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Italian Language And Culture

Mary Ward Centre
Course summary
12 weeks
149 GBP
Next available date: Enquire for more information - London
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Course description

Italian Language And Culture

Il corso è per studenti che vogliono migliorare sia la comunicazione che la comprensione della lingua
Italiana e che hanno già raggiunto un appropriato livello di competenza (i.e. CEFR B2 o equivalente).
Alla fine del corso riuscirete a esprimere opinioni e ipotesi e a sostenere una conversazione usando
una varietà di registri linguistici. Avrete inoltre ampliato il vostro lessico con argomenti riguardanti
le arti visive e la letteratura.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is designed for those who have studied Italian recently for 4 years and/or have completed stages 4b and 4c. It is suitable for learners able to understand Italian and communicate, though not necessarily accurately. It is expected that student enrolling for this course have reached B2 level of competency in the Common European Framework of Reference of Language (CEFR).

Training Course Content

The course emphasises oral communication and presents idiomatic language functionally within the framework of Italian culture and students' personal interests. The topics for reading focus on visual arts, literature, current affairs and present day Italian life, the objective of which is to inform and elicit lively discussion. The course is taught exclusively in Italian and it is expected that student will also use only Italian to communicate in class.
You will be consolidating CEFR B2 level of competency while working towards achieving the next level (C1) By the end of the course you will
- Express your opinions, feelings, likes and dislikes, and make hypotheses on a variety of subjects (e.g. visual arts, literature, music, history and current affairs)
- Enhance your Italian listening skills by understanding the main points of clear standard speech and or TV programs.
- Understand texts written for native speakers, such as newspaper, magazine articles and short stories.
- Use important grammatical structures, such as the subjunctive in all its tenses, hypothetical clauses, imperatives, and the passive voice.
- Acquire information about Italian culture, including some aspects of visual arts, literature, history and current affairs.

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Mary Ward Centre

Mary Ward Centre

The first thing you will notice about the Mary Ward Centre is the stunning Georgian building, in the peaceful surroundings of Queen Square. An adult education centre with a difference, whatever you want to learn, you’ll find it here. From...

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Mary Ward Centre

42 Queens Square
WC1N 3AQ London

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