Centre for Continuing Education

Italian Course 203 (Level 7)

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

Aims

This course aims to consolidate and develop knowledge you have previously gained in the Italian level’s 201 and 202 (or equivalent), and introduce more complex language structures in relation to participating in activities, suggesting and expressing desires or ideas, and group discussion.

Outcomes

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

  • express surprise, relief, joy, curiosity and understanding
  • voice concern or doubt/your opinion
  • make comparisons
  • give explanations
  • describe an incident and report on what others have said.

Content

Communicative:

  • expressing surprise, relief, joy, curiosity and understanding, and the various accompanying expressions
  • voicing doubt and opinion
  • making comparisons
  • describing various sports
  • describing an incident

Grammar:

  • comparative
  • past perfect modal verb
  • stare per + infinitive
  • subjunctive present
  • combined pronouns
  • adjective bello
  • trapassato prossimo

Intended audience

Suitable for A2 level students, those who have completed all levels of Italian up to 202 or who have completed 145 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 4-6 of the above text. The text is used for activities and forms the basis for consolidation and practice.

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Please note

Selected Language 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.

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