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10 B1 Path to Citizenship for Beginners - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: June 3, 2020

As of 4 December 2018, a B1 level knowledge of the Italian language is required when applying for Italian citizenship (marriage and residency). This course focuses on teaching the necessary skills to pass the CILS B1 Citizenship test. This course is aimed at high beginner to low pre-intermediate students. Please contact us to request an assessment test before enrolling. Due to COVID-19 the 2020 test date has been moved from June 4 to October 22. Please note: It is the student's responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them.

Class Dates: June 3, 10, 17, 24  / July 8, 15, 22, 29 (no class July 1)

Time: Wednesdays 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 1

09a Italian for Travelers - Online (Wednesday)

Price: $150.00

Start Date: June 17, 2020

During this 6-week course designed for beginning+ students, you will learn standard sentences about situations that a tourist can find useful and practical in Italy. This is not a course to learn grammar but focuses instead on learning sentence structures with common expressions and vocabulary through dialogue role play that puts students in practical situations they would encounter when travelling in Italy. Students will also be exposed to Italian songs and short movies to encourage conversation and reinforce language knowledge.

Class Dates: June 17, 24 / July 1, 8, 15, 22

Time: Wednesdays 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm PST

08 Bambine Ribelli - Online

Price: $68.00

Start Date: June 20, 2020

This 4-week course is designed for intermediate level Italian students ages 6-12 who can read in Italian. Important women through history will be discussed during each lesson from the bestselling book in Italy,"Storie delle Buonanotte per Bambine Ribelli."

Class Dates: June 20, 27 / July 11, 18 (no class July 4)

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

09 Video Club Italia! - Online

Price: $68.00

Start Date: June 29, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

Video Club Italia! is a four-week course for multi-level Italian students ages 6 to 12 that focuses on developing communication skills through fun activities including watching and commenting on popular Italian short videos, Italian cartoons, Italian music videos and more fun activities including crossword, memory cards and quizzes. Only Italian is spoken in class.

Class Dates: June 29 / July 6, 13, 20

Time: Mondays from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 0

12 Pre-Intermediate 1a - Online

Price: $150.00

Start Date: June 30, 2020

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 2. 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.

Class Dates: June 30 / July 7, 14, 21, 28 / Aug. 4, 11, 18

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

05 Art in Italian - Online

Price: $68.00

Start Date: July 1, 2020

During each 60-minute workshop led by Italian artist Ylenia Mino, kids of all ages will be guided step-by-step through the creation of an art project inspired by a famous artist all while learning Italian! These workshops combine art techniques, Art History and the Italian Language. Workshops will be presented in Italian (English will be spoken only when necessary). All levels welcome! No art experience necessary. (please note: upon registering, students will be sent a list of basic supplies needed to participate in the art workshops.)

Class Dates: July 1, 8, 15, 22

Time: Wednesdays from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

02 Italian Essentials for Beginners 2 - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 1, 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: July 1, 8, 15, 22

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

Available Spaces: 1

01 Italian Essentials for Beginners 1 - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 3, 2020

Italian Essentials 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: July 3, 10, 17, 24

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

 

Available Spaces: 1

03a Parliamo in Italiano 1 - Online

Price: $68.00

Start Date: July 3, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

Parliamo in Italiano 1 is a low level Italian immersion course designed for kids 7 to 12 years old. The course is designed to focus on conversation and reading comprehension skills. Only Italian is spoken in class. Enrolling students must already be able to read and write.

Dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24

Time: Fridays 10:oo am - 11:00 am PST

Available Spaces: 0

09b Italian for Travelers - Online (Friday)

Price: $150.00

Start Date: July 3, 2020

During this 6-week course designed for beginning+ students, you will learn standard sentences about situations that a tourist can find useful and practical in Italy. This is not a course to learn grammar but focuses instead on learning sentence structures with common expressions and vocabulary through dialogue role play that puts students in practical situations they would encounter when travelling in Italy. Students will also be exposed to Italian songs and short movies to encourage conversation and reinforce language knowledge.

Class Dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / Aug. 7

Time: Fridays 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm PST

 

03b Parliamo in Italiano 1 - Online

Price: $68.00

Start Date: July 3, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

Parliamo in Italiano 1 is a low level Italian immersion course designed for kids 7 to 12 years old. The course is designed to focus on conversation and reading comprehension skills. Only Italian is spoken in class. Enrolling students must already be able to read and write.

Dates: July 3, 10, 17, 24

Time: Fridays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 0

04 Focus on Grammar 2 - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 5, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

This series of four 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!

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

Dates: July 5, 12, 19, 26

Available Spaces: 0

08 "Cinema e Chiacchiere" - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 6, 2020

"Cinema e Chiacchiere" ("Film & Conversation") is a 4-week online course designed for intermediate students that focuses on communication and comprehension of spoken Italian through discussions on films. This class is presented entirely in Italian.

Class Dates: July 6, 13, 20, 27

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

06 Put Your Italian to Practice! Intermediate Conversation - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 6, 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 half of each workshop 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.

Dates: July 6, 13, 20, 27

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

Available Spaces: 1

06 Italian Immersion Grades 1 & 2 - Online

Price: $128.00

Start Date: July 6, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

This class is designed to help students in the Italian immersion program at Franklin Elementary review and maintain Italian language skills during the summer. The class is open to any student who has already studied Italian. Course will meet twice a week.

Class Dates: July 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29

Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 0

07 Put your Italian into Practice! Advanced Conversation - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 7, 2020

This four-week course of Italian conversation for advanced level students promises to be entertaining and definitely fun! The workshops are designed to increase a student's vocabulary and conversation skills. The first half of each workshop 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.

Dates: July 7, 14, 21, 28

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

Available Spaces: 1

10 Viaggio in Italia per Ragazzi - Online

Price: $68.00

Start Date: July 9, 2020

In this 4-week conversation course for intermediate Italian students ages 12-16, students will take a weekly virtual trip to an Italian city. Each student will be in charge of researching and presenting to the class an Italian, lesser known city. Aspects to be included in the presentation could include regional cuisine, art, must-see attractions, secrets, tips, history and lifestyle.  After each student-led presentation there will be a guided in depth discussion among the students. Quizzes, short reviews and language games will also be part of the class and will offer an excellent opportunity to master a larger vocabulary and grammatical structures.

Class Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30

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

05 Put Your Italian to Practice! Beginning Conversation - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 11, 2020

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. The teacher will also pay close attention to the students speaking skills and will review grammar structures when necessary.

Dates: July 11, 18, 25 / August 1

Time: Saturdays from 11:30 am - 1:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 4

03 Focus on Grammar 1 - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 11, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

This series of four 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, reflexive verbs, pronouns and adverbs 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!

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

Dates: July 11, 18, 25 / August 1

Available Spaces: 0

04 Parliamo in Italiano 2 - Online

Price: $68.00

Start Date: July 11, 2020

Parliamo in Italiano 2 is a high level Italian immersion course designed for kids 7 to 12 years old. The course is designed to focus on conversation and reading comprehension skills through fun activities. Only Italian is spoken in class. Enrolling students must already be able to read and write.

Dates: July 11, 18, 25 / August 1

Time: Saturdays 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST

Available Spaces: 0

02 Giochiamo in Italiano Beginners - Online

Price: $68.00

Start Date: July 11, 2020

Giochiamo in Italiano for beginners is an Italian immersion course designed for kids 7 to 12 years old with little to no knowledge of Italian. The course is designed to be interactive and fun! Students will build vocabulary and learn essential sentence structures through games in order to boost their knowledge of Italian over the summer.

Dates: July 11, 18, 25 / Aug. 1

Time: Saturdays 9:30 am - 10:30 am PST

11a Italian Art Virtual Camp (ages 4 to 6) - Online Week 1

Price: $80.00

Start Date: July 13, 2020

Join Maestra Ylenia for a fun and interactive daily art summer camp class. Students ages 4 to 6 will learn about different artist and will create a new painting every day. The class will be taught in Italian (English when necessary) but you do not need to know Italian to have fun and participate!

Class Dates: July 13 - July 17

Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 10:00 am PST

12a Italian Art Virtual Camp (ages 7 to 13) - Online Week 1

Price: $160.00

Start Date: July 13, 2020

Join Maestra Ylenia for a fun summer camp art program designed for students ages 7 to 13! Your children will be immersed into the lives and of famous artists and their works. In addition to art history, students will create an art painting/ project inspired by the work of an artist they have learned about. The class will be taught in Italian. There will be a 10 minute break at 11:30 am for students to stretch their legs and get a snack.

Class Dates: July 13 - July 17

Time: Monday - Friday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm PST

07 Italian Immersion Grades 3 & 4 - Online

Price: $96.00

Start Date: July 14, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

This class is meant to help students in the Italian immersion program at Franklin Elementary review and maintain Italian language skills over the summer. This class is open to any student who has already studied Italian. Course meets twice a week.

Class Dates: July 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30

Time: Tuesday & Thursdays 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 0

07 Geronimo Stilton with Sofia and Maya

Free Event

Start Date: July 16, 2020

It’s Italian story-time! Uhm….…. No! It’s Geronimo Stilton’s time! Join Italian-American teen sisters (and ex Fondazione Italia and Franklin students),  Sofia and Maya for a fun adventure through time! During this free 30-minute workshop, Sofia and Maya will read and interpret Geronimo Stilton’s exciting story “Voyage Through Time” stimulating children’s fantasy and promoting their comprehension of Italian vocabulary. Open to children 5 years and up. Workshop is presented in Italian.

Class Date: Thursday, July 16

Time: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

11b Italian Art Virtual Camp (ages 4 to 6) - Online Week 2

Price: $80.00

Start Date: July 20, 2020

Join Maestra Ylenia for a fun and interactive daily art summer camp class. Students ages 4 to 6 will learn about different artist and will create a new painting every day. Different artist will be introduced during this week in the event that there are students from week 1 who wish to continue. The classes will be taught in Italian (English when necessary) but you do not need to know Italian to have fun and participate!

Class Dates: July 20 - July 24

Time: Monday - Friday 9:00 - 10:00 am PST

12b Italian Art Virtual Camp (ages 7 to 13) - Online Week 2

Price: $160.00

Start Date: July 20, 2020

Join Maestra Ylenia for a fun summer camp art program designed for students ages 7 to 13! Your children will be immersed in the lives of famous artists and their works. In addition to art history, students will create an art painting/project inspired by the work of an artist they have learned about. Different artist will be introduced during this week in the event that there are students from week 1 who wish to continue. The classes will be taught in Italian. There will be a 10 minute break at 11:30 am for students to stretch their legs and get a snack.

Class Dates: July 20 - July 24

Time: Monday - Friday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm PST

13a Italian Kinder Camp - Online Week 1

Price: $60.00

Start Date: July 20, 2020

Join Maestra Patrizia as she prepares your incoming Franklin Elementary Italian dual-immersion kinder student for their first day of school! Through songs and fun interactive class activities, students will begin to learn the essential Italian phrases and vocabulary needed to make their transition into the Italian dual-immersion program easier. Space is limited.

Class Dates: July 20 - July 24

Time: Monday - Friday 10:30 - 11:00 am PST

Available Spaces: 0

08 Hidden Treasures of Italy: The Opera dei Pupi

Free Event

Start Date: July 24, 2020

Dr. Federico Pacchioni will explore the cultural and artistic significance of the Opera dei Pupi, a form of puppet theater original of Sicily that has had much success in the island as well as abroad which. This unique art form, inscribed in the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, provides an opportunity to appreciate a number fascinating features of Italy's literature, folklore and craftsmanship.

This free one-hour seminar will be presented in English. Advanced registration 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: Friday, July 24

Time: 5:00 pm PST

09 Andiamo a Venezia! A Virtual Tour of Venice for Kids (English)

Free Event

Start Date: July 25, 2020

Join artist Maestra Ylenia on a children's tour of Venice! Art expert Ylenia Mino and her friend Pimpa will take children on a virtual tour of Venice to visit its main attractions and learn fun facts about its history! This free 30-minute virtual seminar is for children ages 4+ and will be presented in English. 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: Saturday, July 25 (must register by July 24)

Time: 9:30 am - 10:00 am PST

10 Andiamo a Venezia! A Virtual Tour of Venice for Kids (Italian)

Free Event

Start Date: July 25, 2020

Join artist Maestra Ylenia on a children's tour of Venice! Art expert Ylenia Mino and her friend Pimpa will take children on a virtual tour of Venice to visit its main attractions and learn fun facts about its history! This free 30-minute virtual seminar is for children ages 4+ and will be presented in Italian. 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: Saturday, July 25 (must register by July 24)

Time: 10:00 am - 10:30 am PST

13b Italian Kinder Camp - Online Week 2

Price: $60.00

Start Date: July 27, 2020

Join Maestra Patrizia as she prepares your incoming Franklin Elementary Italian dual-immersion kinder student for their first day of school! Through songs and fun interactive class activities, students will begin to learn the essential Italian phrases and vocabulary needed to make their transition into the Italian dual-immersion program easier. Space is limited.

Class Dates: July 27 - July 31

Time: Monday - Friday 10:30 - 11:00 am PST

Available Spaces: 0