dastop
enit

Italian Language Classes in Denver

languageAre you planning a trip to Italy, or just dreaming about one?  Do you enjoy Italian films or the opera?  If so, you can learn to speak Italian, “la bella lingua.”

The Dante Alighieri Society offers high quality instruction in the Italian language for adults, in a fun and friendly environment.  Small language classes are taught by experienced, professional bilingual teachers.  Classes are offered in ten-week sessions during the winter, spring, summer and fall.

Cost: Members - $115 / Non-Members - $145

Students are eligible for the member rate if they join the Society at the same time that they register for class. The class registration form also serves as the membership form. New students should pay their annual (calendar year) membership fee and the class registration fee at the same time. Current members who register for a winter class should renew their annual membership at the same time.

Registration is OPEN for Winter 2023 language classes

Where: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
Address:
3549 Navajo Street, Denver, CO
                  (in the parish office)

Registration Deadline: January 2, 2023
Class Size: 12 Students. Students are enrolled in the order that they register and pay for the class. Your registration is not complete until payment is received by the Dante Alighieri Society.
Refund Policy: Refunds will be made prior to the second class, with an administrative fee of $10. No refunds will be made after the second class.

WINTER 2023 CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Classes meet for 90 minutes, once per week

Beginner 1

In this class students with little or no knowledge of Italian will learn to communicate in simple everyday situations. Students will study the basic building blocks of the Italian language, including the alphabet, rules of pronunciation, basic syntax, and grammatical structures. Topics include subject pronouns, definite and indefinite articles, regular verbs in the present tense, and noun-adjective agreement.

Instructor: Jim Brunetti
Mondays, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, beginning January 9, 2023 through March 13, 2023
Required Text: The New Italian Project 1a

Beginner 1 - CLASS IS FULL

In this class students with little or no knowledge of Italian will learn to communicate in simple everyday situations. Students will study the basic building blocks of the Italian language, including the alphabet, rules of pronunciation, basic syntax, and grammatical structures. Topics include subject pronouns, definite and indefinite articles, regular verbs in the present tense, and noun-adjective agreement.

Instructor: Francesca Howell
Tuesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, beginning January 10, 2023 through March 14, 2023
Required Text: The New Italian Project 1a

Beginner 2

In this class students will build upon their existing knowledge while incorporating new vocabulary and grammatical structures through conversation, listening, reading and writing activities. Topics include irregular and modal verbs in the present tense, articulated prepositions, and possessive adjectives.

Instructor: Francesca Howell
Tuesdays, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, beginning January 10, 2023 through March 14, 2023
Required Text: The New Italian Project 1a

Beginner 3

In this class, students will build upon their prior studies through listening, reading and writing activities. Topics include past and future verb tenses.  Emphasis will be placed on everyday conversational situations using grammar and vocabulary from the textbook.

Instructor: Jim Brunetti
Thursdays, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, beginning January 12, 2023 through March 16, 2023
Required Text:
 The New Italian Project 1a

Beginner 4

In this class, students will build upon their prior studies through listening, reading and writing activities. Topics include future verb tenses and learning about holidays and train travel in Italy.

Instructor: Jim Brunetti
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, beginning January 11, 2023 through March 15, 2023
Required Text:
 The New Italian Project 1a

Intermediate 2

In this class students will continue to expand their studies of increasingly complex grammatical structures and vocabulary through listening activities, role plays, readings, videos, and conversation. Topics include direct object pronouns, reflexive verbs and the impersonal form.

Instructor: Jim Brunetti
Wednesdays, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, beginning January 11, 2023 through March 15, 2023
Required Texts:
 The New Italian Project 1b

Advanced 2

In this class students will continue to expand their vocabulary and understanding of more advanced grammatical concepts through listening activities, role play, readings, videos, and conversation.  The class will be conducted primarily in Italian and topics will include double object pronouns, relative pronouns and the gerund.

Instructor: Jim Brunetti
Thursdays, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, beginning January 12, 2023 through March 16, 2023
Required Text:  The Italian Project 2a

REGISTER NOW