Conversation for travelers

A practical introduction to spoken Italian. In these lessons students learn basic vocabulary and grammar with emphasis on conversational skills (speaking and listening comprehension) to find their way in Italy. Students will be able to formulate simple factual questions and requests, understand simple answers/directions and make simple complaints (Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe)

Carlos Capra is on the faculty at the Dept. of French & Italian at The University of Texas at Austin where he has been teaching Italian language and culture for the past 10 years . He has extensive experience teaching language privately, Italian as well as Spanish and English as second language. He also speaks Sardinian and is studying French and German.