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Ancient Lore from Italy - B1 Conversation • IN PERSON

$250
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $240
Until December 19. After December 19 - $250

Ancient lore from Italy – Conversation class for B1

This course is designed for students at B1 level who want to improve their speaking skills.

The course is made up of 10 lessons of 1.5 hours each and will have as main topic myths and legends from the regions of Italy. The aim of the course is for the students to gain confidence in their speaking skills and develop structures and vocabulary that they will be able to use in any contexts. At the same time it will give the student a better understanding of Italian people’s culture.

Each couple of lessons students will work on a different story from a different region of Italy. The difficulty of the tasks and the structure and vocabulary involved will progressively increase.

Materials will be provided by the instructor

Instructor: Sara Anselmi

Pre-requisite: Students who have completed level B1

THIS COURSE TAKES PLACE IN PERSON
at Istituto italiano di cultura
496 Huron St. in Toronto

Course begins on January 20, 2023

IMPORTANT - New students at the Istituto must complete the placement test before registering for this class.  The purpose of this test is to ensure students are taking the correct course based on their assessed level.  Returning students are not required to take  this test.

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This course is designed for students at B1 level who want to improve their speaking skills.
The course is made up of 10 lessons of 1.5 hours each and will have as main topic myths and legends from the regions of Italy. The aim of the course is for the students to gain confidence in their speaking skills and develop structures and vocabulary that they will be able to use in any contexts. At the same time it will give the student a better understanding of Italian people’s culture.

Each couple of lessons students will work on a different story from a different region of Italy. The difficulty of the tasks and the structure and vocabulary involved will progressively increase.

The work on each story is divided into 4 stages
1. Storytelling: the students listen to or read the story
2. Analysys of the story: the group identifies the different elements of the story
3. Development and Re-writing: in small groups or pairs the students will add some elements to the story and re-write it in the new form
4. Story-re-telling: Each group or pair tell their own new version of the story to the others. Each time there will be a different way of telling the story using different thatre and storytelling techniques.