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Online Adult Classes



For Single class registration: If you are registering for only one course, select “Add To Cart” under your desired course, and then select “View Cart” to increase number of students per class, if desired, and to check out. For Multiple class registrations: If you are registering for more than one course, select “Add to Cart” for all of the courses you will be enrolling family members in. Once you have finished adding your courses, select “View Cart” to check out.

Payment Method: At the end of the registration process you will be given the option to pay by credit card or check/money order. If you choose to pay by check/money order, you will receive a registration confirmation by email to be printed out and mailed to us along with your payment. Please note: if you choose to purchase a textbook the cost is not included in the course fee.

Cancellations: For all online classes if you need to cancel your registration by the first day of the course we will provide a refund or credit towards a future online or traditional group class. We need a minimum of 4 students to have the course. No refunds will be given after the first class.

Registration for 2021 Classes is Open!

01a Adult Beginning 1a - Online (Sat)

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 16, 2021

This class is SOLD OUT

Adult Beginning 1a is designed for students with zero to low knowledge of Italian. This introductory 8-week course follows a standard curriculum for a beginner. Students will learn about greetings and introductions, pluralizing, subject pronouns, the tu/Lei distinction, the Italian sound system, numbers etc., while covering basic present tense verb families. This course aims to develop students’ basic communicative skills through learning vocabulary and grammar in order to be able to use and respond to everyday expressions in simple conversations. Your teacher is Francesca.

Dates: Jan. 16, 23, 30 / Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 / Mar. 6

Time: Saturdays 11:00 am - 12:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 0

01b Adult Beginning 1a - Online (Mon)

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 18, 2021

Adult Beginning 1a is designed for students with zero to low knowledge of Italian. This introductory 8-week course follows a standard curriculum for a beginner. Students will learn about greetings and introductions, pluralizing, subject pronouns, the tu/Lei distinction, the Italian sound system, numbers etc., while covering basic present tense verb families. This course aims to develop students’ basic communicative skills through learning vocabulary and grammar in order to be able to use and respond to everyday expressions in simple conversations. Your teacher is Antonella.

Dates: Jan. 18, 25 / Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 / Mar. 1, 8

Time: Mondays 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 0

02a Adult Beginning 2a - Online (Sat)

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 16, 2021

Adult Beginning 2a is the first course in a two-course Beginning 2 series that is designed for beginners with low level knowledge of Italian. Students’ will deepen their familiarity with the present tense to include frequently used irregular verbs such as piacere, potere, venire and  andare. Students will also cover adverbs and will be introduced to the past tense (passato prossimo). At the end of the course, we hope students will be able to begin confidently speak about their interests and preferences. Your teacher is Sylvia.

Class Dates: Jan. 16, 23, 30 / Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 / Mar. 6

Time: Saturdays 10:00 am to 11:30 am PST

02b Adult Beginning 2a - Online (Tues)

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 19, 2021

Adult Beginning 2a is the first course in a two-course Beginning 2 series that is designed for beginners with low level knowledge of Italian. Students will deepen their familiarity with the present tense to include frequently used irregular verbs such as piacere, potere, venire and  andare. Students will also cover adverbs and will be introduced to the past tense (passato prossimo). At the end of the course, we hope students will be able to begin confidently speak about their interests and preferences. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates: Jan. 19, 26 / Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 / Mar. 2, 9

Time: Tuesdays 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm PST

03 Pre-Intermediate 1a - Online

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 16, 2021

Pre-Intermediate 1a is designed for students who have an established high beginning knowledge of Italian. The course begins with a review of the main points that were taught in Beginning 2b. During this eight-week course, students will learn the passato prossimo, how to use direct pronouns, possessive adjectives and reflexive verb tenses.  At the end of the course, we hope to build a student's knowledge to be able to confidently speak about events that have happened in the past, time spent on vacation, and family. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates: Jan. 16, 23, 30 / Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27 / Mar. 6

Time: Saturdays from 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

04 Adult Pre-Intermediate 2b - Online

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 19, 2021

Pre-Intermediate 2b is designed for students who have an established high beginning knowledge of Italian. The course begins with a review of the main points that were taught in Pre-Intermediate 2a. Throughout this eight week course,  students will learn the imperfetto and condizionale verb tenses as well as implementing the use of comparatives and the verbs fare, farcela, sapere and andarsene.  At the end of the course, we hope to build a student’s knowledge to be able to confidently speak about memories, give advise, make comparisons and describe in detail a person and setting. Your teacher is Antonella.

Class Dates: Jan. 19, 26 / Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 / Mar. 2, 9

Time: Tuesdays 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm PST

05 Adult Intermediate 1a - Online

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 18, 2021

This class is SOLD OUT

Intermediate 1a is the first course in a two-course Intermediate I series that is designed for students who have an established high pre-intermediate knowledge of Italian. Our goal during this eight-week online course is to build a student’s knowledge to be able to confidently express future intentions, describe events in the past, present and future and make comparisons. Your teacher is Lorena.

Class Dates: Jan. 18, 25 / Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 / Mar. 1, 8

Time: Mondays 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 0

06 Adult Advanced 2a - Online

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 21, 2021

Adult Advanced 2a is the first course in a two-course Advanced 2 series designed for students who have an established low advanced knowledge of Italian.  Throughout this eight-week course, students will learn the congiuntivo imperfetto, continue to build the agreement between time frame and verb family.  At the end of the course, we hope to build a student’s knowledge to be able to confidently give a detailed explanation on an event that occurred in the past or present and make comparisons and judgments. Your teacher is Francesca.

Class Dates: Jan. 21, 28 / Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 / Mar. 4, 11

Time: Thursdays 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm PST

07 Adult Advanced 3b - Online

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 19, 2021

Adult Advanced 3b is the second course in a two-course Advanced 3 series designed for students who have an established advanced knowledge of Italian.  Throughout this six-week course, students will explore the most advanced grammatical structures including the indirect speech, the passive form and the indefinite verb constructions. Reading and conversation will feature prominently in order to give students the opportunity to use all the different tenses and grammatical moods and learn new vocabulary. Your teacher is Lorena.

Class Dates: Jan. 19, 26 / Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 / Mar. 2, 9

Time: Tuesdays 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PST

08 Adult Advanced 4a - Online

Price: $216.00

Start Date: January 21, 2021

Adult Advanced 4a is the first course in a two-course Advanced 2 series that is designed for students with an established advanced knowledge of Italian. The course begins with a review of the main points that were taught in Advanced 3b. While increasing their vocabulary, students will acquire a deeper knowledge of the Italian past tenses, and verbs that take a double auxiliary. They will also learn some pronominal verbs like Cavarsela and Entrarci, and the Indefinite tenses. Students will also take a dive into the subjunctive mode compared to the indicative mode, and will finally grasp the passive form and the indirect speech concepts. Lastly, students will meet the “Journalistic Conditional” a peculiar use of the Conditional tense that is unique to the Italian language. At the end of the course, we hope students will be able to recognize how the choice of a tense conveys a certain mood and better understand some idiomatic constructions and verbs found in Italian articles and literature. Your teacher is Valeria

Class Dates: Jan. 21, 28 / Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25/ Mar. 4, 11

Time: Thursdays 11:00 am to 12:30 pm PST

09 B1 Citizenship Exam Preparation - Online

Price: $162.00

Start Date: January 19, 2021

This six-week course focuses on teaching the necessary skills to pass the CILS B1 Citizenship test. An established intermediate level of proficiency in Italian is necessary to attend this course. Please contact us to request an assessment test. The next B1 CILS Citizenship exam is scheduled to take place on February 25, 2021. Please note: It is the student's responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them. If you have a beginning to pre-intermediate level of Italian proficiency, please contact us regarding a course that can prepare you for the June 2021 B1 CILS Citizenship exam.

Class Dates: Jan. 19, 26 / Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: Tuesdays, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm PST

10 L'Italiano con i Fumetti - Online

Price: $144.00

Start Date: January 21, 2021

L' Italiano con i Fumetti is a great new course that uses a graphic novel, adapted for beginning 2 to pre-intermediate level Italian language students, as a fun way to teach vocabulary and support students' comprehension and conversational skills with a range of  activities that accompany the story. In this course students will read “Il mistero di Casanova” by Alma Edizioni, a story set in Venice, Italy during Carnevale. Your teacher is Nadia

Class Dates: Jan. 21, 28 / Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 / Mar. 4, 11

Time: Thursdays 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm PST

11 Italian Phonetics and Accent Reduction - Online

Price: $144.00

Start Date: January 28, 2021

Learn to sound like an Italian! This course focuses on mastering the correct pronunciation of consonants and vowels, difficult and unfamiliar sounds, accents,  intonation, and more! Your teacher is Ylenia.

Dates: Jan. 28 / Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 / Mar. 4, 11, 25

Time: Thursdays 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm PST


		        	

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