This free course, Intermediate Italian: describing people, requires some basic knowledge of Italian. It focuses on describing both physical appearance and personality, as well as on developing listening skills and work on pronunciation.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
describe people’s physical appearance and personality
make comparisons using come / quanto and più di / meno di
use reading skills in Italian
imagine a character and write a short description of them.
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