By the end of the course, participants should be able to:
- comprehend simple texts in Italian
- conduct simple conversations
- understand and write everyday Italian.
- recognize some of the differences and similarities between the culture of French/Spanish/…-speaking countries and your own culture in terms of values, beliefs and behavior.
- The course requires 6 to 8 hours of preparation a week.
- There is an 80% attendance requirement for this course.
- The proficiency target level is A2.1. Students with a higher proficiency level are not allowed to take this course.
- Learning a language takes time. Apart from attendance and exam preparation, this course has a course load of about 8 hours per week.
- The language of instruction is Italian and English.
- The Language Center reserves the right to cancel the course should enrolment numbers prove to be insufficient.
Various language skills such as reading, speaking, and listening comprehension are given attention. In learning these practical skills, students are also provided instruction in the basic grammar and essential vocabulary needed to be able to manage in Italian in a variety of commonplace situations. In class, attention is also given to a number of topics relating to Italian culture.|
The course ends with a written test and an oral skills examination or video.
13 x 3 hour seminar
Type of instructions
Reading comprehension test, listening comprehension test writing test, oral skills examination or video.
Type of exams