Is this course for me?
Discover more about the beautiful country of Italy and, even better, learn how to chat with its friendly inhabitants. Using communicative methods, this course will not only give you the tools to speak to Italians in a range of everyday situations, but it will also provide an insight into the rich traditions, customs, and food of the ‘Bel Paese, (the beautiful country, as Italians refer to it).
|Week 1: Ciao bella!
||Let’s see how many Italian words you know already (and how to pronounce them). Greetings and introducing yourself
|Week 2: La bella Italia
||Talking about where you’re from. Learning about Italian cities and their citizens
|Week 3: La famiglia
||Talking about the family. Introducing other people
|Week 4: Un caffe per favore
||Ordering in a bar/ restaurant. Offering a drink to other people.
|Week 5: Lavoro, lavoro
||Talking about jobs. Asking questions and using the negative
|Week 6: Casa mia
||Describing where you live.
|Week 7: Piazza San Marco??
||Directions and asking for help.
|Week 8: Cuanto costa?
||Shopping for food and clothes.
|Week 9: Buon appetito
||Reading a menu and ordering a meal. Likes and dislikes
|Week 10: Hotel Bellavista
||Booking a hotel room. Checking in
|Week 11: Autobus, tram, treni
||Asking about public transport. Buying tickets
|Week 12: Ma parli italiano!
||Looking back at what you know. Progress check
No minimum entry requirements needed.
To apply for any short course please download the following application form: Lifelong Learning Application Form
The fee for this course is €180.