Beginning Italian (SOLD OUT)

Wednesday, 6:30-8:30pm (syllabus below)

This class is for students who have never studied Italian before. From the very first class, the teacher speaks some Italian. Students learn how to introduce themselves and to greet people, to ask information and express needs and simple thoughts, useful when traveling in Italy. The purpose is to provide basic vocabulary, grammar and expressions for simple oral communication. In order to carry on simple short dialogues, lessons are mostly aimed to teach pronunciation of nouns, adjectives, numbers, and present tense of some common verbs.

THIS COURSE IS SOLD OUT FOR THE FALL SESSION!  Registration is open for the winter session, which will start on January 8, 2020.

Teacher: Irene

9 weekly lessons on Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm

FEE: $280

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Download the syllabus for our Fall session 2019

How to order your textbook


Week 1

Introduction; Italian phonetic; Greetings; What's your name?

Week 2

Basic expressions; How to introduce yourself;
Where are you from?

Week 3

Numbers and dates;
Months and seasons;
Say what you like & don't


Week 4

Masculine and feminine; Singular and plural; Playing with nouns

Week 5

How are you? How to express your feelings; Describe yourself

Week 6

Present tense of "to be"; There is & there are; Tell what you see in the room


Week 7

Present of "to have"; Expressions for talking; Describe what you have

Week 8

Colors; Possessive adjectives with nouns; Describe your family

Week 9

Telling time and days of the week; Ask about cost of things