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Scholarships Now Available for 2017 Online AP® Italian Prep Course

Date 11.30.2016

Thanks to a generous donation made by the Orange County Italian Cultural Association (OCICA)  scholarships are now available for Fondazione Italia’s 2017 AP® Italian Preparation Course that begins on January 21st.

Test preparation course meets once a week by video conference for 15 weeks. Course geared towards high school students who are heritage speakers or who have had at least three years of high school Italian or equivalent, i.e. intermediate-level proficiency.

What students will learn:
– Familiarity with the six themes and sub-themes recommended by the College Board;
– Strategies for interpreting written and audio texts in Italian, even if they don’t understand every word;
– Strategies for starting, continuing and ending a conversation in Italian;
– The formal conventions of letter/e-mail writing;
– How to make cultural comparisons between the U.S. and Italy and how to make an effective and concise oral presentation;
– How to write a well-argued and organized persuasive essay.

January 21 to May 6, 2017
(15 Saturdays – no class on April 15)
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Course Fee: $380

Scholarship recipients must take the exam in May 2017.

Deadline to request scholarship is December 23, 2016.

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