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Italian Conversation (Improvers)

This course is for those students who have a language knowledge equivalent to approximately 1 year. The course aims to consolidate your existing basic language knowledge and develop it further by expanding your vocabulary, grammar and structures with the emphasis on development of your speaking and listening skills. A variety of teaching methods will be used to give you the opportunity to use the language. You will be encouraged to interact with your fellow students in group work and role play. You will need to purchase a text book. The tutor will give you the details of the book in the first lesson.

 Tutor:            Gloria Posner

Time:              12.45 -2.15pm

Dates:            Wednesdays

Dates:     Autumn 2018  Sept 19 – Dec 12 (half term w/c Oct 22)

                 Spring 2019     Jan 9 – April 3 (half term w/c Feb 18)

                 Summer 2019  April 25 – June 13 (half term May 30)

Venue:           Linden Room

Fees:               £100 for a 12-week term

                        £33 for a 4-week summer term

Italian Conversation (Higher Improvers)

This course is for students who have studied Italian for about 2 years. The course aims to consolidate your existing language knowledge and develop it further by expanding your vocabulary, grammar and structures. You will also gain an insight into the culture and customs of Italy. You will be encouraged to use Italian as much as possible. A variety of teaching methods will be used to give you the opportunity to use the language. You will be encouraged to interact with your fellow students in group work and role play. You will need to purchase a text book which will be recommended by the tutor.

Tutor:            Gloria Posner

Time:              Tuesdays 2.30 – 4.30 pm

Dates:            Autumn 2018 Sept 18– Dec 11 (half term w/c Oct 22)

                        Spring 2019  Jan 8– April 2 (half term w/c Feb 18)

                        Summer term April 30 – May 21

Venue:          Linden Room

Fees:             £131 for a 12-week term

                      £43 for a 4-week summer term

Italian Conversation (Intermediate)

This course is for students who want to continue learning to speak Italian, with the emphasis on the practical use of Italian and the development of speaking and listening skills. You will be asked to read modern Italian novels and Italian newspapers and magazines, and to discuss current affairs. There will be grammar revision sessions included. You will be encouraged to use Italian all the time. You will be asked to purchase a novel which will be recommended by the Tutor.                                                

Tutor:            Gloria Posner

Time:              Tuesdays 10.15am-12.15pm

Dates:           Autumn 2018 Sept 18 – Dec 11 (half term w/c Oct 24)

                       Spring 2019  Jan 8 – April 2 (half term w/c Feb 18)

                       Summer 2019  April 30 – May 21 

Venue:           Linden Room

Fees:               £131 for a 12-week term

                        £43 for a 4-week term

Italian Conversation (Higher Intermediate)

With a particular emphasis on speaking practice, we will cover various topics of current interest, ranging from newspapers, magazines, TV, cinema, literary texts and personal experience. Italian will be spoken throughout the classes. You will be asked to purchase a novel which will be recommended by the Tutor.

Tutor:            Gloria Posner

Time:              Tuesdays 12.45pm – 2.15pm

Dates:   Autumn 2018 Sept 18 – Dec 11 (half term w/c Oct 24)

               Spring term 2019  Jan 8 – April 2 (half term w/c Feb 18)

                Summer 2019      April 30– May 21

Venue:           Linden Room

Fees:               £100 for a 12-week term

                        £33 for a 4-week term

Italian Conversation (Advanced)

With a particular emphasis on speaking practice, we will cover various topics of current interest, ranging from newspapers, magazines, TV, cinema, literary texts and personal experience. You will need to have studied the language for at least 5 or 6 years before joining this class.

Tutor:            Maria Marchitelli

Time:              Wednesdays 10.30am – 12.30pm

Dates:           Autumn 2018 Sept 26 – Dec 12 (half term w/c Oct 22)

                       Spring 2019   Jan 9 – April 3 (half term w/c  Feb 18)

                        Summer 2019 May 1 -May 22

Venue:           Linden Room

Fees:              £131 for a 12-week term

                       £43 for a 4-week term