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Beginner 1 (In-Person) – Monday evenings

Beginner 1 is an introductory course that teaches the four basic skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) in the context of major themes in Italian culture. It is designed for those with little or no previous knowledge of the Italian language.
This course is being delivered virtually with live instruction and interaction.
If you already have a basic understanding of the language, consider Italian for Beginners II.

What you will learn

  • How to communicate in a variety of social situations, such as introducing yourself, talking about daily activities, describing what you do for work, writing and reading simple texts, such as an e-mail, talking about the things you like dislike, ordering a meal, and telling time
  • Basic grammar structures such as articles and nouns, adjectives, and present tenses of regular and irregular verbs
  • Italian culture, including daily life, film, cuisine, and vacationing

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!
Textbook: Nuovo Espresso – The course consists of Chapters 1, 2, 3, 4. The textbook is mandatory, the 55$ is on top of the course fee.

Schedule

Monday evening, FROM April 22 TO July 1, 2024
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm PST
11 weeks – Classes meet once a week in our downtown school 

Courses Fee

289 (+ GST) Realy bird rate until April 18

310 (+ GST) after April 19

Course Cancellations

Please note that the school administration may cancel courses at any time due to low enrollment. Upon cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.
For any further info about our cancellation policy please visit Cancellation & Refund Policy.

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Date

May 27 2024

Time

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cost

$289.00

Location

ICCC West - Downtown Office
Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada West, 409 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Website
http://iccbc.com

Speakers

  • Alessia Corte Sualon
    Alessia Corte Sualon

    After living in Italy her whole life, Alessia decided to move to Vancouver as soon as she completed her degrees in Cultural Mediation (BA) and in Specialized Translation and Conference Interpreting (MD). Her main objective was always to share her passion for languages and different cultures with other people. Her love for her own country has always driven her to develop and perfection her language skills overtime and she is looking forward to welcoming you all into her classroom to put them to good use. Her passions include traveling, reading, and exploring the outdoors.

  • Francesca De Simine
  • Stefano Dal Farra
    Stefano Dal Farra

    Born and raised in a small town in the North-East of Italy, Stefano studied Cultural and Linguistic Mediation at the University of Udine and obtained a master’s degree in project management and European Studies as part of the Erasmus Mundus Program. He worked as a teaching assistant at the University of Ottawa and as an Italian teacher for foreigners, immigrants, asylum seekers and Erasmus+ volunteers in Italy for more than 2 years. His passion for travelling and exploring the world, made him interested in learning new languages and discovering new cultures, as well as sharing and conveying his mother tongue and culture to other people. Thanks to his experience in the Erasmus+ Program for non-profit associations in more than 25 projects as project coordinator, content manager, youth trainer and group facilitator for intercultural groups, he masters good expertise on content creating, teaching, team building, group dynamics, soft skills, communication and intercultural dialogue.

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