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Italian Level 1 A, Term 1 

These courses are for complete beginners   –   please do not join these courses if you already know any Italian.      

Tuesdays 6.30pm to 8.30pm    Marika Parisi 

16 sessions from 13 September £224/£134          LTD1            Stoke Lodge 

  

Thursdays 1pm to 3pm    Marika Parisi 

16 sessions from 15 September £224/£134          LTD3          Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 1 A, Term 2 

These courses are a continuation of the September Level 1 A, Term 1 course.  Learners wishing to join Term 2 must have studied Italian at a very basic level for app 30 hours.  

Tuesdays 6.30pm to 8.30pm    Marika Parisi 

16 sessions from 31 January      £224/£134          LTD2            Stoke Lodge 

 

Thursdays 1pm to 3pm    Marika Parisi 

16 sessions from 2 February  £224/£134          LTD4          Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 1 B, Term 1 

This course is suitable for students at post-beginner level who have studied the language to a limited extent in the past (app 60 hours) or students who would like to refresh previously acquired fairly basic Italian 

Wednesdays 10am to 12noon    Marika Parisi 

16 sessions from 14 September £224/£134          LTD5          Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 1 B, Term 2 

This course is a continuation of the September Level 1 B, Term 1 course.  Learners wishing to join  Term 2 must have studied Italian at post-beginners’ level for app 90 hours.  

Wednesday 10am to 12noon   Marika Parisi 

16 sessions from 1 February     £224/£134          LTD6         Stoke Lodge   

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Italian Level 1 C&D, Part C 

These courses are suitable for students who have completed beginners’ Level 1 A and B courses or have studied Italian to some extent in the past. 

Mondays 1pm to 3pm     Davide Ariasso 

16 sessions from 12 September     £224/£134          LTD7      Stoke Lodge 

 

Thursdays 10am to 12noon  Davide Ariasso 

16 sessions from 15 September  £224/£134      LTD9       Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 1 C&D, Part D 

These courses are suitable for students who have completed beginners’ Level 1 A, B and C  courses or have studied Italian to some extent in the past. 

Mondays 1pm to 3pm     Davide Ariasso 

16 sessions from 30 January    £224/£134          LTD8      Stoke Lodge 

 

Thursdays 10am to 12noon  Davide Ariasso 

16 sessions from 2 February    £224/£134      LTD10       Stoke Lodge 

 

Thursdays 6.30pm to 8.30pm     Marika  Parisi 

16 sessions from 2 February      £224/£134          LTD12          ONLINE    

This course will be delivered online using ZOOM   

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Italian Level 2 A&B, Part A     

These courses at lower intermediate level are suitable for students who have completed courses at Level 1, and have a good basic understanding of the language. 

Wednesdays 10am to 12noon   Davide Ariasso 

16 sessions from 14 September £224/134       LTD13A       Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 2 A&B, Part B     

These courses at lower intermediate level are suitable for students who have completed courses at Level 1, and Level 2 A, and have a very good basic understanding of the language. 

Wednesdays 10am to 12noon   Davide Ariasso 

16 sessions from 1 February     £224/134       LTD14      Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 2 C&D, Part C    

These courses at upper intermediate level are suitable for students who are reasonably competent in the language. 

Fridays 10am to 12noon          Davide Ariasso        

16 sessions from 16 September £224/£134        LTD15          Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 2 C&D, Part D    

These courses at upper intermediate level are suitable for students who are reasonably competent in the language. 

Fridays 10am to 12noon         Davide Ariasso        

16 sessions from 3 February      £224/£134        LTD16         Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 3 A&B, Part A    

This course at advanced level is suitable for students who have been learning Italian for a number of years and who are fluent and proficient. 

Thursday 12noon  to 2pm    Laura Geraci 

16 sessions from 15 September     £224/£134    LTD17     Stoke Lodge 

 

Thursdays 2.15pm to 4.15pm     Laura Geraci 

16 sessions from 15 September     £224/£134     LTD18     Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 3 A&B, Part B    

This course at advanced level is suitable for students who have been learning Italian for a number of years and who are fluent and proficient. 

Thursday 12noon to 2pm   Laura Geraci 

16 sessions from 2 February     £224/£134    LTD19      Stoke Lodge 

 

Thursdays 2.15pm to 4.15pm   Laura Geraci 

16 sessions from 2 February     £224/£134     LTD20     Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 3 C&D, Part C 

These courses at advanced level are suitable for students who have been learning Italian for several years and are fairly fluent and proficient. 

Mondays 10am to 12noon   Davide Ariasso 

16 sessions from 12 September £224/£134            LTD21         Stoke Lodge       

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Italian Level 3 C&D, Part D 

These courses at advanced level are suitable for students who have been learning Italian for several years and are fairly fluent and proficient. 

Mondays 10am to 12noon   Davide Ariasso 

16 sessions from 30 January     £224/£134              LTD22             Stoke Lodge  

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Italian Level 3 C  – Advanced Conversation   

Il nostro corso offre agli studenti avanzati di lingua Italiana la possibilità di conversare in Italiano su vari argomenti di attualità, cultura, letteratura, interesse generale. Si leggeranno in classe brevi testi e articoli di quotidiani online che offriranno lo spunto per la discussione. 

Thursdays 9.30am to 11.30am   Laura Geraci 

16 sessions from 15 September  £224/£134    LTD23        Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Level 3 D  – Advanced Conversation   

Il nostro corso offre agli studenti avanzati di lingua Italiana la possibilità di conversare in Italiano su vari argomenti di attualità, cultura, letteratura, interesse generale. Si leggeranno in classe brevi testi e articoli di quotidiani online che offriranno lo spunto per la discussione. 

Thursdays 9.30am to 11.30am   Laura Geraci 

16 sessions from 2 February  £224/£134    LTD24        Stoke Lodge 

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Italian Art and Literature courses 

Esploriamo l’arte italiana 

In questo breve corso visiteremo l’Italia attraverso opere d’arte e le sue città. Andremo a 

Ravenna con i mosaici bizantini, in Sicilia con i mosaici di Piazza Armerina e a Roma. 

Andremo ad Assisi e Padova con Giotto. Esploreremo il Rinascimento da Botticelli a 

Raffaello.  Gli studenti devono avere un buon livello di italiano. 

Fridays 10am-12noon   Marika Parisi 

5 sessions from 4 November                 £70/£42     LTD26  Stoke Lodge       

 

Fridays 1pm-3pm   Marika Parisi 

5 sessions from 24 February                £70/£42     LTD27      Stoke Lodge   

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Italian History on Saturdays – held in Italian 

Una serie di sabati dedicati alla storia d’Italia. Inizieremo dall’antica Roma con i suoi primi imperatori e Adriano poi, passeremo per il Rinascimento e il Risorgimento e finiremo con la Prima e Seconda Guerra Mondiale in Italia  

NEW Italian Day: Antica Roma – Dalla nascita a Nerone  – in Italiano 

Questo è il primo appuntamento di una serie sulla storia d’Italia. Iniziamo con la nascita di Roma tra storia e leggenda, la dinastia Claudia e i monumenti più importanti visibili ancora oggi. Parleremo anche dell’imperatore Adriano e della villa a Tivoli. 

Saturday 11am to 4pm         Marika Parisi                                                                                                                                                      

1 session on 12 November      LTD28               £40/£24        Stoke Lodge            

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NEW Italian Day: Medioevo e  Rinascimento 

Questo è il secondo  appuntamento di una serie sulla storia d’Italia. Il Rinascimento italiano fu un periodo storico che si sviluppò tra la fine del Medioevo e l’inizio dell’età Moderna. Parleremo delle principali famiglie dei Signori in Italia. 

Saturday 11am to 4pm   Marika Parisi 

1 session on 26 November      LTD29              £40/£24    Stoke Lodge 

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NEW Italian Day:  Risorgimento 

Questo è il terzo appuntamento della serie La Storia di Italia. Il Risorgimento o Unificazione d’Italia. Nel 1861 nasce il  Regno d’Italia. Mazzini, Cavour e Garibaldi saranno i protagonisti di questo pomeriggio insieme. 

Saturday 10am to 1pm   Marika Parisi 

1 session on 3 December    LTD30          £40/24                Stoke Lodge             

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NEW Italian Day:  Prima e Seconda Guerra Mondiale 

Ultimo appuntamento sulla Storia d’Italia dedicato quasi interamente alla Seconda Guerra Mondiale. Racconteremo Roma con i suoi cambiamenti sociali. Nel 1947 nasce la Costituzione italiana.   

Saturday 11am to 4pm   Marika Parisi                                                                                                                                                              

1 session on 4 February    LTD31         £40/24                 Stoke Lodge             

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Italian on Saturdays  

NEW Italian Day:  Opera: Puccini e Verdi  –  tenuto in Italiano 

L’Opera italiana con Verdi e Puccini, la loro vita e le “arie” più famose con Pavarotti, Caruso e Renata Tebaldi. Parleremo dei grandi teatri italiani e i direttori d’orchestra.  

Saturday 11am to 4pm   Marika Parisi 

1 session on 4 March    LTD32          £40/24               Stoke Lodge               

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NEW Italian Day: Meraviglie d’Italia / Beautiful places to visit in Italy 

Have you decided to take a trip to Italy but you don’t know where to go yet? Would you like to know about new villages or small towns? Do you know “La via Francigena”? This session is for you! 

Hai deciso di fare un viaggio in Italia ma non sai ancora dove? Vuoi conoscere nuovi borghi o piccole città? Conosci la “Via Francigena”? Questo appuntamento fa per te.   

Saturday 11am to 4pm   Marika Parisi 

1 session on 25 March    LTD33          £40/24         Stoke Lodge 

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