This is an online course delivered using Zoom, in real time with live interaction with your tutor and fellow learners.
If you cannot commit to a long course and would like to learn within a small group and with a supportive tutor, this is the perfect opportunity for you to learn Italian.
This course aims to give students enough essential phrases to get by.
The aim of the course is to give you the tools to be able to ask essential questions and gain some cultural knowledge from our native tutor.
By the end of the course successful students should be able to:
- give and receive basic greetings and personal information
- order and pay for food and drink in a restaurant or cafe
- recognise and use basic vocabulary for emergencies
Who is the tutor?
About the Tutor: Anna Laila Pace
Anna Laila is an experienced tutor with a passion for languages, art, fashion, food and wines.
She worked in the food and wine sector for several years where she learned much about wine appreciation as well as commercial aspects such as import and distribution.
She also worked in the fashion industry in Italy and London where she was the account manager to a well-known designer and was able to further her interest in the creative process.
She has taught French, Italian and English abroad and since moving to Tunbridge Wells has been teaching for Kent Adult Education
How will I be taught?
The focus will be on oral communication (speaking and listening) and some reading and writing will also be included. Pronunciation and Italian culture are an integral part of the course. Learners will work through different activities individually, in pairs and in small groups, using a variety of learning methods and resources (role-play and games etc).
Initial assessment will be carried out at the beginning of the course to assess individual skill level.
Oral feedback and suggestions will be given at the end of the session.
What do I need to have with me?
There is no course book for this short course. photocopies will be provided. Students will need to bring a pen and paper and an A4 ring binder for handouts,
If you have a tablet feel free to use it as a classroom resource.
What can I do next?
The appropriate follow-on course is a longer Beginners course. The tutor or the Curriculum Leader will be able to advise or check www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.
What do I need to join the course
No previous experience or knowledge is required.
If you have been studying on your own and need some explanations or practise with some other students this course is ideal.
If you are unsure please carry out our self-assessment test available on www.kentadulteducation.co.uk or speak to a Curriculum Leader.
Joining your course
Real time Online
Instructions will be sent to you by your tutor
If you require any information about joining this online course then please call 03000 41 40 25* and quote the Course Code DAR/92068/J/NC.