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

Class details

Start Date08 May 2024
End Date26 June 2024
Time7:00pm - 9:00pm
TutorSanduni Benkana
Location Online Zoom Class


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

Anyone 18 years or older may enrol into our non-accredited short courses by: • choosing the course you are interested in and; • finding a day and time that is suitable.

Step 2

After selecting your course and class. click ‘’Enrol Now’’ and enter your details. • You will be asked to verify your email through a secure link sent to your email address. • Once you have returned to the enrolment page you will proceed through the secure checkout and payment process. • Alternatively, you can call customer service on 1300 845 888. To view our Terms and Conditions, please visit:

Step 3

Once your enrolment has been processed, you will receive the following emails: • Enrolment confirmation: you will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. Please check and read your Terms and conditions. • Tax invoice: the payer of your enrolment will receive this immediately after your enrolment has been processed. • Course reminder: you will receive a reminder the day prior to your class commencement. • Zoom link (for remote zoom classes only): you will receive a Zoom link and password the day prior to class commencement. If your course has multiple sessions, use the same link and password to access each session.