Languages Italian Intermediate 2

Thu 24 Sept to Thu 22 Oct 2020 (BLOCK 1) | Thu 5 Nov to Thu 10 Dec 2020 (BLOCK 2) | 11.30am-1.30pm | £67.50 (5 weeks) | Tutor Cath Bond

If you would like to continue extending your knowledge of more idiomatic language and look in greater detail at aspects of grammar and sentence structure, this is the course for you.

What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?

Activities will involve speaking, reading, listening and writing, and there may be some opportunity for audio-visual activities. The main emphasis will be on communication, so there will be plenty of opportunity to practice your speaking skills.

The course takes place in a relaxed and light-hearted atmosphere. You will work on improving your vocabulary, use of idiom and level of accuracy, practising orally, with reading and writing exercises for consolidation.

By the end of the course/workshop you will:

  • Have broadened the range of topics on which you can express yourself.
  • Have had an opportunity to revise the conditional, and other areas of language on request (e.g. imperfect and pronouns)
  • Know how to form ordinal numbers
  • Be able to use the continuous form
  • Use a variety of expressions of necessity

All the above language will be practised orally, using topics such as:

Food and drink, describing a process (eg the steps of a recipe), describing a view, health, sport and exercise, hobbies.

Important Information

Please note there are no classes on the following dates:

26 to 30 October & 16 to 20 November 2020

What do I need to bring with me?

Please bring a pen, notebook and your glasses, if you need them.

Are there any additional costs?

You will be asked to purchase a moderately priced course book, to be advised at the start of the course.

About the tutor

Catherine Bond is an experienced language teacher with a degree in French and German. During her degree she spent a term at university in France, and a year as a language assistant in a school on Lake Constance, on the Swiss/German border. After completing a PGCE  she spent spent 2 years living in Italy,  learning Italian, and working as a teacher of English as a Foreign Language, which she continued to do in Oxford on her return to the UK. She has been teaching languages in Adult Education for the past 11 years.

Please note that this is a continuing course, with BLOCK 2 following BLOCK 1. Places on BLOCK 2 will be prioritised for those enrolling in BLOCK 1.

If you wish to enrol on this course for the first time in September, please contact the Brewery to be put in touch with the tutor to ensure this is the right level for you.

Catherine Bond


The Brewery Arts Centre
122a Highgate


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