SUMMER PROGRAM 2022

ALL CLASSES ARE OFFERED ONLINE UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED

BEGINNER CLASSES

Students with no prior knowledge of the Italian language will communicate in simple, everyday situations. Course includes practice in reading, writing and basic work in grammar.

Course book: The New Italian Espresso; Author: P. Bultrini, F. Graziani. – Alma Edizioni (textbook + workbook / available at School)

Tuition: $ 270 (book not included) 

Sec. 1 Sat. 10:00 AM -12:30 PM;

Instructor: TBD

Starts:  July 09 - August 27 

Sec. 1 Sun. 9:30 AM -12:00 PM;

Instructor: Clorinda Guida

Starts:  July 10 - August 28 

Sec. 3 Mon. 6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Clorinda Guida

Starts:  July 11 - August 29

Sec. 4 Tues.6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Giuseppe Villari   FULL

Starts: July 12 - August 30

Sec. 5 Wed. 6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Clorinda Guida

Starts: July 13 - August 31

Beginner 1
Beginner 2

Designed for those with basic knowledge of the language, this course provides practice in conversation and introduction of new vocabulary and more complex grammatical structures.

Course book: The New Italian Espresso; Author: P. Bultrini, F. Graziani. – Alma Edizioni (textbook + workbook / available at School)

Tuition: $ 270 (book not included)

Sec. 1 Sat. 10:00 AM -12:30 PM;

Instructor: Clorinda Guida

Starts: July 16 - Sept. 3

Sec.  2 Sun.  9:30 AM - 12:00 PM;

Instructor: Ingrid Nifosi

Starts: July 10 - August 28 

Sec. 3 Mon.  6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Giuseppe Villari

Starts:  July 18 - Sept. 5

Beginner 3

Students will complete the overview of the basic Italian grammar focusing as well on speaking, reading and writing skills.

Course book: The New Italian Espresso; Author: P. Bultrini, F. Graziani. – Alma Edizioni (textbook + workbook / available at School)

Tuition: $ 270 (book not included)

Sec. 1 Sat. 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM;

Instructor: Giuseppe Villari

Starts: July 09 – August 27

Sec. 2 Tues. 6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Giuseppe Villari

Starts: June 12 - August 30

Italian for Travelers

Planning a trip to Italy?  This class is designed for those traveling to Italy for business or pleasure. Learn about the transportation systems, currency and culture, idiomatic phrases to help you get a taxi, asking/receiving directions, making reservations, shopping, food selection and, of course, making new friends! 

Sat.10:00 AM - 12:00 PM;

Instructor: Laura Vinti  

14 hours:  Tuition $270

 

Dates: Sat:  July 16th, 23rd, 30th, August 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th.

The learning material ($ 20) will be provided by the course’s instructor.

INTENSIVE CLASSES / twice per week

Intensive Beginner 1
meets twice per week

Students with no prior knowledge of the Italian language will communicate in simple, everyday situations. Course includes practice in reading, writing and basic work in grammar.

Course book: The New Italian Espresso; Author: P. Bultrini, F. Graziani. – Alma Edizioni (textbook + workbook / available at School)

Tuition: $ 385 (book not included)

Mon. & Wed.6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: TBD

Starts: July 11 - August 17

Tues. & Thurs. 6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Gerardo Albanese

Starts: July 19 - August 23

Intensive Beginner 2
meets twice per week

For students with basic knowledge of the language, this course provides practice in conversation and introduction of new vocabulary and more complex grammatical structures.

Course book: The New Italian Espresso; Author: P. Bultrini, F. Graziani. – Alma Edizioni (textbook + workbook / available at School)

Tuition: $ 385 (book not included)

Mon. & Wed.6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Gerardo Albanese  IN PERSON

Starts: June 1 - July 13

Intermediate 1
meets twice per week

Students will deal with more complex Italian grammar and syntax to enable them to express themselves in various verbal modes: present, past and future.

Course book: The New Italian Espresso 2; Authors: M. Bali, G. Rizzo, L. Ziglio – Alma Edizioni (textbook + workbook / available at School)

Tuition: $ 385 (book not included)

Mon. & Wed.6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Marzia Catania  

Starts: June 6 - July 18

REVIEW CLASSES

Beginner Review

Through the grammar and reading of the book by S. Ciani and S. Gavelli  “Scoprire l’Italia”, students will review the major challenges in Italian grammar, including the verb system, areas of contrast with the English language, and some vocabulary issues. They will discover Italy through a treasure hunt with stops in Florence, Naples, Venice, Siena, Milan, and Agrigento. This course is focused on improving grammar and fluency. 

Tuition: $ 270 

Sec. 1 Sat. 10:00 AM -12:30 PM;

Instructor: Clorinda Guida

Starts:  July 09 - August 27 

Course book: Scoprire l’Italia; Autor: S.Ciani and S. Gavelli., Longo S.- Cideb

Sec. 2 Tues.6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Bahie D'Ambrosio

Starts: July 12 - August 30

Course book: The New Italian Espresso; Author: P. Bultrini, F. Graziani. – Alma Edizioni (textbook + workbook (available at School)

Grammar Review

Requested by our students, this course will help anyone who wants to reinforce the understanding and application of basic Italian grammar. Each class will focus on a specific topic through drills, activities and games. The course is contingent upon reaching a minimum number of students.

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

Tuition: $ 270 

Wed. 6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Francesco Da Vela

Starts: July 13 - August 31

Intermediate Review

In this course students at an Intermediate level will review the most important rules of the Italian grammar as: the difference between imperfetto and passato prossimo, the modal verbs; the present and past conditional, the subjunctive, the double pronouns, the Italian periodo ipotetico. Students will also read articles in order to improve their vocabulary and their conversational skills.

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

Tuition: $ 270 

Sat. 10:00 AM -12:30 PM;

Instructor: Ingrid Nifosi

Starts:  July 09 - August 27 

CONVERSATION CLASSES

Basic Conversation 1
Advanced Conversation

ITALIAN EASY READER – PASTA PER DUE

What happens when we visit a foreign country and we don't really know the language? Lots of misunderstandings! That's exactly what happens to Minni when she arrives in Italy for the very first time. This original short story is easy to follow and great for improving your language skills. Expand your vocabulary, improve comprehension and consolidate grammar with helpful footnotes and a variety of exercises, or listen to the reading by professional actors.

 

Course book: Pasta per due; Author: Giovanni Ducci – Alma Edizioni

 

Tuition: $ 270 (8 weeks)

Wed. 6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Ingrid Nifosi

Starts: July 13 - August 31

 

CONTEMPORARY ITALY

Are you ready for a journey to Italy? Fasten your seatbelt! In this course, students discuss, investigate, and learn about contemporary Italian society & culture. Incorporating the rich traditions of the Bel Paese, we will explore today’s Italy through the lens of pivotal themes, such as food, fashion, family dynamics and the arts.

Course book: Piccole storie d'amore

 

Tuition: $ 270  (8 weeks)

 

Sec. 1 Wed. 6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Bahie D’Ambrosio

Starts: July 13 - August 31

 

Sec. 2 Tues. 6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Clorinda Guida

Starts: July 12 – August 30 

Intermediate Conversation

This Italian Advanced Conversation Course introduces the New Textbook “NUOVO MAGARI C1/C2” that aims to teach Italian Language & Culture through 5 different Macro-Thematic Areas (Geography, Society, Art, Language, and History), in which the student navigates to learn more about the Italy of yesterday and today, using all four main language skills: speaking, listening, reading, writing. This textbook is particularly good for students that have already an Intermediate level of Italian Language (preferably B1/B2 Level) and wanting to refresh and improve their skills at the Advanced Level (C1/C2) of Italian language.

 

Course book: Nuovo Magari C1/C2—Corso di Lingua & Cultura Italiana di Livello Intermedio/Avanzato / Authors: Alessandro De Giuli—Carlo Guastalla—Ciro Massimo Naddeo.

Tuition: $260 (6 weeks) 

Mon. 6:00 - 8:30 PM;

Instructor: Maria Fleri    

Starts:  July 25 – August 29

MORNING COURSES

From 10AM to 12 PM

All classes meet once a week except Intensive Classes meet twice a week

Tuition: $250 / 8 weeks

BEGINNER 1

Sec. 1 Mon. 10AM - 12PM; Starts: July 11 – August 29;

Instr. Bahie D'Ambrosio 

Sec. 2 Tues. 10AM - 12PM; Starts:   July 12 – August 30;

Instr. Gerardo Albanese 

Course book: New Italian Espresso; Author: P. Bultrini, F. Graziani. – Alma Edizion(textbook + workbook / available at School)

BEGINNER 2

Sec. 1  Mon. 10AM - 12PM; Starts: July 11 – August 29;

Instr. Giuseppe Villari

Sec. 2 Wed. 10AM - 12PM; Starts: July 13 - August 31;

Instr. Giuseppe Villari

Course book: New Italian Espresso; Author: P. Bultrini, F. Graziani. – Alma Edizion(textbook + workbook / available at School)