Italian Lower Improvers

Italian Lower Improvers

This course is suitable for those who have already studied Italian for at least a year.

 

Instruction is given in Italian, using visual and audio supports. The course aims to develop the skills of speaking, reading, listening and writing in Italian, but the main focus is on verbal communication. It will help you to understand native Italian speakers and to communicate in practical situations.

 

Each week you will cover an aspect of Italian grammar so that you can begin to form increasingly complex sentences. You will also learn more about Italian culture.

 

Course books:

Continuation from“Nuovo Espresso 1”ISBN 978-88-6182-318-1 and “Nuovo Espresso 2” ISBN 978-88-6182-321-1

 

Learning Outcomes

WEEK 1

Topic: La famiglia e vita familiare”

Grammar: Possessive adjectives; Use of the article with possessive; Superlative relative; Present perfect of reflexive verbs.

 

WEEK 2

Topic:”Shopping”

Grammar: Verb “piacere”; Indirect pronouns; Use of imperative; Comparatives.

 

WEEK 3

Topic:”Shopping”

Grammar: Verb “piacere”; Indirect pronouns; Use of imperative; Comparatives.

 

WEEK 4

Topic:”About your childhood and past memories”

Grammar: Use of imperfect tense; Use of imperfect and present perfect; verb: “fare”

 

WEEK 5

Topic:”About your childhood and past memories”

Grammar: Use of imperfect tense; Use of imperfect and present perfect; verb “fare”

 

WEEK 6

Topic: “Physical and character description”

Grammar: “Ne’....Ne’; Comparative: come/ quanto; Present perfect of “cominciare and finire”

 

WEEK 7

Topic: “Physical and character description”

Grammar: “Ne’....Ne’; Comparative: come/ quanto; Present perfect of “cominciare and finire”

 

WEEK 8

Topic: “Free Time and Leisure”

Grammar: stare + Gerundive; Direct Pronouns; Adverbs, such as: gia’/non...ancora; Direct and Indirect Pronouns with verbs at infinitive tense; Relative Pronouns.

 

WEEK 9

Topic: “Free Time and Leisure”

Grammar: stare + Gerundive; Direct Pronouns; Adverbs, such as: gia’/non...ancora; Direct and Indirect Pronouns with verbs at infinitive tense; Relative Pronouns.

 

WEEK 10

Topic: “Free Time and Leisure”

Grammar: stare + Gerundive; Direct Pronouns; Adverbs, such as: gia’/non...ancora; Direct and Indirect Pronouns with verbs at infinitive tense; Relative Pronouns.

 

Your Tutor

Anna Di Giovannantonio Anna Di Giovannatonio is a native speaker from Italy. She has worked as an interpreter and translator, taught a wide range of Italian classes, and worked as a supervisor and tutor at Cambridge University. Nominated as an Honorary Consular Correspondent of Cambridge, Anna promotes Italian cultural events. Anna is also a registered member of the Institute for Learning. Anna also teaches Latin to Adult students.  

Fees

Tuition fees: £115.00
Materials Costs: £0.00
Total Cost: £115.00

Sessions

No. of sessions: 10

Day Date Times
Wed 25/09/2019 19:00-21:00
Wed 02/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Wed 09/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Wed 16/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Wed 30/10/2019 19:00-21:00
Wed 06/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Wed 13/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Wed 20/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Wed 27/11/2019 19:00-21:00
Wed 04/12/2019 19:00-21:00

Your next step

Click here to Enrol Online

Pay by credit or debit card over the telephone. Please call the Adult Education Office on 01223 278002 Monday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Friday 9am to 4pm during term time and Monday to Friday 9am to 4pm out of term time.

Pay by cheque, made payable to Hills Road Sixth Form College. Please send you cheque together with a completed enrolment form, which you can find by clicking on ‘How to Enrol’ on the left hand side, to the Adult Education Office, Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8PE. Please enclose a SAE if you require a receipt.

Please note full refunds can only be made if a class is cancelled or closed at the discretion of the College, or if you cancel your enrolment no less than two weeks before the course starts.

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