School Year 2016-2017
Start: September 11, 2016
Casa Italiana offers a new learning path for children participating in the Sunday course of Italian as a Second Language.
This new didactic system draws its inspiration from the curriculum used in Italian schools. Its objective is to improve the linguistic competence of students learning Italian as a second language (L2).
The courses will start on September 11, 2016 and will end on May 21, 2017, for a total of 30 lessons and 75 hours of class time. Students’ progress will be evaluated in January, at the halfway mark of the course, and after the final test the students will receive a certificate at the end of the course.
The objective of this new methodology is to provide optimal continuity to the learning process and to maximize the continued development of the students’ four linguistic skills (comprehension, expression, reading and writing), within the respect of the specific needs of each age bracket and each scholastic setting. All this, thanks to the annual duration of the courses and the language skills activities specifically designed for foreign students, including:
•Reading-writing learning paths designed to learn the basic lexicon and fundamental morphosyntactic structures; •Total physical response; •Use of official textbooks; •Use of iconographic material; •Games or other activities that use language as a tool to reach an objective; •Systematic use of songs to learn lexicon and structures; •Leadership by native language-speaking teachers who will speak almost exclusively (90%) in Italian.
Presch.-Kindergarten: Sept. 11 - May 21
1A/1B Level: Sept. 11 - May 21
2A/2B Level: Sept.11 - May 21
3A/3B Level: Sept.11 - May 21
Sunday 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
$ 800 per year : 50% immediately and 50% at Jan.1, 2017.
Registration & Payment must be completed by September 11, 2016
Discounts – $50 family discount (inquire at the school office) for all siblings.
Oct. 10 Columbus Day
Nov. 27 Thanksgiving
Dec. 25 Christmas
Jan. 01 New Year
Jan. 15 Martin Luther King Day
Feb. 19 President Day
April 16 Easter
Language Course RAFFLE
Enroll before September 8 and participate in our language course raffle!
You win an Italian course .