Italian Advanced

Ref: C3670993

Enjoy studying a beautiful language with a native Italian tutor in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. This course is for people who would like to achieve a deep command of the language and a deeper knowledge of Italy, Italian culture and literature.

Course aim

To practise Italian across a wide range of activities in order to achieve a deep command of the language and a deeper knowledge of Italy and Italian culture.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for people who have studied Italian for at least 5 years. You will need a good knowledge and command of spoken and written Italian and Italian grammar.

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

  • Hold a casual conversation with a good degree of fluency and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate a deeper command of Italian grammar.
  • Demonstrate a deeper knowledge of Italy and Italian culture.
  • Read and demonstrate an understanding of an Italian novel.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning
  • You will be asked to prepare some homework (reading/writing) between sessions.

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • Details about the course book will be given on the first class of the course

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • You may wish to progress onto a second term course of Italian Advanced.

Download full course outline

Italian Advanced Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online 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 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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