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Italian Classes

Event Hours(5)

  • Monday

    07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

    St James Tavern

  • Tuesday

    07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

    Discovery Centre

  • Tuesday

    07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

    Pre-Intermediate 2
    Discovery Centre

  • Wednesday

    07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

    Discovery Centre

  • Thursday

    07:00 pm - 08:30 pm

    Beginner 2
    Discovery Centre

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12-week course: £138

courses start week commencing 10th September.

Enjoy the delights of Italy with the benefit of communication Our friendly, professional, qualified and experienced teachers aim to make learning Italian fun. Courses have aims and objectives in place to maximise your learning. Classes are informal and designed to be focussed on encouraging you to speak and communicate in Italian although all four skills will be practised (reading, listening, speaking and writing). Grammar and vocabulary is taught as a natural part of language progression. Learning takes place by a variety of media including; listening to audio excerpts, watching short video clips, reading stories and articles. You will learn grammar through practice exercises, both written and spoken. You are encouraged to practise by speaking in small groups.

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A1 : Beginner – this course is designed for people with no previous experience of learning Italian, a complete beginner’s course.
A1.2 : Beginner 2 – this course is for people who have studied a little Italian (20 hours or equivalent)
A2 : Pre-Intermediate – this course is for people who have studied 40-70 hours of Italian or equivalent.
A2.2 : Pre-Intermediate 2– this course is for people who have studied 70-100 hours of Italian or equivalent.
B1 : Intermediate – students have studied 100+ hours and can hold a conversation in Italian.

*Course Content– typical areas of focus are:

Topics: Greetings & introductions, family, nationalities, jobs, days/numbers/months, giving directions, food, daily routine.
Grammar: Alphabet & pronunciation, regular and irregular verbs (present tense), singular and plural nouns, adjectives, personal pronouns, negation, present progressive tense.
Beginner 2
Topic: Food, travelling, describing places, house, seasons, shopping & going out, fashion, activities, cooking.
Grammar: Prepositions and articles, possessive adjectives, present perfect and past participle, direct object pronoun, imperative mood,
Topic: Finding information about the city, describing a house, planning an activity.
Grammar: Future tense, reflexive verbs, preposizioni semplici e articolate, adverbs.
Topic: Parlare delle vacanze, Facoltà universitarie e relative figure professionali, Prenotare una camera d’albergo, La storia di Roma, Parlare delle proprie abitudini per viver sano.
Grammar: Pronomi relativi, superlativo relativo & assoluto, Passato remoto – verbi regolari & irregolari.

*Please note, course content will vary depending on course teacher and course book content.
No refunds are given for classes not attended once a course has begun (Courses can be cancelled and refunded up to 5 days before their start)

Italian Teachers

Emanuela Venditti

Ciao! My name is Emanuela, I am an Italian teacher moved to the UK just after having obtained a Masters Degree in Italian Linguistics at the University of Rome Sapienza. Thanks to my academic specialty in the field of the language learning, I developed a great passion for teaching Italian as a second language to any level and age learners. My first direct experience here was assisting the Italian teacher at the University of Southampton conducting lessons to undergraduate students. Since than I have never stopped teaching my language to a wide range of students.

Chiara Bechis

Ciao! I am an Italian native speaker and I moved to the UK after obtaining a MA in Italian Studies at Sapienza University of Rome. I am currently doing a PhD in Italian literature at Royal Holloway – University of London. It is the passion for my language and culture that brought me to choose Italian as my academic field of research. Since my first time at university I have been teaching Italian to students of different ages and levels. I am a passionate teacher, eager to introduce new learners to my beautiful language. Vi aspetto (I am waiting for you!)!

Chiara Lazzaro

Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Chiara and I do Italian! In the sense that I learn, teach, eat, sleep, breathe Italian! I am CELTA qualified with a Bachelor’s degree in Modern Languages and I am used to teaching Italian at all levels. Languages were never really a thing for me until I decided to host American students and share our experiences, cultures and traditions. Since then, it’s been a growing passion that has led to me making Italian my business.