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04 Parlo Italiano III - Burbank

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

Parlo Italiano III (“I Speak Italian”), is a high intermediate level immersion course for kids 8 to 12 years old who have completed at least two or three sessions of Parlo Italiano II or who have the prior approval of the teacher. This course builds on increased exposure to grammatical structures in order to build confidence in communicative abilities, growing vocabulary, and improving listening, reading, writing, and pronunciation. Only Italian will be spoken in class.

There will be a ten minute break at 10:45 am.

Class Dates: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

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

09 Adult Intermediate II - Burbank

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

Adult Intermediate II is designed for students who have an established low intermediate knowledge of Italian. The course begins with a review of the main points that were taught in Intermediate I. Throughout fifteen weeks, while implementing new vocabulary regarding "health and fitness," "work" and "the home and house hunting," students will begin to  learn the imperativo, futuro semplice and congiuntivo verb tenses, as well as grammatical structures such as comparing two or more objects by using the comparativo and superlativo, and grow their understanding and use of adverbs and adjectives. At the end of the course, we hope to build a student's knowledge to be able to confidently express future intentions, describe events in the past, present and future, make comparisons, express disappointment, express a hypothetical situations, and give an opinion on a given topic of conversation.

Class Dates: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

Time: Saturdays from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm

01 Primi Passi - Burbank

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

Primi Passi (“First Steps”) is a fun-filled language immersion “Parent and Me” style class for children 14 - 35 months  that includes songs, arts & crafts, and games to engage the children while teaching them Italian. Only Italian will be spoken in class. $10 material fee not included.

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

Class Dates:  Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

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

02 Piccoli Amici - West LA

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

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 include

There will be a 10-minute break for a snack at 10:15 am.

Class Dates: Feb, 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 17, 24 / Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 / May 5, 12, 19, 26 (No class 3/10 & 3/31)

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

02 Piccoli Amici - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

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: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

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

08 Adult Beginning II - Burbank

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

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: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

Time: Saturdays from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm

01 Primi Passi - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

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: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

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

07 Adult Beginning I - Burbank

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

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: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

Time: Saturdays from 11:45 to 1:15 pm

06 Adult Beginning II - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

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: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

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

02 Piccoli Amici - Burbank

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

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 10:45 am.

Class Dates: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

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

Available Spaces: 0

01 Primi Passi - West LA

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

Primi Passi (“First Steps”) is a fun-filled language immersion “Parent and Me” style class for children 14 - 35 months  that includes songs, arts & crafts, and games to engage the children while teaching them Italian. Only Italian will be spoken in class. $10 material fee not included.

There will be a 10-minute break for a snack at 12:00 pm.

Class Dates: Feb, 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 17, 24 / Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 / May 5, 12, 19, 26 (No class March 10 & 31)

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

05 Ragazzi Italiani - Burbank

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

Our Ragazzi Italiani (Italian Teens) course is designed for middle and high school students, ages 12 to 16 years, who already have a strong foundation in Italian and wish to develop communicative competence in reading, listening, writing and speaking while exploring multiple aspects of  Italian society, literature, history and culture. Students in this class will also learn and practice skills which will be useful to eventually take the Italian SAT® and AP® Italian exams.

Class Dates: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

Time: Saturday from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

06 Italian Children's Theater - Burbank

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

Fondazione Italia is excited to be able to offer an Italian Children's Theater class! Kids ages 7–13 will be able to experience the mythical and wonderful world of theater by learning about the rich and deep cultural heritage of Commedia dell’ Arte, the traditional Italian form of masked theater. There will be a performance at the end of the session. This class is taught entirely in Italian.  Material fee not included.

Class Dates: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

Time: Saturday from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

03 Parlo Italiano I - West LA

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

Parlo Italiano I (“I Speak Italian”) is an immersion course for kids 7 to 12 years old that have zero to a low beginning knowledge of Italian or who have completed Piccoli Amici and have the prior approval of the teacher, 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.

Class Dates: Feb, 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 17, 24 / Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 / May 5, 12, 19, 26 (No class 3/10 & 3/31)

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

07 Adult Pre-Intermediate II - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

Pre-Intermediate II 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 I. Throughout fifteen weeks, while implementing new vocabulary regarding “shopping,” and physical characteristics, 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.

Class Dates: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

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

03 Parlo Italiano I - Burbank

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 3, 2018

Parlo Italiano I (“I Speak Italian”), is a beginning level immersion course for kids 6 to 12 years old who have zero to low level beginning knowledge of Italian. This course emphasizes communicative abilities and vocabulary building as well as listening, reading, writing, pronunciation and basic grammar skills. Only Italian will be spoken in class. Enrolling students must already be able to read and write.

There will be a ten minute break at 10:45 am.

Class Dates: Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

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

03 Parlo Italiano 1b - Orange County

Price: $395.00

Start Date: February 24, 2018

$45 off if you enroll by February 20!

Parlo Italiano (“I Speak Italian”) is a language immersion course designed for kids 6 to 12 years old who have already taken Parlo Italiano 1a or who have a high beginning level knowledge of Italian. The course 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: Feb. 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24/ Apr. 7, 14, 28 / May 5,  12 / Jun, 2, 9 (No class 3/31, 5/19 & 5/26)

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

01 "Italian for Travelers" Language Workshop

Price: $45.00

Start Date: May 5, 2018

If you are planning a trip to Italy this workshop will help you get ready to impress the locals! During this fun workshop with one of Fondazione Italia’s most experienced and entertaining teachers, Lorena Bignamini, you will be exposed to situations that you are likely to encounter when traveling, checking-in to hotels, making reservations, ordering in a restaurant, meeting people, shopping, ordering a gelato and more! You will learn and practice speaking key Italian words and phrases so you can get the most out of your Italian vacation. This workshop is intended for students with little or no previous exposure to Italian but all levels are welcome! Both Italian and English will be spoken during the workshop.

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Available Spaces: 9

02 “Paint & Speak Italian” Kids Italian Language Art Workshop - Burbank

Price: $28.00

Start Date: May 12, 2018

Children ages five and older are invited to experience a “Paint and Speak” Italian art workshop led by Italian artist and language teacher Ylenia Mino! The goal of this workshop is use the artistic medium of painting and creativity to augment a child’s Italian language skills. In an artistic/linguistic environment, children tend to be more focused, learn quicker and gain excellent developmental benefits including increased self-confidence, enhanced creativity and awareness of their abilities. Students will explore their creativity while learning Italian! This workshop is intended for all proficiency levels including absolute beginners. English will be spoken only if needed as Ylenia guides each student in the creation of a wonderful painting. Art materials are included in the workshop fee.

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Available Spaces: 8

03 "Paint & Speak" Adult Italian Art Workshop

Price: $40.00

Start Date: May 12, 2018

You are invited to experience a “Paint & Speak” Italian art workshop led by expert Italian artist and language teacher Ylenia Mino! Ylenia will guide you through the creation of a painting while teaching you new vocabulary words and phrases with the goal of enriching your Italian language skills through the artistic medium of painting. This workshop is intended for all proficiency levels including absolute beginners. Release your creativity and learn Italian! Art materials are included in workshop fee.
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Available Spaces: 5

01 Facilissimo! - Online

Price: $125.00

Start Date: May 14, 2018

Facilissimo! is a 4-week online session that promises to teach students in a very short time how to navigate through the most common communication topics in Italian. This course is geared toward beginner level students looking for a quick course to be able to communicate the basics in a simple but effective way, or students looking for a great review of the fundamentals.

Class Dates: May 14, 21, 28 / June 4

Time: Mondays from 5:30 to 7:00 pm PST

02 "Raccontami una Storia" - Online

Price: $125.00

Start Date: May 15, 2018

"Raccontami una Storia" ("Tell me a Story") is a 4-week online class for adults who already have a pre-intermediate or higher knowledge of Italian. This course, designed to increase a student's vocabulary and conversation skills, promises to be fast-paced, entertaining and definitely fun! The first half of each class will be dedicated to discussing a pre-assigned story or article with a focus on analyzing new vocabulary and expressions and hearing the student's opinions and questions about the story or article. The second half of the class will focus on reviewing a specific grammar structure used in the story followed by a series of drills and games to reinforce with students how to use the grammar structure in conversation. The class will end with a short video.

Class Dates: May 15, 22, 29 / June 5

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

03 Summer Camp Glendale - Week 1 & 2

Price: $540.00

Start Date: July 16, 2018

Save $50 if you enroll in both weeks. Cost would be $590 for both weeks without discount.

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates:  July 10 - July 21

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

06 Summer Camp Glendale - Two Days (Week 1)

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 16, 2018

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates: July 16 - July 20

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

04 Summer Camp Glendale - Three Days (Week 1)

Price: $180.00

Start Date: July 16, 2018

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates: July 16 - July 20

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

01 Summer Camp Glendale - Week 1

Price: $295.00

Start Date: July 16, 2018

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates:  July 16 - July 20

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

07 Summer Camp Glendale - Two Days (Week 2)

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 23, 2018

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates: July 23 - 27

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

02 Summer Camp Glendale - Week 2

Price: $295.00

Start Date: July 23, 2018

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates:  July 23 - July 27

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

05 Summer Camp Glendale - Three Days (Week 2)

Price: $180.00

Start Date: July 23, 2018

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates: July 23 - 27

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

03 Summer Camp Laguna Beach - Two Days

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 30, 2018

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates:  July 30 - August 3
(you will be asked to indicate days on enrollment form that will be sent to you)

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Available Spaces: 6

01 Summer Camp Laguna Beach - Full Week

Price: $295.00

Start Date: July 30, 2018

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates:  July 30 - August 3

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Available Spaces: 22

02 Summer Camp Laguna Beach - Three Days

Price: $180.00

Start Date: July 30, 2018

Make Friends! Have Fun! All in Italian! All Levels Welcome! Our campers enjoy language arts, singing, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts and movement -all in Italian! Our passionate and experienced native speaking teachers serve as counselors as they lead campers from one great activity to the next. A week or more of our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! For children ages 4-10.

Dates:  July 30 - August 3
(you will be asked to indicate days on enrollment form that will be sent to you)

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Available Spaces: 6