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Italian September A1-A2



Italian A1-A2

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able 

  • to use the language of daily routines and interact in simple communicative situations and routine tasks (to introduce themselves, to talk about their interests, preferences, habits, the reasons why they are in Italy etc.)
  • to talk about various aspects of their country (food, architecture, lifestyles, arts, sport, etc.)
  • to understand  texts that consist mainly of high frequency everyday or job-related language
  • to participate in conversation on topics that are familiar, of personal interest or pertinent to everyday life
  • to write simple corrected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest /to write personal letters

Course contents


Course materials are communicated by the Italian Unit.


The course includes work on the following

  • basic structures of Italian grammar: verbs (present and past tense), nouns and adjectives, articles, time adverbs, main prepositions (time and place)
  • insights into Italian life and culture
  • living in Florence: places, markets, museums, parks and gardens, etc.


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 B2 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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