Thu 10 June to Thu 15 July | 1.30-3.30pm | £80 per 6 weeks | Tutor Cath Bond
If you have completed a first year in an adult education class or have an elementary knowledge of Italian, which you would like to build upon, this is the course for you. You will widen the range of everyday situations in which you wish to get by, review those with which you are familiar and continue to improve your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. The emphasis will be on communication, so please be prepared to have a go!
If this course has sold out, you can add your details to our waiting list here to register your interest. Please include your name and contact details.
In line with current government guidance, this class will be limited in numbers due to social distancing. A priority booking period will be available to those who currently or have recently attended the class.
Places for those new to the class are subject to availability; any remaining places will go on general sale online on Sat 5 June.
If you wish to enrol on this course for the first time, please contact the Brewery to be put in touch with the tutor to ensure this is the right level for you via email@example.com .
What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?
We will add to the work done on grammar and sentence structure in year one, looking in more detail at verbs, bringing a wider range of conjugations in the present tense and working towards confidence in using the passato prossimo.
There will be further work on plural v. singular and gender agreement, as well as practice of prepositions. All will be presented and practised in useful everyday situations. The emphasis will be on developing speaking and listening skills, via a variety of exercises and activities in a relaxed atmosphere. Where social distancing allows, there will be lots of pair and group work, and the approach will be light-hearted!
By the end of the course/workshop you will:
have built upon the number of everyday situations in which you can get by and have a deeper understanding of key elements of Italian grammar and sentence structure, giving you the confidence to express yourself a little more freely.
What do I need to bring with me?
Bring a pen, notebook/laptop and your glasses, if you need them.
Please read our Covid safety measures before visiting Brewery Arts.
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.
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