ItaLingua Institute - The School of Italian Language and Culture
Classes Schedule
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Spring 2017
March 20th — May 13th

Holidays:
Saturday, April 15th will be made up Saturday, May 20th
ITA1
Italian 1$280
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.
Textbook
Prego, 7th Ed.
Tuesday11:00am — 1:00pmSan Francisco
Wednesday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
Thursday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
Saturday1:00pm — 3:00pmSan Francisco
Tuesday7:00pm — 9:00pmBerkeley
Saturday10:30am — 12:30pmBerkeley
ITA2
Italian 2$280
Students will build upon Italian 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.
Textbook
Prego, 7th Ed.
Monday11:00am — 1:00pmSan Francisco
Tuesday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
Wednesday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
Saturday10:30am — 12:30pmSan Francisco
Thursday7:00pm — 9:00pmBerkeley
Saturday10:30am — 12:30pmBerkeley
SRPI
Speaking and Reinforcing Practical Italian$280
In this course you will reinforce some of the more challenging aspects presented in Italian 1-2. Doing so will help you use these principals in conversation, strengthening your speaking skills.
Materials provided.Tuesday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
Saturday10:30am — 12:30pmSan Francisco
ITA3
Italian 3$280
Continuing on the previous courses (Italian 1-2), 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.
Textbook
Prego, 7th Ed.
Tuesday7:00pm — 9:00pmBerkeley
IMT1
Intermediate 1$280
Coming after In Conversation or Italian 3, this course will enable students to gain a deeper understanding of grammar concepts. Students will read short stories and engage in conversation. This course approximately covers chapters ten through twelve in the Prego<, 7th edition textbook.
Textbook
Prego, 7th Ed.
Saturday10:30am — 12:30pmSan Francisco
IMT3
Intermediate 3$280
Following Intermediate 2, this course will continue building on grammar concepts. At the same time, students will improve their listening, comprehension and speaking skills. This course approximately covers chapters fourteen through fifteen in the Prego, 7th edition textbook.
Textbook
Prego, 7th Ed.
Wednesday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
IMT4
Intermediate 4$280
Following Intermediate 3, this course will continue building on grammar concepts. At the same time, students will improve their listening, comprehension and speaking skills. This course approximately covers chapters fifteen through sixteen in the Prego, 7th edition textbook.
Textbook
Prego, 7th Ed.
Thursday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
ADV1
Advanced 1$280
This series of courses come after completion of Intermediate Review and Conversation (or equivalent). For students with conversational ability who want to reinforce their understanding of Italian grammar, practice reading and speaking and expand their vocabulary. This course will start with some simple grammar concepts — things you have already encountered previously — but this will be a more thorough, robust approach. This is the beginning of the journey to becoming advanced. Students will be encouraged to discuss literature, articles, Italian culture, etc. The course is based on the Da Capo textbook, 7th edition, and covers approximately four chapters.
Textbook
Da Capo, 7th Ed.
Saturday1:00pm — 3:00pmSan Francisco
ADV2
Advanced 2$280
For students with conversational ability who want to reinforce their understanding of Italian grammar, practice reading and speaking and expand their vocabulary. With this course will we build upon Advanced 1 adding in the more challenging concepts. Students will be encouraged to discuss literature, articles, Italian culture, etc. The course is based on the Da Capo textbook, 7th edition, and covers approximately four chapters.
Textbook
Da Capo, 7th Ed.
Monday7:00pm — 9:00pmBerkeley
ADV3
Advanced 3$280
For students with conversational ability who want to reinforce their understanding of Italian grammar, practice reading and speaking and expand their vocabulary. With this course will we build upon Advanced 2 adding in the more challenging concepts. Students will be encouraged to discuss literature, articles, Italian culture, etc. The course is based on the Da Capo textbook, 7th edition, and covers approximately four chapters.
Textbook
Da Capo, 7th Ed.
Tuesday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
ADV5
Advanced 5$280
For students with conversational ability who want to reinforce their understanding of Italian grammar, practice reading and speaking and expand their vocabulary. With this course will we build upon Advanced 4 adding in the more challenging concepts. Students will be encouraged to discuss literature, articles, Italian culture, etc. The course is based on the Da Capo textbook, 7th edition, and covers approximately four chapters.
Textbook
Da Capo, 7th Ed.
Thursday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
Saturday10:30am — 12:30pmBerkeley
CNV0
In Conversation$280
Requires Advanced 5 or equivalent. This course follows the series based on the Da Capo textbook. With this course will we build upon previous classes, adding in the more challenging concepts. You will review Intermediate — level speaking skills through regular practice and oral presentations. If needed, you may also spend class time reviewing some grammatical principles. Instructors make use of multimedia to teach and reinforce lessons. Doing so will make each class lively, varied, and engaging.
Materials provided.Monday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
Monday7:00pm — 9:00pmBerkeley
ITO1
L´italiano di oggi$280
This class addresses the needs of Intermediate to Advanced level students. In it, you will discuss current events in Italian life. You will watch short programs and discuss all aspects of contemporary Italian culture. Instructors will use multimedia to teach and reinforce lessons. The course includes reading and writing, discussion, viewing, and oral presentations.
Materials provided.Wednesday7:00pm — 9:00pmBerkeley
LIT0
Letteratura$320
Fluency is required for this course. Introducing advanced students to the pleasure of classic and contemporary Italian literature.

Introducing advanced students to the pleasure of classic and contemporary Italian literature. We will read and discuss short stories or a novel, written by authors including Italo Calvino, Dino Buzzati, Natalia Ginzburg, Stefano Benni, Andrea De Carlo, Andrea Camilleri, Carlo Lucarelli, Erri De Luca, and many others.
Monday6:30pm — 8:30pmSan Francisco
Wednesday7:00pm — 9:00pmBerkeley
TRV0
Italian for Travelers — Postcards From Italy$250
You don't need a passport to immerse yourself in Italian life. This interactive course creates real-life Italian situations to quickly build your conversation skills. Learn words and expressions that will help you make the most of your next trip to Italy.
Materials provided.7 Weeks: Fridays, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21, 4/28 and 5/5.6:00pm — 8:00pmSan Francisco
ItaLingua Institute
870 Market Street, Suite 701 — San Francisco, CA 94102
p: (415) 362-6025 | f: (415) 362-2814 | e: italian@italingua.org
 
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