Elementary Italian I

Elementary Italian I class: Every Monday, 6-8 p.m., from Sept. 9 to Nov. 25, 2019

Cost: $350

Starting Sept. 9, 2019, professional Italian language instructor Matteo Roncari will partner with I AM Books for a 12-week course that will introduce attendants to the Italian language, with multimedia and interactive approaches facilitating the learning process.

Textbook: Nuovo Espresso 1 (chapter 10) + Nuovo Espresso 2 (chapters 1-2), published by Alma Edizioni.

This course is a continuation of the spring’s Beginner’s course, and new students should know these prerequisites:

  • subject pronouns
  • present tense (-are, -ere and -ire verbs, regular and irregular forms)
  • definite and indefinite articles
  • numbers 0-100
  • dates and times
  • nouns (singular and plural and agreement with adjectives)
  • simple prepositions (a, di, in, con, da)
  • past tense “passato prossimo”
  • adverbs of frequency
  • verb “piacere”
  • c’e’ vs ci sono
  • modal verbs (dovere, potere and volere)
  • superlativo assoluto
  • direct and indirect object pronouns
  • impersonal SI
  • reflexive verbs

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Intermediate Italian II

Intermediate Italian II class: Every Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., from Sept. 10 to Nov. 26, 2019

Cost: $350

Starting Sept. 10, 2019, professional Italian language instructor Matteo Roncari will partner with I AM Books for a 12-week intermediate course geared towards intermediate students of the Italian language, with multimedia and interactive approaches facilitating the learning process. This is a continuation of spring’s Intermediate I course.

Textbook: Nuovo Espresso 3, published by Alma Edizioni.

Prerequisites:

  • nouns (singular / plural and agreement with adjectives)
  • definite and indefinite articles
  • possessive adjectives and pronouns
  • present tense
  • passato prossimo tense
  • imperfetto tense
  • future tense
  • present and past conditional tense
  • imperativo tense
  • comparative and superlative
  • reflexive verbs
  • verb “piacere”
  • direct and indirect object pronouns
  • double pronouns
  • relative pronouns
  • sapere vs conoscere
  • elements of present and past subjunctive

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