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LEVEL
Intermediate Mid

SEMESTER
Winter, starting week of January 7, 2019

DAY/TIME
Mondays, 10 weeks
6 to 8 p.m.

PRICE
$329

LOCATION
Chattanooga School of Language

What information will be covered during this course?

Intermediate Mid (B1)
(approximately 280-300 hours)

This class builds on the skills acquired at the Novice (Low-High) and Intermediate Low courses and continues to focus on the acquisition of high frequency words (the most frequently used words in a language), common structures and cognates (if applicable in target language). In this class, students will expand their knowledge of high frequency vocabulary, build their comprehension skills, and be able to handle successfully a variety of uncomplicated communicative tasks in straightforward social situations.

Review the Proficiency Guidelines (click here) for this level and learn what you can do with language at this level in terms of speaking, writing, listening, and reading in real-world situations and non-rehearsed context.

Competencies acquired at this level: (according to ACTFL)

Intermediate Mid:

  • I can understand the main idea and key information in short straightforward informational texts. [Interpretive]
  • I can understand the main idea and key information in short straightforward fictional texts. [Interpretive]
  • I can identify the main idea and key information in short straightforward conversations. [Interpretive]
  • I can exchange information in conversations on familiar topics and some researched topics, creating sentences and series of sentences and asking a variety of follow-up questions. [Interpersonal]
  • I can interact with others to meet my needs in a variety of familiar situations, creating sentences and series of sentences and asking a variety of follow-up questions. [Interpersonal]
  • I can exchange preferences, feelings, or opinions and provide basic advice on a variety of familiar topics, creating sentences and series of sentences and asking a variety of follow-up questions. [Interpersonal]
  • I can tell a story about my life, activities, events and other social experiences, using sentences and series of connected sentences. [Presentational]
  • I can state my viewpoint about familiar topics and give some reasons to support it, using sentences and series of connected sentences. [Presentational]
  • I can give straightforward presentations on a variety of familiar topics and some concrete topics I have researched, using sentences and series of connected sentences. [Presentational]

Text(s) to Purchase

Living Language Italian, Essential Edition: Complete Edition: beginner through advanced course

*Note: Since the Intermediate and Advanced books are not sold separately, students will need to purchase the Complete Edition.