RECOMMENDED FOR :
Students who are complete beginners and have no prior knowledge of the language, with the exception of perhaps a few key words.
People who are planning to travel to Italy and would like to talk to locals, enjoy fully the “Italian experience” and learn the language so that they can make themself understood.
“False beginner” students, i.e. : you have some prior, but very basic knowledge of the language, and find it difficult to produce more than a few key words and phrases. Maybe you haven’t used the language in a while and/or want to start at ‘the beginning’.
Students whose origin is Italian but have rarely spoken Italian at home. Your family mainly speak in dialect. Your vocabulary is very limited and you have never studied Italian before.
ADMISSION: You don't need any prior knowledge of Italian to take this course.
Access to the course at Beginner level is through a written test and an interview on the phone if the student has already taken a course previously.
REGISTRATION POLICY: Please, read carefully the Terms and Conditions before registering a Language Course.
Modern, inductive, communicative. You will be guided to develop your communication skills, as well as being introduced to Italian culture. You will also work on grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, enabling you to use Italian in a wide range of situations.
Audio CD and a DVD Video included in the textbook.
The course is divided in two parts : BEGINNER A1-1 and A1-2
Small classes: min. 3 - max 7 students. Average: 4. Length: 5 weeks per session. Lessons: once a week (each lasting 2 hours)
Textbook: Progetto Italiano 1a - $ 45 (included Quaderno degli esercizi, audio CD and DVD). Introductory Unit -Unit 1 - 2
BEGINNER A1 -1
START DAY: Saturday September 14 - END DAY: Saturday October 12 - TIME: 9.30 am - 11.30am
Monday September 16 - END DAY: Monday October 21 - TIME: 9.30 am-11.30 am (No class on Thanksgiving Day)
Monday September 16 - END DAY: Monday October 21 - TIME: 7.00 pm-9.00m (No class on Thanksgiving Day)
START DAY: Tuesday September 17 - END DAY: Tuesday October 15 - TIME: 12.30 pm - 2.30 pm
START DAY: Saturday October 19 - END DAY: Saturday November 9 - TIME: 9.30 am - 11.30am
DURATION: 5 weeks, 10 hours - COURSE PRICE: $150 + hst = $ 169.50 + $ 45 for the textbook = $ 214.50
MORE UPDATES COMING SOON
AT THE END OF BEGINNER A1-1:
You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions
You can introduce yourself and others and greet people
You can describe a person
You can ask and give information
You can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where you live, what you do, people you know and things you have
You can describe an apartment
You can ask the time and learn about days of the weeks
AFTER YOU PASS BEGINNER A1 -1 LEVEL:
You can attend BEGINNER A1-2