Beginners Italian pt1 (A1)

Course Description

Learn Italian and get to know Italian culture on this course. Suitable for absolute beginners, this course will teach you basic grammar and vocabulary, so that you can introduce and speak about yourself. The emphasis will be on developing your speaking skills. On completion of this course, you can progress onto Beginners Italian pt2 (A1).

Location: Online Course

Course Content

The course is taught using a communicative approach, developing your real-life speaking and listening skills. By the end of the course, you will be able to communicate in a basic way in everyday situations, such us greeting people, introducing yourself, counting to 100, and ordering food and drinks in a bar and a traditional Italian meal at the restaurant.

Teaching and Learning Methods

In this course you will be actively learning Italian through a variety of interactive classroom activities, in a relaxed and fun atmosphere. You will work in pairs/small groups to practice speaking and listening, with worksheets and activities to develop your reading and writing. Learning will be enriched through the use of audio-visual aids, realia (authentic material), online interactive resources, and role play.
Resources used within each lesson are available for learners on our online learning platform, Google Classroom.

Independent Learning

The skills you are learning should be practiced outside college in order to develop and progress. Homework is set every week and is an essential part of your course.

Assessment

Assessment is continuous and will take place throughout the course.
The tutor will give you feedback on your speaking in class, and mark your written work. During the course, you will set up an individual learning plan, where you will reflect on your progress and set your own targets.

Qualification you will achieve

There is no formal qualification attached to this course but you can receive a Certificate of Completion from the college on request.

Next Steps and Progression

For more information please contact the Learner Services Team on: 020 7255 4700 or email: LearnerServices@wmcollege.ac.uk

Additional Information

For more information please contact the Learner Services Team on: 020 7255 4700 or email: LearnerServices@wmcollege.ac.uk

Additional Learning Support

Teachers are supported to ensure their materials are inclusive to meet all learners needs. Provision of assistive equipment is available and access support can be provided through reasonable adjustments, subject to an assessment by the ALS team and/or the Disability Officer. Digital Learning support is available in the Learning Centre at our Camden site. Careers advice and guidance is also available to all learners.

Additional Costs

WM College provides financial support for course fees, which is based on an eligibility criteria. For more information, please contact a member of the Learner Services team at the main reception.
CAMDEN
44 Crowndale Road
NW1 1TR
Tel: 020 7255 4700
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk
KENTISH TOWN
7 Leighton Place
NW5 2QL
Tel: 020 7241 8572
Email: learnerservices@wmcollege.ac.uk