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XITA0001 Italian 1 (CEFR A1), 3-4 ECTS cr. 
Code XITA0001  Validity 01.01.1950 -
Name Italian 1 (CEFR A1)  Abbreviation Italian 1 
Credits3-4 ECTS cr.  Date of expiry  
TypeLanguage studies Subject0044 Italian 
ClassCourse  Hours  
Study right   GradingPass, Fail, Grades 1-5 
Recommended timing 
Organisation Language Centre 


Having successfully completed the course, the student will be able
1. to have an understanding of the most basic Italian grammar
2. to pronounce Italian correctly and to define the phonetic elements of the Italian language
3. to understand and to write short, simple statements and texts
4. to introduce themselves using short sentences 
5. to achieve the level A1 of the CEFR (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).


In the course, you will learn to interact in Italian in basic communicative situations, such as introducing yourself, talking about your studies and work, ordering food and drinks and shopping for some basic items

During the lessons, we will concentrate on listening comprehension, pronunciation and speaking exercises, and we will use pair and group exercises and small games in order to activate your communication skills. At home, you will be required to do some small homework in order to reinforce the language structures you have learnt in the course.


Previous studies 

None required.


36 hours of pair work and teacher supervision. Independent work.


Regular attendance and active participation in exercises are required to complete the course. Final exam.

More literature information and extra material 

Course book: C. Imperato, K. Kuusela, S. Meurman, G. Feroldi: Bella Vista 1. Chapters 0-6.
Extra material in English and Italian provided byt the teacher.




Autumn term

Target Group 

The course is meant for beginners.


Laura Senni

Language of instruction 





Current and upcoming courses
Functions Name Type ECTS cr. Teacher Schedule
Reg. time not started Italia 1  Group Exercise  Laura Senni  06.09.21 -13.10.21

Upcoming exams
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