The Italian Cultural Center at Casa Italia will be offering their next session of adult Italian language classes beginning in February 2013.  Adult classes are offered at the Italian Cultural Center in Stone Park, Our Lady of Pompeii Church in Chicago and at the Blackbird Gallery in Chicago.  All adult classes are 2 hours long and the session runs for 16 weeks.  Our course names and descriptions have changed.  Please read the class schedule below.

Cost: $210.00

Early Bird Discount: $10 if paid by January 25, 2013 (no exceptions)

Registration deadline; February 1, 2013.

ADULT CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Beginning I & II, Intermediate II and Advanced I Italian require a textbook at an additional cost (see bottom of page)

BEGINNING I
This course offers basic Italian vocabulary and proper pronunciation. Simple conversation will be taught and you will be presented with many of Italy’s geographical and cultural aspects including listening, reading, and role playing.

GRAMMAR COVERAGE INCLUDES: Singular and plural nouns, definite and indefinite articles, adjectives, subject pronouns, adjective agreement, regular and irregular verbs in the present.

Italian Cultural Center Building 
1621 N.  39th Avenue | Stone Park, IL 60165
Wednesdays| starting February 13, 2013 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. | 16 weeks
To Register Click Here

The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii-School Hall
1220 W. Lexington | Chicago, IL 60607
Saturdays | starting February 9, 2013 from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | 16 weeks
To Register Click Here

Blackbird Gallery & Framing 

4428 N. Ravenswood Ave. | Chicago, IL 60640
Tuesdays| starting February 12, 2013 from 7 p.m. –  9 p.m. | 16 weeks
To Register Click Here 

BEGINNING II
This course reinforces your basic knowledge of the Italian language and grammar. You will improve your vocabulary, pronunciation, listening, and speaking skills through the practice of new expressions, phrases and dialogues.

GRAMMAR COVERAGE INCLUDES: Possessive adjectives, prepositional contractions, regular and irregular verb conjugations, simple prepositions, interrogatives and demonstratives, disjunctive pronouns and past participles.
Italian Cultural Center Building
1621 N.  39th Avenue | Stone Park, IL 60165
Thursdays | starting February 7, 2013 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. | 16 weeks
To Register Click Here

Blackbird Gallery & Framing 
4428 N. Ravenswood Ave. | Chicago, IL 60640
Thursdays | starting February 7, 2013 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. | 16 weeks
To Register Click Here

INTERMEDIATE I
THIS COURSE IS NOT BEING OFFERED THIS SEMESTER.

INTERMEDIATE II
This course continues covering more advanced Italian grammar so that the student may read, write, and converse on a higher level. other activities that this class offers include videos, cultural readings, translations, and geographical presentations.

GRAMMAR COVERAGE INCLUDES: Past participle, direct and indirect objective pronouns, partitives and expression of quantity, adverbs, reflexive verbs, and reciprocal reflexives.

Italian Cultural Center Building 
1621 N.  39th Avenue | Stone Park, IL 60165
Tuesdays | starting February 12, 2013 from 7 – 9 p.m. | 16 weeks
To Register Click Here

ADVANCED I
This course covers advanced Italian grammar and vocabulary. Students will continue improving their listening and speaking skills through videos, cultural readings, new expressions, dialogues, and role playing.

GRAMMAR COVERAGE INCLUDES: Simple future, double object pronouns, formal and informal imperative, time expressions, comparatives of equality and inequality, superlatives, present and past conditional.

Italian Cultural Center Building 
1621 N.  39th Avenue | Stone Park, IL 60165
Wednesdays| starting February 13, 2013 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. | 16 weeks

To Register Click Here

The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii-School Hall
1220 W. Lexington | Chicago, IL 60607
Saturdays | starting February 9, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. | 16 weeks
To Register Click Here

Blackbird Gallery & Framing 
4428 N. Ravenswood Ave. | Chicago, IL 60640
Saturdays| starting February 9, 2013 from 9 a.m. –  11 a.m. | 16 weeks
To Register Click Here

ADVANCED CONVERSATIONAL ITALIAN

Students will build conversation skills through focus on interactive class exercises and participation in local cultural events. The class will focus on various themes, for example restaurant, transportation, shopping and many more. The teaching style is based on the various media such as, magazines, television, film etc…      TEXTBOOK: NOT NEEDED.

Italian Cultural Center Building
1621 N.  39th Avenue | Stone Park, IL 60165
Mondays  | starting February 11, 2012 from 7 – 9 p.m. | 16 weeks
To Register Click Here

Placement Exams: 

Please note: All first-time registrants for the Beginning II, Intermediate II and Advanced I class must take a placement test or be placed in a class at teachers discretion.  For more information, please call the office at 708-345-5933.

Sentieri Book is required for an additional cost for Beginning I & II, Intermediate II and Advanced I Italian classes. Please call office for more information at 708-345-5933.
NEW STUDENTS TO ORDER SENTIERI BOOK (12 CHAPTERS)

All students attending the Beginning I, Beginning II, Intermediate II and Advanced I adult Italian classes are required to use the Sentieri book. The books can be purchased on the Internet. Included in the text purchase is the interactive website which will have exercises and activities. Please follow the directions to order the Sentieri books; Textbook (All Twelve Chapters)

1) http://www.vhldirect.com

2) Click on Italian Programs in the left hand margin

3) Click on the Sentieri cover

4) Click on Single Volume Version

5) ISBN: 978-1-60576-414-6 Student Edition w/ Supersite Passcode + Student Activities Manual

6) If you incur any issues ordering the book, please call 1-(800)269-6311

*To qualify for the early registration discount, your registration form and full payment must be received by the office no later than January 25, 2013. Registrations sent by mail will be accepted if post marked by January 25, 2013 – no exceptions. Registration deadline: February 1, 2013.
TO REGISTER DO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING

Register in Person: Individuals can come to Casa Italia offices to register, 3800 West Division, Stone Park, IL. Registration hours are Monday through Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Register Online: Click on the class link above to register and pay online.

Register by Mail: Complete our online registration and mail check payment to Casa Italia, 3800 W. Division, Stone Park, IL 60165.

REFUND POLICY: Full course refund will be given if a course is dropped before the first class. If a course is dropped after the first class, but before the second class, 80% of the course will be reimbursed. No refunds will be given if the class is dropped after the second class. Books are non-returnable and non-refundable.

Registration deadline: February 1, 2013

Early Bird Discount Deadline: January 25, 2013 (no exceptions)

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