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Italian September A1

Communication & grammar skills A1

ItalianCoursesThe A1 courses are addressed to absolute beginners or those who were assigned to the A1 level after the placement test.

Course description

First year researchers have been assigned to a specific course, everyone else is kindly asked to fill in this pre-enrollment form.

EUI language courses are free for EUI PhD and LL.M. researchers, but most other EUI members have to pay a nominal fee. To check course fees click on total hours.

 
 

Pre-sessional courses: September

Only on the 2nd September the Italian courses take place from 13.00-16.00.

Italian 101


Communication & grammar skills

CEFR level: A1, absolute beginners

All EUI members

Time & Place


2 September-27 September

Four weeks / 40 hours

  • Monday    16.15-19.00
  • Tuesday   16.15-19.00
  • Thursday  16.15-19.00
  • Friday       16.15-19.00

Convento, De Saussure Room

Instructor


A. Becucci

 

 

Italian 102


Communication & grammar skills

CEFR level: A1, absolute beginners

All EUI members

 

Time & Place


2 September-27 September

Four weeks / 40 hours

  • Monday    16.15-19.00
  • Tuesday   16.15-19.00
  • Thursday  16.15-19.00
  • Friday       16.15-19.00

Convento, Austin Room

Instructor


V. Martelli

 

Italian 103


Communication & grammar skills

CEFR level: A1, absolute beginners

All EUI members

Time & Place


2 September-27 September

Four weeks / 40 hours

  • Monday    16.15-19.00
  • Tuesday   16.15-19.00
  • Thursday  16.15-19.00
  • Friday       16.15-19.00

Convento, Chomsky

Instructor


M. Giungi


Italian 104


Communication & grammar skills

CEFR level: A1, absolute beginners

All EUI members

Time & Place


2 September-27 September

Four weeks / 40 hours

  • Monday    16.15-19.00
  • Tuesday   16.15-19.00
  • Thursday  16.15-19.00
  • Friday       16.15-19.00
Badia, Seminar  Room 1

Instructor


F. Pali

Italian 108


Communication & grammar skills

CEFR level: A1, absolute beginners

Max Weber Fellow

 

Time & Place


3 September

 Four weeks / 20 hours

  • Tuesday     9.15-12.00
  • Thursday    9.15-12.00

 

Badia 

Emeroteca

Instructor


M. Giungi

 

Italian 111


Communication & grammar skills

CEFR level: A1, absolute beginners

All EUI members

Time & Place


9 September-27 September

Three weeks / 24 hours

  • Monday    17.00-19.00
  • Tuesday   17.00-19.00
  • Thursday  17.00-19.00
  • Friday       17.00-19.00
  • Badia, Seminar  Room 3

Instructor


F.Chiarini


 

Course description Italian A1



This description refers to the general content of the A1 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.
 

 

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able 

  • to use the language of daily routines and interact in basic communicative situations: to introduce themselves, to talk about their interests, preferences, habits, etc. 
  • to give the most important information about what they do, the reasons they are in Italy
  • to talk about various aspects of their country (food, architecture, lifestyles, arts, sport, etc.)
  • to read short and simple texts
  • to use strategies to find information in materials used in everyday communication (programmes, menus, timetables, advertising, etc.)
  • to write simple notes and short  messages

Course contents

 

Course materials:

UniversItalia 2.0

Volume 1

Alma Edizioni

 

 

The course includes work on the following

  • basic structures of Italian grammar: verbs (present 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

 

 

 

 

 

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