In this free course, Getting started with Italian 3, you will learn and practise how to make enquiries about travel times using the 12-hour and 24-hour clock. You'll also have the opportunity to learn about the Tuscan Archipelago and about ferry services in Italy. The course also explores the Italian rail network and you'll learn vocabulary for talking about different types of train. The course offers interactive activities which will allow you to practise your listening and speaking skills, and there are quizzes so that you can test your learning.
In the free course, Getting started with Italian 2, you will learn and practise how to ask and say the time in Italian. This will include learning and practising how to ask and say the time using the 24-hour clock, which is commonly used for arrival and departure times and for the opening and closing of shops and services. The course offers interactive activities which will allow you to practise your listening and speaking skills, and there are quizzes so that you can test your learning.
follows on from : (L195). It revises and consolidates your knowledge of Italian and teaches more advanced language in the context of society and culture in Italian-speaking communities. It offers insights into many aspects of everyday life in modern Italy, so you'll have a better understanding of issues that concern Italian people. The study resources ? including printed materials and a variety of online resources ? are carefully designed to develop the four language skills of speaking, listening, reading and writing. They provide clear learning objectives, guidance and model answers. This key introductory OU level 1 module also teaches good study skills and language-learning strategies.
This introductory OU level 1 module is designed to give you the skills you need to speak and understand simple Italian in everyday contexts. The module takes you through a wide range of practical situations such as travelling, shopping, working and eating out in Italy. Study resources include printed materials and a dedicated website with a variety of online activities which support your independent learning. Together, they'll give you not just language skills but a real feel for Italian society and culture too.
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.