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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. Please note: if you choose to purchase a textbook the cost is not included in the course fee.

Cancellations: For all online classes if you need to cancel your registration by the first day of the course we will provide a refund or credit towards a future online or traditional group class. We need a minimum of 4 students to have the course. If there are 3 students enrolled we can give students the option to continue at a reduced schedule. No refunds will be given after the first class.

Placement Exam: If you don’t know your level, please take a placement test here for Beginner, Pre-Intermediate 1, Pre-Intermediate 2, Intermediate and Advanced levels.

Fall 2021 session 2 is now open for registration!

01a Adult Beginning 1a - Online (Wed)

Price: $190.00

Start Date: October 27, 2021

Adult Beginning 1a is designed for students with zero to low knowledge of Italian. This introductory 7-week course follows a standard curriculum for a beginner. 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. Your teacher is Sylvia.

Dates: Oct. 27 - Nov. 3, 10, 17 (No Class Nov. 24) - Dec. 1, 8, 15

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

Available Spaces: 6

01b Adult Beginning 1a - Online (Mon) Daytime

Price: $190.00

Start Date: October 25, 2021

Adult Beginning 1a is designed for students with zero to low knowledge of Italian. This introductory 7-week course follows a standard curriculum for a beginner. 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. Your teacher is Francesca.

Dates: Oct. 25 - Nov. 1, 8, 15 (No Class Nov. 22) 29 – Dec. 6, 13, 20

Time: Monday 12:00 pm - 01:30 pm PST  NEW TIME! 

Available Spaces: 7

02a Adult Beginning 1b - Online

Price: $190.00

Start Date: October 27, 2021

Adult Beginning 1b is the second course in a two-course Beginning I series that is designed for beginners with a little Italian language background. Our goal during this 7-week online course is to create a solid foundation in the fundamentals of Italian. Classes will be held in a 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 Nadia.

Class Dates: Oct. 27 - Nov. 3, 10, 17 (No Class Nov. 24) - Dec. 1, 8, 15

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

Available Spaces: 4

02b Adult Beginning 1b - Online

Price: $190.00

Start Date: October 30, 2021

Adult Beginning 1b is the second course in a two-course Beginning I series that is designed for beginners with a little Italian language background. Our goal during this 7-week online course is to create a solid foundation in the fundamentals of Italian. Classes will be held in a 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  Silvia.

Class Dates: Oct. 30 Nov. 6, 13, 20 (No Class Nov. 27) Dec. 4, 11, 18

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

Available Spaces: 7

02c Adult Beginning 1b - Online

Price: $165.00

Start Date: November 1, 2021

Adult Beginning 1b is the second course in a two-course Beginning I series that is designed for beginners with a little Italian language background. Our goal during this 6-week online course is to create a solid foundation in the fundamentals of Italian. Classes will be held in a 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 Antonella.

Class Dates: Nov. 8, 15 (No Class Nov. 22) 29 – Dec. 6, 13, 20

Time: Monday 6:00 - 7:30 PST

Available Spaces: 8

03 Adult Beginning 2a - Online

Price: $190.00

Start Date: October 28, 2021

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. Your teacher is Nadia.

Class Dates: Oct. 28 - Nov. 4, 11, 18 (No Class Nov. 25) - Dec. 2, 9, 16

Time: Thursday 6:30 - 8:00 pm PST

Available Spaces: 7

04a Adult Beginning 2b - Online

Price: $190.00

Start Date: October 27, 2021

Adult Beginning 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 Beginning 2a. Throughout this 7-week course students will continue to build on vocabulary regarding "hobbies and pastimes," and "vacation and travel," while cementing a students' familiarity with present tense conjugation, adjectives, articles, prepositions, and the model verbs, andare, sapere, and dovere.  At the end of the course, we hope to build a student’s knowledge to be able to confidently speak about their interests, tastes, and preferences, ask the time, reserve a hotel room, and describe people and places. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Dates: Oct. 27 - Nov. 3, 10, 17 (No Class Nov. 24) - Dec. 1, 8, 15

Time: Wednesday 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Available Spaces: 7

04b Adult Beginning 2b Review and Conversation- Online

Price: $165.00

Start Date: November 8, 2021

Adult Beginning 2b  Review and Conversation designed for students who have an established high beginning knowledge of Italian. The course reviews all the main points that were taught in Beginning 2a and 2b. Throughout this 6-week course, students will put their acquired knowledge to practice by focusing more on the conversation part of the lesson while using the grammar structures learned in the Beg.2 level. A brand new story will give ample opportunities to students to improve their listening, reading and conversation skills while discussing the characters, actions, and plot in a fun and entertaining setting.  Quizzes and vocabulary games will make grammar reviews a breeze! Your teacher is Nadia.

Dates: Nov. 8, 15 (No Class Nov. 22) 29 – Dec. 6, 13, 20

Time: Monday from 6:00 pm to 07:30 pm

Available Spaces: 6

05 Adult Pre-Intermediate 2a - Online

Price: $190.00

Start Date: November 2, 2021

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. Throughout this 7-week course, students will learn the imperfetto verb tense and the difference with passato prossimo as well as implementing the use of absolute comparatives and the progressive form of stare + gerundio.  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: Nov. 2, 9, 16 (No Class Nov. 23), 30 - Dec. 7, 14, 21

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

Available Spaces: 6

06 Adult Intermediate 1a - Online

Price: $190.00

Start Date: October 30, 2021

Adult Intermediate 1a is designed for students who have an established high pre-intermediate knowledge of Italian. Throughout this 7-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. Your teacher is Ylenia.

Class Dates: Oct. 30 - Nov. 6, 13, 20 (No Class Nov. 27) - Dec. 4, 11, 18

Time: Saturday 12:30 - 2:00 PST

07 Adult Intermediate 2b - Review and Conversation - Online

Price: $165.00

Start Date: November 8, 2021

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 6-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.

Dates: Nov. 8, 15 (No Class Nov. 22) 29 – Dec. 6, 13, 20

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

Available Spaces: 8

08 Adult Advanced 5b - Online

Price: $190.00

Start Date: November 2, 2021

Adult Advanced 5b is the second course in a two-course Advanced 5 series that is designed for students with an established advanced knowledge of Italian. This 7-week course begins with a review of the main points that were taught in Advanced 5a. While increasing their vocabulary, students will acquire a deeper knowledge of Italian tenses, continue to explore the Hypothetical Clauses. They will also learn some pronominal verbs like Uscirsene, and conjunctions. Your teacher is Lorena.

Class Dates: Nov. 2, 9, 16 (No Class Nov. 23), 30 - Dec. 7, 14, 21

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

Available Spaces: 7

09 Italian Phonetics and Accent Reduction - Online

Price: $140.00

Start Date: October 30, 2021

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: Oct. 30 - Nov. 6, 13, 20 (No Class Nov. 27) - Dec. 4, 11, 18

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

Available Spaces: 7

10 B1 Path to Citizenship Exam for Beginners - Online

Price: $864.00

Start Date: September 7, 2021

This class is SOLD OUT - Please contact us to start a second class.

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

11 Friday: Cheers and Chat - Beginning Conversation - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: November 5, 2021

In this fun 6-week course designed for beginning 2 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. Bring your drink to class!

Dates: Nov. 5, 12,19 (No class 11/26) - Dec. 3, 10, 17

Time: Friday, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 7

12 Friday: Breakfast and Chat - Pre-Intermediate Conversation - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: November 5, 2021

In this fun 6-week course designed for Pre-Intermediate level students, the focus will be on getting students to speak in Italian as much as possible. Your teacher, Nadia, will also pay close attention to the students speaking, comprehension, and reading skills and will review grammar structures when necessary. Bring your cappuccino to class!

Dates: Nov. 5, 12,19 (No class 11/26) - Dec. 3, 10, 17

Time: Friday, 10:30 am - 11:30 am (PST)

Available Spaces: 7

13 Friday: Lunch and Chat - Intermediate Conversation - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: November 5, 2021

In this fun 6-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: Nov. 5, 12,19 (No class 11/26) - Dec. 3, 10, 17

Time: Friday, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 8

14 Friday: Happy Hour and Chat - Advanced Conversation - Online

Price: $120.00

Start Date: November 5, 2021

In this fun 6-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: Nov. 5, 12,19 (No class 11/26) - Dec. 3, 10, 17

Time: Friday, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm (PST)

Available Spaces: 8

15 Italian Holidays: Conversations on Traditions, Food and Superstitions – NEW Course

Price: $120.00

Start Date: November 6, 2021

This Beginner to Pre-intermediate level 6-week conversation course takes students on a virtual tour of Italy’s Holiday holiday traditions, superstitions, and, of course, food! During this workshop, students will learn new vocabulary related to the Holidays and will work on their comprehension and conversation skills through reading, discussions, and watching videos and pictures of Italy decorated for the Holidays. Bring your hot chocolate and ... panettone to class! Your teacher is Agata.

Dates: Nov. 6, 13, 20  - Dec. 4, 11, 18 (no class Nov. 27)

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

Available Spaces: 7

16 Vocabulary Builder and Idiomatic Expressions – NEW Course

Price: $80.00

Start Date: October 30, 2021

This 4-week workshop not only helps Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate students build a strong, everyday vocabulary but also presents various idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms related to it. The topics range from Body Parts to Nature, from Jobs and Professions to Food and Wine (have you ever heard the expression ‘Essere buono come il pane’?). During the class, students will have several opportunities to practice using vocabulary and idiomatic expressions through conversations, role-playing, and quizzes!  This course aims to develop communication skills and teaches expressions that are unique to the Italian language. Your teacher is Agata.

Dates: Oct. 30 - Nov. 6, 13, 20

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

Available Spaces: 6


		        	

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