Italian Grammar Intensive: Practise Makes Perfect (B1)

This grammar course supplements weekly Italian language and conversation courses. It revises, reinforces and expands grammar work covered in standard courses through revision exercises, analysis and translation of texts (often literary), dictation, vocabulary and verb conjugation drills, sentence building, and pronunciation and verb tense agreement work. It offers students an opportunity to tackle tricky grammar problems and probe areas of the Italian language in a more in-depth way. The course is suitable for students working through Espresso 3 or students in conversation classes who want to revise (and augment) knowledge of grammar with materials sourced by tutor from various Italian language grammar texts, literary works and videos.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Vocabulary and verb conjugation drills
  • Analysis and translation of texts (often literary)
  • Sentence building exercises
  • Dictation, explanation of grammar rules and exercises


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be abe to:

  1. Resolve tricky grammar points.
  2. Introduce students to some literary texts.
  3. Improve pronunciation.
  4. Increase vocabulary.
  5. Learn verb conjugation through drills.
  6. Work on verb tense agreement in sentences and paragraphs.
  7. Improve writing & reading skills.
  8. Introduce linguistic curiosities.

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