Italian Stage 1

Date:November 2020Day:Monday
Time:7pm-9.30pmDuration:24 weeks

About the course

The aim of this recreational course is to develop basic communication skills in practical situations for beginners who intend to use the language on holiday or for work. The emphasis will be on developing your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills.

More specifically, the course will cover the following topics:

Introducing yourself and other people (greetings, nationality, numbers)

Order food and drinks in a café or restaurant

Talk about hobbies and what you like/don’t like to do in your spare time

Book a room in a hotel, ask information about rental properties (talk
about furniture,describe a room)

Describe a place and ask for directions

Talk about holidays and tell events in the past tense

Food shopping (talk about favourite foods and local food)

Talk about your day

Talk about your family


TEXTBOOK: Nuovo Espresso 1: Corso di Italiano, Alma Edizioni (we will provide this.)

A pen and notebook

Course suitability

No previous experience is necessary, just an interest in the Italian language and culture.


An Italian Stage 2 course.


How to apply

You cannot apply apply online at present. For guidance, information and advice please call 01403 216597


There are no fee reductions for this course.  We do, however, offer a full refund during the first two weeks should you decide not to progress with the course.

Instalment options are available for the full year course. A £150 deposit is payable to secure a place.