Introduction to Italian Course - Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi) FutureLearn
Learn basic Italian and explore Italian culture, with this free online Italian course.
Explore the language and culture of Italy
Have you been dreaming of visiting cities like Venice, Rome and Florence? Have you always wanted to learn Italian and explore Italian culture? If so, this course is perfect for you.
Over six weeks you’ll start to learn Italian online: developing the skills to interact in common conversational situations. You’ll learn how to introduce yourself, answer simple questions, ask for information, and talk about your interests, food and clothes.
You’ll develop your listening and speaking skills through watching short videos which introduce common spoken Italian, vocabulary and grammar patterns.
When would you like to start?
Start straight away and learn at your own pace. If the course hasn’t started yet you’ll see the future date listed below.
- Available now
Who will you learn with?
Andrea Villarini is a Professor of Modern Language Teaching at the University for Foreigners of Siena. He is currently Head of the Research Institute for Teaching Language with Technological Support.
Hello, I am Sabrina Maffei. I am one of the lead educators for the course. I have been a teacher of Italian as a second language for more than 20 years now. I really like my job very much!
Who developed the course?
Università per Stranieri di Siena (UniStraSi)
The University for Foreigners of Siena (UniStraSi) is a public university specialising in the teaching of Italian and other languages and in research on language and culture.
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