7 May

Online Italian Beginner Course 3

Online Beginner Course 3 (A1).

This course is for students who have previously completed approximately 40h of Italian. Our course for complete beginners is here.
OfCourseItalian is pleased to announced its new ONLINE  Beginners Italian Course (A1.3) in Italian.
This class will be delivered online via the online platform WebEx

Classes will consist of 1.5 hours virtual class time together.  You will be able to contact your tutor by email or phone to ask for guidance and feedback on this work. In addition tutors may set additional homework. This course requires students to have an email, a reliable internet connection, a microphone/speakers and access to a tablet, smartphone or computer. Please note that OfCourseItalian is unable to provide any technical support for students’ personal equipment. We understand that for many of our students this is a new and novel approach.

Each lesson meets for 90 minutes and during the class we will use the text book “Nuovo Espresso 1 ” (not included in the course price).

This course is a continuation of Italian Beginners 2 (A1.2).
It is designed for students wishing to learn the language for business, travel or everyday use . To join this course you will need to have completed approximately 40 hours of Italian. Students will develop skills to use in conversation, reading, listening and writing. This course aims to build general basic comprehension and communication skills in beginners Italian. The focus of the class is on speaking and communication, but we will cover all the aspects of the Italian grammar needed to build confidence and become a fluent speaker.

  • Unit 7
    • Using the past (passato prossino)
    • Talking about holidays and the weather
    • Simple past tense
    • tutto / qualche
    • Double negative
    • Absolute superlative
    • Verbs: essere and avere as auxiliaries
    • Verbs: starefareguardarerestarepartire giocare
  • Unit 8
    • Grocery shopping
    • Talking about products
    • Recipes and seasons of the year
    • Preposition: di for quantity
    • si impersonal
    • Direct object pronouns

Conversational Italian and an introduction to cultural practices, with a focus on clear explanation of basic language principles.
Topics (as related to textbook). The syllabus of the course may vary depending on the pace of learning of the class.

Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma edizioni), Units 4-6 (Italian language only).

Class Plan:

12 Sessions that aim to build general basic comprehension and communication skills in elementary Italian.

Planned learning outcomes
By the end of this course students should be able to:

  1. Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  2. Can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  3. Can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
  4. Can demonstrate the skills, language and attitudes required for further study of Italian.
  5. Can speak about past events
  6. Understand and use direct pronouns

Join Us

You can sign up for our January Beginners Course by clicking here and entering your details. I will then send you an invoice to pay and book your course.
Your place is not confirmed until payment is made so we ask that you pay for your place within 24 hours. 
Please note that group courses are generally small and get fully booked quickly. We follow a first come first serve policy.

Personal tuition by professionals

We are experts in teaching Italian language, we take you from beginner to fluent through a highly structured syllabus.

We interview our tutors in person to ensure that we only employ the very best teachers.

OfCourseItalian tutors are native speakers, have a university degree and a teaching qualification. We all have a proven track of teaching excellence, but above all we are passionate about what we do.

Class Plan:

12 Sessions that aim to build general basic comprehension and communication skills in elementary Italian.


Online course, WebEx

Course price:


7 May, 2020
07:35 PM - 09:00 PM
Class size:
6 Students
Places available.

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