Italian – Intermediate

Course Overview

The Italian – Intermediate course is suitable for students who have completed at least two terms of study in Italian previously.

Let your journey into the Italian language continue as you enhance your speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills. The content includes phrases and vocabulary related to modes of transport, arrival and departure times, occupations, leisure activities, pastimes and more.

Cultural immersion remains a key element, providing you with insights into the rich tapestry of Italian life. Completing this course will equip you with the proficiency to engage in basic conversations in Italian, offer instructions, and provide directions. This intermediate course propels you toward a more nuanced understanding of the language, allowing you to navigate an even wider array of real-life situations with confidence.

Are you ready to take your Italian language skills to the next level? Let’s continue exploring the beauty of the Italian language together!

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!

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What you will learn

Course outline

Topics include:

  • Leisure and pastimes
  • Find out the things and activities preferred
  • Ask why and give reasons
  • Arrival and departure times
  • Occupations
  • Modes of transport
  • Grammar: present tense, irregular verbs, piacere, articulated prepositions, demonstrative pronouns.

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 you need to know

Entry requirements

Students need to have completed a minimum of two terms of recent study in the language, and are acquainted with the content of the Beginners course.

What you need to provide

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

Other information

Course notes are provided and study text will be advised in the first session.

Class details

Start Date29 July 2024
End Date16 September 2024
Time9:30am - 11:30am
TutorMaria Quai
Location Online Zoom Class


Class details

Start Date02 August 2024
End Date20 September 2024
Time9:30am - 11:30am
TutorMaria Quai
Location Chatswood Campus


Class details

Start Date02 August 2024
End Date20 September 2024
Time11:45am - 1:45pm
TutorMaria Quai
Location Chatswood Campus


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.