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10 B1 Path to Citizenship Exam for Beginners - Online

Price: $864.00

Start Date: September 7, 2021

This class is SOLD OUT 

This 32-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 June 2021 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: Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 – Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 – Nov. 2, 9, 16 (No Class Nov. 23) 30 – Dec. 7, 14, 21 / 2022 – Jan 4, 11, 18, 25 – Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 – Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – Apr. 5, 12, 19, 26

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

Available Spaces: 0

01b Adult Beginning 1a - Online (Saturdays)

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 8, 2022

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. During this 10-week course, 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. Your teacher is Sylvia.

Class Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 - Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12

Time: Saturdays 9:00 am to 10:30 am (PST)

Available Spaces: 2

06 Adult Intermediate 1b - Online

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 8, 2022

Intermediate 1b is the second course in a two-course Intermediate I series that is designed for students who have an established high Pre-Intermediate knowledge of Italian. Our goal during this 10-week online course is to build a student’s knowledge to be able to confidently express future intentions, describe events in the past, present, and future, and make comparisons. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 - Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12

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

Available Spaces: 2

04 Parlo Italiano 2B - Online

Price: $400.00

Start Date: January 8, 2022

Parlo Italiano 2B (“I Speak Italian”) is the second of our 2 pre-intermediate to intermediate level Italian immersion courses designed for kids 7 to 12 years old who have completed  PARLO ITALIANO 2A level or already have some knowledge of Italian. In this course, students continue focusing 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 in English. Your teacher is Valeria.

Class Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 - Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Apr. 2, 9, (No Class Apr. 16), 23, 30 - May 7, 14, 21, 28

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

Available Spaces: 0

09 Italian Phonetics and Accent Reduction - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: January 8, 2022

This Class is SOLD-OUT

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: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 - Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12

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

Available Spaces: 0

03b Parlo Italiano 1B - Online

Price: $400.00

Start Date: January 8, 2022

Parlo Italiano 1B (“I Speak Italian”) is the second of 2 beginning-level Italian immersion courses designed for kids 7 to 12 years old. Italian students continue focusing 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 and must have taken Parlo Italiano 1A or have some Italian knowledge. Your teacher is Valeria.

Class Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 - Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Apr. 2, 9, (No Class Apr. 16), 23, 30 - May 7, 14, 21, 28

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

Available Spaces: 1

07 Ragazzi Italiani 3 - Heritage Speakers - Online

Price: $400.00

Start Date: January 8, 2022

Ragazzi Italiani 3 – Heritage Speakers

This advanced-level Italian language course is designed for elementary and middle school students who arheritage speakers which means they are already fluent in spoken Italian because they speak Italian at home with their parents and family members. During this course, students will work to strengthen and deepen their knowledge of advanced grammar and language structures and to improve their writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. Only Italian is spoken in class and the textbook is the same used in upper elementary and middle schools in Italy. This course is the perfect gateway to students who wish to take the AP® Italian Language & Culture exam course when they will be in 9th or 10th grade. With a referral from the teacher, non-heritage speakers are also welcome to take this course. Your teacher is Antonella.

Class Dates: Class Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 - Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Apr. 2, 9, (No Class Apr. 16), 23, 30 - May 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: Saturday 9 am - 10 am (PST)

Available Spaces: 2

03a Adult Beginning 2a - Online

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 8, 2022

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. In this 10-week course, 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 speaking about their interests and preferences. Your teacher is Sylvia.

Class Dates: Jan 8, 15, 22, 29 - Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12

Time: Saturdays 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 2

07 Adult Intermediate 2b - Review and Conversation - Online

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 10, 2022

This class is SOLD-OUT

Adult Intermediate 2b Review and Conversation is designed for students who have an established high intermediate knowledge of Italian. The course reviews all the main points that were taught up to the Intermediate level. Throughout this 10-week course, students will primarily focus on practicing their acquired language skills by discussing newspaper articles, stories, and various current contents. Previously covered language structures and vocabulary are reviewed using new material pushing the students to use them right away in a fun and entertaining setting. Role-playing, quizzes, and games will make grammar reviews a breeze.  At the end of the course, we hope to build a student’s knowledge to confidently move to the Advanced 1 level where a new textbook and more complex language structures will be used. Your teacher is Lorena.

Class Dates: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 - Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Mar.  7, 14

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

Available Spaces: 0

04 Adult Pre-Intermediate 1a - Online

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 10, 2022

This Class is SOLD-OUT

Adult Pre-Intermediate 1a is the first course in a two-course Pre-Intermediate 1 series that is designed for students who have an established low beginning knowledge of Italian. Our goal during this 10-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. Your teacher is Nadia.

Class Dates: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 - Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Mar.  7, 14

Time: Mondays 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 0

03b Adult Beginning 2a - Online

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 10, 2022

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. In this 10-week course, 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 speaking about their interests and preferences. Your teacher is Antonella.

Class Dates: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 - Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Mar. 7, 14,

Time: Mondays 6:00 - 7:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 1

17 Creative Writing in Italian - Online - NEW CLASS!

Price: $200.00

Start Date: January 10, 2022

In this 10-weeks course, Hight Intermediate to Advanced students will have the opportunity to work on their writing skills and creativity. Writing exercises, role plays, peers’ corrections, and much more will be amazing tools to keep learning Italian in an entertaining and productive way. Your teacher is Francesca.

Dates: Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31 - Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Mar.  7, 14

Time: Mondays 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 6

05 Adult Pre-Intermediate 2b - Online

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 11, 2022

Pre-Intermediate 2b 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 2a. Throughout this 10-week course,  students will learn the condizionale and imperativo verb tenses as well as implementing the use of all comparatives and the use of pronouns, including ci and ne with the imperative tense.  At the end of the course, we hope to build a student’s knowledge to be able to confidently speak about memories, give advice, make comparisons, and describe in detail a person and setting Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates: Jan. 11, 18, 25 - Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 - Mar. 1, 8, 15

Time: Tuesday 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 2

01a Adult Doppio Espresso! Beginning 1a+1b - Online

Price: $540.00

Start Date: January 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 10-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 Francesca.

Class Dates: Jan. 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 - Feb. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 - Mar. 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, 17

Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 3

08 Adult Advanced 5b - Online

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 11, 2022

This Class is SOLD-OUT

Adult Advanced 5b  While continuing to study complex Italian structures and idiomatic constructions, students will be putting their knowledge to practice through conversations, discussions, and role-playing.  This approach will increase their vocabulary, and provide a deeper knowledge of the Italian language and culture. Various current topics from newspapers, magazines, and other media will be presented to spark the conversation. Your teacher is Lorena.

Class Dates: Jan. 11, 18, 25 - Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 - Mar. 1, 8, 15

Time: Tuesday 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 0

16 Fix Your Grammar Mistakes - Review & Conversation - Online - NEW CLASS!

Price: $200.00

Start Date: January 11, 2022

Throughout this 10-week course, High Beginners to Pre-Intermediate students will focus on those grammatical aspects that often create problems in order to solve them once and for all. By discussing it with their peers and the instructor, these doubts will no longer be a menace. This step is thought to smoothly move forward with the acquisition of Italian. Your teacher is Francesca R.

Dates: Jan. 11, 18, 25 - Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 - Mar. 1, 8, 15

Time: Tuesdays 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 7

09 AP® Italian Exam Prep Course - Online

Price: $500.00

Start Date: January 12, 2022

This is a 16-week intermediate to a pre-advanced level course that is conducted entirely in Italian and geared towards motivated high school students who are planning to take the AP® Italian exam in May 2022. In a virtual classroom setting with other students, students will learn to master authentic material, explore the six themes required by the College Board, become familiar with the exam structure, and take practice tests. Please contact us to request an assessment test before enrolling. Scholarship available! Download application. Please note: payment plans are also available upon request.

Class Dates: Jan. 12, 19, 26 / Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 / Mar. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 / Apr. 6, 20, 27 / May 4 (no class Apr. 13)

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

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

Available Spaces: 2

03c Adult Beginning 2a - Online

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 12, 2022

This Course is SOLD-OUT

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. In this 10-week course, 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 speaking about their interests and preferences. Your teacher is Nadia.

Class Dates: Jan. 12, 19, 26 - Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 - Mar. 2, 9, 16

Time: Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 0

11 B1 Path to Citizenship for Intermediate - Online

Price: $162.00

Start Date: January 12, 2022

As of 4 December 2018, an adequate knowledge of the Italian language, at least at level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (Council of Europe 2001), 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. Previous knowledge of Italian is necessary to attend this course. Please, contact us to request an assessment test before enrolling. The next test date will be on February 17, 2022. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Please note: It is the student's responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them.

Class Dates: Jan. 12, 19, 26 - Feb, 2, 9, 16

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

Available Spaces: 6

01c Adult Beginning 1 - Italiano para Hispanohablantes - NEW CLASS!!!

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 12, 2022

Adultos Principiantes 1 - Si ya hablas español, ¡estudiar italiano es rápido y fácil! Este curso de 10 semanas está creado para aprovechar las necesidades y los puntos fuertes de los hablantes de español como lengua de herencia o para los que han estudiado español durante tres años como mínimo. Italiano para hispanohablantes está basado en la metodología de la Intercomprensión, que utiliza las semejanzas entre las dos lenguas romances como “puentes” para avanzar en la adquisición del italiano de una manera rápida. Tu profesora es Francesca Ricciardelli.

Adult Beginning 1 - If you already speak Spanish, picking up Italian is quick and easy! This 10-week course is specifically designed with the needs and strengths of heritage speakers of Spanish or those who have taken at least 3 years of Spanish in mind. Italian for Spanish Speakers is founded on the methodology of Intercommunication, which uses the commonalities between the two romance languages as “bridges” to advance in the learning of Italian at a fast pace. Your teacher is Francesca Ricciardelli.

Dates: Jan. 12, 19, 26 - Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23  - Mar. 2, 9, 16

Time: Wednesdays  5:30 pm - 07:00 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 2

06 Ragazzi Italiani 2 - Online

Price: $400.00

Start Date: January 13, 2022

Ragazzi Italiani 2 is specifically designed for middle and high school students who already have a high intermediate proficiency level in Italian (A2/B1 level or above) and who are interested in taking the Path to the AP® Italian Exam course in September 2022. During this course, students will work to strengthen advanced grammar and language structure skills to improve their writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. This course is the perfect gateway to students who wish to take the AP® Italian Language & Culture exam course offered every January that teaches specifically to the exam. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates: Jan. 13, 20, 27 - Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 - Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Apr.  7, (No Class 4/14), 21, 28 - May 5, 12, 19, 26 - Jun. 2

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

Available Spaces: 5

05 Ragazzi Italiani 1 - Online

Price: $400.00

Start Date: January 13, 2022

Ragazzi Italiani 1 (Italian Teens) is designed for middle and high school students, ages 13 to 16 years old who already have a foundation in Italian at a pre-intermediate level 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 that will be useful to eventually take the SAT® and AP® exams. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates: Jan. 13, 20, 27 - Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 - Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Apr.  7, (No Class 4/14), 21, 28 - May 5, 12, 19, 26 - Jun. 2

Time: Thursdays from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 3

13 Cheers and Chat - Beginning/Elementary Conversation - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: January 13, 2022

In this fun 10-week course designed for Beginning and Elementary level students, the focus will be on getting students to speak in Italian as much as possible. Your teacher, Antonella, will also pay close attention to the students speaking, comprehension, and reading skills and will review grammar structures when necessary. This is a unique opportunity to double your opportunities to speak Italian while taking our regular Italian courses and to put into practice what you are learning. Bring your drink to class!

Dates: Jan. 13, 20, 27 - Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 - Mar. 3, 10, 17

Time: Thursdays  4:30 pm - 5:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 2

14 Lunch and Chat - Intermediate Conversation - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: January 13, 2022

In this fun 10-week course designed for Intermediate level students, the focus will be on getting students to speak in Italian as much as possible. Your teacher, Francesca, will also pay close attention to the students speaking, comprehension, and reading skills and will review grammar structures when necessary. Bring your lunch to class!

Dates: Jan. 13, 20, 27 - Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 - Mar. 3, 10, 17

Time: Thursdays 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 5

15 Coffee and Chat - Advanced Conversation - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: January 14, 2022

In this fun 10-week course designed for Advanced level students, the focus will be on getting students to speak in Italian as much as possible. Your teacher, Valeria, will also pay close attention to the students speaking, comprehension, and reading skills and will review grammar structures when necessary. Bring your own drink to class!

Dates: Jan. 14, 21, 28 - Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 - Mar. 4, 11, 18

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

Available Spaces: 6

02 Piccoli Amici - Online

Price: $270.00

Start Date: January 15, 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: Jan 15, 22, 29 - Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Apr. 2, 9,  (No Class Apr. 16),  23,  30 - May 7, 14, 21

Time: Saturdays from 10:00 am to 10:45 am (PST)

Available Spaces: 4

01 Primi Passi - Online

Price: $180.00

Start Date: January 15, 2022

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

Class Dates: Jan 15, 22, 29 - Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Apr. 2, 9,  (No Class Apr. 16), 23, 30 - May 7, 14, 21

Time: Saturdays from 9:30 am to 10:00 am (PST)

Available Spaces: 4

03a Parlo Italiano 1A - Online

Price: $320.00

Start Date: February 5, 2022

Parlo Italiano 1A (“I Speak Italian”) is the first of 2 beginning-level Italian immersion courses 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. Your teacher is Antonella.

Class Dates: Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Apr. 2, 9, (No Class Apr. 16), 23, 30 - May 7, 14, 21, 28

Time: Saturdays from 10:15 am to 11:15 am (PST)

Available Spaces: 6

12 Italian for Travelers - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: February 5, 2022

Italian for Travelers will prepare you to use conversational Italian effectively in common travel situations such as meeting people, finding accommodation, traveling, and eating out. This 10-week course involves learning a clearly-defined set of key expressions (e.g. ‘at a restaurant’) and practicing with the class in a fun, real-life travel situations as if you were really there in Italy. Italian for Travelers focuses on developing speaking and listening skills. There is little emphasis on reading or writing skills. The Italian used is contemporary and colloquial. Your teacher is Caterina.

Class Dates: Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Mar. 5, 12, 19, 26 - Apr. 2, 9

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

Available Spaces: 5

08 Giochiamo in Italiano - Online

Price: $280.00

Start Date: February 7, 2022

Giochiamo in Italiano (Let's Play in 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. Your teacher is Valeria.

Class Dates: Feb. 7, 14, (No Class 2/21), 28 - Mar. 7, 14, 21, 28 - Apr. 4, (No Class 4/11), 18, 25 - May 2, 9, 16, 23,

Time: Mondays from 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 5

10a 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 June 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: 5