WORKSHOPS ZOOM – AUTUMN 2020

SERIES 1: 22 SEPTEMBER – 24 OCTOBER :

 

Conversazione ‘Giallo’ A1 FRANCESCA

Mondays and Thursdays, 09.00 (PT), 12.00 (ET), 17.00 (UK), 18.00 (CET)

Module:

  1. 21.09, 24.09
  2. 28.09, 01.10
  3. 05.10, 08.10
  4. 12.10, 15.10

 

Conversazione ‘Giallo’ A1 MARINA

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 09.00 (PT), 12.00 (ET), 17.00 (UK), 18.00 (CET)

Module:

  1. 22.09, 24.09
  2. 29.09, 01.10 
  3. 06.10, 08.10
  4. 13.10, 15.10
  • 8 x 1 hr classes, 2 each week, over 4 weeks = 8 hrs
  • 5 – 6 participants

Using prepared material, this is a chance for level A1 students to acclimatize the ear and practise speaking, while refreshing grammar when it crops up.

Letteratura - Francesca

Rosso/blu

Wednesdays, 09.00 (PT), 12.00 (ET), 17.00 (UK), 18.00 (CET)

Module:

  1. 23.09 
  2. 30.09
  3. 07.10
  4. 14.10
  5. 21.10
  • 5 x 90-minute classes over 5 weeks = 7.5 hrs
  • 5 – 6 participants

Improve your comprehension and fluency through literature. Francesca will focus on a complete novel, or stories and excerpts from classic and contemporary Italian literature, opening up discussion and conversation.

 

Spunti - Simona

Verde/rosso

Thursdays, 09.00 (PT), 12.00 (ET), 17.00 (UK), 18.00 (CET)

Module:

  1. 24.09 
  2. 01.10
  3. 08.10
  4. 15.10
  5. 22.10
  • 5 x 90-minute classes over 5 weeks = 7.5 hrs
  • 5 – 6 participants

Conversazione per studenti più avanzati a partire da estratti, testi o brevi video come spunti di riflessione per parlare di volta in volta di un argomento nuovo soffermandoci quando necessario sui nodi grammaticali che si presenteranno.

SERIES 2: 10 NOVEMBER – 10 DECEMBER:

Conversazione ‘Giallo’ (A1/2) - Francesca

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 09.00 (PT), 12.00 (ET), 17.00 (UK), 18.00 (CET)

Module:

  1. 10.11, 12.11
  2. 17.11, 19.11
  3. 24.11, 26.11
  4. 01.12, 03.12
  • 8 x 1 hr classes, 2 each week, over 4 weeks = 8 hrs
  • 5 – 6 participants

Focusing on conversation, with prepared material and an emphasis on grammar, for participants at level A1.

 

Scrittura Creativa - Marina

Rosso/blu

Wednesdays, 09.00 (PT), 12.00 (ET), 17.00 (UK), 18.00 (CET)

Module:

  1. 11.11
  2. 18.11
  3. 25.11
  4. 02.12
  5. 09.12
  • 5 x 90-minute classes over 5 weeks = 7.5 hrs
  • 5 – 6 participants

Expand your knowledge and fluency through writing. Even if you don’t think you are particularly ‘creativa’ do not be put off! This is an excellent way to learn vocabulary and Italian phraseology. Write as you wish to speak, express yourself the Italian way.

Letteratura - Francesca

Verde/rosso

Wednesdays, 09.00 (PT), 12.00 (ET), 17.00 (UK), 18.00 (CET)

Module:

  1. 23.09
  2. 30.09
  3. 07.10
  4. 14.10
  5. 21.10
  • 5 x 90-minute classes over 5 weeks = 7.5 hrs
  • 5 – 6 participants

Improve your comprehension and fluency through literature. Francesca will focus on a complete novel, or stories and excerpts from classic and contemporary Italian literature, opening up discussion and conversation.

 

Spunti - Simona

(1) Verde/rosso OR (2) Rosso/blu

Thursdays, 09.00 (PT), 12.00 (ET), 17.00 (UK), 18.00 (CET)

Module:

  1. 12.11
  2. 19.11
  3. 26.11
  4. 03.12
  5. 10.12
  • 5 x 90-minute classes over 5 weeks = 7.5 hrs
  • 5 – 6 participants

Conversazione per studenti più avanzati a partire da estratti, testi o brevi video come spunti di riflessione per parlare di volta in volta di un argomento nuovo soffermandoci quando necessario sui nodi grammaticali che si presenteranno.

 

Il Cinema Italiano Antonio Lucicesare

Verde/rosso/blu

Saturdays 07-09.30 (PT), 10-12.30 (ET), 15-17.30 (UK), 16-18.30 (CET)

Module:

  1. 14.11
  2. 21.11
  3. 28.11
  • 3 x 2.5 hr classes over 3 weeks = 7.5 hrs
  • 7 – 8 participants

At each session Antonio presents excerpts from an Italian film (with Italian subtitles) combining language exercises and discussion to combine speaking, listening, writing and reading) with homework exercises and self-study between sessions.

 

An introduction to Antonio Lucicesare and his –
Learn Italian through Cinema: Impara l’italiano con i film

After six years of sold-out sessions, the Italian Cinema Workshop is back in a new online version.

This short, online course is designed for intermediate and upper-intermediate students of Italian. It is aimed at students who wish to expand their knowledge of Italian cinema while improving their language skills. Students will be introduced to one new film each lesson. Through watching and discussing extracts from each film, students will develop a critical understanding of popular culture and Italian society. There will be a chance to practise all four language skills (speaking, reading, listening and writing), with emphasis on speaking. Students will also be offered guidance in self-study and be set optional homework tasks based on the film after each session.

 

Tips and tricks for joining the online cinema workshop:

The workshops take place via video call, so check your internet and find the perfect, quiet spot in the house with a strong internet connection. We use Zoom (a video chatting service that’s easy to set up and use), and you will receive an invitation following enrolment. Make sure you use a good headset or computer audio with a microphone. Finally, before each lesson, you will receive a word document with all the activities via email. Make sure you have a quick look at this in advance.

Duration of each workshop: 2.5 hours

 

About the teacher:

Antonio has more than fifteen years’ experience teaching Italian in London to both native and non-native English speaker. He has designed, developed, and presented this unique workshop for the last 6 years. For him, the workshop is a project in progress, one that he is always trying to improve. He has developed a wide selection of material and activities to increase students’ participation and their knowledge of Italian Cinema (Antonio Lucicesare’ LinkedIn profile).

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OUR ONLINE WORKSHOPS PROGRAMME

To complement the learn while you live experience we run in Italy, we run a programme of online workshops for conversational Italian and Italian culture via Zoom video calls at various times throughout the year.

Just like our real-world programme in Italy, the focus of the online workshops is Italian conversation! Practice for learners of Italian, led by the teachers that are with us on our Italian trips.

Workshop Packages

  • The hours of each series have been extended from 6 to 7.5/8hrs
  • Total cost for each workshop is €100 - £88 - $108
  • Payments by bank transfer or PayPal
  • Zoom groups of 4-6 students (download Zoom here)
  • To make cohesive levels we may not be able to accept everyone who wishes to join but will do our utmost to do so in the next series
  • You may apply for series 2 immediately to assure yourself a place
  • All participants are invited to a free introductory session (in Italian!)

Subjects Include

  • Letterature – a chance to explore Italian authors, discuss their texts, themes and ideas
  • Scrittura Creativa – learn while you write your own stories. The practise of writing is hugely helpful to the learning process.
  • Spunti - taking a text, excerpt, article or video discussion as the point of departure for conversation

    PRIVATE FACEBOOK FORUM

    All participants are also invited to join our Live & Learn Italian Forum - a private Facebook group specifically designed for participants of the online workshops to share experiences & chat further with the teachers & other members about the programme & all things Italian. It’s a private group so everyone’s able to talk freely & participate fully - especially speaking in Italian! Italian books to read, best ways to learn, tips from our teachers, films suggestions, testimonials of workshops, & some of the creative writing. And most of all get to know other members.

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