Course Information: Holiday Italian

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Learn some basic Italian for your next holiday in Italy! The following topics will be covered amongst others: finding one’s way, booking accommodation, visiting places of interest, shopping, travelling around and eating out. This course is for total beginners.

When and Where


From 09 May 2020 to 16 May 2020
Sat 10:00-15:00
for 2 weeks

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09 May 2020
10:00 to 15:00
16 May 2020
10:00 to 15:00


Stoke Lodge
Shirehampton Road
Stoke Bishop

with Rachele Piffaretti


Fees and concessions information

The full (undiscounted) fee for this course is £66 , the concession rate is £42. Please note that concession rates are subject to proof of eligibility. For more details please see our Terms and conditions


Learn some basic Italian for your next holiday in Italy! This course is for total beginners.

What can students expect?

Basic Tourist Communication, to gain some practical “survival” knowledge needed in holiday situations, such as greetings, buy and order food and drinks, give and request personal info, places to visit…

For anyone who knows no Italian but is going on holiday to Italy soon, and would like to be able to communicate at a basic tourist level.

Late starters allowed?

No, as this course is aimed at total beginners.

Previous experience required?


What is the progression route?

Join Italian level 1 A, Term 1

Work set between sessions?

For their benefit, learners are encouraged to practice some activities during the sessions.

What should students bring?

Pen and paper
A packed lunch if it is a Saturday course.

Teaching method/style?

Presentation by tutor, then repetitions, drills, mini-dialogues, simulations, role play, … etc in pair work, small group and whole class work.