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Italian classes for adults - 2014

Italian classes for adults - 2014

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Learn Italian at Co.As.It., Sydney's Italian language specialists located in the heart of Little Italy, Leichhardt.

Co.As.It. - Sydney's Italian language specialists, Leichhardt.

Term 4 Italian classes commence 7 October 2014.
A 5% early bird offer is available to all enrolments confirmed prior to 19 September.

Having trained over 10,000 students since 1968, Co.As.It. is the perfect choice for improving your Italian. Suited to all levels, our fun Italian classes provide an excellent opportunity for everyone to learn Italian language and culture.

Choosing to study with us ensures you learn Italian in an authentic environment with accredited, native born teachers.

Enrol in Term 4 2014 and enjoy our new improved version of Italian classes.

Co.As.It. is excited to present new developments in its online learning environment. Our online learning portal is designed to provide you with direct access to a number of interactive resources created by qualified professionals. The new exciting resources offered through the online platform feature listening exercises as well as a new structured grammar outline that contains all the grammar topics covered in each level. The online learning environment is designed to support and consolidate language learning during and after lessons.

All your resources are just one click away!

  • Improve your listening skills with new listening exercises specifically designed for each level
  • Learn the rules in a new Grammar Reference section
  • Discuss topics and ask questions in the online forum
  • Access online material with exercises from your course page
  • Access an online library with e-books and audio books

You get to test your Italian with newly arrived migrants from Italy, attend cultural enrichment seminars and access a FREE online support tutor - simply perfect for developing and refining your skills. You also get to participate in specific conversational experiences both inside and outside the classroom. Whether it be through our dedicated online conversation tutorials or face to face social gatherings at local restaurants, we provide you with more ways to perfect the Italian language. Best of all, no textbook is required ensuring that we provide you with the best quality Italian education without the added cost.

Remember, Italian is our specialty. We are experts in Italian and provide you with more ways to immerse yourself in the life and language of Italy!

Enrol now or read further to see how studying with Co.As.It. will improve every aspect of your knowledge of Italian.

Whether you want to learn Italian

· for travel to Italy

· to communicate with Italian relatives

· for further study

· to connect with your heritage

· for your career

· or just for fun

Our Italian courses are designed to develop and promote communication skills through listening, speaking, reading and writing. Courses are designed for those who would like to gain a basic understanding of Italian or improve their Italian skills further.

Our Italian teachers use a communicative teaching methodology to help you gain confidence and achieve fluency. You will be immersed in Italian dialogue using real-life scenarios from the beginning of your course.

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Program features to advance your skills further!

· Six main recognised levels with 25 graded modules, based on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

· Classrooms with access to Interactive Whiteboards

· Lessons conducted by qualified teachers who are native speakers of Italian and experienced in Adult Education

· Online learning resources to support your class lessons

· No textbook required because our program is based on numerous textbooks and other resources available in our Italian Multimedia Resource Centre

Email tutoring service available for students

Students who are enrolled in the Adult Class Program will be able to contact an experienced Italian teacher via email who will assist them with any questions they may have about their Italian work between classes.

Classes will go ahead when a minimum of 6 students per class is reached. There is a maximum of 17 students per class.

Terms last 9 weeks and classes are held once a week. Each lesson lasts 2 hours.

If you have any concerns about your course, feel free to contact the Language Services Team at any time.

At the end of the course we encourage students to provide us with feedback through an evaluation form.


Take your learning to another level:


Co.As.It. is excited to present its new online learning environment which offers you the chance to participate in conversation classes outside the classroom.

Designed to provide you with an enriched learning experience, our online conversation classes provide you with direct access to structured conversational experiences by a qualified Italian tutor.

From perfecting your pronunciation to strengthening your speaking skills, our online conversational experiences are a perfect way to test, revise and consolidate what you have learnt in class.

· Improve your conversational skills

· Develop your listening capability

· Meet new students from different classes

· Have fun, let go and be the best Italian you can be

All classes are delivered via the internet and are based around a specific conversation topic. Classes are 60 minutes long and limited to 5 students per class to ensure that all students are provided with adequate time to talk.

Lesson times

Lessons may be held from 9:30am until 7:00pm from Monday to Thursday, from 9:30 until 5:00 on Friday and on Saturday from 10:00am to 3:00pm.

Classes will be organised taking into consideration your availability and are subject to the availability of a teacher.

Booking and payment

Students book and pay at the Co.As.It. office prior to the commencement of the first lesson. Students must purchase a 3 or 6 hour lesson package, valid for three months from the date of purchase.

All arrangements for lessons are discussed with the Learning Project Administrator, who is the liaison between client and teacher. Please contact Federica Peloso at 95640744 or via email at

Individual packages:

3 'one hour lesson' package $195

6 'one hour lesson' package $360

Partnered packages (max. 2 people):

3 'one hour lesson' package $270

6 'one hour lesson' package $480

No refunds are available once payment is processed and Co.As.It. cannot accept responsibility for changes to student's personal circumstances that prevent attendance.

Scheduled lesson times may only be altered with a minimum of 48 hours notice prior to the commencement of the lesson otherwise the price of the lesson is forfeited.

Co.As.It. will endeavour to keep the same teacher throughout each student's package, however please accept that due to unfortunate circumstances the teacher may change.

Pre-reading materials will be available for students in the online learning environment 3 days prior to the session.

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