Chiacchiere & Caffé (IN-PERSON) – Thursday evenings

Join our Virtual gathering to practice your Italian conversation skills with Sara, and a group of fellow learners. This is not a course, this is a coffee meeting, a small friendly group in a relaxed environment where to talk about different topics and what you are interested in. The main emphasis will be on conversation and group discussions with the extensive use of authentic materials. The sessions will be customized to the needs and interests of the learners with immediate feedback, documentation, and suggestions for continued practice.

This course is designed for high intermediate and advanced speakers who want to improve their fluency.

What you will learn

  • You will expand your vocabulary.
  • It will improve your ability to communicate effectively in Italian.
  • You will improve your fluency and your language skills by talking about the latest news from Italy: events, music, film, exhibition, and art.

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!
Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.
No textbook is required.

Schedule

Tuesday evenings FROM April 23 TO June 25, 2024
5:00 pm-6:00 pm PST
11 weeks – Classes meet ONCE a week in our downtown premises

Tickets

140$ (+ 5%GST)

Course Cancellations

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.

Chiacchiere & Caffé (Online) – Wednesday evenings

Join our Virtual gathering to practice your Italian conversation skills with Sara, and a group of fellow learners. This is not a course, this is a coffee meeting, a small friendly group in a relaxed environment where to talk about different topics and what you are interested in. The main emphasis will be on conversation and group discussions with the extensive use of authentic materials. The sessions will be customized to the needs and interests of the learners with immediate feedback, documentation, and suggestions for continued practice.

This course is designed for high intermediate and advanced speakers who want to improve their fluency.

What you will learn

  • You will expand your vocabulary.
  • It will improve your ability to communicate effectively in Italian.
  • You will improve your fluency and your language skills by talking about the latest news from Italy: events, music, film, exhibition, and art.

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!
Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.
No textbook is required.

Schedule

Wednesday evenings FROM April 17 TO June 19, 2024
5:00 pm-6:00 pm PST
10 weeks – Classes meet ONCE a week ONLINE on Zoom.

Tickets

140$ (+ 5%GST) Early bird rate available until April 5

160$ (+ 5%GST) available from April 6

Course Cancellations

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.

Chiacchiere & Caffé (Online) – Wednesdays

Join our Virtual gathering to practice your Italian conversation skills with Sara, and a group of fellow learners. This is not a course, this is a coffee meeting, a small friendly group in a relaxed environment where to talk about different topics and what you are interested in. The main emphasis will be on conversation and group discussions with the extensive use of authentic materials. The sessions will be customized to the needs and interests of the learners with immediate feedback, documentation, and suggestions for continued practice.

This course is designed for high intermediate and advanced speakers who want to improve their fluency.

What you will learn

  • You will expand your vocabulary.
  • It will improve your ability to communicate effectively in Italian.
  • You will improve your fluency and your language skills by talking about the latest news from Italy: events, music, film, exhibition, and art.

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!
Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.
No textbook is required.

Schedule

Wednesday evening October 4 to December 6, 2023
5:00 pm-6:00 pm PST
10 weeks – Classes meet ONCE a week ONLINE on Zoom.

Tickets

120$ (+5%GST) Early Bird Rate available until September 15th

140$ (+ 5%GST) after September 15th

Course Cancellations

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.

Conversation 1 (Online) – Wednesday evenings

Conversation 1 is the best way to improve oral fluency through conversational practice.

Teachers will bring new topics to discuss every week and will prompt the conversation in different ways such as a selection of guided conversations in Italian, questions, and brief exercises relating to contemporary Italy, taken from different sources (short readings, websites, videos, music, etc.) that will help you to gain more self-confidence.

Spoken accuracy and fluency are the focus of this course, but the teacher will signal and correct the main grammar mistakes too and will be at the student’s disposal in case there is a need to clarify some concepts to improve learners’ accuracy while speaking.

Completion of the Beginner 3 Course is recommended.

 

What you will learn

  • Students will expand their vocabulary in a way that will benefit both general conversation and discussion of specific topics
  • Students will familiarize themselves with a variety of current issues relating to Italy
  • Students will develop their communicative skills in Italian through discussion of several topics, ranging from social and political issues to media, pop culture, films, music, fashion, food, and sports

 

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!

Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

No textbook is required

Wednesday evening, April 17 to June 19, 2024
6:00 pm-7:00 pm PST
10 weeks – Classes meet once a week on Zoom.

 

Course Fee

Early Bird Rate 140$ (+5%GST) – available until April 5

160$ (+ GST) after April 6

 

Course Cancellations

Please note that the school administration may cancel courses 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

 

Conversation 1 (In-Person) – Wednesday evenings

Conversation 1 is the best way to improve oral fluency through conversational practice.

Teachers will bring new topics to discuss every week and will prompt the conversation in different ways such as a selection of guided conversations in Italian, questions, and brief exercises relating to contemporary Italy, taken from different sources (short readings, websites, videos, music, etc.) that will help you to gain more self-confidence.

Spoken accuracy and fluency are the focus of this course, but the teacher will signal and correct the main grammar mistakes too and will be at the student’s disposal in case there is a need to clarify some concepts to improve learners’ accuracy while speaking.

Completion of the Beginner 3 Course is recommended.

 

What you will learn

  • Students will expand their vocabulary in a way that will benefit both general conversation and discussion of specific topics
  • Students will familiarize themselves with a variety of current issues relating to Italy
  • Students will develop their communicative skills in Italian through discussion of several topics, ranging from social and political issues to media, pop culture, films, music, fashion, food, and sports

 

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!

Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

No textbook is required

Wednesday evening, APRIL 17 to JUNE 19TH, 2024
5:00 pm-6:00 pm PST
10 weeks – Classes meet once a week in our downtown school

Course Fee

Early Bird Rate 140$ (+5%GST) – available until April 5

160$ (+ GST) after April 6

 

Course Cancellations

Please note that the school administration may cancel courses 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

 

Chiacchiere & Caffé (Online) – Wednesday Evenings

Join our Virtual gathering to practice your Italian conversation skills with Sara, and a group of fellow learners. This is not a course, this is a coffee meeting, a small friendly group in a relaxed environment where to talk about different topics and what you are interested in. The main emphasis will be on conversation and group discussions with the extensive use of authentic materials. The sessions will be customized to the needs and interests of the learners with immediate feedback, documentation, and suggestions for continued practice.

This course is designed for high intermediate and advanced speakers who want to improve their fluency.

What you will learn

  • You will expand your vocabulary.
  • It will improve your ability to communicate effectively in Italian.
  • You will improve your fluency and your language skills by talking about the latest news from Italy: events, music, film, exhibition, and art.

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!
Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.
No textbook is required.

Schedule

Wednesday evening JULY 12TH to SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2023
5:00 pm-6:00 pm PST
10 weeks – Classes meet ONCE a week ONLINE on Zoom.

Tickets

120$ (+5%GST) Early Bird Rate available until June 30th

140$ (+ 5%GST) after June 30th

Course Cancellations

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.

Conversation 1 online – Wednesday evenings

Conversation 1 is the best way to improve oral fluency through conversational practice. 

Teachers will bring new topics to discuss every week and will prompt the conversation in different ways such as a selection of guided conversations in Italian, questions, and brief exercises relating to contemporary Italy, taken from different sources (short readings, websites, videos, music, etc.) that will help you to gain more self-confidence.

Spoken accuracy and fluency are the focus of this course, but the teacher will signal and correct the main grammar mistakes too and will be at the student’s disposal in case there is a need to clarify some concepts to improve learners’ accuracy while speaking.

Completion of the Beginner 3 Course is recommended.

 

What you will learn

  • Students will expand their vocabulary in a way that will benefit both general conversation and discussion of specific topics 
  • Students will familiarize themselves with a variety of current issues relating to Italy 
  • Students will develop their communicative skills in Italian through discussion of several topics, ranging from social and political issues to media, pop culture, films, music, fashion, food, and sports

 

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!

Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

No textbook is required 

Wednesday evening, APRIL 19TH to JUNE 21ST, 2023
6:30 pm-8:00 pm PST
10 weeks – Classes meet once a week online

 

Course Fee

180$ (+5%GST) Early Bird Rate available until March 30th

200$ (+ 5%GST) after March 30th

 

Course Cancellations

Please note that the school administration may cancel courses 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

Conversation 2 in-person – Saturday afternoon

Conversation 2 is for intermediate learners of Italian and is intended to improve your Italian speaking skills in everyday situations through conversational practice. 

Teachers will bring new topics to discuss every week and will prompt the conversation in different ways such as questions, requests for opinions, and brief exercises. Spoken accuracy and fluency are the focus of this course, but the teacher will signal and correct the main grammar mistakes too and will be at the student’s disposal in case there is a need to clarify some concepts in order to improve learners’ accuracy and confidence while speaking.

 

What you will learn 

  • Students will strengthen and refine oral fluency through guided conversations and presentations in Italian. 
  • Students will enrich their vocabulary and verbal expressiveness in a way that will benefit both general conversation and discussion of specific topics 
  • students will enhance familiarity with various current issues relating to Italy through different sources (short readings, websites, videos, music, etc.)

Completion of the Intermediate 3 Course is recommended.

 

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!

Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

No textbook is required 

Saturday morning, APRIL 15 to JUNE 24, 2023
1:00 -3:00 pm PST
11 weeks – Classes meet once a week in our downtown school

 

Course Fee

Early Bird Rate 279$ (+ GST) Early Bird Rate available until March 30th

310$ (+ GST) after March 30th

 

Course Cancellations

Please note that the school administration may cancel courses 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

 

Chiacchiere & Caffé (Online) – Wednesdays

Join our Virtual gathering to practice your Italian conversation skills with Sara, and a group of fellow learners. This is not a course, this is a coffee meeting, a small friendly group in a relaxed environment where to talk about different topics and what you are interested in. The main emphasis will be on conversation and group discussions with the extensive use of authentic materials. The sessions will be customized to the needs and interests of the learners with immediate feedback, documentation, and suggestions for continued practice.

This course is designed for high intermediate and advanced speakers who want to improve their fluency.

What you will learn

  • You will expand your vocabulary.
  • It will improve your ability to communicate effectively in Italian.
  • You will improve your fluency and your language skills by talking about the latest news from Italy: events, music, film, exhibition, and art.

Syllabus

Benvenute e Benvenuti!
Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.
No textbook is required.

Schedule

Wednesday evening JULY 12TH to SEPTEMBER 13TH, 2023
5:00 pm-6:00 pm PST
10 weeks – Classes meet ONCE a week ONLINE on Zoom.

Tickets

120$ (+5%GST) Early Bird Rate available until June 30th

140$ (+ 5%GST) after June 30th

Course Cancellations

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.