NOVICE

Develop basic language skills and a general understanding of communicating in Italian. After completion, students will be able to speak in present tense and be able to read and write basic sentences. Proficiency goal on the ACTFL scale: Novice High. No prerequisite.

Mondays
6:00-7:30
Oct 2 – Nov 27
No class Nov 20.
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Wednesdays (Metairie)
7:30-9:00
Oct 4 – Nov 29
No class Nov 22.
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Fridays
10:30-12:00
Oct 6 – Dec 1
No class Nov 24.
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Saturdays
9:30-11:00
Oct 7 – Dec 2
No class Nov 25.
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INTERMEDIATE

Students will continue to build upon their knowledge and skill of the language and learn more vocabulary and grammar so they will be able to speak more about basic everyday situations. Students will also be using past tense. Proficiency goal on the ACTFL scale: Intermediate Low.

Mondays
7:30-9:00
Oct 2 – Nov 27
No class Nov 20.
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Wednesdays (Metairie)
6:00-7:30
Oct 4 – Nov 29
No class Nov 22.
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Thursdays
10:30-12:00
Oct 5 – Nov 30
No class Nov 23.
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Saturdays
11:00-12:30
Oct 7 – Dec 2
No class Nov 25.
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ADVANCED

Recommended for students who have completed the Beginning Italian courses and are approaching a conversational level. Students will increase their proficiency and will be able to speak about basic situations using present, past and future tenses. Proficiency on the ACTFL scale: from Intermediate High to Advanced Low.

Tuesdays
6:00-7:30
Oct 3 – Nov 28
No class Nov 21.
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Thursdays (Metairie)
6:00-7:30
Oct 5 – Nov 30
No class Nov 23.
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Saturdays
1:00-2:30
Oct 7 – Dec 2
No class Nov 25.
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SUPERIOR

For experienced students who want to improve their proficiency by practicing comprehension, conversation, and review. Proficiency on the ACTFL scale: Superior.

Tuesdays
6:00-7:30
Oct 3 – Nov 28
No class Nov 21.
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Thursdays
6:00-7:30
Oct 5 – Nov 30
No class Nov 23.
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Saturdays
1:00-2:30
Oct 7 – Dec 2
No class Nov 25.
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TRAVELERS COURSE

For those with no previous knowledge of Italian to effectively communicate in your travels.(e.g. for meeting and greeting others, requesting information, ordering in a restaurant and asking for directions) You will learn a specific set of key expressions and cultural tips you will encounter in Italy.

Saturdays
Session 1
Oct 7 -28
2:30-4:00
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Saturdays
Session 2
Nov 4 – Dec 2
2:30-4:00
No class Nov 25.
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