Classes

FOR BILINGUAL  KIDS

CHILDREN WHO SPEAK ITALIAN AT HOME AND USUALLY LISTEN TO ITALIAN MOVIES, TV SHOWS AND MUSIC.

A PARENT WHO IS FLUENT AND ACTIVELY SPEAKS ITALIAN WITH KIDS IN A MANDATORY REQUIREMENT

Piccoli passi (Age 3-4)

LITTLE STEPS

In this class we will learn:

  • Playing in Italian
  • Alphabet: comprehension of letters of the alphabet through didactic material that includes the association letter and image
  • Listening and comprehension of short texts
  • Comprehension of basic directions
  • Ability to express basic everyday activities

A, B, Ciao (Age 4-6)

In this class we will learn:

  • Alphabet: comprehension of letters of the alphabet and phonics, through didactic material that includes the sound and image association
  • Acquisition of writing skills and syllabification
  • Listening and comprehension of short texts
  • Comprehension of basic directions
  • New words and expression to enrich the vocabulary
  • Ability to express basic everyday activities
  • Interactive games with Italian traditional poems and songs, connected with school projects.

Voglio parlare Italiano Age 11-15

I WANT TO SPEAK ITALIAN

In these classes we will learn:

  • Basic phrases and questions in simple Italian
  • Basic grammar rules and verbs conjugations in simple tenses
  • Italian arts and traditions, starting from important authors or artists
  • Reading of texts and comprehension
  • Italian games and role-play activities

Cucina Italiana (Age 7-11)

COOKING ITALIAN-STYLE

In this class we will learn:

  • Basic Italian culinary practice
  • Italian dishes and desserts
  • Acquisition of cooking skills in Italian
  • Reading of cooking books and comprehension

Musica Maestro! (Age 5-11)

MUSIC & ITALIAN

In this class we will learn:

  • Fundamentals of Music Theory
  • Ability to play in ensemble with others
  • Acquisition of instrumental skills in Italian
  • Learning how to play melodica
  • Fun Italian musical games

Musica Maestro! (Age 11-17)

MUSIC & ITALIAN

In this class we will learn:

  • Fundamentals of Music Theory
  • Ability to play in ensemble with others
  • Acquisition of instrumental skills in Italian
  • Learning how to play melodica
  • Fun Italian musical games

 

Cantiamo in Italiano (Age 5-11)

ITALIAN CHOIR

In this class we will learn:

  • Fundamentals of Music Theory
  • Ability to sing in choir with others
  • Acquisition of speaking skills in Italian
  • Learning songs in Italian
  • Fun Italian musical games

FOR not BILINGUAL KIDS

A pre-existing knowledge of Italian language is not a requirement.

Classes will be held in English and Italian

Parliamo Italiano (Age 4-6)

LET’S SPEAK ITALIAN

In this class we will learn:

  • Listening and comprehension of short texts
  • Comprehension of basic directions
  • New words in order to enrich the vocabulary
  • Ability to express basic everyday activities
  • Activities that use learning material in order to communicate basic grammar (verbs, articles, prepositions, gender and numbers,…)
  • Improving of speaking by group’s reading activities
  • Interactive games with poems and songs of the Italian Tradition for the creation of school projects.

Leggi, scrivi, crea (Age 7-10)

READ, WRITE, CREATE

In this class we will learn:

  • Comprehension of basic directions with the support of pictures.
  • New words in order to enrich the vocabulary
  • Alphabet: comprehension of letters of the alphabet through didactic material that includes the association letter and image
  • Comprehension of vocabulary with pictures
  • Numbers

 

Avanti Tutta! (Age 11-15)

FULL SPEED AHEAD

In this class we will learn:

  • Grammar rules and verbs conjugations
  • Italian arts and traditions starting from important authors or artists
  • Acquisition of writing skills in Italian
  • Reading of texts and comprehension
  • Role play