Italian Intermediate 1 (15 hours of frontal lesson)

Communication

  • invite someone to do something
  • ask an opinion
  • express surprise, happiness, understanding, doubt
  • talk about a cultural misunderstanding
  • ask for help
  • complain
  • express hope, disapproval, desire, prohibition
  • make plans
  • describe a product
  • make a supposition
  • express emotions and fear

Grammar

  • Trapassato Prossimo
  • Prima di+infinitive
  • verb “dovere” to express an hypothesis
  • Combined Pronouns
  • negative prefix in-
  • Condizionale Passato to express an unrealized desire
  • Ci and Ne
  • Possessive Pronouns
  • Congiuntivo Passato
  • A patto che, perché, a condizione che + congiuntivo
  • Adverbs ending in -mente

Vocabulary

  • learning a language
  • cultural misunderstandings
  • foreign words used in Italian
  • life in a city
  • forbidden behaviours
  • made in Italy
  • products
  • common objects
  • expressions using words in -accio
  • stereotypes
  • complaints