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Learning a language can be a very rewarding and enjoyable experience, whether you would like to continue studying for pleasure, travel, business, or simply to meet like-minded people. Come and join our class which is taught in a friendly, relaxed and adult orientated approach. This ten week course is the final part of a three part course. This course online needs Office 365 Teams. You will be able to access this from the College website after your enrolment.
What will I learn?
The emphasis will be primarily on consolidating previous knowledge and extending vocabulary, structures and fluency. Listening, speaking, reading and writing activities are designed to maximise your confidence and progress. The course will concentrate on the four language skills speaking and listening and will extend grammar knowledge. Learners will be encouraged to express themselves and give opinions in Italian.
The topics covered will include; weather, driving in Italy (petrol station, car breakdown and roads), sport, hobbies and free time, arranging to go out, shops and department stores, shopping for clothes
This course is suitable for adult learners who have completed the Italian Beginners (Part 1) and (Part 2) courses at Wiltshire College & University Centre or at a similar establishment. It is also suitable for those who have previous basic knowledge of the language and who feel they can cope at a basic level with the topics and grammar.
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
Because of online structure of the course, the tutor will send you every week before the lesson any handouts (and eventually sound files) you will need for it and the notes for the listening activities you have to do before the class.
The lesson will be on speaking, answering questions, checking difficulties, discovering and practice new vocabulary and structures, some listening and reading activities. After the lesson the tutor will send you or suggest some homework to consolidate your learning.
Assessment is informal, based on your personal targets and the learning outcomes and will be undertaken regularly with you by the course tutor. There are no final qualifications associated with this course.
Additional Costs and Information
You will be asked to buy a course book (Contatti by Mariolina Freeth and Giuliana Checketts ISBN 978-1-44413314-1), this will be discussed in your first session. Please also bring an A4 folder, paper and pens.
To get maximum benefit from the course learners should expect to do up to an hour at home each week to reinforce the work covered in class. Your lecturer will advise you on what work to do at home.
What Could I Do Next?
On completion of your course you may choose to progress onto these following courses
- Development Worker
- Political Risk Analyst
- Languages Teacher
- Speech And Language Therapist
It is thought that there are up to 7,000 different languages spoken around the world today. More than half of the world’s languages have no written form.
The world’s most widely spoken languages are: Mandarin Chinese, English, Spanish, Hindi, Arabic, Bengali, Russian, Portuguese, Japanese, German and French.