Intermediate Italian Level 3
‘From Zero to Italian’ is a program designed to take you from knowing no Italian all the way to fluency, over a period of time and courses.
This is the FIFTH installment, where you will learn how to speak more confidently and express yourself in more natural way.
The focus of this course is rather unique; while you will of course be learning the grammar, this program is created to help you with what really matters: understanding more and more Italian and being able to actually speak it.
Who is this for?
This course is perfect for students of Italian who have already studied Italian for over a year and have a decent grasp of the language of the language, can communicate with ease on easier topics and have good command of the Passato Prossimo and Imperfetto, Future Tense and Imperative Mood.
It also makes the perfect reference companion for students at higher levels, as the content and the methodology used here are designed to fill the common gaps in a student’s knowledge.
What will you learn?
This course focuses on:
– understanding natural colloquial Italian
– speaking in a more natural way
– expressing advanced concepts and emotions
– speaking of hypothetical situations (Conditional Tenses)
– speaking of subjective opinions (Subjunctive Mood)
What is a Beta Version?
When you join a course as a beta student you do not immediately get access to the entire course, since the course is actually being produced, thanks to the feedback provided by the students as the course progresses.
You are not required to give feedback or participate in any of the extra activities that are provided during the Beta phase (like live Q&A sessions, Conversations with your Instructor or other native Italian speakers etc).
Beta Courses do not guarantee any publishing schedule or deadline. New lessons are added regularly but there could be gaps and breaks during the production.
Do not buy this course if you need to have access to the entire course NOW or need to have it finished within a specific time frame.
Once the course is fully produced you will be able to purchase it at the full price.
|Unit 1 - Review|
|Welcome to the Course||00:00:00|
|Welcome to "Intermediate Italian Level 3", the 5th course in the "From Zero To Italian" series. In this video your teacher welcomes you and explains the approach we will use during this course. Benvenuti e buon divertimento!|
|Introduction for Beta Students||00:07:00|
|Carissimi studenti "Beta"! Grazie mille per la vostra partecipazione nella creazione di questo corso!|
|Preparing for this Level – Part 1: AVERE in Compound Tenses||00:20:00|
|We start reviewing the most important topic that will allow you to learn a bunch of new verb tenses in Italian... Can you guess what this topic is?|
|Practice: Irregular Past Participle with AVERE||00:25:00|
|Pratica!!! Time to practice, and we are using Flashcards! What are the Past Participle forms of these Italian verbs (that use AVERE in compound tenses)?|
|Preparing for this Level – Part 2: ESSERE in compound Tenses||00:13:00|
|We continue reviewing the Passato Prossimo, in preparation of the main focus on this Unit's review, as fas as grammar goes: the correct selection of the auxiliary verb in compound tenses!|
|Preparing for this Level – Part 3: How to get the Auxiliary Verb right||00:33:00|
|Here is the Secret to knowing, in your gut, when to use ESSERE or AVERE in compound tenses. This is as reliable of a method as it gets, so you will be happy you learned it!|
|Practice: Passato Prossimo with Essere||00:11:00|
|More practice... What are the Past Participle forms of these Italian verbs (that use essere in compound tenses)?|
|Practice: Guess the Past Participle||00:07:00|
|Can you guess what the Past Participle is for these Irregular verbs? Make it fun, don't stress or judge yourself!|
|Practice: Guess the Auxiliary||00:08:00|
|Can you guess the correct auxiliary verb for these Italian verbs? Yes you can! Certo che puoi!|
|Preparing for this Level – Part 4: Italian Future Perfect Tense Review||00:30:00|
|Did you know that this thing about the correct Auxiliary Verb comes up a lot, and you have already used it with another tense? Yes, the Futuro Anteriore!|
|Preparing for this Level – Part 5: Italian Pluperfect Review||00:32:00|
|Believe it or not, you know (or need to know before you can proceed) another tense that uses the same principles. This one is a past tense: the Trapassato Prossimo.|
|FZTI B3 – Unit 1 Quiz||01:00:00|
|Lesson 6: Vocabulary – Food||00:22:00|
|It's time to play with.... foood!|
|Unit 1 – Comprehension Exercise||00:15:00|
|Our job here is to help you get good at understanding spoken Italian. In this lesson we work on your Listening and Comprehension skills. Are you ready?|
|Unit 1 – Transcription Exercise||00:06:00|
|Show yourself how well you can HEAR Italian in this transcription exercise.|
|Unit 1 – Translation Exercise||00:06:00|
|You don't have to be a professional in order to be a great translator! Today you'll get a chance to shine in this very useful skill!|
|This Unit's challenge is here. You are about to eavesdrop on a conversation between two Italians. Your job is to relax, enjoy and do your best to follow along. It's a very challenging task so be kind to yourself! We are after the overall gist and anything beyond that, is gold!|
|Unit 1 – Assignment||00:15:00|
|FZTI B3 Unit 1 Assignment||150:02|
|Unit 2 - Italian Conditional Tenses (Part 1)|
|Unit 2 – Introduction||00:03:00|
|Your journey begins here. Are you ready to be shocked at how much you already know?|
|Lesson 7 – ALL Italian Verb Tenses you know||00:24:00|
|You've come so far on your journey with the Italian language. You probably have no idea how close you are to having learned all the verb tenses you need. Let your teacher show you!|
|Lesson 8 – Introduction to the Conditional Mood||00:28:00|
|Here is your new best friend: the Conditional Mood (Il Modo Condizionale). You will love it and this lessons shows you why!|
|Lesson 9 – The Conditional Mood||00:36:00|
|Practice: Speed Fire||00:17:00|
|Practice: The Conditional Mood||00:09:00|
|Lesson 10: The Conditional Mood – Irregular Verbs #1||00:25:00|
|Lesson 11: The Conditional Mood Irregular Verbs #2||00:10:00|
|Practice: The Conditional Mood – Irregular Verbs||00:10:00|
|Practice The Conditional Mood with Pictures||00:11:00|
|FZTI B3 – Unit 2 Quiz||00:30:00|
|Unit 2 – Comprehension Dialogue Expressions||00:25:00|
|Lesson 12: Vocabulary – Tools||00:14:00|
|Unit 2 – Comprehension Exercise||00:08:00|
|Unit 2 – Transcription Exercise||00:03:00|
|Unit 2 – Translation Exercise||00:03:00|
|Unit 2 – Assignment||00:00:00|
|Unit 3 - Italian Conditional Tenses (Part 2)|
|Unit 4 - Italian Conditional Tenses (Part 3)|
|Unit 5 - Deepening Your Knowledge|
|Unit 6 - The Subjunctive Mood (Part 1)|
|Unit 7 - The Subjunctive Mood (Part 2)|
|Unit 8 - The Subjunctive Mood (Part 3)|
|Unit 9 - Deepening Your Knowledge|
|Unit 10 - The Past Subjunctive (Part 1)|
|Unit 11- The Past Subjunctive (Part 2)|
|Unit 12 - Course Review|
|Unit 13- Graduation|