Italian beginners – learn the basic Italian language – for complete beginners

Italian beginners – learn the basic Italian language – for complete beginners

Course Details

This course is now held online.

The class introduces students to the basics of everyday Italian. 

Students learn common greetings, how to describe places and their location, the Italian alphabet and fundamentals of pronunciation.

The course will cover the following areas in a very simple way:

  • Basic Social Contact
  • Personal Identification
  • Home
  • Family
  • Work
  • Using Basic Services
  • Shopping
  • Food and drink
  • Health & Welfare
  • Basic Travelling
  • Directions
  • Tourist Information
  • Buying tickets
  • Booking accommodation

The sessions will involve pair work, group work, games, listening, speaking, reading and writing all in a relaxed and confidence building atmosphere.You will be given a small amount of homework to consolidate your learning. 

Information & Support

This course is aimed at absolute beginners in Italian who want to acquire a basic knowledge of the language in order to communicate in certain practical situations.  Students will learn and practice fundamental language skills, helping them develop basic communication, coupled with a secure understanding of the essentials of life in this country.

Courses are run continually, and you will be able to join these to further develop your skills.

Available dates and locations

Code Location Date Time Cost Contact
Code: LLML162111 Location: Lymington Community Centre Date: 21/09/2021 to 05/07/2022 Time: 11:00 to 12:30 Cost: £225.00 Contact: 01590 679457
Code: LLML162211 Location: Lymington Community Centre Date: 22/09/2021 to 06/07/2022 Time: 18:00 to 19:30 Cost: £225.00 Contact: 01590 679457

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I enrol on a course?

To enrol please call one of the numbers below:

Brockenhurst or Lymington courses 01590 679457

New Milton or Ringwood courses 01590 625222

Can I start the course part way through?

For some courses, this may be possible.  Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk to confirm.

What do you define as a 'beginner'?

Beginner is someone who has little or no knowledge of the subject area.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'intermediate'?

Intermediate is for those who have completed a beginners course with us or have some knowledge of the subject but would like to learn more.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

What do you define as 'advanced'?

Advanced for those who have completed an intermediate course with us or are proficient in the subject.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for further clarification or to take a quick assessment to find out the most suitable level for you.

Are there any age restrictions (young/old)?

Students need to be 19 years old or over.

There is no upper age limit.

What should I take with me on the day?

Please see ‘Information & Support’ within each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

How much does the course cost?

The cost of each course will be displayed on each individual course information page.

If you require further details please email leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk

Can I pay for the course in instalments?

Each course needs to be paid in full before the start of the course.

Are there any concessions available?

Reduced fees may apply for those on specific benefits.

Please contact leisurecourses@brock.ac.uk for more details.