Complete Beginners Learn Italian Class

Duration: 1 hour
Price: £75.00

6 week course

"Carlo is excellent (& I can’t wait to meet her in person on holiday!), very enthusiastic, engaging & puts you at ease."
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Fun live learning environment

Come start your journey with this 6 week complete beginners learn Italian course. On this course your tutor will take you through the basics of Italian vocabulary and grammatical structures in order to create sentences and hold conversations. As you increase your knowledge you will also see your confidence grow each week.

Course Outline

Week 1 – Welcome to Italy
Your course will start with a series introductions in different basic areas. You will understand how to introduce yourself and share a little information about you and where you come from. There will also be and introduction to numbers and how to use them in your basic level conversations.

Week 2 – Getting by with your level
As with all weeks you will start with a review of the previous session and any homework which was given. Following this you will be working through useful conversation that are used in everyday life in Italy. Areas such as pronunciation, and vers will be used in mock situations like ordering in a restaurant. There will also be an introduction to directions. This session will enable you to approach basic conversations with specific context and gain more useful grammar.

Week 3 – Directions and Public Transport
A review of previous week and homework. This week you will delve a little deeper into directions and how to ask for them in real life situations. You will explore more verbs that are used when using public transports in order to successfully ask for help and where to get off, turn, get off etc. which is a great way to build your confidence and help you get around during your next trip to Italy.

Week 4 – Staying in Italy and Reservations
Following a review of the previous session and homework you will move on to learning useful vocabulary around your stay in Italy. During this session you will build up your conversational skills around phrases you will need for staying at hotels or villas and how to interact with staff. You will work through mock situations such as dealing with reception staff and questions you might come up against.

Week 5 – Shopping and Visiting Local Markets
After a review of last week’s session and homework you will move onto useful phrases and verbs to use whilst out and about at local markets and shops. In this session you will work through useful phrases and real life scenarios you may encounter. You will explore verbs that are used when looking to buys goods and ask for prices.

Week 6 – Planning Holidays and Get Togethers with Friends
During your final week of this learn Italian complete beginners course you will focus on future plans. The focus will be around planning dinners and get togethers with friends and organising future holiday plans. At the end of this session you will have gained an overall knowledge of the places and culture of Italy along with the confidence to practice your language in real world situations.

This Learn Italian class is suitable for complete beginners and those wanted to go back to basics for a refresh in their language skills.

What you’ll learn

  • How to communicate in a variety of situations ranging from conversations about daily life, experiences and future plans
  • Hold a basic conversation using your grammatical structures such as nouns, adjectives, present and past tenses of verbs.
  • Ease yourself into the language at a relaxed pace

What you’ll need

All you need is a paper and pen to take notes and a love for all things Italian.

Your Tutors

Carlo Italian Tutor

Carlo is an Italian linguistics and philology graduate of the University of Milan, and has taught Italian in a number of language schools in Edinburgh. Carlo teaches our intermediate classes, and focuses on teaching you to speak like a native Italian. You’ll find yourself immersed in conversation as your confidence grows.

Joining our live classes

Our ‘live’ classes will take place via Zoom. We’d recommend using a laptop or desktop if possible to make it easier for you to take part. Upon booking your class, you will receive an email confirmation with full details of how to join and your link to the zoom class.

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Become a member

Flavours Monthly Membership Plan

£39 a month

  Unlimited access to our all our online lessons across all activities

  Exclusive Masterclass series

  Complimentary class for a friend

On-demand videos to access anytime anywhere

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