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Conversation Classes give students an opportunity to put into practice the many grammatical skills and vocabulary they have learned. These class are focused on refinement of conversational ability; every week a different topic will be developed and discussed in group.

Upcoming events

    • 01 Jan 2021
    • (CST)
    • 31 Dec 2021
    • (CST)
    • Online
    • 32
    Register


    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.

    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.  











    • 22 Apr 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Online Workshop
    • 6
    Register

    Join us for an evening of games in Italian. Led by a native Italian instructor, this is an opportunity to practice and review in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

    Prerequisite: Beginner 4

    When: Thursday, April 22

    Cost: $25 members/$35 non-members

    Where: Zoom Online Workshop


    Contact info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions. All workshops must be cancelled a minimum of 72 hours in advance to receive a refund less an administrative fee.

    • 25 Apr 2021
    • 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (CDT)
    • Online
    • 7
    Register


    L'Articolo della Domenica 

    Join a native Italian instructor to discover and discuss IN ITALIAN different magazine articles that depict the life and culture of the Bel Paese.


    Prerequisite: Intermediate level

    When:  Sunday, April 25

    Time:  5:00 - 6:00

    Where: Zoom Online Workshop

    Cost: $15 Members, $25 Non-Members



    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions. All workshops must be cancelled a minimum of 72 hours in advance to receive a refund less an administrative fee.

    • 06 May 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Conversation Workshop
    • 7
    Register

    Practice your conversational skills in a relaxed setting. Led by an ICC instructor, this hour will include a vocabulary building activity centered around a theme. Next, participants will be provided with a set of questions to practice the new words with their peers, followed by a game aimed at reinforcing the vocabulary in a fun way.

    Prerequisite:Beginner 3


    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions. All workshops must be cancelled a minimum of 72 hours in advance to receive a refund less an administrative fee.

    • 13 May 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom ONLINE Workshop
    • 8
    Register

    Practice your Italian conversational skills in a relaxed setting. Grab your favorite drink and join a native instructor for an hour of casual conversation.

    Prerequisite: Intermediate 1

    When: Thursday, May 13, 6 to 7 p.m. 

    Where: Zoom Online Workshop

    Cost: $15/members, $25/non-members


    Contact Peggy at info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions. All workshops must be cancelled a minimum of 72 hours in advance to receive a refund less an administrative fee.

    • 20 May 2021
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Zoom Online Workshop
    • 8
    Register

    Join us for an evening of games in Italian. Led by a native Italian instructor, this is an opportunity to practice and review in a fun and engaging atmosphere.

    Prerequisite: Beginner 4

    When: Thursday, May 20

    Cost: $25 members/$35 non-members

    Where: Zoom Online Workshop


    Contact info@theitalianculturalcenter.org with your questions. All workshops must be cancelled a minimum of 72 hours in advance to receive a refund less an administrative fee.

Past events

08 Apr 2021 AW21FA ONLINE Fra Amici/Conversazione e Aperitivo - Thursday, April 8
01 Apr 2021 AW21IBC ONLINE In Buona Compagnia/Conversazione - Thursday, April 1
28 Mar 2021 NEW! L'Articolo della Domenica, Sunday, March 28 AS21LDD
25 Mar 2021 Review Beginner Level 1 - Thursday Evening. AS21RB1
24 Mar 2021 AS21BC NEW! Beginner Basic Conversation - Wednesday, March 24
23 Mar 2021 OPEN HOUSE Online. AS21OH
18 Mar 2021 AW21G ONLINE Giochiamo! Games In Italian - Thursday, March 18
11 Mar 2021 AW21FA ONLINE Fra Amici/Conversazione e Aperitivo - Thursday, March 11
04 Mar 2021 AW21IBC ONLINE In Buona Compagnia/Conversazione - Thursday, March 4
18 Feb 2021 AW21G ONLINE Giochiamo! Games In Italian - Thursday, February 18
11 Feb 2021 AW21FA ONLINE Fra Amici/Conversazione e Aperitivo - Thursday, February 11
04 Feb 2021 AW21IBC ONLINE In Buona Compagnia/Conversazione Thursday, February 4
21 Jan 2021 AW21G ONLINE Giochiamo! Games In Italian - Thursday, January 21
05 Jan 2021 Open House ONLINE - Tuesday Evening, January 5 AW21OH
21 Dec 2020 Review Beginner Level 1 - Monday Evening AF20RB1
10 Dec 2020 ONLINE Fra Amici/Conversazione e Aperitivo - Thursday, December 10. AF20FA
09 Dec 2020 New! Review Beginner Level 1 - Wednesday Evening AF20RB1
08 Dec 2020 Basic Conversation/Beginner 2 - Tuesday, December 8 AF20BC
03 Dec 2020 ONLINE Giochiamo! Games In Italian - December 3 AF20GGI
01 Dec 2020 Basic Conversation/Beginner 2 - Tuesday, December 1 AF20BC
30 Nov 2020 AF20RB1 New! Review Beginner Level 1 - Monday Evening
19 Nov 2020 ONLINE Fra Amici/Conversazione e Aperitivo - Thursday, November 19
12 Nov 2020 ONLINE In Buona Compagnia/Conversazione - Thursday, November 12 AF20IBC
05 Nov 2020 AF20GGI Giochiamo! Games In Italian - Thursday, November 5
22 Oct 2020 AF20FA ONLINE Fra Amici/Conversazione e Aperitivo - Thursday, October 22
15 Oct 2020 ONLINE In Buona Compagnia/Conversazione - Thursday, October 15 AF20IBC
01 Oct 2020 ONLINE Giochiamo! Games In Italian - Thursday, October 1
24 Sep 2020 ONLINE Fra Amici/Conversazione e Aperitivo - Thursday, September 24 AF20FA
26 Mar 2020 CANCELLED Tarallucci e Vino – Casual Conversation Group AW20TV
26 Mar 2020 Tarallucci e Vino – Casual Conversation Group
14 Mar 2020 SUSPENDED Colazione all’italiana - Casual Conversation Group AW20CAI
30 Jan 2020 Tarallucci e Vino – Casual Conversation Group EW20TV
11 Jan 2020 AW20CAI Colazione all’italiana - Casual Conversation Group EF19CAI
07 Nov 2019 Tarallucci e Vino – Casual Conversation Group EF19TV
02 Nov 2019 Colazione all’italiana - Casual Conversation Group EF19CAI
17 Oct 2019 EF19TV Tarallucci e Vino – Casual Conversation Group
05 Oct 2019 SOLD OUT! Colazione all’italiana - Casual Conversation Group EF19CAI
30 May 2019 SOLD OUT! Tarallucci e Vino – Casual conversation group, Thursday, May 30. ES19TV
18 May 2019 SOLD OUT Colazione all’italiana - Saturday, May 18 ES19CAI
13 Apr 2019 Colazione all’italiana – Casual Conversation Group, Saturday, April 13. ES19CAI
26 Mar 2019 Spring Open House, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. ES19
16 Mar 2019 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group. EW19CI
26 Feb 2019 Tarallucci e Vino – Casual conversation group, Tuesday, February 26. EW19
16 Feb 2019 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group. EW19CI
24 Jan 2019 Tarallucci e Vino – Casual conversation group. EW19TV
20 Oct 2018 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group. EF18
27 Sep 2018 Tarallucci e Vino – Casual conversation group. EF18
15 Sep 2018 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group. EF18
05 Sep 2018 FALL OPEN HOUSE. EF18
16 Jun 2018 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group. ES18
24 May 2018 Tarallucci e Vino – Casual conversation group. EU18
12 May 2018 ES18 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group
26 Apr 2018 Tarallucci e Vino – Casual conversation group. ES18
28 Mar 2018 EN18 NEW LOCATION: Spring Open House, Wednesday, March 28, 2018
01 Mar 2018 EW18 Tarallucci e Vino – Casual conversation group
18 Nov 2017 EF17 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group
21 Oct 2017 EF17 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group
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
29 Apr 2017 ES17 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group
11 Mar 2017 EW17 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group
28 Jan 2017 EW17 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group
05 Jan 2017 EW17 Winter Open House
10 Dec 2016 EF16 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group
05 Nov 2016 EF16 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group
01 Oct 2016 EF16 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group
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
12 Mar 2016 EW16 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group - Saturday, March 12
19 Feb 2016 Servizio passaporti a Minneapolis – Venerdi, 19 febbraio
13 Feb 2016 EW16 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group - Saturday, Feb 13
06 Jan 2016 EW16 Winter Open House - Travelogue: Study Italian in Lucca, Fall 2016!
05 Dec 2015 EF15 Colazione all’italiana – Casual conversation group - Saturday, December 5
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
23 Apr 2015 Servizio Passaporti
31 Mar 2015 ES15 Open House
26 Mar 2015 AE15 NEW! Spring Meet Up and Italian Conversation
06 Jan 2015 EW15 Open House- CANCELLED--Due to Weather
10 Sep 2014 AF14BR Beginner 1, 2, 3 Review, Beginner Conversation Wednesday Evening
03 Sep 2014 FS14 Open House- Wednesday, September 3, 5:30-7 p.m.
01 Apr 2014 ES14 Open House- Tuesday, April 1, 5:30-7 p.m.
11 Jan 2014 RESCHEDULED! Open House- Saturday, January 11, 2-4 pm
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!
08 Jan 2013 Winter Term OPEN HOUSE
06 Dec 2012 EN12F Festeggiamo Fall 2012
30 Jul 2012 AU12C1 Conversation Class - Monday Evenings
18 Jun 2012 EN12S Festeggiamo Spring 2012
11 Jan 2010 NEW! Conversation Class - Monday Evenings
11 Jan 2010 Intermediate Adult Level 2 + Conversation Class
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