CLA
Centro Linguistico di Ateneo
italian language courses
The Italian courses will be held by teachers from Società Dante Alighieri, an institution which preserves and spreads Italian language and culture throughout the world, qualified to deliver Italian language and culture courses in various countries. Teachers from Società Dante Alighieri are specially trained by the Society for Italian language courses for the PLIDA certificate (https://plida.it/). 
Through the  Procedure for Joining an Italian course you can:
  • choose whether or not to attend an Italian course in the semester of interest; 
  • be guided by the Procedure to register for an Italian course in the semester of interest, according to your actual level of Italian, even if you have no knowledge of Italian at all. 
The Procedure is available on your personal page of the Teaching portal, Languages tab.
The Italian Language courses offered are the following, ordered starting from the course for students with the lowest level (0) of knowledge:  
  • Lingua Italiana I Livello (Italian Language First Level)
  •  Lingua Italiana II Livello (Italian Language Second Level)
  •  Lingua Italiana III Livello (Italian Language Third Level)
  •  Lingua Italiana IV Livello (Italian Language Fourth Level)
The timetable of the Italian course you chose to attend through the Procedure is displayed on your personal page of the Teaching Portal, tab My Academic Progress, link My weekly timetable.
If you're a unite! student please see at the bottom of this page your dedicated Italian courses.
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
  • LINGUA ITALIANA I LIVELLO
Textbook: Euridice Orlandino, Ciro Massimo Naddeo - Dieci A1 - Alma Edizioni 
At the end of the course learners acquire an A1 level (CEFR). They can understand and use familiar expressions of everyday use and common phrases to satisfy practical needs. Learners know how to present themselves and others and are able to ask questions about personal information and answer similar questions (the place where they live, the people they know, the things they own). Students learn to interact in a simple way as long as the other speaker speaks slowly and clearly and is willing to cooperate.
  • LINGUA ITALIANA II LIVELLO
Textbook: Textbook: Euridice Orlandino, Ciro Massimo Naddeo - Dieci A2 - Alma Edizioni 
At the end of the course learners acquire an A2 level (CEFR). Learners can understand simple phrases and common expressions related to everyday life (e. g. basic information on a person, family, shopping, geography, work). They can communicate in simple routine situations which require a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics. Learners can describe their own experiences and the place where they live and talk about their needs.
  • LINGUA ITALIANA III LIVELLO
Textbook: Textbook: Euridice Orlandino, Ciro Massimo Naddeo - Dieci B1 - Alma Edizioni 
At the end of the course learners acquire a B1 level (CEFR). Learners can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.. Learners deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. Learners can write simple connected texts on topics which are familiar or of personal interest. They can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions. They can briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
  • LINGUA ITALIANA IV LIVELLO
Textbook: Maria Balì, Irene Dei - Nuovo Espresso 4 (Libro + CD audio) – Alma Edizioni 
At the end of the course learners acquire a B2 level (CEFR). Learners can understand the basic ideas of complex texts on both real and abstract topics, including technical discussions in their field of specialisation. They can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers possible without stress. They can write clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects. They can express their opinions on current events, giving reasons in support of or against a particular point of view.
unite! students
The CLA provides the following Italian courses for unite! students:
  • Lingua italiana I livello: At the end of the course learners acquire an A1 level (CEFR). They can understand and use familiar expressions of everyday use and common phrases to satisfy practical needs. Learners know how to present themselves and others and are able to ask questions about personal information and answer similar questions (the place where they live, the people they know, the things they own). Students learn to interact in a simple way as long as the other speaker speaks slowly and clearly and is willing to cooperate.
      Textbook: Euridice Orlandino, Ciro Massimo Naddeo - Dieci A1 - Alma Edizioni
  • Lingua italiana II livello: At the end of the course learners acquire an A2 level (CEFR). Learners can understand simple phrases and common expressions related to everyday life (e. g. basic information on a person, family, shopping, geography, work). They can communicate in simple routine situations which require a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar topics. Learners can describe their own experiences and the place where they live and talk about their needs. 
       Textbook: Euridice Orlandino, Ciro Massimo Naddeo - Dieci A2 - Alma Edizioni 
{{panel_data}}