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11 B1 Path to Citizenship Exam for Beginners - Online

Price: $1026.00

Start Date: February 23, 2022

This 38-week course focuses on teaching beginning Italian language learners the necessary skills to pass the CILS B1 Citizenship exam (as of 4 December 2018, a B1 level knowledge of the Italian language is required when applying for Italian citizenship through marriage or residency). Throughout this course, students will not only learn Italian but will focus on learning specific skills that will help them pass the B1 Citizenship exam. No previous knowledge of Italian is necessary to attend this course which intends to prepare students for the December 2022 exam. Your teacher is Ylenia. Please note: It is the student's responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them. 

Payment plans available upon request!

Class Dates:  Feb. 23 - Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - Apr. 6, (No class Apr. 13), 20, 27 - May 4, 11, 18, 25 - June 1, 8, 15,  22, 29 - July (No class Jul.  6), 13, 20, 27 - Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Oct.  5, 12, 19, 26 - Nov. 2, 9, 16 (No class Nov. 23), 30

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

Available Spaces: 4

15 Italian for Travelers 2 - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: April 23, 2022

Italian for Travelers 2 will continue preparing you to use conversational Italian effectively in common travel situations such as meeting people, traveling, and eating out, going shopping, asking for information and much more. This 6-week course involves learning a clearly-defined set of key expressions and practicing with the class in fun, real-life travel situations as if you were really there in Italy. Italian for Travelers 2 focuses on developing speaking and listening skills with a little emphasis on reading or writing skills. The Italian used is contemporary and colloquial. Your teacher is Antonella.

Class Dates: Apr. 23, 30 - May 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: Saturdays from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Available Spaces: 5

14 Eat, Pray, Love ... In Italy - High Intermediate/Advanced Conversation - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: April 28, 2022

In this High Intermediate/Advanced level course, students will improve their conversation skills by discovering the greatest destinations to eat, pray, and love in Italy.  Students are led through a 6-week journey across the "Belpaese" where they will learn about great food, the best monasteries where travelers can relax and meditate, and where to go for a romantic getaway. Your teacher, Valeria will use videos and articles to support her lessons and will pay close attention to the students speaking, comprehension, and reading skills and will review grammar structures when necessary.

Dates: Apr. 28 / May 5,  12,  19,  26 / June 2

Time: Thursdays 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 5

PRANZO VEGETARIANO FIORENTINO - Italian Cooking Workshop

Free Event

Start Date: June 12, 2022

You are all invited to make a delicious Vegetarian 3-Courses Meal Florentine style with Chef Marzia Polito, born and raised in Florence, Italy, and a Florentine cuisine expert! This is a perfect way to welcome the Summer Season: a scrumptious menu` that is at the same time light and healthy! Only Italians can pull this off!!!  Join us for a free one-hour online cooking class as chef Marzia guides students step-by-step to make this people pleaser menu`. This workshop will be conducted in English with some Italian

Date: Sunday, June 12th
Time: 10:00 am PST

Available Spaces: 44

04 PIAZZA ITALIA 1 - High Beginner/Pre-Intermediate - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 5, 2022

Piazza Italia 1 for High Beginners/Pre-Intermediate students, is a brand-new summer course that offers students a practical and fun approach to learning Italian and improving their skills. Every lesson is centered on a topic connected with Italy and its culture introduced through various activities, like tests, anagrams, games, and short conversations to spark students’ interest and participation. Authentic materials from Italian newspapers, websites, blogs, etc. will help to improve the vocabulary, sharpen reading-comprehension skills, and offer cues for a quick grammar review and practice exercises. Throughout the class, there will be numerous opportunities for chats and discussions. This is the perfect summer course, where students will feel like they are in a real Italian Piazza having a conversation with friends… bring your own drink of choice! Your teacher is Ylenia.

Dates: July 5, 12, 19, 26 - Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: Tuesday from 6:00 - 7:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 3

05 LET'S TALK SPORT! - Online

Price: $125.00

Start Date: July 5, 2022

From soccer to swimming, from athletics to basketball: in this multi-level course, students ages 13+ will explore the personal stories, drive, and resilience of various athletes who made history. This course is recommended for students who would like to play baseball like Charlie Brown, volleyball like Mimi` Ayuara, basketball like Bugs Bunny, run like Beep Beep the roadrunner, or simply relax on the sofa like Homer Simpson! This very entertaining course promises high engagement and lots of fun for students who will learn new Italian vocabulary and sharpen their reading and comprehension skills. Games and activities throughout the course aim to reinforce what is learned.  The classes will be taught in Italian (English when necessary). Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates:  July 5, 12, 19, 26 - Aug. 2, 9

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

Available Spaces: 10

07 ITALIANO IN CUCINA - Pre-Intermediate/Intermediate - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 5, 2022

Italiano in Cucina is a conversation course designed for Pre-Intermediate to Intermediate students that promises to ‘spice-up’ your engagement and interest as lessons are centered around guided conversations on Italian food and cooking. Each week students will be introduced to a typical Italian recipe, its history, and vocabulary through dialogues, stories, and various activities geared towards learning Italian in a fun and frustration-free way! Students will also learn fun facts, idiomatic expressions, and proverbs related to food and cooking that will make them sound like a real Italian. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates: July 5, 12, 19, 26 - Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23

Time: Tuesday  5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 6

06 ART HISTORY IN 21 CATS – STORIA DELL'ARTE IN 21 GATTI - Online

Price: $125.00

Start Date: July 6, 2022

In this course, based on the book “Storia Dell’Arte In 21 Gatti”, Art history gets a fun feline makeover with 21 purr-fectly cultured cats in the styles of ancient and modern masters. Throughout the course, 5 to 10 years old students will meet beautifully illustrated cats, each one inspired by a specific period in art history: Surrealism, Cubism, Abstract Expressionism, Ancient Egyptian (of course), and many more. Each class will introduce students to key themes and artists and then students will then make their own versions! Your teacher is Ylenia.

Dates: July 6, 13, 20, 27 - Aug. 3, 10

Time: Wednesday  from 4:30 am to 5:30 am PST

Available Spaces: 9

06 ITALIANO CON LE CANZONI - High Beginner/Pre-Intermediate - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 6, 2022

Join Silvia in this course designed to enrich students’ vocabulary with famous Italian songs and to improve the students’ language skills while having fun. Each class presents a song, its singer, and related fun facts. Through a wide variety of class activities, games (and a tiny bit of grammar) students will have various opportunities to work on their comprehension and conversation skills.

Class Dates: July 6, 13, 20  - Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - No Class July 27

Time: Wednesday  5:30 pm - 6:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 7

07 ITALIAN SUMMER FUN SCHOOL - 1st to 3rd grades - Online

Price: $85.00

Start Date: July 8, 2022

In this course, students will refresh their Italian skills before going back to their Immersion Italian Program in the Fall. Games, quizzes, stories, short reviews, and activities promise students a lot of fun and a summer ‘school’ like NO other. Your teacher is Sylvia.

Class Dates: July 8, 15, 22, 29

Time: Fridays from 9:00 am to 10:00 am PST

Available Spaces: 10

08 ITALIAN SUMMER FUN SCHOOL - 4th to 6th grades - Online

Price: $85.00

Start Date: July 8, 2022

In this course, students will refresh their Italian skills before going back to their Immersion Italian Program in the Fall. Games, quizzes, stories, short reviews, and activities promise students a lot of fun and a summer ‘school’ like NO other. Your teacher is Sylvia.

Class Dates: July 8, 15, 22, 29

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

Available Spaces: 9

02 EVERYDAY ITALIAN - No Grammar! - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 9, 2022

Everyday Italian – No Grammar! is designed for students with zero to a low beginning knowledge of Italian. The course will prepare you to use simple, conversational Italian effectively in common informal situations such as meeting people, dining out, and shopping. Each session involves learning a clearly defined set of key expressions and vocabulary. This course focuses on developing speaking and listening skills. Only minimal attention is paid to basic grammar and little emphasis on reading and writing skills. The Italian used is contemporary and colloquial. Your teacher is Caterina.

Class Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30 - Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27

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

Available Spaces: 7

04 GIRL POWER! - BAMBINE RIBELLI! - Online

Price: $125.00

Start Date: July 9, 2022

This 6-week course, designed for intermediate-level Italian students ages 6-12 who can read in Italian, brings students on an empowering journey, introducing them to the real-life adventures of trailblazing women from Elizabeth I to Malala Yousafzai. The course is based on the bestselling book, "Storie delle Buonanotte per Bambine Ribelli", whose unique narrative transforms each biography into a fairytale. This course promises high engagement and lots of fun for students who will learn new Italian vocabulary and sharpen their reading and comprehension skills. Games and activities throughout the course aim to reinforce what is learned.  The classes will be taught in Italian (English when necessary)

Your teacher is Sylvia.

Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30  -  Aug. 6, 13

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

Available Spaces: 10

03 FACCIAMO 2 CHIACCHIERE – Let’s Have a Chat! - Beginners 2- Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 9, 2022

Facciamo due Chiacchiere! Let’s talk about anything under the sun: Hobbies, ideas, interests, and food to name a few! We will get to know one another through games, activities, and a whole lot more! This 8-week class is for Beginners 2 who want to use their basic skills to practice speaking and interacting with others in Italian in everyday and unique settings. Students are also welcome to suggest topics they would like to discuss. Come join the conversation! Your teacher is Sylvia.

Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30 - Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27

Time: Saturday 9:30 am - 10:30 am (PST)

Available Spaces: 4

02 Journey to Discover Italy with Geronimo Stilton - Italian Beginner Level - Online

Price: $130.00

Start Date: July 9, 2022

Join Geronimo Stilton and his team in a new adventure throughout the "Thousand Wonders" (Le Mille Meraviglie) of the regions of Italy! This online Italian language course is presented in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles and is based on the book, "Viaggio alla Scoperta Dell'Italia." This special edition of Geronimo Stilton was created for the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation with the aim of bringing kids closer to the many artistic and cultural beauties of Italy, even the lesser-known ones! In our highly engaging multi-level course, kids 7+ will be involved in an online treasure hunt that takes them on a journey to discover the land and culture of Italy. A free copy of the book will be donated to each course participant by the Italian Cultural Institute. The classes will be taught in Italian (English when necessary). Your teacher is Caterina.

Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30  -  Aug. 6, 13

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

Available Spaces: 8

10 Italian Phonetics and Accent Reduction - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 9, 2022

Learn to sound like an Italian! This course focuses on mastering the correct pronunciation of consonants and vowels, difficult and unfamiliar sounds, accents, intonation, and more! Your teacher is Ylenia.

Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30 - Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27

Time: Saturday 11:00 am to 12:00 pm  (PST)

Available Spaces: 5

01 PICCOLI AMICI - Online

Price: $90.00

Start Date: July 9, 2022

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. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30  -  Aug. 6, 13

Time: Saturdays from 9:00 am to 9:45 am (PST)

Available Spaces: 8

03 THE ADVENTURES OF DANTINO (Young Dante) - Inferno - Interm. Level - Online

Price: $125.00

Start Date: July 9, 2022

This new course, for 7 to 12 yr. intermediate Italian students, is based on "The Adventures of Dantino", a book about a rather frightened little boy who becomes the protagonist of a great fairy tale. Within the fairy tale, the little boy follows the same path as the poet (DANTE ALIGHIERI) and meets many of the places and characters of the Divine Comedy. This very entertaining journey promises high engagement and lots of fun for students who will learn new Italian vocabulary and sharpen their reading and comprehension skills. Games and activities throughout the course aim to reinforce what is learned.  The classes will be taught in Italian (English when necessary). Your teacher is Ylenia.

Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30  -  Aug. 6, 13

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

Available Spaces: 9

05 PIAZZA ITALIA 2 - Pre-Intermediate/Intermediate - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: July 9, 2022

Piazza Italia 2 for Pre-Intermediate/Intermediate level students, is a brand-new summer course that offers students a practical and fun approach to learning Italian and improving their skills. Every lesson is centered on a topic connected with Italy and its culture introduced through various activities, like tests, anagrams, games, and short conversations to spark students’ interest and participation. Authentic materials from Italian newspapers, websites, blogs, etc. will help to improve the vocabulary, sharpen reading-comprehension skills, and offer cues for a quick grammar review and practice exercises. Throughout the class, there will be numerous opportunities for chats and discussions. This is the perfect summer course, where students will feel like they are in a real Italian Piazza having a conversation with friends… bring your own drink of choice! Your teacher is Ylenia.

Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30 - Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27

Time: Saturday from 12:00 - 1:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 7

08 NEWSROOM & TALKSHOW - Advanced - Online

Price: $220.00

Start Date: July 11, 2022

If you want to take your Italian to the next level, join Lorena in this highly entertaining class. Every week we’ll read titles and brief news taken directly from Italian newspapers and then we will discuss them in a ‘Talk Show’ format, where a host will come up with questions related to the news just read and the ‘guests’ will answer and elaborate their opinions on the matter. Unleash the TV personality in you… in Italian! No grammar (well, just a little)!!!

Dates: July 11, 18, 25 - Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

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

Available Spaces: 2

02 ITALIAN ART CAMP (ages 8 to 12) - Online

Price: $150.00

Start Date: July 11, 2022

Join Maestra Ylenia for a fun and interactive daily art summer camp in Italian.  In this Art Camp, based on the book “Storia Dell’Arte In 21 Gatti”, Art history gets a fun feline makeover with 21 purr-fectly cultured cats in the styles of ancient and modern masters. Throughout the week students will meet beautifully illustrated cats, each one inspired by a specific period in art history: Surrealism, Cubism, Abstract Expressionism, Ancient Egyptian (of course), and many more. Each creative class will introduce students to key themes and artists and then students will then make their own versions! The class will be taught in Italian (English when necessary) but you do not need to know Italian to have fun, learn and participate!

10% Discount if enroll by May 31st!

Class Dates: July 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Time: Monday - Friday 10:30 - 12:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 11

01 DOPPIO ESPRESSO! Adult - Beginning 1a+1b - Online

Price: $435.00

Start Date: July 11, 2022

Doppio Espresso is a beginning adult class that meets twice a week in order to complete levels Beginning 1a and 1b in one 10-week shot! This course is designed for beginners with little or no Italian language background. 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 virtual classroom with a native Italian speaker who has experience teaching Italian in traditional and online settings. Learn the language of love, art, food, and more! Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates: July 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 - Aug. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31

Time: Mondays & Wednesdays 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 6

01 ITALIAN ART CAMP (ages 4 to 7) - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 11, 2022

Join Maestra Ylenia for a fun and interactive daily art summer camp in Italian.  In this Art Camp, based on the book “Storia Dell’Arte In 21 Gatti”, Art history gets a fun feline makeover with 21 purr-fectly cultured cats in the styles of ancient and modern masters. Throughout the week students will meet beautifully illustrated cats, each one inspired by a specific period in art history: Surrealism, Cubism, Abstract Expressionism, Ancient Egyptian (of course), and many more. Each class will introduce students to key themes and artists and then students will then make their own versions! The class will be taught in Italian (English when necessary) but you do not need to know Italian to have fun, learn and participate!

10% Discount if enroll by May 31st!

Class Dates: July 11, 12, 13, 14, 15

Time: Monday - Friday 9:30 - 10:30 am PST

Available Spaces: 10

09 NON SOLO STORIE: Bookclub and Talkshow - High Advanced - Online

Price: $216.00

Start Date: July 12, 2022

This course for High-Advanced students will explore short stories from various Italian writers who made an impact in Italian contemporary literature. Every week in class, students examine a story, previously read on their own, and review its vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. Then, a series of questions on the story's topic, prepared by the teacher and the students, open the 'literary talkshow' segment of the class and ensure lively discussions and conversations. Quizzes, games, and fun exercises are used to review advanced grammar and build vocabulary. This class is not for the faint of heart! Bring a glass of wine, you will need it!  Your teacher is Lorena.

Dates: July 12, 19, 26 - Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Time: Tuesday  5:00 pm - 6:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 5

03 ITALIAN CAMP WITH "LA PIMPA" (ages 4 to 7) - Online

Price: $100.00

Start Date: July 18, 2022

Join Maestra Ylenia and her friend PIMPA, on a virtual tour of Firenze, Roma, Torino, Venezia, and Milano to visit their main attractions and learn fun facts about their history with fun games and lots of activities! During this daily Italian camp, kids will learn Italian vocabulary and something new about Italy and its cities. Adventures and fun are guaranteed!

10% Discount if enroll by May 31st!

Class Dates: July 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

Time: Monday - Friday 9:30 am - 10:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 7

04 "LET'S TALK SPORT" ITALIAN CAMP (ages 8 to 12) - Online

Price: $150.00

Start Date: July 18, 2022

From soccer to swimming, from athletics to basketball: in this camp, taught in Italian, students will explore the personal stories, drive, and resilience of various athletes who made history. This course is recommended for students who would like to play baseball like Charlie Brown, volleyball like Mimi` Ayuara, basketball like Bugs Bunny, run like Beep Beep the roadrunner, or simply relax on the sofa like Homer Simpson! To reinforce the new Italian vocabulary, games and activities in each class will engage and entertain students throughout the whole week.

10% Discount if enroll by May 31st!

Dates: July 18, 19, 20, 21, 22

Time: Monday - Friday 10:30 - 12:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 11

05 IN-PERSON ITALIAN SUMMER CAMP - Glendale (Week 1)

Price: $370.00

Start Date: July 25, 2022

Italian Immersion Summer Camp for kids ages 4-10 is back! Our campers enjoy language arts, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts, role play, 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. Our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! COVID safety protocols will be sent to you after you register. Rest assured your children's safety is a priority to us! Space is limited.

$20 Discount if enroll by May 31st!

Dates:  July 25 - July 29
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

06 IN-PERSON ITALIAN SUMMER CAMP - Glendale (Week 2)

Price: $370.00

Start Date: August 1, 2022

Italian Immersion Summer Camp for kids ages 4-10 is back! Our campers enjoy language arts, music, outdoor fun, interactive games, arts & crafts, role play, 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. Our camp will definitely increase your child’s language ability! COVID safety protocols will be sent to you after you register. Rest assured your children's safety is a priority to us! Space is limited.

$20 Discount if enroll by May 31st!

Dates:  August 1 - August 5
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm