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Italian Language Courses and classes in Auckland, Hamilton & Wellington (A2)

Improvers Italian Courses in Auckland, Hamilton & Wellington (A2)

Learn Italian in Auckland, Hamilton and Wellington with our fun immersion 8 week Improvers Italian language courses and classes(A2) taught by experienced professional Italian teachers from Italy .In this A2 Italian Language course you will learn in the Italian lessons to communicate about personal and family information, shopping, restaurants, your wiishes and discuss your opinions. Furthermore every lesson will include something about Italian Culture and People.

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

The A2 Italian level is broken in to Improvers 1, 2 and 3 (A2.1-3)

The formal CEFR objectives for A2 are:

  • Can understand Italian sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment).
  • Can communicate in Italian in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.
  • Can describe in simple terms aspects of their background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need in Italian.

Italian Learning Outcomes:

Listening skills
Catch the main points in short simple messages:

  • Identify information given by speakers relating everyday experiences e.g. personal and family information, shopping, restaurant, wishes

Speaking skills

Handle very short social exchanges:

  • speak around everyday experiences in simple terms
  • Give personal and family information
  • Interact in a shop
  • Order in a restaurant
  • Express wishes and hypotheses
  • Give the reason for something, clarify their own position on an issue (I agree, I disagree, I think…, I believe…, I hope…, It is important that…

Reading skills

Read very short simple texts like an email, a menu, a timetable, an advertisement, a questionnaire, brochures of travel agencies, (online) shopping catalogues, radio and TV programme

  • Scan for information and understand the main points of simple written documents around familiar issues (simple biographical and descriptive texts)

Writing skills

Write short, simple texts relating to matters of immediate need:

  • Write a friendly letter to relate personal experiences or to invite, thank, congratulate or seek information.
  • Write short, simple notes and messages on general topics for example "will be back in 5 minutes"

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 1 (2009): Corso multimediale di lingua e civiltà italiana: Livello elementare (A1-A2). Roma: Edilingua. - Readily available at online bookstores and downloadable pdfs
  • Available App with the text, audios and videos at Google play & Apple App stores.
  • Nuovo Progetto Italiano textbooks used in Universities worldwide including Victoria University, University of York, Oxford, Latrobe, Brown, MIT...


  • Each evening course is made of 10 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 - Ellen Melville Centre, 2 Freyberg Place, Auckland CBD
  • 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


  • $170 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 Improvers 1 (A2.1) , improvers 2 (A2.2) & Improvers 3 (A2.3)

Improvers 1 (A2.1): Nuovo progetto Italiano 1 (Chapters): 6- 7

Communication objectives:

  • Family and Family members
  • Ordering at a restaurant and types of dining.
  • Reading about Italian cuisine
  • Talking about habits
  • Describing people and places
  • Talking about memories and childhood
  • Learn about Italian Cinema and talking about the plots of films
  • Expressing agreement and disagreement

Improvers 2 (A2.2): Nuovo progetto Italiano 1 (Chapters): 8-9

Communication objectives:

  • Going to the supermarket
  • Italian eating habits
  • Expressions of joy, regret and amazement
  • Cooking equipment and utensils
  • Talking about fashion, color, sizes and styles
  • Offering, accepting and asking for help

Improvers 3 (A2.3): Nuovo progetto Italiano 1 (Chapters): 10-11

Communication objectives:

  • Talking about Italian tv, magazines and shows
  • Asking for a favor, expression of an opinion and desire
  • Making suggestions
  • Asking for something in a polite way, giving advice...
  • Talking about future plans
  • Discussing music
  • Price $170.00
  • Italian
  • 8 lessons
  • Course Certificate
  • Around 10 Students
  • Course Start Dates :


Auckland Central - Ellen Melville Centre, 2 Freyberg Place, Auckland

Mon 1 May 7.30-9.00pm

Wellington - Aro Valley Community Centre, 48 Aro St, Wellington

Thu 2 March 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
Ellen Melville Centre, 2 Freyberg Place
Auckland 1010

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

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