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Italian A2-

The A2- courses are addressed to learners with a basic knowledge of Italian who completed the A1 level during the last academic year or who were assigned to the A2 level after the placement test.


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 Course description

Italian 103

Communication and grammar skills


This course is the continuation of October December course A1/A2 

Time & Place

16 January - 19 March

15 hours

  • Thursday 13.30-15.30

Convento, Austin


Italian 104

Communication and grammar skills


This course is the continuation of October December course A1/A2 

Time & Place

17 January – 20 March

15 hours

  • Friday   11.30-13.00

Convento, Austin Room


 Gaia Pieraccioni 





Italian A2-

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 informative texts and notices on topics of personal and professional interest; texts that consist of general language and academic-related language (fields of research, academic professions and positions)
  • 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

    • introduction of structures of Italian grammar and syntax: verbs (future and conditional); pronouns

    • Italian life and culture

    • living in Florence: places, markets, museums, parks and gardens, etc.

    • expanding the vocabulary through reading and speaking


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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