This is an online live course
Do you want to be able to use your Italian in a range of real life situations? Do you need your Italian for work or leisure? We are here to help you reach your learning goals!
You will benefit from being in an online classroom, from exchanging face to face with a supportive tutor and others as you practise speaking and enjoy learning the language.
Successful students will be able to:
• Describe (people, places, situations, events etc) using the present, past or future t
• Express an opinion and ideas in taking part in discussion
• Make comparisons
• Listen and respond to information from a range of sources (telephone messages, news headlines/public announcements, instructions, conversations)
• Deal with emergencies, problems and complaints
Grammar will be expanded. You will learn to use expressions and forms appropriate to the language using present, future and some past tenses. You will be given small amounts of homework (1 hour max) each week to reinforce classroom learning.
How will I be taught?
The focus will be on speaking and listening. Some reading and writing will also be included. Pronunciation and Italian culture are an integral part of the course. The course will be conducted mainly in the foreign language. Learners will work through different activities individually, in pairs and in small groups, using a variety of learning methods and resources (role-play and games etc). Homework set will provide an opportunity for self-study to reinforce learning.
Initial assessment will be carried out at the beginning of the course to assess individual skill level. Each student' starting point will be recorded on an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) to set targets. This will be revisited regularly during the course to monitor and record progress. Tutors will mark homework and give written or verbal feedback
What do I need to have with me?
The course book will be discussed at the first session if appropriate. Students will need to bring a pen and paper and an A4 ring binder for handouts, although we advise students not to buy anything until after the first session.
What can I do next?
There will be a follow on course if enough students want to continue in term 2, after which the next appropriate follow-on course is an Intermediate Plus course. The tutor will be able to advise or check www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.
What do I need to join the course
This course is suggested for learners who have already attended an short Intermediate course and would like to improve their speaking skills needed to cope with a range of real life situations.
This course follows on from any Intermediate class or have studied GCSE (D/E grades) or have studied the language for approximately 140 hours and who can express themselves and understand information relating to personal, work or social matters and can use the past tense in simple conversational contexts.
If you are unsure carry out our self-assessment test available on www.kentadulteducation.co.uk. The assessment provides a score to help you chose the best course for you. If still unsure, speak to us or to a Curriculum Leader.
Joining your course
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code ONL/107275/K/NC.
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