Course Overview

Italian is probably the language most linked to the world of art and culture. You can find Italian influence in all major areas of life and culture: from painting arts to architecture, from literature to music, from design to food and wine… Learn Italian from our native teachers to truly connect with the locals and cities on your next holiday!

We offer three levels for Italian learners: Beginners, Elementary and Intermediate, each of which will cover grammar, speaking, listening, reading and writing skills at the appropriate level.

24 hours of lessons

Interactive smartboards

Qualified, native teachers

Textbook: Nuovo Espresso: Libro studente 1

Topics & Vocabulary

  • Saying hello and goodbye
  • Introducing yourself
  • Nationality
  • The Italian alphabet
  • Numbers (1-100)
  • Days of the week + months of the year
  • Address and telephone number
  • Apologising
  • Ordering food and drink at a bar and paying
  • Reading a simple menu
  • Some Italian recipes
  • Asking and telling the time
  • Everyday routine
  • Expressing frequency
  • Expressing likes and dislikes
  • Booking a table at a restaurant
  • Understanding simple directions
  • Expressing agreement/ disagreement
  • Hobbies and leisure activities
  • Colours


  • Personal subject pronouns
  • Definite and indefinite articles
  • Nouns
  • Adjectives
  • Present tense of regular verbs
  • Interrogatives
  • Reflexive verbs
  • Adverbs of frequency
  • The verbs sapere and potere
  • More about the verb piacere
  • Prepositions in and a
  • The adverb fa
  • More interrogatives
  • The agreement noun/adjective (plural)
  • Direct object pronouns
  • The particle ne
  • The expressions c’è/ci sono
  • The verbs venire and volere

* Please note there may be slight content variations at the discretion of the teacher. We may, for example, include additional content when general progress is good, or vary content according to students’ interests.

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Course Dates

Course will commence on the 12th September or when a minimum of 5 students have joined the course