ItaLingua Institute - The School of Italian Language and Culture
Courses
Postcards from Italy: Italian for Travelers [Schedule]
You don't need a passport to immerse yourself in Italian life! Our new interactive extended length series of classes create real-life Italian situations to quickly build your conversation skills. Learn the words and expressions that will help you make the most of your next trip to Italy.
Italiano 1 [Schedule]
This course is for the beginner student with no knowledge of Italian. After completion, the course will be able to speak in present tense and be able to read and write basic sentences. This course approximately covers the first three chapters in the Prego, 7th edition textbook.
Italiano 2 [Schedule]
Students will build upon Italiano 1 and learn more vocabulary and grammar so they will be able to speak more about basic everyday situations. Students will also be using past tense. This course approximately covers chapters four through six in the Prego, 7th edition textbook.
Ripasso Elementare e Conversazione [Schedule]
In this course you will reinforce some of the more challenging aspects presented in Italiano 1 and Italiano 2. Doing so will help you use these principals in conversation, strengthening your speaking skills.
Italiano 3 [Schedule]
Continuing on the previous courses (Italiano 1 and Italiano 2), students will be increasing their proficiency and will be able to speak about basic situations using present, past and future tenses. This course approximately covers chapters seven through ten in the Prego, 7th edition textbook.
Intermedio 1-2 [Schedule]
Coming after Italiano 3, these courses will cover Chapters 10 through 13 of the textbook Prego!, 7th edition. Thanks to an interactive teaching method, students will practice new grammar concepts, conversation, and reading, and will expand their vocabulary.
Ripasso Grammatica e Conversazione[Schedule]
Conceived as a overall review after Intermedio 2, this course covers the most challenging concepts taught in the Intermediate level. This course is focused on various interactive activities and the materials will be provided by the school.
Intermedio 3-4 [Schedule]
Coming after Ripasso Grammatica e Conversazione, these courses will cover Chapters 14 through 18 of the textbook Prego!, 7th edition. Thanks to an interactive teaching method, students will practice new grammar concepts, conversation, and reading, and will expand their vocabulary.
Avanzato 1-5 [Schedule]
Coming after Intermedio 4, this is a series of five courses: Avanzato 1 through 5. Da Capo, 7th edition is the textbook. These courses will review and expand upon the grammar covered in previous courses, while building on students' prior knowledge of skills such as listening, speaking, reading, improvising, and writing. All within the context of Italy's fascinating culture.

Conversazione Intermedia e Ripasso Grammatica
Conversazione Intermedia/Avanzata e Ripasso Grammatica
Conversazione Avanzata e Ripasso Grammatica [Schedule]
Required Avanzato 5 or equivalent.

In this series of three courses, students will be strengthening their skills through oral presentation, listening and comprehension activities, enriching vocabulary through reading, class discussion, language games, and useage of multimedia material. In addition, we will continue to review grammatical principles. Classes will be lively, varied and engaging.

The difficulty of the material/activities used in these courses will vary according to the level of each class. To determine which course is best for you, an assessment is advisable.

Letteratura [Schedule]
Fluency required. This course will include reading Italian literature, writing, class discussion and advanced grammar review.
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