Registration Open for Winter/Spring 2018 Italian Classes at Casa Belvedere Staten Island

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“Parliamo Italiano” Language & Culture Program

for Children & Adults

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Winter/Spring Classes to Begin the Week of February 26th
Registration Open!
Italian for Children
This class aims at introducing Italian language and culture to children and young adults. It offers a communicative approach, designed to get children to speak from the very onset of the program. Children will acquire basic vocabulary as it relates to colors, foods, emotions, parts of the body, holidays, geography and so forth.
Adult Conversation Italian Level 1
This course is for beginner students who wish to learn Italian and discover the culture of Italy. Through a thematic approach, students will develop basic communication skills and enrich their vocabulary and practical expressions. Students will learn to converse in Italian in various situations: shopping, ordering a meal, interacting among speakers of Italian, talking about oneself, obtaining information about people and things and so on. The emphasis of the course will be to empower the students and help them gain the necessary confidence to communicate in Italian.
Adult Conversation Italian Level 2
This course is designed for students of Italian who have completed Communicative Italian 1, as well as others who have had a basic background in the study of Italian and are interested in expanding their proficiency in the language. Students in this class will refine their basic skills through the development of various themes such as the self-portrait, the family, shopping, Italian food and recipes, leisure time, visiting Italy and so on. Students   will be exposed to relevant reading materials as a source for developing fluency in Italian.
Intermediate or Advanced Italian for Adults
This course is designed for students who have a good proficiency of the Italian language and wish to expand their knowledge of the language. The class is conducted solely in Italian.
Adult Weekend Italian Language Immersion Class
16 hours of “Intensive” Instruction. The program will be conducted entirely in Italian as the instruction will focus on developing conversational skills.
Our courses are designed to provide students with a sound basis for learning to communicate effectively and accurately in contemporary spoken & written Italian. Plus, we throw in a little culture as well!
Tuition: $275 + $30 Registration & Materials Fee.
Additional 10% family discount for each additional child or adult enrolled in our program.
Weekend Italian Immersion Class Dates: Friday to Sunday:
March 9 – 11April 6 – 8April 27 – 29; or May 11 – 13
Tuition: $250
 To enroll or for questions, please call 718-273-7660 
Registration form including class schedule available
on the Language Program page.
 
 Completed Registration Forms must be returned regardless of payment method.
*Class schedules subject to change