Italian classes for Children

School Year 2019 - 2020 

Start: September 8, 2019

 

​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 8, 2019 and will end on May 17, 2020, 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.

 

School Calendar                                                   

Presch.-Kindergarten: Sept. 8 - May 17   SOLD OUT!                  

1A/1B Level: Sept. 8 - May 17                            

2A/2B Level: Sept. 8 - May 17                              

3A/3B Level: Sept. 8 - May 17                              

 

TIME: Sunday 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

 

Tuition’s + Book Cost:

$850 per year: 50% immediately and 50% at Jan.1, 2020.

Registration & Payment must be completed by September 8, 2019. 

Discounts – 5% family discount (inquire at the school office) for all siblings.

Online enrollment is possible with the payment of the full tuition: $850 and half tuition $425.

(for other options and discounts contact the office) 

If you register online please fill out the Registration Form (click here to download it) and send it back by email to info@casaitalianaschool.org.

  School Closing:

  Oct. 13 Columbus Day

  Nov. 10 Veterans Day

  Dec. 01 Thanksgiving Week

  Dec. 22 & 29 Christmas Week

  Jan. 19 Martin Luther King Day

  April 12 Easter

THE CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT CASA ITALIANA on 3rd Street
 

Italian classes for Teenagers

​Casa Italiana now offers a new course specific for Teenagers!

  • This course is committed to objectives that develop communication skills like SPEAKING, READING and WRITING;

  • Grammatical concepts and vocabulary are taught in the context of real life situations as students develop accuracy in communication;

  • Different educational material and various activities such as games and songs are used to help the learning process;

  • Audio-visual aids will be used to stimulate and encourage the conversation;

  • Emphasis is given to cultural and traditional aspects of Italy.

 

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Level 3A-3B of the Children Program or a Placement test.

 

The courses will start on February 2, 2020 and will end on May 17, 2020.

TIME: Sunday 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Instructor: Giuseppe Villari

 

Tuition + Book Cost: $ 510 for 18 lessons and 45 hours of class time

 

Registration & Payment must be completed by February 2, 2020. 

Discounts – 5% family discount (inquire at the school office) for all siblings.

It is possible to enroll also online: please fill in the Registration Form (click here to download it) 

and send it back by email to info@casaitalianaschool.org.

THE CLASSES WILL BE HELD AT CASA ITALIANA on 3rd Street

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Contact

595 Third Street, NW

Washington DC 20001-2703

Hours of operation:

Monday 11am - 7pm

Tuesday 11am - 7pm

Wednesday 11am - 7pm

Thursday  11am - 7pm

Saturday 9.30am - 1pm 

Sundays  9am - 1pm 

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Casa Italiana Language School, Inc. is an IRC 501(c)(3) public charity as designated by the Internal Revenue Service.   All donations to Casa Italiana Language School, Inc. are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  For additional information, please contact Treasurer, Casa Italiana Language School, Inc. 595 Third Street, NW Washington, DC 20001.