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Italian Beginner Term 2

  • Overview of the course

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    This course follows on from Term 1. It is ideal for you if you can already introduce yourself, ask the way and order snacks. Over terms 2 and 3 you will gain an elementary knowledge of the Italian language and culture, and the ability to meet your basic communicative needs on a visit to Italy.

    You will benefit from state-of-the-art facilities, including interactive whiteboards and virtual learning environment, and an experienced and highly-qualified teacher, class social and cultural events.

    Former students of this course called it challenging and enjoyable, commenting on good continuity, good support and interesting insights into wider aspects of subject.
  • What you'll learn

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    The emphasis is on communication. Written homework will be used to reinforce what is covered in class.

    Topics covered are:
    - Family
    - Likes and dislikes
    - Shopping

    Basic grammar and vocabulary as required.
  • Entry requirements

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    - Talk Italian 1 (book and CDs), Alwena Lamping, BBC.
    - An A4 file, dividers and writing paper and pens. There will be many handouts, so these are essential for you to organise your work and find what you need!
  • How will I be assessed?

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    Continuous assessment by role-plays and listening tasks in class and written homework. There is no exam!
  • Is there anything else I need to know?

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    - Be patient, it takes a long time to learn a language!
    - You will need to do 1-2 hours homework a week, to learn enough to get by on a visit to Italy.
    - Be willing to work with others. Your fellow-students are important partners in communication practice!

    As this is Term 2, please speak to the Tutor before you enrol or pay for the course.
  • Who can I speak to about this course?

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    You can contact a member of the team via
  • I'm interested in this course, what do I need to do next?

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    If you are a new student, as this is Term 2 of a three term course, you need to speak to a tutor before you can enrol.

    Tutor can be contacted via

    You can enrol by clicking on the yellow enrol button shown on the right or you can visit any of our Centres to enrol.

    Click here for our current enrolment times.
  • Course Fees

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    Tuition Fee: £165.00

    Click here to pay now via Ticketsource and secure your place.
    You will then enrol on your first day
  • Future opportunities

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    Italian Beginners Term 3.
  • Additional Information

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    All learners will complete an individual learning plan which will be discussed with their tutor throughout the course.


    You may not have to pay tuition fees at all, if you fall into one of the groups eligible for fee exemptions. If you feel you may be eligible or would like someone to explain course fees in more detail, please call our helpline on 01204 482 000.

    Adult Learners

    Adult learners (19+) must bring their qualification certificates with them to enrolment. Learners will not be able to enrol without this information. If you have lost any certificates please contact your school in the first instance. If they are unable to provide a copy, you can contact one of the following exam boards (your school will be able to tell you which one you need):
    If you are unable to provide certificates you will be asked to complete a self declaration form when you enrol.


    Our Helpline can provide you with general information regarding studying at Bolton College. We also offer advice and guidance meetings to help you decide your next move. Please call 01204 482 000.
    Lines are open :
    • during term time : Monday to Thursday between 8:45am and 7pm (5pm on Fridays)
    • out of term : Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm

    Bolton College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this document is accurate. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time.

    Equalities Statement

    The College will treat all members of the community equally and will not favour any particular individual or group. English is our principal language but we will endeavour to provide information relating to this document in other formats and languages. If customers require this type of support they should contact email the Customer Services Manager at or alternatively call 01204 482 040 or visit us at Deane Road, Bolton, BL3 5BG.

    Safeguarding Statement

    Bolton College are committed to ensuring that learners have a right to feel safe wherever they learn, in the classroom on or online. If you have any personal safety or other worries, for example, feeling bullied; being made to feel uncomfortable or experiencing an inappropriate situation when you are attending college, please speak to the tutor, someone in the Learning Centre Reception or contact the College Safeguarding Team on 01204 482180 or 01204 482758.

    Enrolment Details

    To enrol at one of our Community Learning Centres or our main Deane Road Campus click here for enrolment times.
  • Disclaimer

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    Every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within these course information sheets was accurate at the time of publishing.
    Bolton College is constantly evaluating its services to meet the needs of learners; therefore programmes/courses/Apprenticeships, resources and facilities may be subject to change without prior notice.
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  • Time:

    19:00 - 21:00
    2.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    13 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

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