Our Italian language courses are perfect for the absolute beginner (stage 1) and for the more advanced learner (stage 4), we also provide a non-accredited advanced Italian language and culture course.

To book your place click the relevant course.

 

Stage 1

Stage 1 is for absolute beginners or for participants with a very limited knowledge of the language. At the end of this 20 week course, participants will be able to carry out relevant tasks such as introducing themselves and others and asking and answering questions about personal details such as where they live, people they know and things they have. By the end of the course students will be able to interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help. They will have a basic understanding of significant aspects of life and culture of the country and intercultural skills necessary for their language proficiency level. All Stage 1 courses are worth 15 credits. The fees for Stage 1 are £241/£204/£121.

Course Information sheet for stage 1

Italian Stage 1

20 meetings from Monday 14 October 6 - 8pm

With Federica Sturani

CRN 22905/MODL919

Italian Stage 1

20 meetings from Wednesday 16 October 6 - 8pm

With Clarissa Frigerio

CRN 22904/MODL919

Stage 2

Stage 2 is for those with some knowledge of the language, up to the level reached at Stage 1. At the end of this 20 week course, participants will be able to communicate routine tasks and short social exchanges, such as making invitations, giving directions, talking about daily activities or describing people and places. Students will be able to understand simple sentences and will develop a better understanding of the relevant culture and society, and some frequently used expressions related to areas of importance. All Stage 2 courses are worth 15 credits. The fees for Stage 2 are £241/£204/£121.

Course Information sheet for stage 2

Italian Stage 2

20 meetings from Wednesday 16 October 6 - 8pm

With Christina Diamantatou

CRN 22906/MODL921

Italian Stage 2

20 meetings from Thursday 17 October 6 - 8pm

With Christina Diamantatou

CRN 22907/MODL921

Stage 2+

Stage 2+ is for those who have either completed Stage 2, or who can use the language at an appropriate proficiency level. Over 20 weeks students will learn to communicate confidently through the written and spoken word about a range of topics. Themes will be introduced through authentic texts in the target language, such as newspaper articles, news items, blogs and songs. On successful completion students will be able to understand simple texts taken from popular culture and media, to discuss them and to express an opinion. They will have developed an awareness of the relevant issues and discussions in contemporary societies of native speakers, for example relating to work, travel or daily life in the country.  All Stage 2+ courses are worth 15 credits. The fees for Stage 2+ are £241/£204/£121.

course Information sheet for stage 2+

Italian Stage 2+

20 meetings from Monday 14 October 6 - 8pm

With Christina Diamantatou

CRN 22908/MODL983

Italian Stage 2+

20 meetings from Tuesday 15 October 2 - 4pm

With Sofia De Iudicibus

CRN 22909/MODL983

Stage 3

Stage 3 is for those who have either completed Stage 2+ or who can use the language at an appropriate proficiency level. After 20 weeks students will be able to communicate effectively in a wide range of situations and to comprehend written and spoken material without the need for repetition or a dictionary. Students will be able to follow discussions on familiar matters in the standard language as they may encounter them in work, school, leisure etc. They can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans. The students will be aware of many cultural differences and know how to behave and communicate appropriately. All Stage 3 courses (except Mandarin) are worth 15 credits. The fees for Stage 3 are £241/£204/£121.

Course Information sheet for stage 3

Italian Stage 3

20 meetings from Tuesday 15 October 4 - 6pm

With Sofia De Iudicibus

CRN 22910/MODL923

Advanced Language courses are non-accredited

Advanced Italian Language and Culture

20 meetings from Wednesday 16 October 10.30am - 12.30pm

With Sofia De Iudicibus

£241/£204/£121

Questo corso vi consentirà di ampliare la vostra conoscenza della cultura italiana e di praticare tutte le abilità linguistiche. Interesse e curiosità verranno continuamente stimolati attraverso il ricorso ad una varietà di fonti didattiche e materiali autentici desunti dalla letteratura, dalla stampa e dai media in generale. Il corso si rivolge a studenti che hanno già conseguito il livello 4, CEFR B1+, o a coloro che hanno una buona padronanza della lingua italiana. 

CRN 22931/MODL000