Our Italian teachers are able to tailor your course to fit your precise learning goals, taking into account any current competence in the language and building upon it. All our native Italian tutors are fully qualified and ready to arrange classes in your home or place of work in Brighton, and lessons are arranged according to your timetable, not theirs. Course text books are included in the price, and lesson times can easily be rearranged in advance. Your tailormade course depends on your chosen package:
A great option for beginners, our general courses in Italian are there to improve your knowledge of conversational Italian , primarily through the development of vocabulary and grammar - the best way to bolster your basic spoken and written skills. General classes can help those learning from scratch as well as those with existing Italian knowledge - they aim to improve your current proficiency, as well as building towards the complexities required for a more advanced course.
Our group courses in general Italian are perfect if you have a group of 2-12 students who have achieved approximately the same level of Italian, whether that be beginner or advanced. Your teacher will focus on Italian grammar and vocabulary that will be useful in everyday communication, and will provide plenty of practice with speaking, reading, and listening. Your group should have similar learning goals, and be available at the same time and location every week. A general group course is suitable for groups of colleagues or friends, and is also a good option for businesses who want to give their employees a basic grounding in Italian before they begin a business Italian course.
One-to-one business Italian courses are aimed at learners who already have at least a working knowledge of Italian, but would like to further develop their skills in business communication. Our courses can be adapted to focus on your particular industry, and your trainer can help you with specific areas of skill development, such as report-writing, dictation, or business correspondence. Business Italian courses are great for any professionals who would benefit from further knowledge of Italian, including those working in multinational companies, preparing for international transfer, or seeking a new position. Many of our business students work in import/export, international negotiations and acquisitions, academia, and government.
Intended for learners who already have a basic grasp of Italian and wish to extend it to apply to their working lives, group business Italian courses are a great way to enable employees within a multinational corporation to be productive in both their native tongue and their newly-acquired Italian. Group courses cater for up to 12 people (minimum of 2 students), and should be scheduled to take place at the same time and location each week. The tutor will develop the group's vocabulary to suit the related industry, as well as improve competence for day to day tasks performed in Italian.
For individuals at intermediate or advanced level Italian who have specific professional or interest-related language requirements, we are more than happy to incorporate any of the following elements into your language course:
• Accent softening and elocution
• Training to improve particular language skills (writing, comprehension, listening)
• Language for international travel
• Business communication skills (e.g. telephony, presentation, training, negotiation)
• Business writing skills (e.g. reports, business correspondence, proposals)
• Language for specific industries (e.g. medical, legal, HR, engineering, accounting)
• Historical and cultural sensitivity.
While your group may be improving their Italian skills with each lesson, there are many elements of Italian that go beyond simply knowing the right word, or the right way to phrase something. Our specific purposes Italian group courses can help you gain skills that increase other facets of your group’s Italian abilities, including:
• Accent softening / pronunciation
Developing existing aptitude for writing, reading, listening, speaking, etc.
• Language for international travel
• Business communication skills (e.g. training, negotiation, telephony, presentation)
• Business writing skills (e.g. proposals, reports, formal correspondence)
• Vocabulary for particular industry (e.g. medical, legal, HR, engineering, accounting)
• Understanding historical and cultural context
"Our native speaker qualified Italian language teachers can train you and your colleagues at your office or home at a time to suit you. Classes can be any day of the week (even weekends) in the morning."
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