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Orange County



Single & Multiple Class Registration: Select “Add To Cart” under your desired course(s), and then select “View Cart” to increase number of students per class, if desired. Once you have finished adding your course(s) select “View Cart” to check out.

Discounts & Payment Method: Available discounts will be applied after you have registered and before you confirm your payment method. At the end of the registration process you will be given the option to pay by credit card or check/money order.

Refund Policy: If a class does not meet student’s expectations, they may request a full refund before the second class meeting of the current session. No refunds or credits can be given after the second class meeting of the current session unless the class is canceled. A minimum of six students is required to open a class. There are no make-up classes.

Family discount available! It’s not too late to enroll – We prorate!

01 Primi Passi - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: September 9, 2017

Primi Passi (“First Steps”) is a fun-filled “Parent and Me” style class taught in Italian for kids ages 3 and under that combines singing, movement, story time, music, vocabulary games, arts & crafts, and fun interactive exercises to encourage a love for the language from a very young age.

There will be a 10-minute snack break at 9:45 am.

Class Dates: Sept 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 / Dec. 2, 9, 16 / Jan. 13, 27

Time: Saturdays from 9:00 am to 10:30 am

02 Piccoli Amici - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: September 9, 2017

Piccoli Amici (“Little Friends”), is a child-only language immersion style class for kids ages 3 to 5 years old that focuses on building vocabulary with an emphasis on communication and early writing and reading skills through games, arts and crafts, stories, songs and imaginative play. Only Italian will be spoken in class. $10 material fee not included.

There will be a 10-minute snack break at 9:45 am.

Class Dates: Sept 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 / Dec. 2, 9, 16 / Jan. 13, 27

Time: Saturdays from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm

03 Parlo Italiano - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: September 9, 2017

Parlo Italiano (“I Speak Italian”) is a language immersion course designed for kids 6 to 12 years old that focuses on developing communication skills, including reading and writing, through fun activities, role play, storytelling, music, and games. Only Italian is spoken in class. Enrolling students must already be able to read and write.

Dates: Sept 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 / Dec. 2, 9, 16 / Jan. 13, 27

Time: Saturdays from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm

04 Adult Beginning I - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: September 9, 2017

Adult Beginning I is designed for students with zero to low knowledge of Italian. This introductory 15-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 as well as using adjectives and irregular verbs such as essere and avere and chiamarsi. 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.

Class Dates: Sept 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 / Dec. 2, 9, 16 / Jan. 13, 27

Time: Saturdays from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm

05 Adult Beginning II - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: September 9, 2017

Adult Beginning II is designed for students who have an established low beginning knowledge of Italian. The course begins with a review of the main points that were taught in Beginning I. Throughout fifteen weeks, while implementing new vocabulary regarding "hobbies and pastimes," and "vacation and travel," this course furthers students' familiarity with the present tense -ire verb conjugation, covers articles, prepositions, adjectives and the model verbs, piacere, potere, venire, andare, dovere and sapere.  At the end of the course, we hope to build a student's knowledge to be able to confidently speak about their interests, tastes, and preferences, ask the time, reserve a hotel room and describe people and places.

Class Dates: Sept 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 / Dec. 2, 9, 16 / Jan. 13, 27

Time: Saturdays from 9:00 am to 10:30 am

06 Adult Pre-Intermediate I - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: September 9, 2017

Pre-Intermediate I 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 II. Throughout fifteen weeks, while implementing new vocabulary regarding "daily life and weather," "flavors of Italy," "food and shopping," and "family," 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.

Class Dates: Sept 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 / Dec. 2, 9, 16 / Jan. 13, 27

Time: Saturdays from 10:45 am to 12:15 pm