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Online AP® Italian Preparation Course Begins Jan. 23 – Only 3 spots left!

Date 01.09.2016

Fondazione Italia’s 2016 AP® Italian online preparation course begins on January 23rd. Only three spots left! This test preparation course meets once a week by video conference for 15 weeks beginning on January 23, 2016. The course is geared towards high school students who are heritage speakers or who have had at least three years of high school Italian or equivalent, i.e. intermediate-level proficiency.
January 23 to May 7, 2016
(15 Saturdays – no class on March 26th)
2:00 – 4:00 pm

Course Fee: $380Partial Scholarships Available. Apply Today!

What students will learn:
  • Familiarity with the six themes and sub-themes recommended by the College Board;
  • Strategies for interpreting written and audio texts in Italian, even if you don’t understand every word;
  • Strategies for starting, continuing and ending a conversation in Italian;
  • The formal conventions of letter/e-mail writing;
  • How to make cultural comparisons between the U.S. and Italy and how to make an effective and concise oral presentation;
  • How to write a well-argued and organized persuasive essay;
Prerequisites:
  • Must be heritage speaker or have at least 3 years of high school Italian or equivalent, i.e. intermediate-level proficiency.
  • Students are expected to be tech savvy and to have a reliable internet access.
Download the Course Syllabus 

Please review the following information before enrolling in the course.

If you have any questions, please e-mail us.
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