Centre for Continuing Education

Italian Course 202 (Level 6)

Italian. Learn Italian with us.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update: arrangement of our courses

Some of our courses have moved to online delivery. We aim to continue to deliver a high-quality educational experience through interactive, online classes in real-time. If you are currently enrolled in a course with us, we will be in touch soon with options for your enrolment.

Please note that for online classes, all course materials will be shared electronically. No printed resources will be available.


Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

Aims

This course aims to further develop more complex language structures in relation to participation in activities, providing instructions and suggestions, and participation in discussion.

Outcomes

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

  • talk about events in the past using past tense
  • give and receive advice
  • express your needs
  • express symptoms related to physical health
  • speak about the future
  • express your desires, intentions and beliefs
  • describe your job and the workplace conditions
  • write a CV.

Content

Communicative:

  • talking about past events
  • giving and receiving advice
  • expressing needs
  • talking about symptoms related to physical health
  • speaking of the future
  • expressing desires, intentions and beliefs
  • sports
  • describing jobs and workplace conditions
  • writing a CV.

Grammar:

  • imperatives – irregular and negative
  • position of the pronoun with the imperative
  • revision of simple future tense
  • hypothetical sentences – with present and future tenses
  • differences between imperfetto and passato prossimo
  • relative pronouns.

Intended audience

Suitable for A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of Italian up to 201 or who have completed 120 hours of recent face-to-face tuition.

Delivery style

Delivered as a series of interactive workshops using a communicative approach where you are encouraged to use the language through group work and pair work, as well as being exposed to the language through guided video and audio work followed by discussion and practice. Each session focuses on one or more language topics/grammatical points and is conducted in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Prescribed text

NEW Italian Espresso A2-B1 Textbook & Online Multimedia by Bali & Ziglio.
(ISBN: 9788861825710)

This textbook is used for levels 202 to 302. It is based on a language learning through conversation method.

Based on Units 1-3 of the above text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice.

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

Suggested textbook suppliers

booktopia
booktopia.com.au

Language Book Centre
languagebooks.com.au

Take your enrolment confirmation and a copy of this page to the Language Book Centre to receive a 10% discount off the price of the recommended text.

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.

We acknowledge the tradition of custodianship and law of the Country on which the University of Sydney campuses stand. We pay our respects to those who have cared and continue to care for the Country.