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Italian Elementary

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Start date: 11th Jan 2021

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Cost: £95

Day: Monday

Duration: 10 weeks

Tutor: Melanie Soden

Course code: 21SP104

Students have completed a year of Italian or have a basic knowledge of the language.
The course is divided in three terms (10 weeks each term) and by the end of the three terms students should be able to

• Understand sentences and commonly used expressions associated with topics directly related to his/her direct circumstances (e.g. personal information or information about his/her family, shopping, work, immediate surroundings).
• Agree on something or make arrangements in everyday conversation.
• Handle very short social exchanges making him/herself understood in simple, routine situations
• Dealing with a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and common topics.
• Describe his/her background and education, immediate surroundings and other things associated with immediate needs in a simple way.
• Write short notes, letter and emails, for example thanking someone for something or asking information about something.
• Understand the main content of everyday conversations as well as brief radio announcements or phone messages,
• Obtain the most important information from short newspaper articles, everyday advertisements and public notice boards,
• Fill in ordinary forms in banks or government offices

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Melanie Soden

Melanie is a warm, positive person who loves people and has spent the last 15 years of her life teaching English to foreign students and Italian to students in Harrogate. She enjoys cooking (Italian of course) and is a passionate allotmenteer. She spends her time teaching or working as a celebrant and in the quiet moments is always walking in the Dales or found with her head in a book - mostly historical fiction. This year her ambition is to teach you italian and to get back to a reasonable standard of tennis - speriamo bene!

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