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Online Adult Classes



For Single class registration: If you are registering for only one course, select “Add To Cart” under your desired course, and then select “View Cart” to increase number of students per class, if desired, and to check out.

For Multiple class registrations: If you are registering for more than one course, select “Add to Cart” for all of the courses you will be enrolling family members in. Once you have finished adding your courses, select “View Cart” to check out.

Payment Method: At the end of the registration process you will be given the option to pay by credit card or check/money order. If you choose to pay by check/money order, you will receive a registration confirmation by email to be printed out and mailed to us along with your payment.

Cancellations: For all online classes if you need to cancel your registration by the first day of the course we will provide a credit towards a future online or traditional group class. We need a minimum of 4 students to have the course.

Fall 2020 September Courses Now Open for Enrollment!

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: 3

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

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

05a Adult Beginning 2a - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 12, 2020

This class 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. 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

Available Spaces: 0

05b Adult Beginning 2a - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 12, 2020

This class 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. 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 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm PST

Available Spaces: 0

06 Adult Pre-Intermediate 1a - 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

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

08 Adult Pre-Intermediate 2a - Online

Price: $200.00

Start Date: September 14, 2020

Adult Pre- Intermediate 2a 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 1b. During this 8-week course, students will implement new vocabulary regarding “shopping,” and physical characteristics, the imperfetto verb tenses and the use of comparatives and the verbs fare and farcela.  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:  Sept. 14, 21, 28 / Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26 / Nov. 2

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

09 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

10 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

11 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

12 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

13 B1 Citizenship Exam Prep Course - Online

Price: $150.00

Start Date: September 15, 2020

This 6-week course focuses on teaching directly to the CILS B1 Citizenship exam. Students must already be registered to take the make-up B1 Citizenship exam scheduled for October 22, 2020 and have an intermediate level of Italian proficiency to enroll in this course. Course work will be comprised exclusively of mock practice tests and exam structure overview to familiarize test takers with each part of the exam. This course does not focus on teaching grammar although if necessary, the teacher will troubleshoot areas of grammar that they see students may be struggling with.

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

Time: Tuesdays, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm PST

14a B1 Path to Citizenship Exam for Beginners - Online

Price: $750.00

Start Date: September 9, 2020

This class is SOLD OUT

This 30-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 they 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. Please note: It is the student's responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them. 

Class Dates: Sept. 9, 16, 23, 30 / Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 / Dec. 2, 9, 16 / Jan. 13, 20, 27 / Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 (no class Nov. 25, Dec. 23, 30 & Jan. 6)

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

Available Spaces: 0

14b B1 Path to Citizenship Exam for Beginners - Online

Price: $750.00

Start Date: September 23, 2020

This 30-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 they 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. Please note: It is the student's responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them. 

Class Dates: Sept. 23, 30 / Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 / Nov. 4, 11, 18 / Dec. 2, 9, 16 / Jan. 13, 20, 27 / Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24 / Mar. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 / Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28 / May 5, 12 (no class Nov. 25, Dec. 23, 30 & Jan. 6)

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

Available Spaces: 2

15 B1 Citizenship Exam Preparation for Intermediate - Online

Price: $250.00

Start Date: September 22, 2020

This 12-week course focuses on teaching the necessary skills to pass the CILS B1 Citizenship test (as of 4 December 2018, a B1 level knowledge of the Italian language is required when applying for Italian citizenship by marriage or residency). An intermediate level of proficiency in Italian is necessary to attend this course. Please contact us to request an assessment test. The next B1 CILS Citizenship exam is scheduled to take place on December 3, 2020. Please note: It is the student's responsibility to register for the exam at a testing center near them.

Class Dates: Sept. 22, 29 / Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 / Nov. 3, 10, 17 / Dec. 1 (no class Nov. 24)

Time: Tuesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm PST