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What career opportunities can this lead to?

Students will be able to progress on to Italian Year 1.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements in respect of this course; this course is ideal for anyone wishing to learn basic Italian which may be used on a trip to Italy or other Italian speaking areas.

What does this programme involve?

Topics covered include basic greetings, ordering food and drinks, and asking for and giving directions. You will also learn every day things such as saying where you come from and what your job is. You will also be able to tell the time and recognise numbers 1 to 100.

You will gain the confidence to speak Italian whilst on holiday, the ability to order food and ask for directions to public places.

A College Certificate will be awarded on request.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Students will be taught through dialogue primarily, though there will also be reading and writing tasks and handouts.

What else do I need to know?

Students will be responsible for the purchase of materials relevant to the course.

Please bring a note book and pen to the first class.

Students will be advised by the tutor if particular books are required for the course.

Dates for the diary

Our part-time open event is held every June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1270.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form through our Adult and Community Learning team by telephone 023 8091 1270 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Adult and Community Learning team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
G524B Thornden School 23/1/2019 Wed 19:00 – 21:00 8 £109.00 £109.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any course costs and/or the funding options available to you, the College has a dedicated Adult and Community Learning team who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1270.

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The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Course Notice

Unfortunately this course is now full. Please select another date, if available, or click here to submit an enquiry. By doing so our admissions team can contact you if a place becomes available.