Classes take place from October 16 to December 18
$270 members, $300 non-members
Classes run 10 weeks starting Monday, Oct. 16
Italian 1: Francesco Bonavita, Monday 7:00-8:30 pm
This course is for beginner students who wish to learn Italian and discover the culture of Italy. Through a thematic approach, students will develop basic communication skills and enrich their vocabulary and practical expressions. Students will learn to converse in Italian in various situations: shopping, ordering a meal, interacting among speakers of Italian, talking about oneself, obtaining information about people and things and so on. The emphasis of the course will be to empower the students and help them gain the necessary confidence to communicate in Italian.
Italian 2: Francesco Bonavita, Monday 5:30-7:00 pm
This course is designed for students of Italian who have completed one semester of study or more and are interested in expanding their proficiency in speaking Italian. Students in this class will refine their skills through the development of various themes such as the self-portrait, the family, shopping, Italian food and recipes, leisure time, visiting Italy and so on. This course is also ideal for students who have been away from Italian, and are interested in refreshing their language skills.
Intermediate/Advanced Italian – Corso di Lingua e Cultura Italiana Avanzato (for Italian-speaking students): Maria Bonavita, Mondays 7 to 8:30 pm
This course is for students with good proficiency of the Italian language who wish to expand their knowledge of the language. Students have the opportunity to read and discuss contemporary Italian literature and social issues. The class is conducted solely in Italian.
Italian for Travelers: Maria Bonavita, Mondays 5:30 to 7 pm
This course aims to have students communicate basically with the people of Italy and previews beautiful locations to visit. Students will be able to express themselves in family encounters, restaurants, hotels, shopping, asking for directions, etc.