~~Italian B1.1~~Tuesday  6.30-8:00 pm – with Francesca
Starting: April 23
Dates: April 23, 30 – May 7, 14, 21, 28 – June 4, 11, – July 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6

Tuition Rates for 20 hours in 13 weekly classes.
DAS Members are $240 – Non-Members are $280 (Online Rates)
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A course can/should be repeated if a level is not reached.
Refund Policy: A full refund will be made if a course does not start.

~~Italian Level B1~~

B1 level has 7 sessions of 20 hours each: B1.1 – B1.2 – B1-3 – B1.4 – B1-5 – B1-6 – B1.7 (Total hours 140)

Understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. Can deal with most situations likely to arise while traveling in an area where the language is spoken. Can produce and comprehend simple connected points on familiar topics or of personal interest. Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes, and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.

Course objectives​:
This course aims to offer a deeper insight into the grammatical structures and improve students’ oral and written communication skills; students will learn to make inquiries about courses and personal documents and will be able to discuss differences between modern and past Italian society. They will discuss plans, forecasts, promises, wishes, and probabilities.

Communicative goals:
● Talking about past habits, describing past situations and events, comparing past and present, and expressing emotions.
● Put the facts in relation to each other and conclude.
● Being able to express themselves using conditions related to the past/the present and the future, expressing wishes, discussing possibilities and opportunities, making hypotheses, talking about probabilities, and describing future programs.
● Convince, encourage, and give advice.
● Express an opinion, object, and defend a point of view.
Grammatical structures:
Review of the indicative tenses—present, present perfect, imperfect, past absolute, future, present and past conditional tenses, prepositions, relative pronouns, and combined pronouns.
Italian culture and customs:
Festivals and celebrations; music and traditions; Italian famous products; history and archeology.