Italian - Beginners
This course is for people aged 19 or over
Faculty of Professional and Adult Learning
Level Location Start Date End Date Day Time Fee Reduced Ask Apply
Leisure Hele Road Centre Various (Please see below) Various (Please see below) Monday 18.30 - 20.30 Various (Please see below) Various (Please see below)

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

For complete beginners with no prior knowledge or those who wish to brush up their skills.  You will learn the language you need for basic survival in Italian speaking countries, including how to ask for and give basic information and short conversations in a variety of settings.

Course dates and details

Part Start End Day / Time Duration Course Fee Reduced Fee
1 24/09/18 03/12/18 Mon 18:30 - 20:30 10 weeks £128 £44
2 14/01/19 11/03/19 Mon 18:30 - 20:30 8 weeks £103 £34
3 29/04/19 17/06/19 Mon 18:30 - 20:30 6 weeks £70 £26


What topics will I study?

• Pronunciation introduction
• Numbers 1 – 100
• giving personal information about names and addresses
• giving basic information about colleagues, friends and relatives
• talk about jobs, age, marital status
• getting something to eat and drink in a bar
• obtaining something to eat in a restaurant
• understanding menus
• food vocabulary

What are the entry requirements?

None - Part 1 is for complete beginners.

What facilities are there?

The College library and learning resource centre is available for use by students.

What can the course lead on to?

You could progress on to the Italian Improvers course.

Are there any additional costs?

There is no course book, but students will be recommended to buy a grammar book and a bilingual dictionary.

What do our students think?

It was lively, interactive and challenging."

The course has helped me to re-learn the discipline of learning, but in an entirely enjoyable way – really want to take this further."

The sense of fulfilment gained from learning and speaking a foreign language."

Good mix of structured learning but with impromptu additional points on topics."

A really enjoyable introductory course."

It is important that you apply and pay for your course at least one week before the course starts to ensure that you will have access to all the facilities and resources in your first week.
Please be aware that there are no car parking facilities at Exeter College city centre sites, but public car parks are available across the city.

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