Italian for Beginners Summer Term

Ref: C3670464

Students will learn how to communicate in everyday situations, including booking hotel rooms, dates, getting around on public transport, food, drink and cooking and continuing with numbers practice.

Course aim

To develop the student's ability to converse in and understand simple Italian when visiting Italy.

Who is the course for?

None, although please note that this is the 3rd 12-week term, so if you are new to Italian, you may need to spend a little extra time catching up.

What topics will this course cover

Booking a hotel room, including dates Getting around on public transport Ordering food and drink and cooking Continuing with numbers practice Conversation practice throughout

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

Booking a hotel room, including dates Getting around on public transport Ordering food and drink and cooking Continuing with numbers practice Conversation practice throughout

How will I know I'm making progress?

Observation of pair work and group work during the session, asking questions about the work so far and encouraging individual and group answers; repetition of words and phrases used in the learning process, completion of exercises periodically.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

BBC Talk Italian book 1 Italian for Beginners (Usborne) An Italian dictionary would be useful

Reading and information sources

None.

What could the course lead to?

Continue on to a second year Italian course Use your Italian on holiday

Download full course outline

Italian for Beginners Summer Term Course Outline

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Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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