Italian Intermediate 3 - Online (A2)

This course is a continuation from Italian Intermediate 2 and is for any student wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use with approximately 140 hours of Italian required. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to build higher level comprehension and communication skills in intermediate Italian and a rreview of cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of higher level language principles.


  • Online


  • Nuovo Espresso 2 (Alma Edizioni: 2014), ISBN: 9788861823211

Supplier: Abbey's Language Book Centre Please note that 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.


Classes will consist of a minimum of 1.5 hours virtual class time, together with 30 minutes worth of work to be completed independently. You will be able to contact your tutor by email or phone to ask for guidance and feedback on this work. In addition tutors may set additional homework.

Unit 5

  • Speaking about past experiences
  • Asking for information
  • Idiomatic phrases
  • How to make a complaint
  • Expressing opinions and intentions
  • Sapere / Conoscere in the Simple Past Tense and Imperfect Tense

Unit 6

  • Giving advice
  • Talking about needs and wants
  • Talking about food and what we should eat or not eat
  • Expressing opinions about nutrition
  • Imperative informal ("tu" form)


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.


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.

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