With fully qualified native speaker Italian teachers all around Galway, we will have little problem arranging a language course to cater for your requirements and present Italian proficiency. Teachers can visit you at your own home or workplace, and classes are arranged to suit your schedule. Your first text book is complimentary - just make sure you pick the most appropriate option from the course packages below:
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.
Listen & Learn's general Italian courses for groups are a great option for groups of 2-12 colleagues or friends who are at the same level in studying Italian. Your group should have similar learning goals and be available to study at the same time and location every week. The courses are tailored to suit the group's level, no matter how elementary or advanced. General courses aim to give students knowledge of common Italian that would be used in real scenarios. Your teacher will cover a lot of grammar and vocabulary, as well as give you ample opportunities to practise your reading, listening, and speaking skills. General group Italian courses are great for groups who would like to begin learning Italian, or improve on existing skills and knowledge. These courses are also highly recommended as a first step for companies who would like their employees to move on to a business language course once they have a working knowledge of Italian.
1-to-1 business Italian courses can really help you get ahead, whether you are relocating abroad, looking for work in a foreign country, or simply if you work for a multinational organisation. These courses are mainly aimed at learners who already possess a decent working Italian knowledge and who want to build on these in order to use their Italian skills in a business environment. The course is fully customised to take into account not only your learning needs, but also the appropriate industry's vocabulary and any particular skills the role demands, such as report writing or formal correspondence.
These business Italian courses are aimed at groups of 2 to 12 people who already have a fair working Italian knowledge, who wish to convert this knowledge to practicable business use. So long as all members of the group are at the same level of Italian at the start of the course, and are able to meet for each class at a pre-arranged time and place, then the classes will be of great benefit to all involved. Business courses will generally focus on the field or industry in question, incorporating related vocabulary and improving appropriate skills, such as writing reports, formal business correspondence or giving a presentation.
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