The course aims at developing the students’ ability to understand the spoken and written forms of the language in a variety of different situations. Moreover, it extends listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. The course aims at enhancing the oral and written production at the socio-linguistic and socio-cultural levels through authentic material such as newspapers, tv/radio, news bulletins. This provides a better insight of contemporary society, cultural background, literature and heritage of Italy.
The course encourages students to communicate confidently, clearly and effectively through both the spoken and written word, using increasingly accurate, complex and varied language. Furthermore, it develops the students’ insights into the contemporary society, cultural background, literature and heritage of Italy.
The course aims at developing the ability to use the language effectively for purposes of practical communication. It focuses on students’ speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as Italian culture and civilisation.
You can study Italian at:
|Advanced Level||A minimum of grade 5 at SEC level or equivalent is required||2 years||5 lessons per week||1 tutorial per week|
A minimum of grade 5 at SEC Level or equivalent is required
|2 years||3 lessons per week||N/A|
Students who have failed or obtained a low grade at SEC level
|1 year||4 lessons per week||N/A|
The Italian teaching programme is supplemented by:
- Guest speakers
Further Studies/Career opportunities
- University of Malta/Foreign university
- EU Institutions
- Institute of Tourism Studies
- Careers in translation & interpreting, tourism, education & business