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Winter (1/23) 10-week Upper Intermediate B2.2 (Mondays, 10:30am - 12:30pm) with Paola (online)

  • Number of students: 6
  • Teacher: Paola De Petrillo
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Sessions / Pricing: $ 400

Sessions / Pricing

Class Sessions Price
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Student Responsible for Getting Book: $ 400
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Book Pickup: $ 460
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Ship Book: $ 475

Description

In the Intermediate levels, students will learn to fluently communicate in the Italian language, read a broad variety of texts, speak and understand Italian through a rich vocabulary and correctly apply grammar rules.

B2.2

Il corso si rivolge a studenti di livello intermedio che desiderano approfondire la conoscenza della lingua italiana, acquisire sicurezza nella comunicazione spontanea, perfezionare le capacita’ espressive e la competenza d’uso di strutture grammaticali e lessico.

Gli approfondimenti grammaticali riguarderanno: la posizione dell’aggettivo e dell’avverbio; l’uso del congiuntivo con la frase principale negativa, con le frasi comparative, con alcune espressioni consecutive; i pronomi relativi; i diversi usi del futuro; l’uso del gerundio; i sostantivi con due plurali e il plurale delle parole composte; le preposizioni in e a.

I contenuti comunicativi includeranno: raccontare la trama di un film e farne la recensione; descrivere un’opera d’arte; esprimere un giudizio estetico; esprimere desideri, dubbi, perplessita’; contraddire un’opinione diffusa; condurre un’intervista.

Al fine di ampliare la competenza lessicale si approfondiranno aree semantiche relative al cinema, all’arte e ai musei, all’ecologia e ai problemi ambientali, alla geografica.

Prerequisti: B2.1

Libro di testo:

Maria Bali’ – Irene Dei, Nuovo Espresso 4 (libro dello studente ed esercizi) Alma Edizioni, Firenze 2017

Unita’ 5-7

Teacher

Paola De Petrillo

Paola graduated from the Università Cattolica di Roma in 2004 with a degree in Dentistry. While practicing Dentistry she also worked as a translator, focusing mostly on articles published in medical journals. Her passion for the Italian culture inspired her to change careers, so she earned a DITALS certificate from the Università per gli stranieri in Siena, for teaching Italian as a foreign language. In Rome, Paola taught at the Leonardo da Vinci school. She also worked for Thomas More College, where she taught American students who were studying abroad.  Born and raised in Rome, Paola has a profound appreciation for classical history and literature and loves to share her passion for all things Italian.  Paola enjoyes spending her leisure time traveling and exploring new cultures through dance. 

Class Sessions Price
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Student Responsible for Getting Book: $ 400
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Book Pickup: $ 460
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Ship Book: $ 475

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