Tutor: Colleen Vallini
This course is for those who have completed two or more years fo Italian. Occasional grammar and increasing frequency of conversation.
- Ongoing theme - 'Il tempo libero'
- Customs e.g. La passeggiata, La piazza
- Invites & socialising
- La salute
- Essere in forma/lo sport
- Fare la spesa
- Verbi - continue irregular; futuro; imperfetto if time
- Oral - sharing of news items e.g. fuochi e alluvioni e La Costa Concordia; role plays; in situ; sharing their travel experienced in Italy with class when they can.
Sharing the Italian Culture:
Italian film festival every October at Luna cinemas
Occasional recipe e.g. panforte
Sharing snippets of books read e.g. La bella Lingua by Dianne Hales
Festivities e.g. Natale
Dissection of an Italian song e.g. in 2014 Volare e Marina
Travel articles especially cities e.g. Roma, Napoli, Milano, Bologna
Materials required: It is recommended that if students do continue with the languagem that they purchase a Dictionary and an Italian Verb Book (can be purhcased at All Foreign Languages Bookshop, Hay Street (opposite Town Hall) where students from TSFS are given a 10% discount.
Handouts provided by the tutor.
Language courses provide ongoing learning and are intended to be continued throughout the year, it is advisable to commence in Term One.