This course will take place online, for a reduced rate of Full £184 / Conc. £138
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?
This course will be held via Zoom. You need a computer/laptop or mobile phone to access the Zoom website, and a reliable internet connection. For further information on how to join a Zoom meeting, you can watch the joining video here.
Bring a pen and paper for making notes. For the first part of the course Nuovo Espresso 1 by Luciana Ziglio, Giovanna Rizzo (ISBN 9788861823174 [with the DVD]) (ISBN: 9788861823181 [book only]). The second part of the course Nuovo Espresso 2 by Maria Bali, Giovanna Rizzo (ISBN 9788861823204 [with the DVD]) (ISBN: 9788861823211 [book only]).
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.
Not sure which level you’re at?
Join us on 6 May for our free Check your Level event, where you’ll meet with a tutor 1:1 on Zoom to discuss what course will best suit you.
You will learn
By the end of this level, you will be able 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
You will also learn 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
- The seasons
- The colours.
Meet the Tutor
Federica Tedeschi gained both a Celta and an NCFE Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement from Westminster Kingsway College. Since 2002, she has been teaching Italian at several institutions in London, as well as tutoring GCSE and A-level students. In 2015-17 she taught Italian language and culture at the University of Greenwich. Federica holds a BA in International Communication and Linguistics and an MA in International Relations from the University of Perugia. Further work includes teaching at several schools, and writing for publications in the UK and overseas; Federica is also a senior reporter for English Language Gazette and a member of an NUJ committee.
Need to Know
- 18:30 - 20:30
- Full £184 / Conc. £138
- Bishopsgate Institute
- Federica Tedeschi
- Max Students
- No. of Sessions
- Course Code
- No Session
- Thursday 28 May