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01a Put Your Italian to Practice! Beginning Conversation - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: August 5, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

In this 4-week course designed for beginning level students, the focus will be on getting students to speak in Italian as much as possible. Your teacher, Maestra Ylenia, will also pay close attention to the students speaking skills and will review grammar structures when necessary.

Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26

Time: Wednesdays, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 0

00 Kids Art in Italian - Online

Price: $64.00

Start Date: August 5, 2020

Arte in Italian led by Italian artist Ylenia Mino guides kids ages 5+ through the creation of an art project inspired by a famous artist all while learning Italian! Classes combine art techniques, Art History and the Italian Language. All levels of Italian welcome. Please note: upon registering, students will be sent a list of basic supplies needed to participate in the class.

Class Dates: August 5, 12, 19, 26

Time: Wednesdays from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST

01d Put Your Italian to Practice! Intermediate Conversation - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: August 10, 2020

This four-week course of Italian conversation for pre-intermediate to intermediate level students promises to be entertaining and definitely fun! The workshops are designed to increase a student's vocabulary and conversation skills. The first hour of each workshop will be dedicated to discussing a variety of topics with a focus on analyzing new vocabulary and expressions and hearing the student's opinions and questions asked to each other. The second part of the class will focus on reviewing a specific grammar structure (students' choice) followed by a series of drills and games to reinforce with students how to use the grammar structure in conversation.

Dates: Aug. 10, 17, 24, 31

Time: Mondays from 5:00 - 6:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 1

02 Italian Cooking Hacked! Gnocchi alla Romana

Free Event

Start Date: August 12, 2020

Join Deborah Graci as she walks you through this free virtual cooking lesson on how to make Gnocchi alla Romana, one of the most famous first courses originated in Lazio, Italy. This delicious and nutritious recipe is simple to prepare and can be brought to the table with many different seasonings.

This free one-hour seminar will be presented in English. Please register by 8:00 pm PST on Tuesday, August 11. Please note: if more than one family member is using the same computer to participate you only need to register for one person.

Class Date: Wednesday, August 12

Time: 12:00 pm

01b Put Your Italian to Practice! Beginning Conversation - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: August 14, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

In this 4-week course designed for beginning level students, the focus will be on getting students to speak in Italian as much as possible. Your teacher, Maestra Ylenia, will also pay close attention to the students speaking skills and will review grammar structures when necessary.

Dates: August 14, 21, 28 / September 4

Time: Fridays, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 0

01e Put Your Italian to Practice! Preparing for the Spoken Portion of the B1 Exam - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: August 18, 2020

This four-week course of Italian conversation for pre-intermediate to intermediate level students focuses on preparing students for the oral production portion of the B1 Citizenship exam. The oral production expects students to deliver in Italian a "personal presentation" and to converse with the examiner on an invented topic to simulate a "dialogue." Through the guide of a teacher with knowledge of the CILS exams, you will focus on practicing topics, vocabulary and grammar useful to undertake the B1 exam. The teacher will also provide mock exams to give the students the best preparation possible for the spoken portion of the B1 Citizenship exam. Please note: It is the students responsibility to register for the exam at a test center nearest them.

Dates: Aug. 18, 25 / Sept. 1, 8

Time: Tuesdays from 7:00 - 8:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 2

01c Italian Essentials 2 - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: August 28, 2020

Italian Essentials 2 is the continuation course for students who have taken Italian Essentials 1. This course is a series of four workshops that focus on teaching the essential basics of Italian phrasing, numbers, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation that all students need to know when learning Italian.

Dates: Aug. 28 / Sept. 4, 11, 18

Time: Fridays 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 5

03 The Legacy of Rome

Free Event

Start Date: August 30, 2020

Despite their demise 1500 years ago, the Romans do not cease to influence modern Western society. This free one-hour virtual seminar with Maestra Antonella will explore the the ways  Roman civilization still effect modern Western culture and how the legacy of the Caesars is still felt in modern Western society.

This free one-hour seminar will be presented in English. Advanced registration by 8:00 pm PST on Saturday, August 29 is required. Please note: space is limited so if more than one family member is using the same computer to participate you only need to register for one person.

Class Date: Sunday, August 30

Time: 10:00 am PST

07 Adult Pre-Intermediate 1b - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 8, 2020

Adult Pre-Intermediate 1b is the second  course in a two-part Pre-Intermediate 1 series that is designed for students who have an established low beginning knowledge of Italian. Our goal during this 8-week online course is to continue to build new vocabulary regarding “daily life and weather,” “flavors of Italy,” “food,” and “family.” Students will learn the passato prossimo, how to use the superlative, adverbs and the passato prossimo of reflexive verb tense. 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. 8, 15, 22, 29 / Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27

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

10 Adult Advanced 2a - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 8, 2020

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 8-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.

Class Dates: Sept 8, 15, 22, 29 / Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27

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

07 Giochiamo All'Italiano - Online

Price: $224.00

Start Date: September 8, 2020

Giochiamo all'Italiano (Let's Play Italian!) focuses on developing communication skills through fun activities including memory matching, word wheel game, click and tell, quizzes and songs. This online course is designed for kids ages 6 to 12 years old. Only Italian is spoken in class.

Class Dates: Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29 / Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 / Nov. 3, 10, 17 / Dec. 1, 8, 15 (no class Nov. 25)

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

04b Adult Beginning 1a - Online (Tuesdays)

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 8, 2020

Adult Beginning 1a is the first course in a two-course Beginning 1 series that is designed for beginners with little or no Italian language background. 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. Our goal during this 8-week online course is to create a solid foundation in the fundamentals of Italian. Classes will be held in a live streaming virtual classroom with a native Italian speaker who has experience teaching Italian in traditional and online settings.

Class Dates: Sept. 8, 15, 22, 29 / Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27

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

06 Adult Pre-Intermediate Ia - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 9, 2020

Adult Pre-Intermediate 1a is the first  course in a two-course pre-Intermediate 1 series that is designed for for students who have an established low beginning knowledge of Italian. Our goal during this 8-week online course is to continue to build new vocabulary regarding “daily life and weather,” “flavors of Italy,” “food,” and “family.” Students will learn the passato prossimo, how to use direct pronouns, possessive adjectives and the reflexive verb tense. 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. 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: Wednesdays 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm PST

09 Path to AP® Italian Exam Prep Course - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 9, 2020

This course is specifically designed for 9-12 grade students who already speak Italian (A2/B1 level or above) that are planning to take the AP® Italian Language & Culture exam in May 2021. During this 8-week course students will work to strengthen the grammar and language structure skills specifically required by the AP® Italian Language & Culture exam  and improve their comprehension and conversation levels. This course is a precursor to our AP® Italian Language & Culture exam offered in January 2021 that will teach to specifically to the exam. Please contact us to request an assessment test before enrolling.

Class Dates: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: Wednesdays from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm PST

*AP® is a registered trademark of The College Board which is not affiliated with this course.

08 Art in Italian - Online

Price: $224.00

Start Date: September 9, 2020

Arte in Italian led by Italian artist Ylenia Mino guides kids ages 5+ through the creation of an art project inspired by a famous artist all while learning Italian! Classes combine art techniques, Art History and the Italian Language. All levels of Italian welcome. Please note: upon registering, students will be sent a list of basic supplies needed to participate in the class.

Class Dates: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 / Dec. 2, 9, 16 (no class Nov. 25)

Time: Wednesdays from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST

02 Focus on Grammar 1 - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 9, 2020

Focus on Grammar 1 is a series of eight grammar workshops reviews key grammatical structures that can give beginning and pre-intermediate Italian students the most trouble.  These workshops will cover the passato prossimo vs. the imperfetto, reflexive verbs, pronouns and adverbs among other grammatical structures to help shed light on how to master the most intricate common errors language acquisition students make so they can speak Italian like a true native!

Dates: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: Wednesdays 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm PST

 

Available Spaces: 6

05 Parlo Italiano 3 - Online

Price: $224.00

Start Date: September 10, 2020

Parlo Italiano 3 (“I Speak Italian”), is a high level immersion course for kids 7 to 11 years old who have completed at least two sessions of Parlo Italiano 2, are currently enrolled in an Italian dual-immersion elementary program or have the prior approval from 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.

Class Dates: Sept. 10, 17, 24 / Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / Nov. 5, 12, 19 / Dec. 3, 10, 17 (no class Nov. 26)

Time: Thursdays from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm PST

09 Adult Advanced 1a - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 10, 2020

Adult Advanced 1a is the first course in a two-course Advanced 1 session designed for students who have an established high intermediate knowledge of Italian. During this 8-week course students will learn to express a hypothesis and explore agreement between time frame and verb family while building a student’s vocabulary to be able to confidently make analogies and express an opinion in support or against a topic of conversation. This course will include a cultural component that explores Italian cinema, music and art.

Class Dates: Sept. 10, 17, 24 / Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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

06 Ragazzi Italiani - Online

Price: $224.00

Start Date: September 10, 2020

Our Ragazzi Italiani (Italian Teens) course is designed for middle and high school students, ages 13 to 16 years old who already have a 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.

Class Dates: Sept. 10, 17, 24 / Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 / Nov. 6, 12, 19 / Dec. 3, 10, 17 (no class Nov. 26)

Time: Thursdays from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm PST

04a Adult Beginning 1a - Online (Saturdays)

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 12, 2020

Adult Beginning 1a is the first course in a two-course Beginning 1 series that is designed for beginners with little or no Italian language background. 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. Our goal during this 8-week online course is to create a solid foundation in the fundamentals of Italian. Classes will be held in a live streaming virtual classroom with a native Italian speaker who has experience teaching Italian in traditional and online settings.

Class Dates: Sept. 12, 19, 26 / Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

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

05 Adult Beginning 2a - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 12, 2020

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.

Class Dates: Sept. 12, 19, 26 / Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

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

02 Piccoli Amici - Online

Price: $210.00

Start Date: September 12, 2020

Piccoli Amici (“Little Friends”) is an immersion-style course designed to teach Italian to Pre-K and Kinder students through fun vocabulary building activities, songs and storytelling! Each 45-minute online lesson will be taught in Italian.

Class Dates: Sept. 12, 19, 26 / Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / Nov. 7, 14, 21 / Dec. 5, 12, 19 (no class Nov. 28)

Time: Saturdays from 9:30 am to 10:15 am PST

04 Parlo Italiano 2 - Online

Price: $224.00

Start Date: September 12, 2020

Parlo Italiano 2 (“I Speak Italian”) is a pre-intermediate to intermediate level Italian immersion course designed for kids 7 to 12 years old. Italian students focus on developing communication skills (including reading and writing) through fun activities and games. Only Italian is spoken in class. Enrolling students must already be able to read and write.

Dates: Sept. 12, 19, 26 / Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / Nov. 7, 14, 21 / Dec. 5, 12, 19 (no class Nov. 28)

Time: Saturdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm PST

03 Parlo Italiano 1 - Online

Price: $224.00

Start Date: September 12, 2020

Parlo Italiano 1 (“I Speak Italian”) is a beginning level Italian immersion course designed for kids 7 to 12 years old. Italian students focus on developing communication skills (including reading and writing) through fun activities and games. Only Italian is spoken in class. Enrolling students must already be able to read and write.

Dates: Sept. 12, 19, 26 / Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / Nov. 7, 14, 21 / Dec. 5, 12, 19 (no class Nov. 28)

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

01 Primi Passi - Online

Price: $140.00

Start Date: September 12, 2020

Primi Passi (“First Steps”) is a fun-filled 30-minute "Parent & Me" style online language immersion class for toddlers that includes songs and stories to engage children while teaching them Italian. Only Italian will be spoken in class.

Class Dates: Sept. 12, 19, 26 / Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / Nov. 7, 14, 21 / Dec. 5, 12, 19 (no class Nov. 28)

Time: Saturdays from 11:30 am to 12:0 pm (PST)

11 Adult Advanced 3a - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 12, 2020

Adult Advanced 3a is the first course in a two-course Advanced 3 series designed for students who have an established advanced knowledge of Italian  Throughout this 8-week course, students will explore and review the most advanced grammatical structures including the condizionale passato and the periodo ipotetico. Reading and conversation will feature prominently in order to give students the opportunity to speak using all the different time frames and learn new vocabulary.

Class Dates: Sept. 12, 19, 26 / Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

Time: Saturdays 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm PST

03 Focus on Grammar 2 - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 13, 2020

Focus on Grammar 2 is a series of eight grammar workshops reviews key grammatical structures that can give intermediate and advanced level Italian students the most trouble.  The workshops will go over the passato prossimo vs. the imperfetto, the present conditional and subjunctive, double pronouns, prepositions and idiomatic expressions. These workshops will shed light on how to master the most intricate common errors language acquisition students make so they can speak Italian like a true native!

Dates: Sept. 13, 20, 27 / Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 / Nov. 1

Time: Sundays 9:00 am to 10:30 am PST

Available Spaces: 6

08 Adult Intermediate 1a - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 14, 2020

Adult Intermediate 1a is designed for students who have an established high pre-intermediate knowledge of Italian. Throughout this 8-week course, while implementing new vocabulary regarding “health and fitness” and “work,” students will begin to  learn the imperativo, and futuro semplice verb tenses, as well as grammatical structures such as comparing two or more objects by using the comparativo and superlativo. 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, make comparisons and give an opinion on a given topic of conversation.

Class Dates:  Sept. 14, 21, 28 / Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 / Nov. 2

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