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2020 CALENDAR

Fall Term: September 14 through November 20 (ONLINE, ZOOM)


                                                                                  

Why Study with us  -  Small groups and university-educated native speakers provide the ideal environment to learn a foreign language. Our instructors, born and raised in Italy, bring first-hand experience and cultural background of Italian life and current traditions to the classroom.

Our Language courses, based on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), range from Beginning to Advanced level and provide a full program of study, all year around.  

The CEFR organizes language proficiency in six levels, A1 to C2, which can be regrouped into three broad levels: Basic User, Independent User and Proficient User.   See course pages for further details and correspondence with ICC levels.

                                                                             Basic User: A1, A2                               

Independent User: B1, B2

Proficient User: C1, C2

Source:https://www.coe.int/en/web/common-european-framework-reference-languages

                                                                     


In addition to regular classes, we offer conversation classes, grammar workshops, book discussions, opera, and literature classes. Students of the school have numerous opportunities to attend a great array of cultural events to further expand their knowledge of Italian language and culture.                                                                                         


How to register - You may register for a class on this site with a credit card through the online transaction processing system, or in person by paying with a check at our Open House. Please confirm your credit card transaction within 48 hours in order to hold your place in class and avoid cancellation.  If you choose to pay by check at the open house, we are unable to reserve your place in class until the time of payment.  

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.  


Additional Course Information:

  • Adult classes are for students who are 18 or older.
  • Class registration is not transferrable to another person.
  • Group classes are limited to 8 students per class.
  • 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.
  • All students must hold active ICC memberships.


Refund Policy:

  • All tuition is due in full prior to the first class.  If an employer has agreed to cover tuition for any student, we advise all students to remit full payment of tuition in advance of the first class session, and request reimbursement from the employer.
  • 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.
  • Students will receive a full refund, less a $5 registration fee, if a conversation, grammar, or other workshop is cancelled a minimum of 72 hours in advance. No refunds will be issued if cancelled less than 72 hours prior to the workshop.
  • No refunds will be issued after the second week of group classes.
  • There will be a $25 fee for all returned checks.
  • 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.





 


The Italian Cultural Center of Minneapolis/St. Paul is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
 528 Hennepin Ave | Minneapolis, MN 55403 | (612) 295-4111 

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