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
Jan. 23 – March 27
6:00-7:30pm
(no class Feb. 20 or Feb. 27 due to Mardi Gras)
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Wednesdays (Metairie)
Jan. 25- March 29
7:30-9:00 pm
(no class Feb. 22 or March 1 due to Mardi Gras)
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Thursdays
Jan. 26- March 30
10:30am-12pm
(no class Feb. 23 or March 2 due to Mardi Gras)
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Saturdays
Jan. 28- April 1
9:30-11:00am
(no class Feb. 25 or March 4 due to Mardi Gras)
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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
Jan. 23 – March 27
7:30-9:00 pm
(no class Feb. 20 or February 27 due to Mardi Gras)
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Wednesdays (Metairie)
Jan. 25- March 29
6:00-7:30 pm
(no class Feb. 22 or March 1 due to Mardi Gras)
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Saturdays
Jan. 28- April 1
11:00-12:30 pm
(no class Feb. 25 or March 4 due to Mardi Gras)
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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
Jan. 24-March 28
6:00-7:30 pm
(no class Feb. 21 or Feb. 28 due to Mardi Gras)
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Thursdays (Metairie)
Jan. 26-March 30
6:00-7:30 pm
(no class on Feb. 23 or March 2 due to Mardi Gras)
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Saturdays
Jan. 28-April 1
1:00-2:30 pm
(no class Feb. 25 or March 4 due to Mardi Gras)
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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
Jan. 24-March 28
7:30-9:00 pm
(no class Feb. 21 or Feb. 28 due to the Mardi Gras)
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Saturdays
Jan. 28-April 1
1:00-2:30 pm
(no class Feb. 25 or March 4 due to Mardi Gras
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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
Jan. 28- Feb. 18
2:30-4:00pm
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Saturdays
March 11-April 1
2:30-4:00 pm
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