Dr Mara Boccaccio, lecturer, Italian Section, School of Languages and Literatures, University of Cape Town

This course is aimed at participants with no prior knowledge of Italian. It will teach participants how to understand and speak the language at a basic level. Participants will receive grounding in grammar and conversation. Class participation is an important element of the course and participants will need to spend time each day doing homework tasks. On completion of the course participants should be able to communicate in Italian in everyday situations. They will also have acquired the essential elements to enable further study.

Please note that this course runs for three weeks, including an extra week after Summer School ends.

Participants are required to buy the textbook, Facilissimo by D. Krasa and A. Riboni, which is available on Amazon.


Date: 15 January–2 February               Venue: Classroom 5A, Kramer Law Building
Time: 6.00- 7.30 pm

Mondays to Fridays

No admission to single sessions
MAXIMUM: 20 participants
COURSE FEES  Full: R2 410,00  Staff: R1 690,00  Reduced: R1 270,00