Italian - Level 1

Italian words written on a chalkboard

Class Overview

Practice simple conversation and learn basic grammar in a low-pressure atmosphere. This class is conducted entirely in Italian, but it's geared to students with little background. During this class, you'll learn:

  • Basic listening and speaking skills
  • 300-500 vocabulary items
  • Correct pronunciation of Italian vowels, consonants, diphthongs and other special attention pronunciation issues
  • Basic grammar related to verbs, nouns and adjectives, definite and indefinite articles, and several idiomatic phrases such as telling time, meeting new people, and asking basic personal questions
  • To count to 10,000
  • The present tense of major verbs
  • Several of the most important irregular verbs

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the basics of Italian
  • Establish your vocabulary
  • Gain insight into Italian grammar
  • Practice conversing with others and gain experience in speaking Italian

Textbook Needed

Essential Italian Grammar, ISBN: 9780486207797

Who Might Enjoy This Class?

Prerequisites: completion of five quarters (100 hours) of Italian study or equivalent

  • Anyone who has an interest in learning the beginning elements of Italian
  • Anyone with an enthusiasm for learning a new language

 

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Class Details

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Fall 2022

  • When : Tuesday, Sep 27 to Nov 29 ; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Location : Online
  • Fee : $269

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