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Italian Level 5, Part 1

Key information

Subject area:


Course type:


Credit level:

Not for credit


15 hours

Available course dates:

From: 12 October 2023 To: 14 December 2023

Course overview

By studying Italian Level 5, you will be able to understand authentic speech with ease and communicate confidently on a variety of subjects using a wide range of vocabulary and complex grammatical structures, be able to read extracts from authentic literature with almost 100% understanding, be able to write a number of complex texts in different registers with high degree of accuracy, employing a wide range of structures and vocabulary and have further developed intercultural competence and be conversant with a variety of issues in Italian speaking countries.

What does this course cover?

Topics may include: 

The school system in Italy

Food habits and trends

Newspapers and social media

The job market

Functions may include:

Recounting personal experiences and events in the past

Expressing surprise, regret, agreement, and disagreement

Describing a procedure

Talking about one’s preferences

Reporting facts and statistics

Narrating a historical event

Describing one’s jobs

Expressing formal requests and responses

Grammar may include: 

Revision of all tenses in Italian

Revision of relative pronouns

Some idiomatic verbs

Indefinite adjective and pronouns

Future perfect

Passive and impersonal construction

Subjunctive with indefinite pronouns, superlatives, and relative clauses

Introduction to reported speech

What will I achieve?

When Italian Level 5 is complete, you will achieve the equivalent of B2/C1 level of the CEFR, level 4 of the RQF.


*The above is an indication of content that may be covered over the duration of the course but it could vary depending on the level and progress of students in the class.

Course status:

Places available

Full fee £250

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