Beginning Italian

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 starts speaking some Italian. Students learn how to introduce themselves, practice greetings, asking information, expressing needs and simple thoughts. 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 will start on September 18, 2019

Teacher: Gerardo

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 to language
Greetings; What's your name? Practice with greetings

Week 2
Introduce yourself
What's your name and where are you from?

Week 3
Numbers and dates
Months and Seasons
Practice with dates and days of the week


Week 4
Masculine and feminine; Singular and plural; Practice

Week 5
How are you? How old are you? How is it? Conversation

Week 6
Adjectives used with nouns; Present tense of "to be" and common expressions

Week 7
Present tense of "to have and common idiomatic expressions; What? There is, There are



Week 8
Colors; Practice
Possessive adjectives used with nouns; Conversation

Week 9
Excuse me; Telling time; Present tense of common regular verbs Conversation