Advanced Courses

Advanced (Proficient User C1, C2) 


2022-2023 CALENDAR

WORKSHOPS: NOVEMBER 28 through DECEMBER 15

WINTER TERM:  JANUARY 9 through MARCH 15

SPRING TERM: APRIL 3 through JUNE 7



Upcoming events

    • 01 Jan 2022
    • 31 Dec 2023
    • ONLINE
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    Placement Test

    Not sure in which class to register? Complete this placement test.*

    We offer a professional Italian language proficiency evaluation for a refundable $25 charge. The amount will be deducted from tuition when you enroll in our classes.

    Register and email the completed test to: annaolivero@theitalianculturalcenter.org, Director of Adult Language Program. You will be contacted to schedule a Zoom meeting to discuss the results of the test, your oral skills, and which class best fits your language needs.

    * This test is recommended for those who have some knowledge of Italian and are registering for our classes for the first time. Students registering for Beginner 1 and current students don't need to take this test.  











    • 10 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 14 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • Traffic Zone Building, 250 3rd Ave N. Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    • 4
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    The goal of this course is for the student to be able to express opinions precisely and thoroughly, and to describe events in detail in the present, past and future tenses using accurate and appropriate vocabulary. Students will read Italian short stories from well-known writers of the 20th century to practice writing, speaking and reading skills.

    Pre-requisite: Advanced #1

    Please contact the school if you have not taken any other classes at ICC before registering. An instructor will assess your level.

    Use this link and purchase the textbook prior to first day of class:

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Course Information:
  • Classes are offered once per week for ten weeks.
  • The cost of the 10-week session is $330.
  • All group course students must hold active ICC memberships.
  • Adult classes are for students who are 18 or older.
  • Class-attendance of 70% is expected to proceed to the next level.
  • The ICC requires a minimum of 4 students in any group class. When enrollment drops below this number, students will be offered the option of remitting a tuition supplement. If all involved students agree to the supplement, the class can materialize.
  • All tuition is due in full prior to the first class.
  • Class registration is not transferable to another person.
  • All group classes will close after the first week of class, and no new students will be added.
  • No discounts apply to private, semi-private, customized classes or workshops.
  • Cancellations of private or semi-private lessons, made less than 24 hours in advance, will be charged at the normal rate of tuition
For online classes:
  • If you do not receive a Zoom link, and class details, by the day before your first class session, please check your spam folder.
  • Language sessions are not recorded for students who miss a class.
  • Active participation is key. Video and audio must be turned on, auditing the class without interaction is not conducive to learning and affects the class dynamic.  
  • Zoom group classes are limited to 10 students per class. However, the ICC reserves the right to adjust this number as is necessary.
For in-person classes:
  • Joining a session via Zoom is not an option, even occasionally. The instructor will send information about the missed class to all students before the following session.
Refund Policy:
  • Students will receive a full refund of course tuition, less a $10 registration fee, prior to the start of the first lesson in the session.
  • Students can withdraw from the course prior to the second week of class. An administrative fee of $50 will be retained.
  • No refunds will be issued after the second week of group classes.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Regular class attendance is strongly advised. If a student must miss class, for any reason, s/he will not qualify for reimbursement or an individual makeup class.


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