Intermediate (A2)

Overview
The intermediate level is divided into three courses (201, 202, 203). Classes for each course meet once a week over a period of 9 weeks. It will take one year and approximately 90 hours of study (60 hours in the classroom and approximately 40 minutes at home per/week) to complete all three intermediate-level courses and their accompanying text, Allegro 2.

Italian 201
Text: Allegro 2
Course Description

After completing Italian 201, students will be able to:

  • speak and write about members of their family
  • talk about their memories from childhood
  • discuss things they used to do in the past
  • describe the typical Italian family
  • express their opinions in favor or against a given topic

At the grammatical level, students will be able to use:

  • possessive adjectives, relative superlatives, reflexive verbs in the simple past tense, imperfect verb tense

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Italian 202
Text: Allegro 2
Course Description

After completing Italian 202, students will be able to:

  • describe the physical aspect of others
  • formulate hypotheses
  • make, accept and refuse invitations
  • write letters and other forms of personal correspondence
  • read narrative texts

At the grammatical level, students will be able to use:

  • verbs in the transitive and intransitive forms, present conditional tense, the gerund, direct pronouns in the past tense, pronouns with the infinitive, relative pronouns

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Italian 203
Text: Allegro 2
Course Description

After completing Italian 203, students will be able to:

  • give advice to others
  • express appreciation or disgust with respect to food
  • describe your personal health
  • talk about physical activity and sports
  • persuade others to do something

At the grammatical level, students will be able to use:

  • imperative in the formal and informal forms, pronouns with the imperative, irregular comparative forms

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Italian 204
Text: Allegro 2
Course Description

After completing Italian 204, students will be able to:

  • talk about future projects
  • write a resume and a cover letter
  • discuss interests in details
  • express uncertainties, hopes and opinions
  • read and understand newspaper articles

At the grammatical level, students will be able to use:

  • simple future tense, verbs that take the direct and indirect objects, 'ne', the present tense subjunctive form, the simple past tense with modal verbs

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Published class times are based on a minimum of four students. If class enrollment is less than four, we reserve the right to cancel the class or reduce class time.