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Italian Intermediate

  • Students

    Have you studied Italian for a year or more either at Gloucestershire College or at another institution? Have you spent some time living and travelling overseas? Are you interested in furthering your knowledge of Italian language and culture? Do you enjoy holidaying in Italy and want to become more confident in the language? Do you have family or friends who live there and speak the language? It probably frustrates you that you cannot say as much as you would like to!

    “Students make good progress in lessons and are keen to demonstrate their new-found knowledge and skills.” (Ofsted, 2016)

    Over the course of the year students will :

    • Study the vocabulary of everyday topics in greater depth than in Year 1, enabling them to communicate with confidence on a simple level with local people.
    • Be able to give and ask for opinions
    • Continue to study authentic and real reading texts
    • Become more familiar with the basic rules of grammar, enabling them to create sentences independently in present past and future tenses and to produce pieces of writing such as postcards, informal emails and short formal and informal letters
    • Through the study of the language, become more familiar with many aspects of life, traditions and customs

    By the end of the course, students will have studied a selection of the following topics to a greater depth than in Year One:

    • Family and personal details
    • Where I live / my home
    • Work and daily routine
    • Free time and hobbies / likes and dislikes
    • Out and about (in the cafe/restaurant, directions, shopping, booking a room in a hotel)
    • The Weather
    • Holidays and going places / means of transport
    • Making Plans
    • Health
    • Problems abroad

    Students will continue to familiarise themselves with grammatical structures such as:

    • Gender (masculine, feminine)
    • The present tense of regular and irregular verbs
    • Question and negative forms
    • Agreement of Adjectives
    • Adverbs of Frequency
    • Past Tenses
    • Future Time
    • Modal Verbs and the Conditional

    You do not need to bring anything more than pen, paper and folder to the first lesson. The teacher will let you know which text book is going to be used, so that you can purchase / order it before the next class. All students need to purchase the text book (cost between £12.00 and £15.00) and students need to keep a portfolio of their work, so ideally bring along an A4 folder, paper and plastic wallets.


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To register your interest, please call Student Services on 0345 1 55 2020

What You Will Pay

British and European Union students

You will pay £144 for your course

Your course could be free of charge as you may be eligible for financial support to help pay your tuition fees, travel, exams, materials or childcare.

When you enrol you’ll need to pay any course fees for the first year, which you can do by direct debit, cash, debit card or credit card.

Please contact us for more information.

0345 155 2020

To register your interest, please call Student Services on 0345 1 55 2020


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