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Our Italian courses are taught face-to-face on its entirety, students will attend classes at Kingston University in Penrhyn Road.

At the end of the teaching block there will be two assessments: Reading & Writing and an Oral Assessment.

Please note KLS assessments cannot be re-scheduled.

Italian courses offered

Italian Beginners

Starting in January – No prior knowledge

This course is for absolute beginners. It aims to give students a basic knowledge of reading, listening, spoken and written skills in a dynamic and communicative way, through individual, pair and group work and studio-based and authentic texts. The focus is on accuracy as well as communication. 

  • Days/time: Tuesdays 6.00pm – 8.00pm
  • Venue: Penrhyn Road

Italian Beginners (Part 2)

Part 2 of year-long course – 3 Months prior language knowledge

This course is aimed at learners who have studied Italian for 3 months. Students will join the second part of the Italian complete beginners course that started in October 2019.

This course will provide students with the foreign language skills to enable them to interact satisfactorily in survival situations and social encounters and to further their awareness of related aspects of the foreign culture and environment.

  • Days/time:  Thursdays 6.00pm – 8.00pm
  • Venue: Penrhyn Road

Duration and fees


  • 10 weeks.

Term dates

Teaching Block 2 (semester 2):

Week commencing 13 January 2020 to week commencing 23 March 2020. No lessons in week commencing 10 February 2020 (10 weeks).


  • Penrhyn Road campus, Kingston University.

Course fees

  • Kingston University students: free (you will be required to purchase the course textbook independently at the beginning of the course. Your tutor will provide details in the first class).
  • Members of the public: £225 per semester or £420 for 2 semesters.
  • Kingston University alumni: £210 per semester or £400 for 2 semesters.
  • Kingston University staff: £60 per semester.

Contact us

Short Course Administrator
Kingston University
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames

Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 7042
Tel: +44 (0)20 8417 7790

KLS Director:  Rosa Rodriguez-Garrido


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