If you have little or no previous knowledge of Italian, this is the right level for you. In this immersive course, learn to share information about yourself and ask basic questions using the present tense. Practise listening and speaking about everyday social situations such as meeting new people, describing yourself, your family members and friends, and expressing opinions. Focus on pronunciation and basic grammar in interactive and conversational classes.
How am I Assessed?
This is a non-credit course without letter or numerical grades. You receive verbal feedback on your conversation and grammar skills from your instructor during class. Written homework is typically corrected in class. Some lesson modules may include quizzes.
You’ll need access to a laptop or desktop computer or tablet, an email account, and internet access and an up-to-date web browser. For real-time classes, you’ll also need access to a video camera and microphone.
This course requires the purchase of the textbook Via Del Corso A1, which is used for Beginner 1, Beginner 2 and Lower Intermediate 1 levels. This course covers units 1-4. Students can order this book from the UBC Bookstore.
This course is 100% online and instructor supported with real-time classes. Log in to your class at scheduled times and participate by video conferencing.