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Italian Evening Classes

We are currently offering Levels 1 to 5 in Italian. Please see below for more information about each of the levels on offer.
 

Italian Level 1

This module is designed for students who have no previous knowledge of the language.
 
Duration: 20 weeks 

Day and Time:

Group A: Tuesday 6:00-8:00pm
Group B: Thusday 6:00-8:00pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • exchange simple greetings 
  • introduce themselves and other people 
  • Give personal information about family, job or studies, where they live 
  • Give the same information about other people 
  • Use numbers 1-100, express dates, time, prices 
  • Describe daily routine 
  • Shop for food and clothes 
  • Order meals and drinks 
  • Give directions 
  • Talk about the weather 
  • Book holiday accommodation 
  • Talk about past events
 

Italian Level 2

This module is designed for students who have completed Italian level 1 evening classes or who have equivalent previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 

Day and Time: Monday 6:00-8:00pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

Learning outcomes:
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

• Talk about oneself and others 
• Talk about health issues 
• Describe leisure interests 
• Describe transport / how to get to places 
• Describe places where to live (flats, houses, cities, countryside) 
• Compare cities/ lifestyles/houses/holidays 
• Talk about shopping habits 
• Use the present tense of regular verbs and irregular verbs 
• Talk about events / activities in the past 
• Talk about events / activities in the future

 

Italian Level 3

This module is designed for students who have completed the Italian level 2 evening classes or who have equivalent previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: Thursday 6:00-8:00pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Discuss leisure interests in the present and in the past 
  • Discuss TV programs, films, the use of the Internet, the media 
  • Find out about Italian education system 
  • Discuss pros and cons of jobs 
  • Arrange meetings 
  • Understand job adverts and Italian CVs 
  • Discuss pros and cons of various means of transport 
  • Report and talk about incidents 
  • Use the imperfect and the perfect to describe, discuss activities / events in the past 
  • learn to use the conditional mood to talk about hypothesis, give advice and make polite requests 
  • Start using the subjunctive.
 

Italian Level 4

This module is designed for students who have completed the Italian level 3 evening classes or who have equivalent previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: Wednesday 6:00-8:00pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

Learning outcomes: 
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Discuss the education system in Italy
  • Discuss relationships (family, partnerships, friendship, neighborhood)
  • Discuss social issues (reality TV, tobacco, alcohol, lifestyle choices)
  • Discuss new technologies
  • Discuss popular music and sport
  • Discuss environmental issues (global warming, natural disasters, recycling)
  • Discuss tourism
  • Use of the ‘IF’ clauses in Italian (periodo ipotetico) to make hypothetical statements in the present and past
  • Understand and use an increasing range of tenses: present, past (imperfect, perfect and pluperfect), future and future perfect, conditional and conditional perfect, subjunctive.
 

Italian Level 5

This module is designed for students who have completed the Italian level 4 evening classes or who have equivalent previous knowledge.

Duration: 20 weeks 
Day and Time: Tuesday 6:00-8:00pm

Term Dates:

Term 1: Week commencing 9th October 2017 to week commencing 11th December 2017

Term 2: Week commencing 29th January 2018 to week commencing 30th April 2018. (Easter break 26th March 2018 to 22nd April 2018)

Venue: Trent Building, University Park Campus 

Cost: UoN Students - Total price £230 paid in two instalments of £115.
         Staff and Public - Total price £250 paid in two instalments of £125.

Learning outcomes:
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
• Discuss further social issues: young people, inequalities, financial crisis in Italy
• Educational issues: tradition vs modernity.
• Cultural issues: films, books, food, music, languages
• Technological issues: the Internet, increased freedom or increased control
• Write and speak with increasing sophistication
• Argue topics
• Discuss feelings
• Use all tenses and moods with increasing mastery.

 

 

 

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