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Are you interested in learning Italian for holidays and social occasions? This is a part-time course for people who are interested in learning some useful everyday phrases and basic grammar in a relaxed environment.

This is a part-time course for beginners or people with little knowledge of the language, who are interested in learning some useful every day phrases and basic grammar in a relaxed environment.

You'll learn in a fun and supportive environment through a variety of engaging activities! 

The tutor will use a range of resources (videos, games, role-plays and handouts) to supplement the course book. 

Please note: this course does not run during the half- term/ end-of-term breaks.

What I'll learn

The topics are likely to include: 

  • Booking a hotel room 
  • Ordering food in a restaurant and drink in a café
  • Tourist information
  • Directions
  • Shopping
  • These may vary depending on the learners’ ability on the course
  • This course does not lead to a formal qualification, but we are happy to discuss ways to take a formal qualification

 

How I'll learn

Audio visual. Formal instruction. Group and pair work. Discussions.

You will have access to specialised websites and the chance to use the language in real-life situations.

You will also get the opportunity to develop your language skills according to your own specific needs.

 

Entry Requirements

Read the 'can do' statements below. Which statements apply to you?

  • I have no previous knowledge of this language
  • I know only a few words and phrases in this language

If either of the above statements applies to you, join a Beginner's Semester 1 Course. You do not need to read the rest of the statements below.

If neither statement applies to you, read on:

  • I have studied this language for approximately 20 hours in an adult education environment or similar
  • I know several words and phrases in this language
  • I have studied this language at a basic level in the past, but my skills are rusty
  • I can count up to 100
  • I can use this language's alphabet
  • I can give basic information about myself and my family ("my name is...", "I have a sister")

If at least four of the above statements apply to you, a Beginner's Semester 2 Course should be suitable for you.

If you're unsure, call 0800 612 6008 or contact us here with any questions you may have and we'll get you on the right course.

 

How to Apply

You can register for this course online. Click on ENROL NOW and follow the steps below:

  • Register your contact details online and verify your account
  • Go to your desired course page and click again on ENROL NOW. Follow the link to pay for your course

Course places are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. We would encourage you to enrol on your chosen course as soon as possible. If you prefer to enrol in person please visit us at one of our college Advice Centres or enrol over the phone via 0800 612 6008.

This course will be run subject to demand. If you wish to enrol within one week of the start date, please call us on 0800 612 6008 first to check the course is running.