Kevin Casasanta

Levels offered: Higher, Advanced Higher

This course develops literacy skills by giving learners opportunities to read, listen and talk in Italian and to reflect on how this relates to English. It enables learners to understand and use the language, to apply their knowledge and to develop planning, research and language skills.

Who might choose this subject?

We are currently offering Italian at Higher and Advanced Higher levels only, so learners who undertake this subject at Shawlands Academy should be either native speakers of the language or should have a base level of fluency in order to access the Higher and Advanced Higher courses.

Additional Information

The National Courses cover the following contexts and topics:
Society, Family and Friends
Global languages
Work and CVs
Planning a trip
Other countries
Celebrating a special event
Literature of another country
Film and television

Modern languages prepare you for modern life. As the world gets smaller, there’s never been a better opportunity to get into languages. Getting to grips with a new language can be great fun, and you learn so much about other people and what makes them tick.