Italian Beginners Step 2

To enable learners to use and understand statements, expressions and questions in common situations.  To enable learners to understand written messages, questions and forms and produce brief written responses. Increase confidence in talking and converse with other learners about different topics. Improve previous knowledge about food/drink, directions. More aspects of the grammar.


What will I study?

This 10-week programme is designed for people who have no current knowledge of Italian.  It is designed to give you the vocabulary necessary to deal with the following situations:

  • Introducing yourself to others
  • Going shopping
  • Ordering a meal
  • At the railway / bus station
  • Giving and receiving directions

How will I be assessed?

This is a non-accredited course with no exam at the end, but the tutor will monitor progress and give feedback.

How will the course be delivered?

There will be a wide variety of learning activities designed to develop practical language skills in a stimulating environment.  This will include interactive games, listening comprehensions, tutor presentations, pair and small group work.

Entry requirements

Phonetics, use of verbs, adjectives and conjugation of some different tenses.

What next?

Other language courses.  Progression routes may be discussed with your course tutor.  For further advice and guidance please contact the College Guidance Officers.

Additional information

The tutor will want to find out as much as possible about why you want to learn and what you already know in order to plan a suitable programme.  The content of the course will be discussed and you will be given further details about course materials and other learning resources.  Any relevant paperwork will be discussed and completed at this session.  Please bring a notebook and pen.

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Free Distance Learning Courses 2024-2025 Full-time Further Education Prospectus