Our language course plan accommodates all levels of speaking ability! From those who are brand-new beginners, to those who learned a little Italian at home, and those who can hold a conversation! The classes size averages 12 students. This allows our courses to be engaging and highly participatory. Students will leave with practical knowledge of conversational Italian. Come prepared to enjoy the process of learning Italian by conversing with your classmates!
Payments may be made online through PayPal, or on the first day of class by check or in cash.
We do not pro-rate for missed classes & No refunds.
Art History & Culture
Want to learn more about Italian art history and the monumental masterpieces that you could see not only in museums but on public streets in Rome, Venice Florence, Lucca, Siena, Pisa, and many more. Each series of three classes will cover three cities.
Beginning August 26st two series will be offered.
Coming soon: The Medici!
The Medici were an Italian banking family, political dynasty and later royal house that traces back to the 13th century and first began to gain prominence under Cosimo de’ Medici in the Republic of Florence during the first half of the 15th century. The family grew into the largest bank in Europe giving the family significant influence in business, politics, religion, and most important – in art. Unlike many politically strong dynasties the Medici used their wealth in a manner that has benefited the world for six centuries.
Current Year 1, 2 & 3 Students
This September, 4 intensive classes are being offered to complete your year long study of the Italian language. Each topic will help you to prepare for the next year’s set of classes.
Year 1 will be held on Mondays. Year 2 on Tuesdays and Year 3 will be held on Thursdays for 2 hours.
A1 il Primo Anno – The First Year!
Year 1 is the perfect introduction to the Italian language. It is meant for the absolute beginner or for someone who years ago learned a bit in school or from aging relatives. You will learn to greet people in everyday settings, order in restaurants & shop, plus more. Vocabulary will be limited but flexible and applicable to many situations. Each session will build upon what was learned in the previous 10 weeks.
Year 1 Session 3 meets each Wednesday for 90 minutes for a 10 week session. Completing Year 1 Session 3 would allow students to register for A2 Year 2 beginning in October.
A2 il Secondo Anno – The Second Year!
Italian (A2 Year 2): Building on what you learned in Year 1 you will develop an even wider range of vocabulary, permitting you to discuss many aspects of life and to express your personal opinions. Conversation skills will be held on Mondays. Wednesdays, grammer and a wide variety of topics will be addressed. Session tuition $185
B1 IL Terzo Anno – The Third Year!
Italian (B1 Year 3): You will expand your ability to hold conversations as well as expressing your likes and dislikes. On Tuesdays you will be working on conversation skills. Wednesdays you will focus on grammar and a wide range of Italian topics. Session tuition $200
B2 IL Quarto Anno – The Forth Year!
The forth year will give you the finishing touches on the formal & informal imperative. Along with subjunctive vs indicative. This class will meet for 2hours.
E di più – Italian Advanced!
Three years of Italian will probably leave you hungry for even more. In the advanced classes we will explore the subtle nuances of tense and shadings of word meanings. Classes in these 5-week sessions will be, 90 minutes, and will combine grammar investigations with conversations and practical applications. Presentation will be 95%+ in Italian. Session tuition $90
Italian for Travelers:
Want to learn more about traveling in Italy? Join us for Travelers Italian this April in a series of three classes covering language skills, navigating the roads and railways, shopping, and how to handle emergencies.
This course meets for three consecutive Sundays for 90 minutes. Session tuition $99