Course Unit


Italian language and culture (level A1)

Programme: Erasmus Mundus, Double Degrees
ECTS Credits: 3
Semester: 1
Year: 1
Campus: University of L'Aquila

Students will reach a basic level of both written and spoken Italian (A1 level according to CEFR), and will acquire a smattering of Italian culture

  • Greetings and introductions.
  • Expressing likes and dislikes.
  • Talking about daily activities.
  • Understanding and using everyday expressions as well as basic phrases related to daily needs (buying something, asking for directions, ordering a meal).
  • Interacting in a very simple way about known topics (family, nationality, home, studies).
  • Italian gestures.
  • Italian geography.
  • Introduction to the most important Italian cities.
  • Italian food.
Reading list:

Nuovo Espresso 1, by Luciana Ziglio and Giovanna Rizzo, published by Alma Edizioni, 2014, ISBN: 978-8861823181.


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