Introduction to Russian Language Course

Welcome to the Italian Language Course at the Kenya Institute of Foreign Languages and Professional Studies (KIFLAPS). Our Italian language program is meticulously crafted to provide learners with a comprehensive and immersive experience, focusing on the four essential skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced learner, our courses are designed to cater to your specific needs and goals.

Course Duration:

  • Regular Study Plan: 6 months per level (1 hour per day)
  • Intensive Study Plan: 3 months per level (2 hours per day)
  • Super Intensive Study Plan: 2 months per level (3 hours per day)
  • Accelerated Study Plan: 1 month per level (6 hours per day)

Coursebooks: We use the “Nuovo Espresso” series, which is well-regarded for its structured approach and engaging content. The coursebooks are as follows:

  • Beginner Levels (A1-A2): “Nuovo Espresso 1”
  • Intermediate Levels (B1-B2): “Nuovo Espresso 4”
  • Advanced Levels (C1-C2): “Nuovo Espresso 7”

Course Structure: Our Italian language program aligns with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), ensuring that you gain internationally recognized language proficiency.

  1. Speaking:

    • Practice pronunciation, intonation, and fluency through interactive activities.
    • Engage in conversations on various topics, express opinions, and deliver presentations.
  2. Listening:

    • Listen to diverse audio materials, including dialogues, interviews, and lectures.
    • Understand different accents and speech patterns, enhancing comprehension skills.
  3. Reading:

    • Read and comprehend various texts, such as articles, stories, and academic texts.
    • Develop strategies to understand the main ideas and details of a text.
  4. Writing:

    • Improve writing skills through structured exercises and assignments.
    • Write essays, letters, and reports on a range of topics, focusing on clarity and coherence.

Assessment: Regular quizzes and tests will monitor your progress, culminating in a final exam at the end of each level to evaluate your overall proficiency. Successful completion of each level will earn you a certificate, reflecting your proficiency according to the CEFR standards.

At KIFLAPS, we are dedicated to providing an enriching and effective language learning experience. Join us and unlock the beauty of the Italian language and culture. Whether for travel, work, or personal growth, our program equips you with the skills and confidence to communicate fluently in Italian.