Beginner 2 (Online) – Monday evenings
Beginner 2 is an introductory course following Beginner 1 course. 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
Benvenute e Benvenuti!
Textbook: Nuovo Espresso – The course consists of Chapters 5,6,7. The textbook is mandatory, the 55$ is on top of the course fee.
Monday evenings, January 15 to March 25, 2024
6:00 pm-8:00 pm PST
11 weeks – Classes meet once a week on Zoom.
Early Bird Rate 240$ (+5%GST) – available until December 31
260$ (+ GST) after January 1
Please note that the school administration may cancel courses at any time due to low enrolment. Upon cancellation, registrants will receive a full refund.
For any further info about our cancellation policy please visit Cancellation & Refund policy.
Anna is an international business consultant with extensive economic training. She graduated in 2001 cum laude in International Economics in Pavia and in Management International in Strasbourg (EM), she obtained a master’s degree in Strategic Marketing in London (2007) and an MBA in Buenos Aires ( 2016). Beside working 20 years as marketing executive and consultant in leading companies and in the promotion of Made in Italy in Europe, Asia and South America, Anna always cultivated her passion for italian culture, language and cuisine and is a certified language trainer (CEDILS -Ca’ Foscari) with more than 850 hours of university -level teaching experience. Her teaching mixes different approaches, integrating CLIL and TPR.
Rossana Copler is an Italian native speaker with experience in teaching. Her lessons are tailored to students’ needs and she focus on all aspects of the language such as speaking it, listening and reading comprehension. Most importantly she likes making her lessons fun using real life contexts, cultural aspects, visual aids and games.
She loves to travel and immerse herself in the cultures of the many places where she lived. For this reason, she left her beloved Italy to experience the cultural and spiritual elements of life in Malaysia, the United States and Canada. She published her first novel in Italian and English called Acqua in 2016, The Absolute Note in 2018, Songs of a secret in 2021 and Aqua, a Bilingual novel Italian/English for intermediate and advanced learners in 2022. Her writing explores both the dreams and the heartbreaks that co-exist in life. She creates a world where the healing power of love soothes the wounds of misunderstanding and offer hope for the heart to learn to love freely without prejudice. Born in Bergamo, Italy on the first of October in 1973, Rossana now resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with her husband and two sons.