Italian Life  (Advanced)

The Cheadle College

(Friday am 25 weeks course starting in September)

What is it?  This is a fun and exciting course covering aspects of Italian lifestyle, current affairs and culture. The course is designed to bring together any learners who have studied Italian at advanced level who would like to continue their learning experience and practise their Italian in a fun and friendly environment

What skills do I need?  The class is advanced level. We will continue to use newspapers, magazines and Italian text books as points of focus and a stimulus for conversation and written assignments.

How will I learn?  There will be opportunities to work alone, in pairs and in small groups as well as whole class activities. All four language skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing will be practised.

Will there be coursework?  This is a non-accredited course, however homework and classroom tutor led assessments will take place to reinforce learning.

How much practical work is there?  Homework will be set after each session to reinforce learning.

Who takes it?  Anyone at an advanced level of Italian with a genuine interest in all things Italian!

Further Information  The tutor for this class is Nadia Allen – a native Italian speaker with many years experience of teaching Italian at an advanced level.

Italian Language & Culture (Advanced)

(Wednesday afternoon, 10 week course starting in Sept 2017)

What is it?  This course is aimed at developing the language skills of more advanced learners and also introduces more cultural aspects of Italy to the group.

What skills do I need?  The class is mixed ability for intermediate to advanced level.
The tutor will use varied resources and different media during the course. Photocopies and worksheets will be given out to the learners as required so there is no need for a specific textbook.

How will I learn?  There will be opportunities to work alone, in pairs and in small groups as well as whole class activities. All four language skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing will be practised.

Will there be coursework?  No – this is a non-accredited course.

Who takes it?  Anyone at an intermediate or advanced level of Italian and a genuine interest in all things Italian!

Further Information  The tutor for this class is Rita di Benedetto – a native Italian speaker with many years experience of teaching Italian at an advanced level.