Italian Intermediate (York)

Ref: C3680213

This course is aimed at people who have an intermediate knowledge of the Italian language, but are keen to develop it further. The course will focus on oral, listening and speaking skills, but also reading and writing, so that the student will be able to communicate effectively in Italian. Being focused on communication skills, active participation during the classes will be encouraged. Each term topics covered earlier will be revised and new themes will be introduced to broaden the learners' understanding of the society and culture of contemporary Italy and to enhance their linguistic skills.

Course aim

In a friendly, comfortable and supportive atmosphere, this course will help students to develop language skills and will equip them with the confidence and appropriate knowledge to communicate in and understand intermediate Italian.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This is an advanced course for students with experience and skills in this subject
  • Being an ongoing course, the passato prossimo, imperfetto, futuro, condizionale and other subjects have already been covered. If you want to join the class this term, please check your level asking the WEA to put you in contact with the tutor.

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

  • Interact effectively in Italian talking about different aspects of Italian culture
  • Talk about some matters central to Italian society
  • Engage critically with intellectually stimulating texts, video and other materials in Italian
  • Work actively on my pronounciation and fluency

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need a personal email address to join the WEA’s digital learning platform, Canvas so that you can receive resources, record your progress and achievement and to work with others and share ideas. If you want to understand more about Canvas please visit:

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Italian Intermediate (York)

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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