Centre for Continuing Education

Italian Course 102 (Level 2)

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COVID-19 update: arrangement of our courses

We are now delivering courses online and in-person. Please check the delivery format of each class before enrolling.

Please note that course materials (excluding prescribed texts) are shared electronically within 48 hours of course commencement. Printing is not available.


Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

This beginners Italian course follows on from Italian Course 101. It covers topics including likes and dislikes, describing places and making a hotel reservation. Grammatical development is emphasised through various speaking, listening and writing exercises.

Outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • order food and drink at a café or restaurant
  • make a restaurant reservation by telephone
  • indicate food preferences
  • describe a house
  • describe hotel services
  • review a hotel
  • ask for assistance at a hotel.

Content

  • Describing places
  • Verbs in -ere and in -ire
  • Anche/ invece
  • Making a hotel reservation
  • Likes and dislikes
  • Present tense: modal verbs dovere, potere and volere
  • Adverbs: bene, male; molto, buono
  • Introduction to adjectives, noun-adjective agreement, prepositions of place

Intended audience

Suitable for A1 level students, those who have completed Italian 101, or who have completed 20 hours of recent tuition.

Delivery style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Prescribed text

The prescribed textbook is available in two versions. You are welcome to purchase either version.

Dieci A1 – Alma edizioni – Book + DVD by Naddeo & Orlandino
(ISBN 9788861826311)

Dieci A1 – Alma edizioni – Book + eBook by Naddeo & Orlandino
(ISBN: 9788861826762)

Based on Units 3-4 of the above text. The text is used for levels 101 to 201, and forms the basis for consolidation and practice. It is based on language learning through conversation method.

Textbooks should only be purchased after confirmation is received from us. This usually occurs up to five days prior to commencement.

Suggested textbook supplier

booktopia
booktopia.com.au

Please note that in some cases, our suggested supplier may not stock your prescribed text. Please check stock availability prior to signing up for any membership.

Please note

Selected courses that teach spoken language may include use of language immersion (course instruction in the selected language) as part of the training strategy.

Features

Language courses are offered in four terms each year during January, April, July and October.

Apply for the language repeat discount.

What others say.

  • Thank you to our tutor for wonderful classes. We learn and laugh in equal measures thanks to your light, assured touch.

  • I thoroughly enjoyed my experience in this class and highly recommend it to anyone considering Italian lessons. A fantastic teacher who has an excellent understand of the Italian language. I particularly enjoyed the convivial atmosphere and open forum for discussion which enabled us to cover topics beyond the standard course work. Throughout the course I was able to further develop my language skills and look forward to continuing this journey.

  • An excellent, professional teacher who stretched us and made the class enjoyable. I learned much more this year.

  • The tutor was excellent and very helpful. They challenged us to improve and were very happy to explain anything we had problems with and were happy to go back and revise.

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What others say.

  • The tutor was excellent and very helpful. They challenged us to improve and were very happy to explain anything we had problems with and were happy to go back and revise.
  • An excellent, professional teacher who stretched us and made the class enjoyable. I learned much more this year.
  • I thoroughly enjoyed my experience in this class and highly recommend it to anyone considering Italian lessons. A fantastic teacher who has an excellent understanding of the Italian language. I was able to further develop my language skills and look forward to continuing this journey.
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