Italian Travellers Stage 2 - Northern Beaches Community College

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Italian Travellers Stage 2

Course Outline

Francesca:

This course is designed for students who have finished Italian Traveller's Stage 1 or equivalent and wish to improve their conversational skills and fluency in the language. Culture, conversation and grammar will be covered in a social and stimulating environment. Expand your ability to deal with everyday situations (talking about family, sport, holidays and much more).

This course also will place more of an emphasis on pronunciation and intonation and will assist the student in making their trip to Italy, be it for work or leisure purposes, much more engaging and exciting.

Flavia:

This course is perfect for anyone that has done Beginners 1, and would like to learn the fundamentals. 

You will learn Greetings, introduce yourself, numbers, masculine, feminine & plural nouns, how to order foods in cafes, simple verbs - present tense.

Please Bring

Notebook and pen

For the class with Francesca the textbook will be Buongiorno Italia by Joseph Cremona (New Edition).(approximate cost $35) Extra study material supplied by Francesca

For the  class with Flavia the textbook will also be Buongiorno Italia by Joseph Cremona (New Edition).(approximate cost $35)

A Recommended Supplier would be Abbey's Bookshop, York Street, Sydney or www.Edilingua.it or alternatively bookdepository.com

P.N. There are many bookshops shops, or options to order the book online in addition to the recommended outlets above. Please note it is quite common for a textbook not to be available at the commencement time of your course. If this becomes the case, your tutor will have photocopied handouts available until your book arrives.

Please call and check with the office on 9970 1000 to confirm the class is going ahead before purchasing your book. NBMC is not liable to for any loss incurred from purchasing a textbook if a class is cancelled.

It is advised that you purchase the book as soon as you know the class is going ahead, due to the length of time it takes for delivery. The tutors also recommend the Book Depository website, an online bookstore, as being one of the fastest for delivery.

Virtual Classroom

For the Zoom option please read the following. Zoom is easy to use video conferencing software with a simple set up. You will be able to see your trainer and classmates and interact as though you were in the same room, all from the comfort of your own home!

This is what you need to join the Zoom class:

  • Understanding the basics of using Zoom – see our free Zoom tutorial by clicking here.
  • Access to a computer, iPad/tablet or smartphone; and
  • A webcam* so that you can be seen by the trainer; and
  • A microphone* so that you can participate in the class and be heard by the trainer; and
  • A good Internet connection.

*If you have a laptop computer a webcam and microphone is usually built into the top of the screen frame. Smartphones and iPad/tablets also contain cameras and microphones.

Once you have watched our free tutorial and experimented with Zoom, if you still have questions, we are offering free Q & A Zoom sessions with one of our experienced trainers. See our Zoom page for available dates by clicking here.

  • Textbook (please check with college for details of the textbook if you are a new student)

About the Tutor:

Flavia

Ciao!

My name is Flavia, I was born in Monza, lived in Milano, Italy. 

I Love everything Italian , the food , the culture,  the language, the passion Italians have for their country.

Francesca

Growing up in an Italian family and with a Diploma in Education Francesca has taught Italian at the College for over 20 years.

Whether you are planning a trip to Italy or you simply just want to learn the 'Language of Love', this course promises to take you on an interactive journey to 'La Dolce Vita' and will have you speaking Italian from day one.

Topics will include: Greetings, asking and giving directions, ordering food and drinks, of course shopping and much, much more!

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

Course testimonials:

  • I have found Italian Travellers Stage 2 to be an extremely fun, valuable and stimulating learning experience and I would particularly like to thank our teacher, Francesca Modica, for making our class thoroughly enjoyable and worthwhile. I found her to be an exceptional teacher, displaying patience, flexibility, humour, empathy and understanding, as well as having the professional skills required to teach Italian in a fun and interesting way.
  • Rosa Santi is a great teacher and covers the topics very well. Kind regards, David Burke
  • Flavia Natoli made lessons and learning interesting, fun and informative. I thoroughly enjoyed the classes and am enthusiastic to continue learning. Thanks Flavia
  • Small class so we were all able to participate to a greater extent. Francesca was very professional and approachable.
  • Fellow students & teacher worked well in a small class
  • Flavia is an excellent trainer and the course was both educational and entertaining.
  • Friendly, competent trainer. I enjoyed the small group.

Contact us

Narrabeen Annex: 1525 Pittwater Road,
North Narrabeen NSW 2101
Office Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm, Mon to Fri

Brookvale Campus: Level 1, 14 William St, Brookvale NSW 2100
Office Hours: 9.00am to 4.00pm, Tues and Thur

Post: NBCC Reply Paid 1966, Dee Why NSW 2099

Phone: 02 9970 1000

Registered Training Organisation Code 90113