Italian language school in Sorrento - learn italian: grammar, conversation, cultural lessons... your italian class!


LEVELS be able to communicate, deal with the most common, everyday situations..

Italian language lessons at Sant'Anna Institute are designed to allow students, professionals and those who are learning simply for fun, to develop a full command of the language, based on the four main skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. The courses are practical, stimulating and interactive, and make use of didactic materials taken not only from text books, but from everyday life as well (e.g. newspaper articles, magazines, videos and music CDs), all of which will help you to achieve a working level of competence in the language. The general objective is for you to be able to communicate, deal with the most common, everyday situations, and express what you want to say in your interactions with Italians.

The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) provides a basis for the mutual recognition of language qualifications.

A1−A2 Basic User
B1−B2 Independent User
C1−C2 Proficient User

I. Beginner

Greetings and introductions
Simple biographical information (i.e., family, job, house, traditions, holidays)
Descriptions of people and places
Living abroad essentials (i.e., ordering in a restaurant, daily situations such as phone calls, health matters, taxi, post office)

II. Elementary

Travel experiences
Current events
Descriptions of people and places
Art and cultural topics
Comparing situations and opinions
Body language

III. Pre-Intermediate

Giving instructions and making suggestions
Simple reading comprehension
Expressing needs, obligation, possibility
Making invitations
Expressing preferences and desires

IV. Intermediate

Understanding context
Communicating in different situations (i.e., formal vs. informal)
Compare and analyze alternative viewpoints
Ability to express perspectives

V. Upper Intermediate

Idiomatic expressions and phraseology
Shades of meaning
Regional aspects of Italian
Persuasion and argumentation
Making judgments and evaluation
Expressing emotion
Conversation on literary or poetic passages

VI. Advanced

Demonstrated ability to integrate levels I-V to speak in a clear, yet nuanced mode stylistically adapted to the situation.
Ability to present oneself logically, contribute to and facilitate conversation
Ability to hear, recall and identify the most important points of a conversation

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Sant’Anna Institute Srl
Registered office: Viale dei Mareschi, 15 - 10051 - Avigliana (TO) Italy
Headquarters: Via Marina Grande, 16 - 80067 - Sorrento (NA) Italy
Paid in capital: € 100.000,00 I.V. REA: TO-908649
P.IVA 07631160012
Phone: +39 081.807.55.99 | +39 081.878.44.70
Fax: +39 081.532.41.40
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