Advanced Level

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.

Intermediate Level

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 teaching programme is supplemented by:

  • Guest speakers
  • Visits

Recommended Textbooks

Advanced Level:

  • Il Nuovo Progetto Italiano 3, Libro dello Studente, Edilingua, Roma; ISBN 978-960-693-004-1
  • Il Giardino dei Finzi Contini, Giorgio Bassani ; ISBN 978-88-07881084
  • A miracol mostrare – Nuova Edizione, Vol 1 e Vol 2, Merlin Publications; ISBN 978999091484-9

Intermediate Level:

  • Il Nuovo Progetto Italiano 3, Libro dello Studente, Edilingua, Roma; ISBN 978-960-693-004-1
  • Io non ho paura, Niccolò Ammaniti ; ISBN 978-88-06-20769-4

Further Studies / Career Opportunities

  • University of Malta
  • EU Institutions
  • Institute of Tourism Studies
  • Careers in translation and interpreting, tourism, journalism, education an business

You can study Italian at:

Advanced Level

Prerequisites

A minimum of grade 5 at SEC Level
(MQF Level 3) or equivalent is required

Duration

2 years

Lessons

5 lessons per week

Practical / Tutorial Sessions

1 Tutorial per week

Intermediate Level

Prerequisites

A minimum of grade 5 at SEC Level
(MQF Level 3) or equivalent is required

Duration

2 years

Lessons

3 lessons per week

Practical / Tutorial Sessions

N/A

FLPP

Prerequisites

A grade of 6/7 in Sec or SPA Level 2

Duration

1 year

Lessons

4 lessons per week

Practical / Tutorial Sessions

N/A