Beginner 1 (In-Person) – Wednesday evenings
Beginner 1 is an introductory course that teaches the four basic skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) in the context of major themes in Italian culture. It is designed for those with little or no previous knowledge of the Italian language.
This course is being delivered virtually with live instruction and interaction.
If you already have a basic understanding of the language, consider Italian for Beginners II.
What you will learn
- How to communicate in a variety of social situations, such as introducing yourself, talking about daily activities, describing what you do for work, writing and reading simple texts, such as an e-mail, talking about the things you like dislike, ordering a meal, and telling time
- Basic grammar structures such as articles and nouns, adjectives, and present tenses of regular and irregular verbs
- Italian culture, including daily life, film, cuisine, and vacationing
Benvenute e Benvenuti!
Textbook: Nuovo Espresso – The course consists of Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4. The textbook is mandatory, the 55$ is on top of the course fee.
Wednesday evening, FROM January 17 TO March 27, 2024
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm PST
11 weeks – Classes meet once a week in our downtown school
290 (+GST) Early Bird – available until December 31
310 (+ GST) after December 31
Please note that the school administration may cancel courses at any time due to low enrollment. Upon cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.
For any further info about our cancellation policy please visit Cancellation & Refund Policy.
Alessia Corte Sualon
After living in Italy her whole life, Alessia decided to move to Vancouver as soon as she completed her degrees in Cultural Mediation (BA) and in Specialized Translation and Conference Interpreting (MD). Her main objective was always to share her passion for languages and different cultures with other people. Her love for her own country has always driven her to develop and perfection her language skills overtime and she is looking forward to welcoming you all into her classroom to put them to good use. Her passions include traveling, reading, and exploring the outdoors.