What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?
This course is for those who have a little knowledge of Italian, and who have the skills to make quick progress in language learning in a short time. The focus is on practising oral and listening skills. By the end of the course, a student would be able to communicate in a variety of situations in Italy, and also have a basic understanding of grammar.
Course dates for spring and summer terms 2018 have now run - please check back in May 2018 for further dates. Thank you.
On this course students will find out about pronunciation of Italian, some elements of grammar such as indefinite and definite articles, and the present tense of regular and some common irregular verbs.
The topics that will be covered include basic greetings, asking and answering simple questions about yourself; telling the time; ordering food and drink in a bar and restaurant; shopping for food; giving street directions; talking about daily routines.