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ITALIAN PROGRAM

We offer all levels of Italian for students who travel for pleasure or work to Italy. We have conversational classes and classes focused on grammar. Occasionally, we also offer classes on Italian culture, literature, and cinema. Please read below the description of all Italian classes we offer. If you are not sure which level of Italian to take, please contact us at info@polyglottist.com Based on the information you provide regarding your background in Italian, we will recommend you which class to take.


ITALIAN BEGINNER I
( Wednesday 6:15pm- 7:15pm or Friday 5:00pm to 6:00pm)

This class is recommended for complete beginners, who have no previous knowledge of Italian or studied Italian for a very short period of time.

Textbook: Prego! An Invitation to Italian 7th Edition, by Graziana Lazzarino, Andrea Dini, Maria Cristina Peccianti

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ITALIAN BEGINNER I (II part) (Thursday 7:30pm to 8:30pm)

This class is a continuation of Italian beginner I. It is recommended for Polyglottist's students who have completed two sessions (16 classes)  of Italian at Polyglottist. It is also recommended for students who took one short Italian course somewhere else.

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ITALIAN BEGINNER II (Thursday 6:15pm to 7:15pm or Sunday 10:00am to 11:00am)

This class is taught in Italian. It is recommended for students who studied Italian before but for short period of time (less than two years) and/or briefly lived in Italy.


Textbook: Prego! An Invitation to Italian 7th Edition, by Graziana Lazzarino, Andrea Dini, Maria Cristina Peccianti

Click on the following link to buy the textbook on Amazon.com:

Prego Textbook on Amazon

LANGUAGE LAB FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS (Tuesday 12:30pm - 1:30pm)

Laboratorio della lingua per principanti Practice beginning to intermediate level Italian through Task-Based-Instruction. Students apply their grammar lessons through activities that mirror every day contexts for speaking Italian. Recommended for students enrolled in the Beginning II sequence.

CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN FOR ADVANCED BEGINNERS (Thursday 11:15am to 12:15pm)

This class is recommended for students who took or are currently enrolled in Italian Beginner II. The class is taught in Italian. The focus of the class is to improve listening and speaking students' skills.


INTERMEDIATE ITALIAN (Friday 10:00am to 11:00am or Sunday from 11:15am to 12:15pm)

This class is for students who studied Italian for two years and more and/or lived in Italian. The class is taught in Italian. The focus of this class is on intermediate grammar, but conversational aspect is implemented as well.


INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN (Friday 11:15am to 12:15pm)

This class is recommended for students who are currently enrolled in the intermediate class and/or for students who already mastered all Italian grammar and are seeking to improve their conversational skills. In this class, students will be working on topics of everyday life, their interests, and contemporary Italy.

ITALIAN CULTURE (Friday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm)
This class is taught in Italian.

This class is recommended for intermediate and advanced students. In this class, students will read short stories written for learners of Italian. Students will have an opportunity to discuss those stories in class and increase their knowledge of Italian language, culture, and history.