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Italian Beginners

Tutor Linda Salera
Wednesdays 19:00 - 21:00
September 27th, 10 weeks @ £110.00 + textbook
January 17th, 10 weeks @ £110.00 + textbook

Would you like to learn Italian? Then join our native speaker tutor and let her introduce you to the joys of this language. This course is for absolute beginners and for those with little experience or who haven't used their Italian for a long time and wish to learn the basics to help them on holiday. By the end of the course students will be able to:
•    Talk about themselves (personal information).
•    Order snacks and drinks in a bar.
•    Learn how to pronounce words properly.

Emphasis will be on speaking, although there will be reading and listening practice too. Students will have to commit to at least one hour weekly of independent study/homework in order to consolidate what has been learnt during the class. Students will be required to purchase the textbook Arrivederci!: Libro + CD Audio 1 - for English Speakers (more details will be given to students at the first lesson).


Italian Next Steps

Tutor Linda Salera
Wednesdays 19:00 - 21:00
January 17th, 10 weeks @ £110.00 + textbook

The ideal follow-on course from Italian Beginners or for those with some previous knowledge of the language. Students should have a basic understanding of the language in simple, formal and informal situations.  With some basic and everyday vocabulary and a basic use of verbs in the present tense would be an advantage. Some homework and independent work is recommended in order to consolidate the language learnt in class.  Students joining at this level will be expected to buy the textbook recommended for Beginners.


Italian More Steps

Tutor Linda Salera
Wednesdays 19:00 - 21:00
April 25th, 10 weeks @ £110.00 + textbook

For those who have already attended Next Steps Italian or have some previous knowledge of the language. Students should be able to understand and be understood in everyday situations. There will be more specific context and focus on important verbs during this course. Students will develop a strong base to build upon. Some homework and independent work is recommended in order to consolidate the language learnt in class. Students joining at this level will be expected to buy the textbook recommended for Beginners.


Italian Improvers

Tutor Linda Salera
Tuesdays 19:00 - 21:00
September 26th, 10 weeks @ £110.00 + textbook
January 16th, 10 weeks @ £110.00 + textbook
April 24th, 10 weeks @ £110.00 + textbook

Would you like to improve your Italian? Then join native speaker, Linda, and let her introduce you to the joys of this language. Students will continue learning how to make themselves understood and how to deal with everyday situations when in Italy. The four skills will be practised with emphasis on speaking and by using a wide range of learning activities.

Students will learn to refer to present, past and future events.

Students enrolling on this course must have completed a beginner’s course or at least one year of Italian and feel comfortable with the following grammar points: definite, indefinite articles, simple and compound prepositions, regular and main irregular verbs; present tense and simple past. This course might also be suitable for those who have studied the language at intermediate level in the past and would like to pick it up again. Some homework and independent study is required in order to consolidate own learning.

Students will be expected to buy the text book:

Arrivederci! 1 Libro + CD Audio 1 - for English Speakers in the first term Arrivederci! 2 Libro + CD Audio 2 - for English Speakers (details to follow at the first lesson) for terms 2 and 3.


Italian Intermediate

Tutor TBC
Tuesdays 19:00 - 21:00
September 26th, 10 weeks @ £110.00
January 16th, 10 weeks @ £110.00
April 24th, 10 weeks @ £110.00

Would you like to extend your Italian? Then join our native speaker tutor and let her develop your skills in her beautiful language. This course will suit people who have at least two years previous experience in Italian. You should have a good understanding of basic tenses like present, future and past simple and preterit and want to improve your conversational skills as well as extending your ability to communicate in formal and informal situations. Revision will take place during the first few weeks to ensure that all students are at a similar level before expanding and continuing with the course.

Students will be expected to buy the text book:

Arrivederci! 2 Libro + CD Audio 2 - for English Speakers using from unit 6.


Spanish Intermediate

Tutor Maria Del Carmen
Mondays 17:00 - 18:30
September 25th, 10 weeks @ £82.50 + textbook
January 15th, 10 weeks @ £82.50 + textbook
April 23rd, 5 weeks @ £42.00 + textbook

Would you like to learn Spanish? Then join native speaker, Maria, and let her introduce you to the joys of this language. This course will suit people with a little or no experience. Students will be exposed to a number of everyday and predictable situations where the aim will be to understand and to be understood. At the same time they will be building a strong but simple grammar base which can be developed upon as they progress in the language.  tudents will be required to purchase a textbook - Maria will give more information about this at the first session.