Italian - Beginners (Levels 2 and 3)

Italian - Beginners (Levels 2 and 3)

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Italian – Beginners – Sydney Course

The Italian – Beginners course is suitable for students who have already completed the Introduction to Italian course or have some basic vocabulary and familiarisation with the language from past study, family or travel.

In this course, you will develop your speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. You will expand your vocabulary to include colours, food, numbers and more.

By the end of this course, you will be able to have a basic conversation and introduce family and friends, describe people, tell the time, look at food menus and purchase fruit and vegetables.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course Outline

  • Introduce family and friends
  • Describe people
  • Ask and give directions
  • Tell the time
  • Identify colours
  • Use Numbers 30 – 1,000
  • Food menus
  • Purchase fruit and vegetables.
  • Grammar: Definite articles in the plural. Partitives (some). Regular and common irregular verbs. Negative.

Course Outcome

At the end of the course, students should be able to:

  • Conduct a basic conversation in elementary Italian
  • Give basic instructions and directions and build general comprehension and communication skills

What to Bring

  • Notebook and pen
  • Course notes provided
  • Text will be advised at first meeting

Prerequisite: Essential

  • Students need to have completed an introductory course, one term or a minimum of 16 hours tuition or have equivalent knowledge.

Important Information

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Delivery Mode

For face-to-face learning, this course is delivered in a classroom.

Online learning for this course is at scheduled class times and sessions. It could include:

  • Livestream video classes online;
  • Interaction with your tutor and other students during livestream video sessions;
  • Group exercises, group discussion, reading dialogue, written exercises, and games to practice new learned skills in an enjoyable way.

Please note: You will need access to the internet and a smartphone, tablet, computer or laptop in order to participate in the livestream video classes.

Macquarie Community College operates from a range of venues across North and Western Sydney. We have campuses in Blacktown, Carlingford, Chatswood, Mt Druitt, Richmond and Ryde. Enrol today or enquire now!

Course testimonials:

  • Felicity said: Mara is very helpful and encouraging. Makes us feel that all of us might one day be able to speak Italian. She has also mastered the online system making it easy to follow. I have already recommended MCC to lots of friends for language learning.

  • Tegan said: Mara is one of the best teachers I've ever had. She is extremely patient, enthusiastic, and encouraging. She is able to translate her expert knowledge for any learning level. So happy!!!

  • Alison said: Mara is an excellent teacher who is very professional, very knowledgeable and always very well prepared. I have learned so much in her class and really enjoyed it.