Italian Conversation Beginner to Intermediate (A2-B2 CEFR range)
A learning circle
Beginner-Intermediate Italian Conversation Learning Circle
The goal of this learning circle is to practice Italian conversation skills at the beginner to intermediate (A2-B2 CEFR) level within a facilitated 6 week learning circle environment that meets in person weekly at Carnegie Library Pittsburgh East Liberty Branch. We will use open source and free publicly available content including Mango which is available to participant through their Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh library card.
Course materials we'll use
The goal is to immerse and actively engage in Italian conversation.
Tips: 1)Prepare for each session by learning and/or refreshing on vocabulary in the planned content area, 2) Prepare and practice your talking points, anticipate questions and your responses, 3) Focus on active listening and take notes on what you heard and what you might like to ask a follow-up question about 4) Share the talk time and the order of contributions so that all participants can have an active role
Topic: Introductions & language learning goals, approaches and resources
Recommended Resources/Reference: Mango is available with your CLP library card. You can use any other sources that you have and prefer. Mango is one of many options and one that is available to you at no cost. Mango Section 1 Introductions has alot of great content.
Week 1 Discussion Questions: 1) Tell us a little bit about yourself and the reason you joined the learning circle; 2) What are your language learning goals and what is your plan to achieve these goals; At the end of our session we will review and provide input to our 6-week learning circle plan. Proposed topics include: Week 2: Families & friends, describing people & characteristics; Week 3: Work & hobbies, Week 3: Food & Dining, Week 4: Entertainment, Week 5: Books, Movies & Music, Week 6: Travel & Outdoors
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- Feb. 26 at 11AM EST
- March 5 at 11AM EST
- March 12 at 11AM EST
- March 19 at 11AM EDT
- March 26 at 11AM EDT
- April 2 at 11AM EDT
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, East Liberty Branch, On-Site Meeting Room , Pittsburgh