Italian Elementary

Step 1

For January classes please select the Step 2 tab

Course Details

  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Dates: Thursday 10th October – Thursday 12th December 2019
  • Time: 6-8pm
  • Location: LP0.29, Law and Psychology Building 

Step 1 Entry Criteria

This 10 week course is part 1 of the elementary level course. It is aimed at those who have completed a beginners course in the target language and is the natural progression for those who have completed Step 1, 2 and 3 of the beginners course. 

Emphasis is set on:

  • a communicative approach to allow you to use the language
  • developing effective language learning strategies 
  • reinforcing and extending content covered on the beginners course
  • achieving an elementary level of communication in all 4 skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  • developing confidence and accuracy when using the language 
  • raising awareness of countries where the language is spoken

What will you do in the weekly sessions?

You will be asked to contribute to the learning process by taking an active part in the lessons. This includes participation in group and pair work. You will develop your communication skills and language learning strategies, e.g. understanding grammatical categories. 

Independent Learning

Your progress will be greatly enhanced if you reinforce the topics covered in the group with some private study.

Step 1 Course Book

Please purchase “Arrivederci! 2“, Libro + CD audio + DVD 2 – for English Speakers which will be used for Step 1, 2 and 3 of the elementary course. This book is also used on Step 3 of the Beginners course.

Materials will also be provided by your tutor and these will be available on the Language Steps Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

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Step 2

Course Details

  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Dates: Thursday 30th January – Thursday 2nd April 2020
  • Time: 6-8pm
  • Location: LP0.29, Law and Psychology Building

Step 2 Entry Criteria

This 10 week course is part 2 of the elementary level course and is the natural progression for those who have completed Step 1. The elementary level is aimed at participants who have studied the language before at beginners level. 

Emphasis is set on:

  • a communicative approach to allow you to use the language
  • developing effective language learning strategies 
  • reinforcing and extending content covered on the beginners course
  • achieving an elementary level of communication in all 4 skills (listening, speaking, reading and writing)
  • developing confidence and accuracy when using the language 
  • raising awareness of countries where the language is spoken

What will you do in the weekly sessions?

You will be asked to contribute to the learning process by taking an active part in the lessons. This includes participation in group and pair work. You will develop your communication skills and language learning strategies, e.g. understanding grammatical categories. 

Independent Learning

Your progress will be greatly enhanced if you reinforce the topics covered in the group with some private study.

Step 2 Course Book

Please purchase “Arrivederci! 2“, Libro + CD audio + DVD 2 – for English Speakers which will be used for Step 1, 2 and 3 of the elementary course. This book is also used on Step 3 of the Beginners course.

Materials will also be provided by your tutor and these will be available on the Language Steps Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

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Prices

Each 10 week course consists of a 2 hour lesson, held once a week, over the period of 10 weeks.

The cost for each 10 week course is shown below:

Prices

  • EHU Student: £80 This will be covered by the Student Opportunity Fund (SOF).
  • EHU Staff: £110
  • Member of Public: £160
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