Each semester is a new, fascinating course! From italian movie classics to literary classics, to the study of characters that have made Italy what it is today, Casa Italiana's teachers will show you another side of the "Bel Paese".


“COME MI BATTE FORTE IL TUO CUORE” By Benedetta Tobagi - 
meets once a week- 6 weeks 

This Intermediate-Advanced course conducted in Italian will focus on this recently-published memoir about the turbulent 1970s in Italy. Each student will be responsible for presenting a section of the book and leading a discussion about it. 
Grammar will be handled as it emerges from the discussions.

Sun. 9:30 AM-12:00 PM; Instructor: TBD- Tuition: $ 175 starts July 10 – August 14



“RACCONTARE IL NOVECENTO” by P. Brogini, A. Filippone, A. Muzzi - 
meets once a week- 5 weeks  

Telling the twentieth century is a book aimed at students of Intermediate-level. It provides numerous cultural-linguistic stimuli that develop creativity 'of the student. It stimulates the student confrontation with the linguistics’ complexity and trains for the metalinguistic’ reflection .Grammar and syntax will be reviewed as necessary during class discussion.

Sun. 9:30 AM-12:00 PM; Instructor: Antonella Longoni - Tuition: $ 150 starts June 26 – July 31 



“SCOPRIRE L’ITALIA” by Sara Cianti & Simona Gavelli - 
meets once a week- 6 weeks 

Intermediate level students will complete their reading of the book by Ciani - Gavelli “Scoprire l’Italia”, and will discover Italy through a treasure hunt with stops in Florence, Naples, Venice, Siena, Milan, Agrigento. This course is focused on improving grammar and fluency.

Tues. 6:30 –9:00 PM; Instructor: Bahie D’Ambrosio - Tuition: $ 175 starts July 12 – August 16
 



“10 racconti” by Marco Dominici - 
meets once a week- 6 weeks 

Ten short stories is a collection of simplified stories or easier literary texts for students of all levels. Every story is accompanied by short notes, various activities and it turns out that the life of every day can' have its interesting sides. This course will enable students to better express their opinions with greater fluency and with a larger vocabulary.

Thur. 6:30 –9:00 PM; Instructor: Federica Barella - Tuition: $ 175 starts July 21 – August 25


UNSOLVED COLD CASES IN ITALY- 
Meets once a week – 6 weeks
 

Are you interested to discover and dig up information on some of the most mysterious Italian cold cases? Have you ever heard of them?
This Intermediate-to-advanced course will be dedicated to some of the many murders and tragic events in Italy that have yet to be solved and investigate them with readings, conversation and authentic videos about the events. Grammar and related terminology will be covered as these emerge from class discussions.
 

Cases:
Amanda Knox
La strage di Ustica (The Ustica plane crash)
Pier Paolo Pasolini 
Il caso Mattei (The Mattei case)
Il mostro di Firenze (The monster of Florence)
I delitti Bargagli (The Bargagli murders)

- Class size: Up to 8 students.

Sec. 1 Sat 10:00 – 12:30 PM; Instructor: Federica Barella - Tuition: $ 175 
starts July 16 – August 20

The learning material will be provided by the course’s instructor


 


ART & LITERATURE SUMMER 2016
ARTS & CULTURE


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