Are you looking for an exciting and comprehensive Italian language program? Are you interested in visiting one of the most beautiful cities in Italy, such as for instance Florence, Milan, Venice, Rome or Naples? If the answer is yes, our Italian classes are designed for those who need to communicate effectively in everyday situations. Once you learn Italian, you will be speaking a beautiful melodious language, with a rich history. Considered a single language with numerous dialects, Italian, like the other Romance languages, is a direct offspring of the Latin spoken by the ancient Romans.
Italian Beginners Level 1
Designed for absolute beginners, this course is a perfect introduction to the language, designed to be as practical as possible so is ideal for travellers.
Greetings: Saying hello/goodbye, Introductions, Alphabet and pronunciation
Personal Details: Nationalities, Professions, Phone numbers, Genders, Numbers
Family and Friends: Age, Asking/talking about friends and family, Key verbs.
Eating Out: Ordering food and drinks, Offering/refusing etc
Directions and Information: Asking where something is, Clarification etc
Learning About The Local Area: Enquiries, Describing, Key nouns
Shopping: Asking/telling prices, Asking/stating need, quantity etc
Italian Beginners Level 2
Designed as a follow on from Level 1, classes will be using a communicative approach. The emphasis will be on speaking and listening while building vocabulary in a dynamic way. The students will improve their grammar skills and build up confidence to develop their conversation skills. A minimum of 10 hours of prior study is required.
Designed as a follow on from Level 2, classes will build upon previously developed skills in speaking, listening and writing. Students will be able to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. A minimum of 18 hours prior study is required.