Autumn courses Italian

TaalTaal offers quality Italian courses on several levels. Our groups are small and dynamic, so you will have lots of personal attention and guidance.

The new season starts in the week of 23 September 2019 and consists of 11 lessons of 90 minutes.

It is possible to sign up for a course that is already running. Please take into account about 2.5 hours of self-study next to the regular courses.

Are you interested in signing up? Please use the sign up buttons located under each course description. If you have any questions, you're welcome to call us, send an e-mail or use the contact form.

Want to see the courses starting January 2020? Click here for the Italian January Course! This season starts in the week of January 20th 2020

NOTE: if you prefer all instruction and lesson materials to be in English, you can sign up for the "Italian/EN" courses, which may be beneficial for beginner levels.

Please note: private lessons and intensive courses can be started at any time.

Course overview

Italian Level 2 (A0-A1)

week commencing 23 September
€252

Result after the course:  You can speak about your family, describe yourself and others, talk about hobbies, preferences, habits and the time. You have learned some irregular verbs at the present tense, prepositions and possessives. You can now read and write simple texts about very familiar topics.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 17:00 and 18:30 hrs or Tuesday between 18:00 and 19:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

Italian Level 4 (A1-A2)

week commencing 23 September
€252

Result after the course:  You are now in state of talking about past events and experiences. You can not only ask for information, but also communicate on a more personal and professional level. You begin to master the different past tenses and you can understand informative texts (newspaper, websites).

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

Italian Level 5 (A2)

week commencing 23 September
€252

For whom:  You can talk about future plans, express wishes and opinions. You are able to master all the tenses of the indicativo and to read and understand short complex texts. You can now express yourself and understand other people's opinions and preferences.

Result after the course:  Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

Italian Level 7 (A2-B1)

week commencing 23 September
€252

Result after the course:  You are able to deal with complex situations (accidents, misunderstandings) while travelling in Italy. You are now familiar with some pronominal verbs (farcela, metterci, volerci), combined pronouns and irregular comparative and superlative. You start getting acquainted with the conditional clause (conditional and subjunctive tenses).

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Tuesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 2 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518518)

Italian Level 13

week commencing 23 September
€252

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Italiaans Niveau 15

week commencing 23 September
€252

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 17:00 and 18:30 hrs or Thursday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Italian Refresher 2 (A2)

week commencing 23 September
€252

Description:  The purpose of this course is to improve your fluency at the intermediate level (A2) in order to interact more comfortably with the host community. The course will provide students with the opportunities to engage in a variety of speaking activities during the sessions of conversation, and also highlight the specific grammar elements of the Italian language that pose the greatest problems through the grammar workshops. Grammar foundations developed in your previous Italian courses will be reviewed to develop stronger oral communication strategies.

For whom:  Participants should have knowledge of Italian at least on the level of the course Italian Level 5 at TaalTaal (level A2) or the equivalent. If you are not sure about your level, please contact us. Our Italian teachers’ team will help you choose the course that best suits your needs.

Result after the course:  This course builds upon knowledge gained in Italian level A2. Students will expand considerably their vocabulary range to include more sophisticated terms, use advanced language expressions, verb tenses and grammatical concepts such as the subjunctive mood.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Wednesday between 18:30 and 20:00 hrs

Italian/EN Level 1 (A0+)

week commencing 23 September
€252

For whom:  For those students that prefer to study in English rather than Dutch.

Result after the course:  You now know how to have a basic conversation in Italian. Topics that have been discussed during the course are: introducing yourself, exchanging personal information, food and drinks, family, friends and hobbies.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Monday between 20:00 and 21:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

Italian/EN Level 3 (A1+)

week commencing 23 September
€252

For whom:  For those students that prefer to study in English rather than Dutch.

Result after the course:  You are able to ask and give directions, buy tickets for public transports, make a hotel reservation, ask about pricing and tell about personal events using the past tense. You know how to use modal verbs, passato prossimo, comparatives and superlatives.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  Once a week during 11 weeks: Thursday between 10:00 and 11:30 hrs

Advice for new students: if you are not sure which course will be the best for you, we would like to advise you to plan an intake. The intake is to assess your level and recommend which course you can follow. Please contact us by phone 070-3226091 or send an email to info@taaltaal.nl

Lesson method: The book (exclusive) can usually be used for multiple courses. You can easily order via bol.com and intertaal.nl.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

Intensive Italian Course

€975

Description: An intensive course is given privately (for 1 person) and consists of 15 contact hours divided over 1 or 2 weeks, for example 5 consecutive days of 3 hours each. The exact configuration can be discussed with the teacher for best possible results. Please do take into account time needed for self-study and homework.

Frequency, duration, day and time:  flexible

Lesson method: Any lesson method may be used, but as an indication, you can consider one of the following standard books.

Azzurro 1 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518495)

Azzurro 2 Tekstboek €40.00

(ISBN: 9789054518518)

Our Philosophy

* Quality education by experienced teachers * Focus on practical results * Lots of conversation * Excellent return on price + time investment * Excursions with teacher and fellow students (on request) * Accelerated courses available *