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Summer (7/16) 10-week Upper Intermediate B2.2 (Saturdays, 12:30 - 2:30pm) with Claudia (online)

  • Number of students: 4
  • Teacher: Claudia Zanella
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Sessions / Pricing: $ 400

Sessions / Pricing

Class Sessions Price
(Online) Saturday 12:30pm - 2:30pm - Student Responsible for Getting Book: $ 400
(Online) Saturday 12:30pm - 2:30pm - Book Pickup: $ 460
(Online) Saturday 12:30pm - 2:30pm - 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

Claudia Zanella

Claudia earned her degree in Comparative Language at the University of Milan, focusing on English and Russian literature. During her university years she travelled across Russia, England, Ireland, and the USA, doing research on different aspects of Modernism. After moving to Chicago she took a Master's degree in English Literature at DePaul University. She wrote her thesis on Virginia Woolf's shorter fiction and its relation to British philosophy. Claudia enjoys working as a translator and interpreter, and as an independent researcher on different themes of Italian and English literature for different Chicago cultural institutions. Teaching is an essential part of her life as she is also a certified yoga instructor. Claudia taught Italian at DePaul University and Columbia College.

Class Sessions Price
(Online) Saturday 12:30pm - 2:30pm - Student Responsible for Getting Book: $ 400
(Online) Saturday 12:30pm - 2:30pm - Book Pickup: $ 460
(Online) Saturday 12:30pm - 2:30pm - Ship Book: $ 475

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