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GCSE Italian:

Who Is This For?
This course will suit you if you have a particular interest in Italian. Students who would benefit most from studying this qualification are likely to have completed an Italian Beginners course or have a good beginners knowledge of Italian and basic Italian communication skills. By the end of the year will have reached a level of linguistic competency to enable you to achieve a good GCSE pass.

What Will I Learn?
The syllabus for GCSE Italian.

Content of the Course
This qualification offers a suitable progression from a beginner course focusing on the development of all four language skills, listening, speaking, reading and writing. It has a straightforward structure with 3 engaging themes: 1. Identity and culture - Me, my family and friends - Technology in everyday life - Free-time activities - Customs and festivals in Italian-speaking countries/communities 1 Identity and culture 2. Local, national, international and global areas of interest - Home, town, neighbourhood and region - Social issues - Global issues - Travel and tourism 3. Current and future study and employment - My studies - Life at school/college - Education post-16 - Jobs, career choices and ambitions The three themes are studied alongside the grammar requirements for GCSE and assessed through 3 externally-examined papers (Listening, Reading and Writing) and one teacher examiner conducted speaking assessment (Paper 2) marked by an AQA examiner. Which syllabus do we follow? We undertake the AQA exam board assessments.

Assessment Details
Assignments taken from the AQA examination specification. End of year exam.

Teaching Methods
Whole group work, pairwork and individual work.

What's Next?
A level or conversation classes

Additional entry requirements


Awarding body

Assessment and Qualifications Alliance

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Course info
Start Date: Tue 10th September 2019


Brighton, BN1 6WQ


6:30pm - 9:00pm


31 weeks


Part time evening


GCSE or equivalent


Beginner IntermediateAdvanced

From: £348

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