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Intermediate/Upper Intermediate Courses - Independent User (B1,B2)


The courses include:

Intermediate Level 1 (B1)

Intermediate Level 2 (B1)

Intermediate Level 3 (B1)

Bridge class #1 leading to Upper Intermediate Level 1

Upper Intermediate 1 (B2)

Upper Intermediate 2 (B2)

Upper Intermediate 3 (B2)


                                                Bridge class #2 leading to Advanced 1

To review the courses' descriptions please scroll down the page.

Please note they are displayed in date and time order not in level order. Classes are offered once per week for ten weeks. The cost of the 10-week session is $295 with a required 1 year membership of $40 for an individual. Membership allows us to offer you a discount on classes as well as various events held throughout the year.

In addition, take note of grammar workshops, and other special courses that may be offered to intermediate level students.  Tuition amounts will vary.

        

                                         

                                                         





Upcoming events

    • 07 Jul 2020
    • 12:00 PM (CDT)
    • 04 Aug 2020
    • 2:00 PM (CDT)
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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
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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)
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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)
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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
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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)
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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
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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.









    • 30 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Italian Cultural Center, 528 Hennepin Avenue
    • 2
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    ONLINE Workshop: LA  bellA linguA!  Agreement of article, adjective, noun - Accordo articolo, aggettivo, nome                       

    Join us for a two hour workshop focused on the agreement of article, adjective, and noun. Led by our native instructor Mirella Heimpel, students will review and practice how to correctly apply the rules of agreement.

    Prerequisite: Beginning Level 2

    When:  Thursday, July 30

    Time:  5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Where:  Zoom Online Class

    Cost:  $35 for ICC members and $45 for non-members.














    • 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.






Past events

01 Jul 2020 ONLINE Workshop - Verbo Piacere Wednesday Evening , July 1 AU20GW
25 Jun 2020 ONLINE Workshop/Pronomi - Thursday June 25 AU20GW
24 Jun 2020 ONLINE Fra Amici/Conversazione e Aperitivo - Wednesday Evening AU20FA
03 Dec 2019 Grammar Workshop - Verbo Piacere Tuesday Evening AJ19GW
02 Dec 2019 Grammar Workshop - Passato Prossimo/Imperfetto Monday, December 2 AJ19GW
20 Nov 2019 Grammar Workshop - Verbi al presente, Wednesday, November 20 AJ19GW
26 Aug 2019 Book Discussion/Tavola Rotonda "Va' dove ti porta il cuore" - Monday, August 26 EU19TR
26 Mar 2019 Spring Open House, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. ES19
03 Jan 2019 Educational Travel Meeting, Thursday, January 3. EW19
18 Dec 2018 Grammar Workshop - Preposizioni Tuesday Evening, December 18 AJ18GW
02 Nov 2018 Servizio passaporti a Minneapolis
05 Sep 2018 FALL OPEN HOUSE. EF18
28 Mar 2018 EN18 NEW LOCATION: Spring Open House, Wednesday, March 28, 2018
13 Dec 2017 AJ18GW NEW! Grammar Workshop - Imperfetto e Passato Prossimo in Musica, Wednesday, December 13
12 Dec 2017 AJ18GW NEW! Grammar Workshop - Verbo Piacere, Tuesday, December 12
05 Dec 2017 AJ18GW NEW! Grammar Workshop - Verbi al presente, Tuesday, December 5
06 Sep 2017 EF17 NEW! Italian Higher Education - A Comparative Analysis
19 Aug 2017 EN17 - Passeggiata at Lake Calhoun – Saturday, August 19, 2017
14 Jun 2017 AU17IC Class Closed/ Intermediate Conversation - Wednesday Evening
20 May 2017 EN17 CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER - Passeggiata at Lake Calhoun – Saturday, May 20
05 Jan 2017 EW17 Winter Open House
14 Dec 2016 AJ16GW NEW! Grammar Workshop - Verbi al presente
06 Dec 2016 AJ16GW NEW! Grammar Workshop - Congiuntivo in Musica
07 Sep 2016 EF16 NEW! Fall Open House - Travelogue: A Student in Macerata
13 Aug 2016 EN16 Passeggiata @ Lake Calhoun – Saturday, August 13, 2016
07 Aug 2016 EN16 Passeggiata @ Lake Calhoun – Saturday, August 13, 2016
23 Jul 2016 EN16 PLEASE NOTE: Change in Start Time! Passeggiata @ Lake Calhoun – Saturday, July 23, 2016
25 Jun 2016 EN16 Passeggiata @ Lake Calhoun – Saturday, June 25, 2016
21 May 2016 EN16 It's Back! Passeggiata @ Lake Calhoun – Saturday, May 21, 2016
30 Mar 2016 ES16 Travelogue: A student in Perugia – Pictures and memories
19 Feb 2016 Servizio passaporti a Minneapolis – Venerdi, 19 febbraio
06 Jan 2016 EW16 Winter Open House - Travelogue: Study Italian in Lucca, Fall 2016!
04 Nov 2015 AE15 NEW! Italian Heritage: il giorno dei morti-The day of the dead, Wednesday, November 4
03 Oct 2015 EF15 Passeggiata @ Lake Calhoun – 1st Saturday of each month (June – Oct)
09 Sep 2015 EF15 NEW! Fall Open House - Travelogue: A Student in Macerata
13 Jun 2015 EN15 Quartetto Rosso - A Free Outdoor Italian Concert!
23 Apr 2015 Servizio Passaporti
31 Mar 2015 ES15 Open House
26 Mar 2015 AE15 NEW! Spring Meet Up and Italian Conversation
19 Feb 2015 ENW15 SOLD OUT! Walker Art Center - “Arte Povera” Exhibition Tour for Italian Speakers
06 Jan 2015 EW15 Open House- CANCELLED--Due to Weather
30 Oct 2014 EF14 Walker Art Center- Exhibition Tour for Italian Speakers -- Thursday, October 30
09 Sep 2014 AF14I2 Intermediate Adult Level 2 - Tuesday Afternoon
08 Sep 2014 AF14I2 Intermediate Adult Level 2 - Monday Evening
04 Sep 2014 EF14 Walker Art Center-Sculpture Garden Tour in ITALIAN, Thursday, September 4
03 Sep 2014 FS14 Open House- Wednesday, September 3, 5:30-7 p.m.
31 Jul 2014 EU14 Walker Art Center-SOLD OUT!!!
24 Jun 2014 AU14GW Grammar Workshop - Passato Prossimo e Imperfetto, Tuesday, June 24
02 Apr 2014 AS14G Grammar Workshop - Pronomi Diretti/Indiretti - Wednesday, April 2, 2014
01 Apr 2014 ES14 Open House- Tuesday, April 1, 5:30-7 p.m.
14 Jan 2014 AW14I2 Intermediate Adult Level 2 - Tuesday Evening
11 Jan 2014 RESCHEDULED! Open House- Saturday, January 11, 2-4 pm
05 Dec 2013 AJ13G Grammar Workshop - Pronomi Diretti/Indiretti - Thursday, December 05
12 Nov 2013 AJ13G Grammar Workshop - Congiuntivo e Condizionale - Tuesday, November 12
04 Sep 2013 Fall Term OPEN HOUSE
17 Jun 2013 EN13 Festeggiamo Spring 2013
12 Jun 2013 1-Day Grammar Workshop
03 Apr 2013 ES13 Spring Term OPEN HOUSE - Film Festival Tickets on Sale!
30 Jan 2013 Intermediate Adult Level 1 Conversation Only Class Wednesday PM
08 Jan 2013 Winter Term OPEN HOUSE
11 Dec 2012 AJ12G Grammar Workshop - Pronomi Diretti/Indiretti - Tuesday, December 11
06 Dec 2012 EN12F Festeggiamo Fall 2012
04 Dec 2012 AJ12G Grammar Workshop - Passato Prossimo, Imperfetto,Trapassato - Tuesday, December 4
03 Dec 2012 AJ12G Grammar Workshop - Congiuntivo e Condizionale - Monday, December 3
27 Nov 2012 AJ12G Grammar Workshop - Potere, Dovere, Volere e Pronunciation -Tuesday, November 27
25 Jun 2012 AU12G Grammar Workshop - Pronomi Diretti/Indiretti - Monday, June 25
21 Jun 2012 AU12G Grammar Workshop - Passato Prossimo e Imperfetto - Thursday, June 21
20 Jun 2012 AU12G Grammar Workshop - Potere, Dovere, Volere e Pronunciation -Wednesday, June 20
18 Jun 2012 EN12S Festeggiamo Spring 2012
04 Apr 2011 AS Grammar Workshop - Pronomi Diretti/Indiretti - April 4
04 Apr 2011 AS Grammar Workshop- Passato Prossimo- April 4
21 Mar 2011 AS Grammar Workshop - Pronomi Diretti/Indiretti -March 21
13 Apr 2010 Intermediate Adult Level 3 - Tuesday Evenings
13 Jan 2010 Intermediate Adult Level 1 - Wednesday Evenings
12 Jan 2010 Intermediate Adult Level 2 - Tuesday Evenings
11 Jan 2010 Intermediate Adult Level 2 + Conversation Class
23 Oct 2009 TEST Intermediate Adult Level 1
09 Sep 2009 Intermediate Class Fall Session
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