In the Beginner levels, students will manage key vocabulary and fundamental grammar, and will be able to read, write and speak about simple topics in the present, past and future tenses.
A1.1 Grammar coverage includes present tense of regular and some modal and irregular verbs, singular and plural nouns, articles and adjectives, some prepositions. Communication goals include: greeting and introducing oneself, asking for information, ordering something at the restaurant, expressing tastes and wishes. Classes meet once a week for ten weeks (20 hours). Find an A1.1 class and register online.
A1.2 Grammar coverage includes regular and irregular verbs. Introduction to the simple past tense (passato prossimo), regular and irregular past participles; adjectives and pronouns; prepositions + article. Communication goals include: speaking about oneself, describing a place, asking for directions, talking about events in the past. Classes meet once a week for ten weeks (20 hours). Find an A1.2 class and register online.
A1.3 Grammar coverage includes quantities, impersonal constructions, reflective verbs, direct pronouns. Communication goals include: telling time and date, expressing likes and dislikes, asking and answering questions regarding food, restaurants, shops, prices, clothes, colors. Classes meet once a week for ten weeks (20 hours). Find an A1.3 class and register online.