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Italian Beginners - Building on Basic Knowledge

Course Title:

Italian Beginners - Building on Basic Knowledge

Course Number:

CGKK L30115


Kedleston Road Training & Development Centre

Learning Area:



Entry Level 3


Laura Saraceni

Start Date:

18 April 2018

End Date:

04 July 2018

Session Time(s):

Wednesday between 10:00 and 12:00

Total Sessions:


Total Hours:


Class Size:

Between 8 and 12 learners.


NOTE: This course has already finished.

Course Information

Languages - E3 Beginners  - Building on Basic Knowledge - 20 hours

What will I be learning?

By attending this course you will be learning the following:

  •  How to buy train tickets
  •  Say and ask for the time
  •  Ask for directions
  •  Shopping for food and clothes
  •  Use of past tense for basic simple everyday conversations

Does the course lead to a qualification?

No, it doesn’t lead to a qualification but you will have informal assessments to monitor your progress.

Who is the course for?

For those who have previously attended 2 terms of a language course for beginners.

What do I need to bring?

When you will start the course, you will have to bring with you:

  •  Pens or pencils
  •  Notebook for notes
  •  A folder to collect lesson notes
  •  A medium size dictionary

Are there any additional costs?


How will I know how I am progressing during the course?

Feedback will be given, both verbally and by the evaluation of completed tasks & projects.  You will receive verbal feedback on the results of your practical exercises.

There is no formal exam, although there is continual evaluation throughout the course.

Towards the end of each session you will use a DerbyLearn forum to record what you have done in class and comment on how you think you got on.  Before the next session your tutor will reply with their feedback.  This is a very good method of recording your own progress, reflecting on the session and a great way to receive motivation from your tutor.

Can I have help in the class?

If you would like to enrol on this course but think you will  need some help in the class you could have support through the Learning Partners Scheme. The scheme matches learners who need additional help with a volunteer to attend the class together. Volunteers can help with confidence, practical tasks such as cutting or measuring, reading and taking notes or communicating with the tutor and other learners.

If you would like more information about the scheme please contact Pat Ward on 01332 642308

How is this course supported by DerbyLearn?

DerbyLearn is a learning platform that supports and complements most classes.  To find out more, please go to and sign up, it's free and well worth a look!

Progression within DALS

We have lots of courses planned to ensure you have a variety of progression routes. If you are interested in another course, please ask for more information or telephone our helpline on Derby (01332) 717900 or

On completion of this course, you could progress to:

  •  Level 1 Improvers

Health and Wellbeing

The slogan you see on our brochures and leaflets is:
meet enjoy learn achieve

This is because we believe that taking part in adult and community learning can open the door to new friendships, give you something enjoyable and worthwhile to do with your time, enable you to learn something new and give you a sense of achievement. That's got to make you feel good!

Volunteering opportunities

We have a number of rewarding volunteering opportunities both within DALS and with other organisations.  These can offer you a number of benefits, including the ability to enhance your employment prospects, and the ability to learn whilst supporting others.  If you are interested in finding out more about volunteering opportunities, please contact Pat Ward on 01332 642308 or email  You can also find information on volunteering opportunities on our noticeboards and website.

Venue Information

Kedleston Road Training & Development Centre


184 Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GT


Ample Car Parking
Cycle Parking Available

Disability Support:

Disabled access to Ground Floor
Limited Upstairs access
Disabled Toilets
Disabled Parking available


Limited Facilities
Drinks Machine
Snack Machine


Crèche Unavailable


Take Kedleston Road A6 from Derby towards Matlock for approx. one and a half miles from the city centre. The venue is on the right hand side, opposite the Jonty Farmer Pub (just prior to the turn off for the A38). 01332 641180

Bus Routes:

Allestree Bus (Trent Barton). Also No. 6, Notts and Derby University bus during term time.

Enrolment Information

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If you would like more information about this course or wish to enrol, please contact via:

Enrolment Centre:

Kedleston Road Centre

Opening Times:

We are open: * Monday AM only * Tuesday - Friday 9am to 4pm


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