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Italian A1-A2

The A1-A2 courses are addressed to learners who completed the A1 level but still need to become confident in the language competences required at the A2 level.

Course description

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Italian 101


Communication & grammar skills

A1/A2

Continuation of courses 100 + 101

Time & Place


11 Jan -  15 March

Monday   11.30-13.00

15 hours  

Online

Instructor


Annarita Zacchi

Italian 102


Communication & grammar skills

A1/A2

Continuation course 102

Time & Place


13 Jan -  17 March

Wednesday    13.30-15.00

15 hours  

Online

Instructor


TBD

Italian 103


Communication & grammar skills

A1/A2

 Continuation  course 103

Time & Place


13 Jan -  17 March

Wednesday    15.30-17.00

15 hours  

Online

Instructor


TBD

 

 

Italian 104


Communication & grammar skills

A1/A2

Continuation course 104

 

Time & Place


15 Jan -  19 March

Friday    15.00- 16.30

15 hours 

 Online

Instructor


TBD

 

Italian 105


Communication & grammar skills

A1/A2

Continuation of  course 105-106

 

Time & Place


  • 13 Jan -  17 March

  • Wednesday  17.30-19.00         

  •  15 hours  

Online

Instructor


TBD

Italian 107


Communication & grammar skills

A1/A2

Continuation of  course 107

Time & Place


13 Jan -  17 March

Wednesday    17.00-18.30

15 hours  

Online

Instructor


TBD

Italian A1-A2


The course bridges these two levels by exploring the objectives of level A1 in more depth, and introducing new items from the A2 syllabus.


Learning outcomes

 

 

 

By the end of the course, students will be able 

  • to interact in areas of immediate personal relevance
  • to ask for and give information on everyday topics and their own field of research
  • to talk about various aspects of their home country and  town (food, architecture, lifestyles, arts, sport, etc.)
  • to read simple texts
  • to participate in basic conversations about work, studies, leisure, etc.
  • to read short texts (fiction, journalism and essays)
  • to write notes, messages and short stories/reviews

Course contents

 

 

Course materials:

Universitalia 2.0

Vol. 1

 

 

The course includes work on the following

  • revision of the main structures of Italian grammar: verbs (past tenses); articles; time adverbs; prepositions
  • Expanding vocabulary through reading and speaking
  • Reading: short informative texts and notices on topics of personal and professional interest; texts that consist of general language and academic-related language (research topic, academic professions and positions)
  • Writing: short and simple texts, fill in forms, simple requests and answers
  • Listening: understand familiar everyday expressions, recognize concrete information in dialogues and announcements
  • Speaking: introducing oneself, asking and answering questions on familiar topics, simple social conversations

Learning methods and activities

 

 

 

Activities in class include

  • controlled grammatical exercises
  • small groupwork
  • pairwork
  • role play
  • readings
  • peer correction
  • individual writing
This description refers to the general content of the A2 level and the teaching methodologies. The specific syllabus for each course covers part of this content according to the number of hours and the needs of the participants.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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