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Italian Language Courses and classes in Auckland, Hamilton & Wellington (C1)

Advanced Italian Courses in Auckland, hAMILTON & wELLINGTON (C1)

Learn to master Italian in Auckland and Wellington with our fun immersion Advanced Italian language courses (C1) taught completely in Italian by experienced professional Italian teachers from Italy. In this Italian C1 Language Course you will learn to have conversations in Italian, read articles and news in Italian, discuss detailed information and talk about areas of personal interest. Furthermore every lesson will include something about Italian Culture and People. Taught in Italian!

In the Advanced Italian C1 language courses students will understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects,showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices

Our Italian Language Course Program follows the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and ranges from Level A1 to C2..

The C1 Italian level is broken in to Advance Italian 1-3 (C1.1 -C1.3)

Italian Course objectives for C1 are :

  • Can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning.
  • Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes.
  • Can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Listening Skills:

  • You can understand extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly.
  • I can understand television programmes and films without too much effort.

Reading Skills:

  • You can understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style.
  • You can understand specialised articles and longer technical instructions, even when they do not relate to my field.

Speaking Skills:

  • You can express myself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions.
  • You can use language flexibly and effectively for social and professional purposes
  • You can formulate ideas and opinions with precision and relate my contribution skilfully to those of other speakers.
  • You can present clear, detailed descriptions of complex subjects integrating sub-themes, developing particular points and rounding off with an appropriate conclusion.

Writing Skills:

  • You can express myself in clear, well- structured text, expressing points of view at some length.
  • You can write about complex subjects in a letter, an essay or a report, underlining what you consider to be the salient issues.
  • You can select style appropriate to the reader in mind.

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods:

  • Immersion language learning, Interactive lectures, multi-media techniques (audio/video/information technology), discussion with class participation, group/pair work

Course Textbook:

  • Marin, T., & Magnelli, S. . Nuovo progetto italiano 3 (2009): Corso multimediale di lingua e civiltà italiana: Livello elementare (B2-C1). Roma: Edilingua. - Readily available at online bookstores and downloadable pdfs...
  • Nuovo Progetto Italiano textbooks used in Universities worldwide including Victoria University, University of York, Oxford, Latrobe, Brown, MIT...


  • Each evening course is made of 8 x 1 1/2 hour weekly classes running for over 2 months at the same time and day of the week as its listed course start date. There are no classes on Public holidays.

Italian School Locations:

  • Auckland Central - Level 10, Acrossia House, 155 Queen St, Auckland
  • North shore - Northcote Memorial Hall, 2 Rodney St, Northcote
  • Hamilton - 4 Little London Lane, Hamilton, Waikato
  • Wellington - Aro Valley Community Hall, 48 Aro St, Wellington


  • $150 includes 8 weeks of classes, an expert teacher from Italy and small class sizes, all for less than $19 a class. There are no hidden membership fees or contracts.

Italian courses start all year round - Enrol today!

Italian courses for Advanced 1 (C1.1), Advance 2 (c1.2) & Advance 3 (c1.3)

Advance Italian 1 (C1.1): Nuovo progetto Italiano 3 (Chapters): 1-8

Grammar practiced in each class through texts:

  • infinito presente e passato; sostantivi e aggettivi in -co e -go.
  • nomi alterati irregolari; espressioni che richiedono il congiuntivo.
  • participio passato + pronomi; participio passato assoluto.
  • forme irregolari di comparazione.
  • interiezioni (Toh!, Uffa!, Mah!); verbi pronominali con la o ne; ci
  • indefiniti; reggenze verbali con le preposizioni a e di.
  • pronomi diretti, indiretti e combinati.
  • condizionale semplice; possessivi + nomi di parentela.

Advance Italian 2 (C1.2): Nuovo progetto Italiano 3 (Chapters): 9-16

Grammar practiced in each class through texts:

  • pronomi relativi preceduti da preposizioni; forma passiva.
  • posizione degli aggettivi; indicativo imperfetto e trapassato prossimo.
  • ne; concordanza dei tempi.
  • preposizioni articolate; prefissi verbali.
  • prefissi contro-, vice-, ultra-, super-, multi-; avverbi addirittura, anzi, magari, mica.
  • connettivi invece, eppure, ma, allora ecc.; stare per + infinito.
  • congiuntivo presente e passato; condizionale.
  • passato remoto; formazione degli aggettivi.

Advance Italian 3 (C1.3): Nuovo progetto Italiano 3 (Chapters): 17-25

Grammar practiced in each class through texts:

  • concordanza dei tempi; congiunzioni a tal punto, anzi, dunque, al contrario, benché ecc.
  • futuro irregolare; forma impersonale.
  • passato prossimo; periodo ipotetico.
  • participio presente; participio passato con valore passivo.
  • stare + gerundio; farsi + infinito.
  • discorso diretto/indiretto; parole mutuate dall'inglese.
  • congiunzioni (però, oppure, invece, mentre ecc.); indefiniti.
  • forma passiva; preposizioni
  • Price $150.00
  • Italian
  • 8 lessons
  • Course Certificate
  • Around 10 Students
  • Course Start Dates :


Auckland Central - Level 10, 155 Queen St, Auckland

Thu 22 September 7.30-9.00pm



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Qualifications: Degree in Translation and Interpreting (Scuole Civiche Milano, Dipartimento di Lingue - Centre of Translation studies). Degree in Translation, English and German Strasbourg ( Université March Bloch). IH Certificate in Italian Teaching to Foreigners ( International House). Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults ( Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College)

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Latin Rhythm Spanish & Salsa School School
Level 10, 155 Queen St (Acrossia House)
Auckland 1010

Phone: 021-461-551
Email: info@latinrhythm.co.nz

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