‘ADULTS’: New Session 2020

Italian Classes – Grammar and Conversation:

  • 10-2-hour classes  $480/ 20 hours (material included)

Note: Language classes may be started mid-session or at other times not listed on the schedule.

Please inquire (212) 427-7770 or email for more information.

Click here to register online.

Note: 

CI offers only 1-hour private make-up class per course: $45/h instead of $90/h. (Payment in full required.)

LEVEL 1 (A1)

Level 1 is designed for students who need basic Italian knowledge. The course provides students with a foundation and basic tools to interact effectively in everyday Italian. Students can expect to master simple sentences to hold beginning level conversations.

Wednesday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ March 18 – May 20

Friday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ March 13 – May 15

Tuesday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 10 – May 12

LEVEL 2 (A1+)

Engaging students in more advanced beginning conversation and writing skills, Level 2 is designed for those who want to go beyond a basic knowledge and understanding of Italian grammar.

Thursday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ April 2 – June 4

Thursday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 19 – May 21

ITALIAN CONVERSATION FOR BEGINNERS

Wednesday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 25 – April 22 (5-2hour classes)

LEVEL 3 (A2)

Focusing on the future tenses and new vocabulary, students engage in extended conversations. Level 3 reinforces the basic rules of grammar and introduces new tenses and how to use them. Video and song are incorporated into the class to continue learning a more modern Italian.

Monday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ April 6 – June 8

Monday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 9 – May 11

Friday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 20 – May 22

LEVEL 4 (B1)

Students master the present, past, and future tenses to fine-tune their conversation skills. By the end of Level 4 students grasp the breadth and depth of Italian grammar and are able to apply it in different situations.

Wednesday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ March 25 – May 27

Thursday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 12 – May 14

LEVEL 5 (B1+)

Level 5 enables students to converse with native Italian speakers, to tell stories, and effectively summarize a movie or article. Students study advanced grammar, such as subjunctive tenses. The class is dedicated to focus on increasing the fluidity of conversation.

Friday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ March 27 – May 29

Thursday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 12 – May 14

LEVEL 6 (B2)

Students learn complex idiomatic sentences combined with conditional and subjunctive tenses to express themselves – all put into practice during in-class conversation and writing exercises. Students can express ideas, read a variety of texts, and interact with ease in Italian with classmates and the teacher.

Tuesday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ March 24 – May 26

Monday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 16 – May 18

LEVEL 7 (B2+)

Students master the various forms of the tenses that are commonly used in spoken and written Italian, at a near-native level. Assignments in reading, writing, and oral presentations give students the tools to communicate in every given situation.

Thursday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ March 19 – May 21

Wednesday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 18 – May 20

LEVEL 8 (C1)

Level 8 faces all hypothetical constructions, combining gerunds, conditionals, and subjunctive tenses including pronouns and direct/indirect objects. Students exhibit mastery over the language: they can write professional letters as well as give public speeches without any doubts or fears. With this class you can call yourself “a true Italian”; nothing will scare you anymore.

Tuesday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ March 24 – May 26

Thursday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ April 2 – June 4

Level Advanced (C1+)

You made it! Advanced conversation, movies, videos, articles and so much more. Tutto in italiano, sei pronto per impacchettare tutto e trasferirti senza problemi, dappertutto in Italia!

Saturday ~ 11:00 – 1:00 pm ~ March 28 – May 30

Wednesday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 18 – May 20

Friday ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ March 27 – May 29

CANCELLATION POLICY

GROUP CLASSES: All requests for full refunds (minus $40 non-refundable fee) must be submitted to Collina Italiana by email and received by CI prior to the first day of class. Prorated refunds are allowed after the first class but no refund is given after the second class. There is a $20 fee for mid-semester class changes. Please take into consideration that CI does not prorate any fee for missed classes: you can schedule a 1-1hour private lesson for $45 as a make-up class.

PRIVATE CLASSES: The fee is charged in full if cancellation is made less than 24 hours in advance.

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