BEGINNER 1 - meets once a week - 12 weeks

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.

Sec. 1 Sat 10:00 AM -12:30 PM; Instructor Francesco DaVela -Tuition: $ 350
 starts Jan 14 – April 1  
Sec. 2 Sun 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM; Instructor: Said Giylbegu-Tuition $ 350 
 starts Jan 8 – April 9  
Sec. 3 Mon 6:30– 9:00 PM; Instructor: Irene Brigada- Tuition: $ 350
 starts Jan 9 – April 10  
Sec. 4 Tues 6:30– 9:00 PM; Instructor: Daniela Marchionni - Tuition: $ 350
 starts Jan 10 – March 28
Sec. 5 Wed 6:30 – 9:00 PM; Instructor Barbara - Tuition: $ 350
 starts Jan 11 – March 29  
Sec. 6 Thurs. 6:30 – 9:00 PM; Instructor Barbara - Tuition: $ 350
 starts Jan 12 – March 30  


Course book: The Italian Project 1a; Authors: Marin T., Magnelli S. - Edilingua.



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BEGINNER ITALIAN FOR ADULTS    WINTER 2017
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BEGINNER 2 – meets once a week- 12 weeks

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.

Sec. 1 Sat. 10:00 AM -12:30 PM; Instructor: Ingrid Nifosi- Tuition: $ 350 starts Jan.14– April 01
Sec. 2 Sun 9 :30 AM– 12:00 PM; Instructor: Francesco DaVela- Tuition: $ 350 starts Jan.08–April. 09
Sec. 3 Tues 6:30 – 9:00 PM; Instructor: Said- Tuition: $ 350 starts Jan.10– Mar.28
Sec 4 Wed 6:30 – 9:00 PM; Instructor: TBD - Tuition: $ 350 starts Jan. 11– Mar.29  
Sec 5 Thurs, 6:30 – 9:00 PM; Instructor: Maria Fleri - Tuition: $ 350 starts Jan. 12– Mar.30  

Course book: The Italian Project 1a & Project 1b; Authors: Marin T., Magnelli S. - Edilingua.

BEGINNER 3 – meets once a week- 12 weeks

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

Sec.1 Sun 9:30AM – 12:00 PM; Instructor Erminia Rosanova- Tuition: $ 350 
starts Jan 8 – April 9 

Sec.2 Tues 6:30PM – 9:00 PM; Instructor Irene Brigada - Tuition: $ 350 
starts Jan 10 – March 28

Sec.3 Thurs 6:30PM – 9:00 PM; Instructor TBD - Tuition: $ 350 
starts Jan 12 – March 30

Course book: The Italian Project 1b; Authors: Marin T., Magnelli S.- Edilingua.


BEGINNER REVIEW– meets once a week- 12 weeks

​Through the grammar and reading of the book by S. Chianti and S. Gavelli “Scoprire l’Italia”, students will review the major challenges in Italian grammar, including the verb system, areas of contrast with English, and some vocabulary issues. They 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.


Sec.1 Sat 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM; Instructor TBD - Tuition: $ 350 starts Jan 14 – April 1 
Sec.2 Wed 6:30 PM– 9:00 PM; Instructor: TBD - Tuition: $ 350 starts Jan 11 – March 29
​Sec.3 Thurs 6:30 PM– 9:00 PM; Instructor:Federica Barella - Tuition: $ 350 starts Jan 12 – March 30

Course book: Scoprire l’Italia; Author:S. Ciani,S. Gavelli - Cideb.



NEW - Grammar-strengthening drills - 12 weeks

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

These are the subjects for each of the 12 weeks::  

Week 1 Gli articoli determinative e indeterminativi. 
  Il presente indicativo (verbi regolari e irregolari)

Week 2Le preposizioni e le preposizioni articolate
Le preposizioni di luogo
C’è / Ci sono

Week 3Costruzione del verbo piacere al presente
I verbi modali (potere, volere, dovere)
Il partitivo

Week 4I verbi riflessivi e reciproci
Gli aggettivi possessivi
Costruzione del verbo piacere al passato prossimo

Week 5Passato prossimo (verbi regolari e irregolari)
I verbi modali con il passato prossimo (potere, volere, dovere)

Week 6L’imperfetto (verbi regolari e irregolari)
L’uso del passato prossimo e l’imperfetto

Week 7L’uso del passato prossimo e l’imperfetto
Il trapassato prossimo

Week 8Il futuro (verbi regolari e irregolari)
Il futuro composto 

Week 9I pronomi diretti 
I verbi “metterci” e “volerci”

Week 10I pronomi indiretti
Gli usi di “ci” e “ne”

Week 11L’imperativo
La forma impersonale

Week 12Il condizionale (verbi regolari e irregolari)
Il condizionale composto

Sec. 1 Sat. 10:00 AM -12:30 PM; Instructor: Erminia Rosanova- Tuition: $ 350 starts Jan.14– April 01
Course book: The Italian Project 1a & 1b; Authors: Marin T., Magnelli S.- Edilingua.



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