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Language WALKshop: Italian… at the NGV

  • National Gallery of Victoria 180 St Kilda Road Melbourne, VIC, 3006 Australia (map)
IMAGE: RYAN STEFAN

IMAGE: RYAN STEFAN

Se i quadri potessero parlare…

If the artworks could speak… What do you think they would say?

In this 1.5 hour language WALKshop, we will walk through NGV International and stop at a number of artworks where you will be encouraged to try to use Italian to describe what you see and what you think might be ‘happening’ in the artwork (whether it is what the artist intended to convey or not!).

This ‘walking workshop’ is intended to be a fun and active language learning experience in a real-life context, where the artworks serve as prompts to talk about and describe different things in Italian. You will be provided with some printed materials on useful vocabulary and phrases for the session to help you get started and the WALKshop hosts will be there to support you along the way.

This small group session is best suited for those with intermediate-level Italian.

The WALKshop will be led by Monica from Su Misura Italy, an experienced Italian tutor and native speaker, supported by Rebecca from Irregular Endings.


When: Sunday 1st September, 10.30pm-12.00pm

Where: NGV International - 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne (meet in the Great Hall)

What's included: 1.5 hour experience to practise Italian at the NGV led by Monica from Su Misura Italy and printed WALKshop materials on useful vocabulary for the session

Tickets: $50 per person

A ticket to this WALKshop would make a great gift for someone you know who is learning Italian! Please let us know if the ticket you’ve purchased is a gift and we will happily provide you with a physical note to give to your recipient.


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