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Italian Intermediate

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Start date: 23rd Sep 2020

Time: 19:00 - 21:00

Cost: £95

Day: Wednesday

Duration: 10 weeks

Tutor: Rachael Ball

Course code: 20AU096

this course aims to help you achieve the following:-

Understand key points when clear, standard language is used and the focus is on familiar topics associated with work, school, leisure time, etc.

Understand key points from radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal interest when the delivery is relatively slow.

Deal with most situations typically encountered when travelling in the language region.

Express him/herself simply and coherently regarding familiar topics and areas of personal interest.

Enter unprepared into conversation on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.

In the spoken production, report on experiences and events by connecting phrases in a simple way.

Describe ideal holidays as well as make short statements to justify or explain his/her own views and plans.

Give reasons and opinions.

Talk and summarise a book and or film and describe his/her reaction.
Write simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest.

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Rachael Ball

My name is Rachael Ball and I am a qualified teacher of modern foreign languages (QTS). I graduated from the University of Saint Andrews with a First Class Degree in Italian (MA Hons), with Distinction in Spoken Italian. I am fortunate to have lived and worked as a Teacher of English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) in both Rome and Perugia. I also work as a Special Needs Teacher, specialising in communication strategies and language acquisition. I am passionate about Italian Language and culture, with an extensive background thanks to my degree. Having taught Italian to a wide range of ages and abilities, I am adept at creating a learning environment which is fun, interactive and purposeful. I hope that my enthusiasm for Italian language and culture will inspire learners.

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