Sos Italian - Learn Italian from scratch (from A0 to A1)
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Sos Italian - Learn Italian from scratch (from A0 to A1)

An Italian course for beginners
4.4 (6 ratings)
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68 students enrolled
Created by Chiara Brambilla
Last updated 2/2017
English
Current price: $24.99 Original price: $34.99 Discount: 29% off
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 48 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • 2.30 hours of video lessons, 14 complete didactic units, an interactive exercise for each video lesson
  • Read and pronounce Italian

  • Introduce yourself and others

  • Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic sentences
  • Ask and answer questions about personal details such as where someone lives, people you know and things you have
Requirements
  • Foxit Reader, that is a free Pdf reader - https://www.foxitsoftware.com/products/pdf-reader/
  • A media player able to play Mp3 files
Description

Hello, my name is Chiara and I’ll be your teacher for this Italian course. This course is aimed at beginners, more precisely at people that are at A1 level of the CEFR - Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Whether you’re planning to visit Italy, or you’re interested in learning Italian from scratch, this course is for you:

In it you're going to learn:

  • how to pronounce and read Italian
  • basic Italian grammar;
  • basic Italian vocabulary;

You’re also going to learn some simple and useful sentences to help you survive in Italy like:

  • how to greet someone
  • how to ask "what time is it?"
  • how to order in a bar-café
  • how to ask for the price
  • how to ask for directions, and so on.

With the exception of the first unit, that's about the alphabet, all the other units are made up of three sections:

  • In the first you’ll find a video explanation about grammar or vocabulary
  • In the second you’ll have the opportunity to put theory into practice with interactive exercises
  • Finally, in the third, you’ll find a complete didactic unit, specifically designed to help you hone your Italian reading, writing and listening skills. This unit aims both at strengthen your knowledge of the topics explained in the video lessons and at progressively introduce you to new vocabulary and grammar. The unit is in pdf form, so you can either complete it directly from your computer or print it.

By the end of this course you’ll be able to:

  • Read and pronounce Italian
  • Introduce yourself and others
  • Understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic sentences
  • Ask and answer questions about personal details such as where someone lives, people you know and things you have
  • Interact in a simple way

Are you ready? Let's start learning Italian!

Who this course is for:
  • Everyone interested in learning Italian from scratch
Course content
Expand all 52 lectures 05:51:26
+ Introduction
3 lectures 02:31
List of resources
1 page
Keys to the exercises in the Didactic Units and in Unit 1
73 pages
+ Unit 1. The Alphabet
6 lectures 22:44
Consonants
09:40
Exercise: Consonants
4 pages
Other sounds
04:55
Exercise: Other sounds
3 pages
Vowels
08:09
Exercise: Vowels
3 pages
+ Unit 2. How to introduce yourself
4 lectures 13:36
Greetings and basic sentences to introduce yourself
04:03
Exercise: Greetings and basic sentences
6 questions
Personal pronouns; The verb to be; The verb to be called
03:24
Exercise: Personal pronouns; Verb to be and to be called
6 questions
Nationality and Countries
06:09
Exercise: Nationality and Countries
9 questions
Didactic Unit 2
12 pages
+ Unit 3. How are you? Where do you live?
4 lectures 08:29
Exercise: How are you
5 questions
Where do you live? The present tense of the verbs ending in -are
02:34
Exercise: Where do you live? The present tense of the verbs ending in -are
5 questions
Exercise: Prepositions a, in
5 questions
Didactic Unit 3
8 pages
+ Unit 4. Numbers; Telling the age
3 lectures 07:56
Numbers 1-19; The present tense of the verb to have
02:56
Exercise: Numbers 1-19; The present tense of to have
8 questions
Numbers: tens, hundreds, thousands
05:00
Exercise: Numbers: tens, hundreds, thousands
6 questions
Didactic Unit 4
7 pages
+ Unit 5. The present tense
4 lectures 07:07
The present tense of verbs ending in -ere
02:20
Exercise: The present tense of verbs ending in -ere
6 questions
The present tense of verbs ending in -ire
02:25
Exercise: The present tense of verbs ending in -ire
8 questions
Prepositions a, in, con
02:22
Exercise: Prepositions a, in, con
5 questions
Didactic Unit 5
7 pages
+ Unit 6. Nouns and adjectives
6 lectures 20:01
Feminine and masculine nouns
08:26
Exercise: Feminine and masculine nouns
7 questions
The plural of adjectives
02:07
Exercise: The plural of adjectives
5 questions
The plural of nouns
04:38
Exercise: The plural of nouns
9 questions
There is, there are
02:41
Exercise: There is, there are
8 questions
The preposition a
02:09
Exercise: The preposition a
1 question
Didactic Unit 6
8 pages
+ Unit 7. Telling the time
2 lectures 04:37
What time is it?
04:37
Exercise: What time is it?
8 questions
Didactic Unit 7
10 pages
+ Unit 8. Means of transport; How to ask for the price
2 lectures 05:11
Definite articles
05:11
Exercise: Definite articles
7 questions
Didactic Unit 8
10 pages
+ Unit 9. Directions
3 lectures 11:35
How to ask for directions; the position of an object
07:05
Exercise: How to ask for directions; The position of an object
8 questions
Demonstrative adjectives
04:30
Exercise: Demonstrative adjectives
6 questions
Didactic Unit 9
11 pages