Italian for Improvers (Continued)

Ref: C3671003

Enjoy studying a beautiful language with a native Italian tutor in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. With this course you will improve your knowledge of Italian and your confidence in using the language in a wide range of contexts. You will develop your conversational skills as well as your competence in reading and understanding simple texts.

Course aim

To develop speaking and listening skills in order to handle more complex conversations while visiting Italy or Italian friends. To gain more confidence with Italian grammar and improve the skills of reading and writing.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for improvers

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

  • Ask and answer simple questions using the Past Tense.
  • Ask for items in different shops.
  • Describe how to prepare a dish.
  • Extract key information from listening materials appropriate to an improvers level.

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 between sessions in order to practise the language.

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.)
  • Freeth M, Checketts G, "Contatti 1" Coursebook, Hodder Education, ISBN: 978-1-444-13314-1 Freeth M, Checketts G, "Contatti 1" Activity Book, Hodder Education, ISBN: 978-1-444-13936-5 File paper, ring binder, pens

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 third term course of Italian for Improvers

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Italian for Improvers (Continued)

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  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • 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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