York College

Who is this course aimed at?

Students who have enjoyed and been successful on the Beginners course, or whose knowledge of Italian already allows them to “get by”.


Students will practise their listening, reading and speaking skills with some writing. The emphasis is on communication, finding out more or sharing experiences of Italian culture and enjoying learning the language.

Entry Requirements

Students should have completed the beginners course and/or had basic experience of learning Italian.

Dates and Times

19th September 2019 - 28th November 2019

23rd January 2020 - 2nd April 2020

Time: 6.30pm - 8.30pm

Day: Thursdays

Course Length

10 weeks.

Course Content

Topics covered could include:

  • Hobbies / Leisure time
  • Daily Routine
  • Weather
  • Booking and checking into a hotel
  • Public and private transport
  • Shopping for food and clothes

Teaching Method(s)

There will be opportunities for pair speaking work, listening to recordings and reading simple text with some writing of simple messages.

Exams and Assessments

No formal assessment but some small optional homework tasks.


College certificate.


We plan to run a pre-Intermediate course for students who would like to learn more in September 2020 however we would be interested in hearing from students who wished to progress before then.

Course Fees


Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email info@yorkcollege.ac.uk or call (01904) 770770.

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