The course covers the four skills (speaking, reading, listening and writing). It is taught through tutor-led activities, pair and group work, role-playing, and independent research as part of homework.
Who is this course for?
For beginner level students who have completed Italian Level 1: Module B, or equivalent.
Do I need any previous skills or knowledge?
To benefit fully from this course, you should have knowledge roughly equivalent to 20 hours of tuition.
Will I need any equipment or materials?
You may be asked to purchase a book but please wait until the first class to confirm this with your tutor.
Are there follow-on courses I can take?
Where possible, we will always aim to offer students the opportunity to progress in their learning. The next level after this course is Italian Level 2: Module A.
Will I be assessed?
There is no formal assessment for courses at Bishopsgate Institute. However, to monitor your learning and progress, tutors will assess your participation in classroom activities.
You will learn
- How to talk about what you did at the weekend
- Talk about past holidays
- Describe the weather
- Shop for food
- Talk about eating habits
- Describe and buy clothes
The following grammatical structures and vocabulary:
- Introduction of the past tense (auxiliary verbs essere & avere)
- Past participle (regular and some irregular)
- Direct object pronouns ( lo, la, li, le, ne)
- Time locutions in the past
Meet the Tutor
Evi Campetella teaches Italian at all levels. She has a Degree in Humanities and an MA in teaching Italian as a Foreign Language from Perugia University. She also holds a PGCE in Adult Education from the University of Westminster. She has taught Italian at Perugia University and at the Italian Institute of Culture in Madrid and Prague. Currently she teaches at some of the major adult education colleges and institutions in London (University of Westminster, City Lit, Bishopsgate Institute and Morley College). She is examiner for Edexcel A Level and GCSE Italian.
Need to Know
- Full £216 / Conc. £162
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Evi Campetella
- Max Students
- No. of Sessions
- Course Code
- No Session
- Thu 6 Feb