Italian class for adults

MANGIAMO IN ITALIANO

Mangiamo in Italiano, Let’s Eat in Italian, is a unique Italian course that pairs the gastronomic culture with the language. Students will acquire grammar, syntax and pronunciation starting with real and practical situations, and through conversation, written and reading assignments. Students enrolling in levels above Beginner I need to complete a placement test (check side bar)

BEGINNER I – designed for students who need basic Italian grammar. The course focuses on Italian phonetics, common phrases, verb conjugations (present tense), and grammar. The course provides students with a foundation and basic tools to interact effectively in everyday Italian. Students can expect to master simple sentences and to hold beginner level conversations.

BEGINNER II – requires advanced beginning conversation and writing skills. Beginner II is designed for those who want to go beyond a basic knowledge and understanding of Italian grammar. Students master the past tenses and study grammar through in-class oral and written exercises and by listening to dialogues in Italian that is spoken today.

INTERMEDIATE I – this level focuses on the future tenses, new vocabulary, and adverbs. Students engage in extended conversations and continue to write descriptively including letter writing about themselves and others. Intermediate I reinforces the basic rules of grammar and introduces new tenses and how to use them.

 

8 – 1 1⁄2 hour classes Special price $165 if enrolled by December 31st
$180 from January 1st (you must be a member to enroll)

TERM II starts ​March 20 to May 18
(no classes the week of Spring break from March 26th to March 30th)

Please confirm date and start of the course by email before enrolling at [email protected]

All courses require a minimum of 4 participants. If minimum is not met semi-private classes might be considered.

Level Hour

 

ADVANCED CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN

This level enables students to converse with native Italian speakers. The class is dedicated to listening and speaking exercises with a focus on increasing the fluidity of conversation. Videos, articles and role play will be the main focus in the classrooms to enable conversations among the students.

 

$180 from January 1st (you must be a member to enroll)

TERM II starts ​March 20 to May 18
(no classes the week of Spring break from March 26th to March 30th)

This class is offered on Wednesday from 6pm to 7:30pm

Please confirm date and start of the course by email before enrolling at [email protected]

All courses require a minimum of 4 participants. If minimum is not met semi-private classes might be considered.

 

ANDIAMO IN ITALIA?CONVERSATIONAL CLASS FOR TRAVELERS

This course is designed for students who have little to no previous knowledge of Italian. We will cover Italian pronunciation, sentence structure, numbers and the fundamentals of vocabulary necessary to develop basic communicative skills in the present and simple past tense. Students will also learn idiomatic and Italian culture and traditions.

Price: 8 classes $180 no textbook required (you must be a member to enroll)

Please email [email protected] to schedule your classes

All courses require a minimum of 4 participants. If minimum is not met semi-private classes might be considered.

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CANCELLATION POLICY

The CILV reserves the right to cancel or rearrange classes for any compelling reason. If CILV cancels a course, students can transfer to a different course or receive a full refund. Approvals for transfers will be based on course and space availability. If the student requests a change of class after the second lesson, a $15 processing fee for change of registration will be applied. Lessons missed are not prorated or refunded and no makeup lesson is offered for classes missed by the student. The CILV will not refund any cancellation by student’s request. Exceptions will be considered on a case by case basis.