Introduction to Italian

Course Overview

Welcome to Introduction to Italian, tailored for absolute beginners delving into the captivating r Italian language.

This course is designed to equip you with the essentials to engage in simple conversations, addressing everyday situations with confidence. Immerse yourself in the enchanting language of Italian, renowned for its romance, cultural richness, and artistic heritage.

By the course’s conclusion, you’ll possess the skills to engage in greetings, introductions, and meaningful conversations that extend to various facets of daily life.

Are you ready to embark on this Italian odyssey?

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

Learn more about this course

What you will learn

Course outline

  • Greetings and introductions
  • Meeting people
  • Enquire about one’s health and elicit a response
  • Use numbers 1-30
  • Days and dates
  • Nationalities
  • Ask and give addresses
  • Order food and drinks at a café. Ask the cost of an item and respond.
  • Grammar: Definite article (il, la, lo l’). Indefinite article un, una, uno, un’. Introduce essere and avere verbs. Informal tu and formal Lei

Course outcome

At the end of the course, you will have some basic vocabulary and conversation skills.

What you need to know

Entry requirements

No previous knowledge of the language is required. This course is for beginner students.

What you need to provide

  • All course material is provided and inclusive with course fees
  • Notepad and pen

Coming soon

There are currently no classes scheduled for this course.

Please check back later as classes are added regularly or get in touch for more information.

Delivery Mode

To meet the needs of our students Macquarie Community College balances delivery and engagement across permanent, regular and temporary delivery sites and offer face-to-face, remote zoom classes and self-paced learning options.

Ways to Study

  • On campus

Our college campus locations are:

    • Blacktown
    • Chatswood
    • Carlingford
    • Epping
    • Ryde
    • Mt Druitt
  • Virtual classroom
  • Complete workplace training
  • Combine ways to study


How you got questions? Please see our comprehensive FAQ page for everything you need to know about Macquarie Community College, our policies, student support, application and enrolment procedures.

How to Enrol

Step 1 - Choose Your Course

  • Select the non-accredited short course you are interested in.
  • Find a day and time that suits your schedule.

Note: Enrolment is open to anyone 18 years or older.

Step 2 - Enrol and Verify

  • Click ‘Enrol Now’ after selecting your course and schedule.
  • Enter your details on the enrolment page.
  • Verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address.
  • Complete the secure checkout and payment process.

Ensure you read the Terms and Conditions available at: Macquarie Community College Terms and Conditions. For assistance, call customer service at 1300 845 888.

Step 3 - Receive Your Enrolment Details

  • You will receive an immediate enrolment confirmation email upon successful enrolment. Check and read the attached Terms and Conditions.
  • The payer of the enrolment will receive a tax invoice immediately after processing.
  • You will receive a course reminder email a day before your class begins.
  • For Online Zoom classes, a Zoom link and password will be emailed the day before class. Use the same link and password for subsequent sessions if applicable.