Italian Language Weekend: Post-beginners


A practice and consolidation course at Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). We will practise dealing with basic everyday life situations such as daily activities, asking for and providing basic information about the self, describing people and things, family and friends, socialising, booking and ordering. At this level, the group will consolidate simple verb tenses and basic vocabulary relating to most common everyday situations.

Programme details


9.15am  Registration at Ewert House Reception

9.30am  Session one

11.00am  Coffee/tea*

11.15am  Session two

12.45pm  Baguette lunch*

1.30pm  Session three

2.45pm  Coffee/tea*

3.00pm  Session four

4.15pm  Course disperses


9.30am  Session one

10.45am  Coffee/tea*

11.00am  Session two

12.30pm  Coffee/tea*

12.45pm  Session three

1.30pm  Course disperses

* All served in the Dining Room (lecture room 5)


Please note this course is being held at Ewert House, Ewert Place, Summertown, Oxford (not at Rewley House).

If you plan to drive to Ewert House, private parking is provided and permits will be available from Ewert House Reception on Saturday (and not before). Fill out the parking form with your car registration number at the reception desk when you arrive, and then place this on your dash board.

Emergency contact for the weekend: Ewert House Reception, 01865 280800.


Description Costs
Tuition (includes tea/coffee both days & a baguette on Saturday) £130.00


If you are in receipt of a UK state benefit or are a full-time student in the UK you may be eligible for a reduction of 50% of tuition fees.

Concessionary fees for short courses


Please use the 'Book' or 'Apply' button on this page. Alternatively, please contact us to obtain an application form.

Level and demands

You have followed a beginner course and know some basic high frequency vocabulary items and structures. You can use a limited range of simple phrases, memorised utterances and basic sentences but are still learning them.

Should you find, or should your tutor suggest, that you are not at the right course level, and you wish to be moved up or down a level, this will only be possible if a place is available in the level you wish to move to. You are advised to speak to the Day and Weekend Administrator after the first session on Saturday morning. You will find them in Lecture Room 5 where tea and coffee will be served during the breaks.


Accommodation is not included in the price, but if you wish to stay with us the night before the course, then please contact our Residential Centre.

Accommodation in Rewley House - all bedrooms are modern, comfortably furnished and each room has tea and coffee making facilities, Freeview television, and Free WiFi and private bath or shower rooms.  Please contact our Residential Centre on +44 (0) 1865 270362 or email for details of availability and discounted prices.