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Summer Classes at the Italian Cultural Center are dependent on instructor availability and student desire and vary year to year.  Please see below to see what will be offered this summer at the ICC.            

Upcoming events

    • 10 Jan 2020
    • 12:00 PM (CST)
    • 31 Dec 2020
    • (CST)
    • ICC, Hennepin Center for the Arts, 528 Hennepin Ave, Suite 502, Minneapolis, MN 55403
    Registration is closed

    This class is for students who would like to customize and advance their learning of Italian.  Please contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org to schedule a semi-private lesson.

    All adult students must hold active ICC memberships. All packages must be completed within one year.

    • 06 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • 10 Sep 2020
    • 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • ZOOM meeting
    • 0
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    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. 


    No classes on Monday September 7, Labor Day. That week's class will take place on Thursday September 10, same time. 


    Please use these links to Applause Learning, and order a copy of your text and workbook prior to the first day of class:


    Textbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO

    Workbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO_WORKBOOK




     


    • 06 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • 10 Sep 2020
    • 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • ZOOM meeting
    • 0
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    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.

    No classes on Monday September 7, Labor Day. That week's class will take place on Thursday September 10, same time. 

    Prerequisite: completion of Beginner 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 to Applause Learning, and order a copy of your text and workbook prior to the first day of class:

    Textbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO

    Workbook: NEW ITALIAN ESPRESSO_WORKBOOK




     




     


    • 07 Jul 2020
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • 04 Aug 2020
    • 2:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
    • 0
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    Join ICC native instructor, Mirella Heimpel, for a 5 week course designed for art lovers who would like to delve into some of the most important Italian masterpieces in the context of learning the Italian language. From Renaissance of Michelangelo to Futurism of Umberto Boccioni, this course will explore five Italian masterpieces through the messages these artists wanted to convey in their historical context.

    The style, history and cultural content is taught in Italian and is ideal to support students at an Intermediate level (Pre-requisite: Intermediate 1). Learn through the various activities of listening, writing and speaking.

    This 5 week class will be held on Tuesdays, from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m., and will commence on Tuesday, July 7. The tuition rate is $160.

    Please follow this link to order the textbook: Italia Dell'Arte





    • 07 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • 08 Sep 2020
    • 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • ZOOM meeting
    • 1
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    The goal of this course is for the student to be able to communicate about events of the past, to write a letter or converse on the phone, and to express feelings, emotions and sensations. Each class will provide information and discussion on cultural aspects of Italian life.

    Prerequisite: completion of Pre-Intermediate 2

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

    Please use this link to Applause Learning, and order a copy of your text prior to the first day of class:

    TextbookNuovo Espresso 3









    • 08 Jul 2020
    • 10:00 AM (CDT)
    • 12 Aug 2020
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • ZOOM meeting
    • 2
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    Learn Italian through the world of food and cuisine. Practice vocabulary, phrases, and grammar needed to understand and talk about Italian food. Become familiar with traditional Italian recipes, their origin, and idiomatic expressions to enjoy food like Italians.

    Prerequisite: Pre-intermediate 2

    PLEASE NOTE:  This is a language class and not a cooking course.

    Please use this link to Applause Learning, and order a copy of your text prior to the first day of class:

    http://www.applauselearning.com/LITALIANO-PER-LA-CUCINA/productinfo/ALM536/

    • 08 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom meeting
    • 0
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    ONLINE: How To Express Opinions: Congiuntivo Presente In Musica

    Join us for a two hour workshop focused on how to express opinions by using congiuntivo. Led by our native instructor, Luisa O'Gara, students will work on the comprehension of a popular song by Giorgio Gaber, the pioneer of the Italian musical genre Teatro Canzone (song theater). Students will practice through a variety of exercises focused on the use of congiuntivo presente in comparison to its use in English.  

    Prerequisite: Pre-Intermediate 2.

    This is a one time workshop, which will be held on Wednesday, July 8, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.  The cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Please register and remit payment here to reserve you place in class.


    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions.

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




     










    • 09 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
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    ONLINE: How to tell stories in the past - Passato Prossimo

    Join us for a two hour workshop focused on how to tell stories in the past. Led by our native instructor Mirella Heimpel, students will practice how the passato prossimo is used in Italian in comparison to the use of the past tense in English.  

    Prerequisite: Beginning Level 2.

    This is a one time workshop, which will be held on Thursday, July 9, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.  The cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Please register and remit payment here to reserve you place in class.


    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions.

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













    • 09 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
    • 0
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    ONLINE: How to tell stories in the past - Passato Prossimo

    Join us for a two hour workshop focused on how to tell stories in the past. Led by our native instructor Ileana Tamberlani, students will practice how the passato prossimo is used in Italian in comparison to the use of the past tense in English.  

    Prerequisite: Beginning Level 3.

    This is a one time workshop, which will be held on Thursday, July 9, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m.  The cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Please register and remit payment here to reserve you place in class.


    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions.

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













    • 15 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
    • 1
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    ONLINE - How to describe current events: Verbi al presente

    Join us for a two hour workshop focused on how to express yourself when describing current events and plans by reviewing verbi al presente. Led by our native instructor Ileana Tamberlani, students will practice regular/irregular, as well as modal verbs in meaningful contexts.

     Prerequisite: Beginning Level 1

    This is a one time workshop, which will be held on Wednesday, July 15, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. The cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Please register and remit payment here to reserve you place in class.


    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions.

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



     










    • 16 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
    • 0
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    ONLINE How to talk about daily routines: Verbi Riflessivi

    Join us for a two hour workshop focused on how to use verbi riflessivi. Led by our native instructor, Ileana Tamberlani, students will practice how to properly utilize these verbs through exercises related to daily activities and routines.  

    Prerequisite: Beginning Level 3.

    This is a one time workshop, which will be held on Thursday, July 16, from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. The cost is $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Please register and remit payment here to reserve you place in class.


    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions.

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



     










    • 23 Jul 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
    • 3
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    ONLINE Vocabulary Building Workshop - Topic: ABBIGLIAMENTO

    Join us for a one hour workshop focused on how to build and practice vocabulary and expressions used in various communicative contexts. Led by our native instructor Romina Montanari, students will practice vocabulary regarding clothing and will use the expressions needed while shopping.

    Prerequisite: Beginning Level 3.

    This is a one time workshop, which will be held on Thursday, July 23, from 7 until 8 p.m. The cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Please register and remit payment here to reserve you place in class.


    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions.

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









    • 20 Aug 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Meeting
    • 5
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    ONLINE Vocabulary Building Workshop - Topic: CIBO

    Join us for a one hour workshop focused on how to build and practice vocabulary and expressions used in various communicative contexts. Led by our native instructor, Romina Montanari, students will practice vocabulary regarding the Italian favorite - FOOD!

    Prerequisite: Beginning Level 3.

    This is a one time workshop, which will be held on Thursday, July 23, from 7 until 8 p.m. The cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Please register and remit payment here to reserve you place in class.


    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions.

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






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