Italian Intermediate 2 (A2)

This level assumes you have completed approximately 100 hours tuition and you are acquainted with the content of Unit 1 and 2 of the main text book Nuovo Espresso 2. The communicative and grammatical aspects are integrated in every lesson; conversation and oral drills are integral to the course.

TEXT: Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma edizioni), Units 3-4. (Italian language only)

Nine Sessions that aim to build higher level comprehension and communication skills in intermediate Italian.

Conversational Italian and a review of cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of higher level language principles.

Topics (as related to textbook)

  • Unit 3
    • Describing and talking about physical appearance and character
    • Making suppositions
    • Making polite requests and expressing a wish
    • Present Conditional tense.
  • Unit 4
    • Checking suitability and inclination “Ti va di...”;
    • Describing what is happening
    • Making arrangements and appointments
    • Expressing feelings and opinions
    • Relative pronouns

By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  2. Can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  3. Can describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.

IMPORTANT: Textbook cost is not included in the course fee. In the event of a course being cancelled WEA cannot be held responsible for the purchase of any textbooks. We therefore suggest you purchase your textbooks closer to the time of the course commencing.

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If you are a new WEA Student and enrol into a language class and subsequently find that you are at the wrong level (whether too high or too low), you are permitted to transfer into another more suitable class at no additional cost, provided that the request is made within the first two classes and is in writing from your tutor directly to the Education Manager. After that point, an administration fee of $30 will apply.