or Romanian or if you want to learn at a much faster pace.
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 £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £115.00

Course Code: LN220

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Tue, eve, 20 Apr - 06 Jul '21

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

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Or call to enrol:020 7831 7831

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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?

This intensive course introduces you to the basic aspects of the Italian language and will enable you to take part in simple conversations. The three modules of Rapidamente (1,2 and 3) cover year 1 and year 2 (Italian 1 and Italian 2 Lower).

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?

Topics: going out; meeting people; childhood, holiday; eating out.

Grammar: present continuous; direct object pronouns; imperfect tense; prepositions, conditional tense; difference between passato prossimo and imperfetto; combined prepositions.

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

-invite people out
-accept/refuse an invitation
-talk about your childhood
-describe holidays
-plan a holiday
-talk about past events
-report personal experiences in the past.

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

The course is suitable for learners who already speak a romance language or who would like to learn at a much faster pace.

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?

Italian 2 upper.

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.