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Mon 21 Oct, Mon 28 Oct, ... Mon 9 Mar 2020
15:00 - 17:00

Venue: 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2

Provided by: Language Centre


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CULP: Italian Basic 1
Beginners£

Mon 21 Oct, Mon 28 Oct, ... Mon 9 Mar 2020

Description

The Programme offers general language tuition with a focus on communicative competence.

At basic 1 level, the focus is on every day and real-time, oral/aural communication. Each course features a functional-notional syllabus and grammar points are analysed in context.

For more detailed information about the course please visit our website.

Target audience
  • University staff and students
  • Further details regarding Language Centre eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites

For absolute beginners (ab initio learners) or for those with very little knowledge of the language.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 15

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 21 Oct   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
2 Mon 28 Oct   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
3 Mon 4 Nov   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
4 Mon 11 Nov   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
5 Mon 18 Nov   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
6 Mon 25 Nov   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
7 Mon 2 Dec   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
8 Mon 20 Jan 2020   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
9 Mon 27 Jan 2020   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
10 Mon 3 Feb 2020   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
11 Mon 10 Feb 2020   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
12 Mon 17 Feb 2020   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
13 Mon 24 Feb 2020   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
14 Mon 2 Mar 2020   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
15 Mon 9 Mar 2020   15:00 - 17:00 15:00 - 17:00 17 Mill Lane Teaching Room 2 map Cristiana Brown
Topics covered

The Course introduces students to the following functions and notions:

  • How to say hello, present themselves, to tell their origin, age and ask people relevant questions to get same information.
  • To converse about work/study as well as family and languages spoken.
  • To be able to describe a dwelling, give/ask for address; ask/explain who people live with.
  • To talk about preferences, interests, sport, hobbies, weekend activities.
  • To place orders at the bar, talk about likes, dislikes, ask people what they want to drink; to make a restaurant booking, read the menu, place an order, ask for the bill.
  • To talk about their work/study.
  • To ask for directions, understand indications, traffic signs, call a taxi, explain where to go.
Objectives
  • Listening/Speaking

Understand some basic instructions or take part in a brief informal conversation on a predictable topic.

  • Reading

Understand a set of basic notices and instructions.

  • Writing

Write a brief informal e-mail on a predictable topic.

Aims

At the Basic level the main aims are:

  • To develop a basic understanding and an appreciation of the salient linguistic features;
  • To enable the learner to communicate in a range of predictable every-day situations;
  • To introduce students to the cultural background of Italy within the context of language learning.
Format

Presentations, practicals and online learning

System requirements
  • Raven access is required
  • Further information regarding Raven is available
Charging
  • Students Fees: £285 to be paid online. Please select ‘Concessionary’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Staff Fees: £320 to be paid online. Please select ‘All charged’ under the course fee when you make your booking.
  • Links to the online store will be provided with your confirmation email.
  • Payment is required within 24 hours of your booking to secure your place.
  • Refunds available after the first lesson only.
  • Payment for the courses is made on the Online Store (CULP General Purpose courses), (Raven log in).
  • Course materials can be found on Moodle (Raven log in), once the course has started.
Notes
Duration

Fifteen taught sessions of two hours plus online learning

Frequency

Three times per year (subject to demand)

Related courses
Theme
CULP: Cambridge University Language Programmes

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