Adult Language Courses

Beginner/Pre Intermediate Courses

Beginner/Pre Intermediate (Basic User A1, A2) 


2022-2023 CALENDAR

WORKSHOPS: NOVEMBER 28 through DECEMBER 15 2022

WINTER TERM:  JANUARY 9 through MARCH 15 2023

SPRING TERM: APRIL 3 through JUNE 7 2023

Upcoming events

    • 06 Dec 2022
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • 250 Third Ave N., Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    • 3
    Register



    Articoli, Aggettivi, Sostantivi 

    How do articles, adjectives, nouns agree?


    Join us for a two hour workshop on one of the foundations of Italian grammar, the agreement between articles, adjectives, and nouns.

    Led by a native instructor the workshop will walk you through the rules of these fundamentals, while also reviewing the verb "essere" (to be) and "avere" (to have). Students will practice composing simple and correct full sentences. 

    Pre-requisites: Beginning level 1


    All courses must be cancelled at least 72 hours in advance to qualify for a refund, less an administrative fee.










    • 09 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 13 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • Traffic Zone Building 250 3rd Ave N. Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    • 3
    Register

    The goal of this course is for students to be able to speak more extensively about themselves, their profession, their likes and dislikes. Students will also learn how to handle situations related to ordering at restaurants, shops, ask about prices, clothes, and daily activities. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life.

    Prerequisite: Beginner Level 1

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

    Use these links and order a copy of your text and workbook prior to the first day of class:

    Textbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION -BOOK + E-BOOK INTERATTIVO

                            The E-BOOK contains audios and videos.

                            Please note: duration of access to E-book 14 months                                                         

    Workbook:  NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION





     




     


    • 09 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 13 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • Traffic Zone Building 250 Third Avenue N, Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    • 2
    Register
    The goal of the course is for students to expand vocabulary for daily interaction, correctly apply basic grammar rules, and practice simple conversations. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life.

    Prerequisite: Beginner Level 3

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

    Use these links and order copies of your text and workbook prior to the first day of class: 

    Textbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO (BOOK + MULTIMEDIA DVD)

                   

    Workbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO_WORKBOOK







    • 10 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 14 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • Traffic Zone Building 250 3rd Ave N. Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    • 5
    Register

    The goal of this course is for students to be able to talk about past events, make predictions and express probability, ask and answer questions about time, weather, locations and places. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life. 

    Prerequisite: Beginner Level 2

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

    Use these links and order a copy of your text and workbook prior to the first day of class:

    Textbook:  NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO (BOOK+MULTIMEDIA DVD + E-BOOK)

                    The E-BOOK contains audios and videos.

               Please note: duration of access to E-book 14 months                                                                                

    Workbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION_WORKBOOK









     

     

     

     

    • 10 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 14 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • Zoom Online Course
    • 5
    Register

    The goal of this course is for students to be able to greet others and introduce themselves, ask for information, describe their house, family, objects, and their location. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life. 

    Prerequisite: Beginner 1

    Please contact the school if you haven't taken classes at ICC. An instructor will assess your level.

    Use these links and order a copy of your text and workbook prior to the first day of class:


    Textbook: 

                 NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION(BOOK + E-BOOK)

                   The E-BOOK contains audios and videos.

                  Please note: duration of access to E-book: 14 months                                                         

                        

    Workbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO_WORKBOOK



    • 10 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 14 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • Zoom ONLINE
    • 6
    Register

    The goal of this course is for students to be able to greet others and introduce themselves, ask for information, describe their house, family, objects, and their location. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life. 


    Use these links and order a copy of your text and workbook prior to the first day of class:


    Textbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION -BOOK + E-BOOK INTERATTIVO

                            The E-BOOK contains audios and videos.

                            Please note: duration of access to E-book 14 months                                                  

    Workbook:  NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION







     


    • 11 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 15 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • Traffic Zone Building,250 3rd Ave N. Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    • 0

    The goal of this course is for students to be able to greet others and introduce themselves, ask for information, describe their house, family, objects, and their location. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life. 


    Use these links and order a copy of your text and workbook prior to the first day of class:


    Textbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION -BOOK + E-BOOK INTERATTIVO

                            The E-BOOK contains audios and videos.

                            Please note: duration of access to E-book 14 months                                                  

    Workbook:  NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION







     


    • 11 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 15 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • ZOOM Online Course
    • 5
    Register
    The goal of this course is for students to be able to give recommendations, express needs and desires, provide opinions, and talk about work and health. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life.

    Prerequisite: Pre-Intermediate 1

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

    Use these links and order a copy of your texts prior to the first day of class:

    Textbook:

    NUOVO ESPRESSO 2 (BOOK + INTERACTIVE E-BOOK)

    Please note: duration of access to E-book 14 months

    Workbook: 

    NUOVO ESPRESSO 2 - Esercizi supplementari



    • 11 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 15 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • ZOOM Online Course
    • 2
    Register

    The goal of this course is for students to be able to communicate in written and orally about past events, to express feelings and emotions using correct tenses. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life.

    Prerequisite: Beginner 4

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

    Use one of these links and order a copy of your textbooks prior to the first day of class:

    Textbook: NUOVO ESPRESSO 2 (BOOK + INTERACTIVE E-BOOK)

                    Duration of access to E-book: 14 months 

                    Textbook includes the workbook (with keys)

    For additional practice: NUOVO ESPRESSO 2 - Esercizi supplementari 






    • 11 Jan 2023
    • 5:30 PM
    • 15 Mar 2023
    • 7:30 PM
    • Traffic Zone Building,250 3rd Ave N. Suite 625, Minneapolis, MN 55401
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    The goal of this course is for students to be able to greet others and introduce themselves, ask for information, describe their house, family, objects, and their location. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life. 


    Use these links and order a copy of your text and workbook prior to the first day of class:


    Textbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION -BOOK + E-BOOK INTERATTIVO

                            The E-BOOK contains audios and videos.

                            Please note: duration of access to E-book 14 months                                                  

    Workbook:  NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO UPDATED EDITION







     



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.
  • Attendance of 70% of the classes is expected to continue to the next level
  • Punctuality towards class starting time is kindly required to avoid class disruption
  • 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, ICC reserves the right to adjust the number as necessary.
For in-person classes:
  • Joining a session via Zoom is not an option. 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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