Promotion of Italian

Projects for the promotion of Italian in Schools funded by Post-Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI)

The Italian Wave

Taste of Italian Christmas, UCC

Kindly supported by Post-Primary Languages Ireland (PPLI).

Attended by transition year students from Bishopstown Community School; St. Aloysius College Carrigtwohill; Douglas Community School; Carrigtwohill Community College; Kinsale Community School.

Monday, 16 December 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2.30 p.m.

  • 10am - An interactive, fun sample language lecture (Did you know that the majority of our students are absolute beginners in first year?). 
  • 11am - A guided tour of the UCC campus.
  • 12pm - Italian themed lunch.
  • 1 pm  - Interactive Italian session covering topics such as:
    • ‘Christmas in Italy’ (you’ll leave the lecture theatre and be able to sing a Christmas carol in Italian!);
    • Enjoy a game of Italian Tombola (great fun!)
    • Ever wondered what Italian popular music sounds like?


Department of Italian


First Floor Block A West, O' Rahilly Building, University College Cork, Ireland