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A wide range of courses to suit all abilities.

♦ Please note - when you see this against a course, it means that it runs for three terms beginning in September. New learners should not enrol after that term.  All other courses may be joined at any term.

Available Classes

♦ Italian Level 1

This course is for absolute beginners, and will enable the learner to survive in Italy, buying food, travelling, making bookings and communicating with strangers.  It will also give a basic background to the culture and the do’s and don’ts of life in modern Italy. Uses ‘Talk Italian 1’  (BBC Publications).  
Please purchase a copy of the book before the start of the course.
ISBN 978-1-40667-894-9. (Waterstones or Amazon)

With Steve Andrews,

Tuesday Afternoon

♦ Italian Level 2

For those who have completed the Beginners Course or who have invested some time in independent study.  If you are unsure about the level please discuss with the tutor.  We review previous knowledge, fill the gaps and build on what we know. Topics include booking holidays, accommodation, asking for directions, shopping, weather and more besides! Uses ‘Nuovissimo Progetto Italiano 1 Libro dello studente ISBN 978-88-99358-54-9’ and Nuovissimo Progetto Italiano 1 Quaderno degli esercizi ISBN 978-88-99358-56-3 
Edilingua publications ( http://www.italianbookshop.co.uk ) .

With Steve Andrews,

Monday Morning

Italian Level 3

This course is a continuation of the exploration of the Italian language.  Most people in the group will have studied for two years previously and wish to continue their studies. Uses ‘Nuovissimo Progetto Italiano 1b’ ISBN 978-960-693-126-0.
http://www.italianbookshop.co.uk ) .

With Steve Andrews,

Friday Morning

Italian Level 4

Suitable for students who have studied Italian for at least 3 years (or have achieved GCSE level) and who wish to deepen their knowledge of the Italian language and culture.  Nuovissimo Progetto Italiano  2a.   ISBN:  978-960-7706-75-1.
( http://www.italianbookshop.co.uk ) .

With Steve Andrews,

Wednesday Midday

Italian Level 5

Aimed at students who have completed at least 4 years study and have a good conversational grasp of the language since lessons and discussions will be conducted in Italian. Nuovissimo Progetto Italiano 2a ISBN:  978-960-7706-75-1.
( http://www.italianbookshop.co.uk

With Steve Andrews,

Wednesday Morning

Class Times

Unless otherwise stated, standard class times are as follows:

Morning: 10:00 - 12:00
Midday: 12:15 - 14:15
Afternoon: 14:30 - 16:30