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Intermediate Levels & CILS B1 Prep

SPRING 2024  April 15 – June 29

 

Intermediate Italian 1

Communicative goals include: describing past actions that occurred repeatedly, talking about one’s childhood, expressing wishes, understanding and giving orders. The grammatical structures include: imperfetto tense and past tense vs. imperfetto, progressive form (stare + gerund), regular and irregular imperatives, comparatives, superlatives, direct and indirect pronouns.

Schedule of Classes

 Wednesday 6:30 – 8:30 PM Apr 17 – Jun 19 (In-Person)

 

 Tuesday   12 2 PM  Apr 16 – June 18 (In-Person)
 Wednesday  10 AM –12 PM  Apr 17 – Jun 19 (Online)
 Wednesday  6:30 – 8:30 PM  Apr 17 – Jun 19 (In-Person)
 Saturday  12 – 2 PM Apr 20 – Jun 29 (Online)

Length of lessons: 2 hours Total hours: 20 hours

Number of students: minimum of 5, maximum of 12

When to register: Registration is currently open

Registration prerequisites: Basic Italian 3 or equivalent Entrance exam: none

Course fee: $399.00

Payment method: Visa/MasterCard/Amex

Textbook: New Italian Espresso Textbook (Beginner & Pre-Intermediate) for English speakers, Alma Edizioni. Chapters 12 – 15

 

Intermediate Italian 2 

Communicative goals include: express hope, form hypotheses; invite someone to do something together; express one’s opinion; complain; express a preference; express emotions or moods; express a condition. The grammatical structures include: present and past subjunctives; past perfect; combined pronouns; past conditional; agreement of moods.

Schedule of Classes

 Monday  12 2 PM  Apr 15 – Jun 24 (In-Person)
 Monday  6:30 – 8:30 PM  Apr 15 – Jun 24 (Online)
 Wednesday 12 – 2 PM  Apr 17 – Jun 19 (Online)
 Saturday 10 AM – 12 PM Apr 20 – Jun 29 (Online)

Length of lessons: 2 hours Total hours: 20 hours

Number of students: minimum of 5, maximum of 12

When to register: Registration is currently open’

Registration prerequisites: Intermediate Italian 1 or equivalent Entrance exam: none

Course fee: $399.00 Payment method: Visa/MasterCard/Amex

Textbook: New Italian Espresso Textbook (Intermediate & Advanced) for English speakers, Alma Edizioni. Chapters 5–8. Materials provided by instructors

 

 

Intermediate Conversation

Summer quarter only  This course develops listening and conversation skills. A basic understanding of Italian is presumed, and the entire class is conducted in Italian.

Schedule of Classes

Length of lessons: 2 or 4 hours Total hours: 20 hours

Number of students: minimum of 5, maximum of 12

When to register: Registration is currently open

Registration prerequisites: Intermediate Italian 1 or equivalent Entrance exam: none

Course fee: $399.00 Payment method: Visa/MasterCard/Amex

Textbook: Materials provided by the instructors

 

 

CILS B1 PREP CLASS

The Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles and Lingua Viva offer a preparation course for intermediate students who have to take the Italian citizenship or B1 regular exam. Please note that previous knowledge of Italian at intermediate level is recommended to attend this course. Candidates at a lower level may contact us for other options.

Schedule of Classes 

 Saturday  12 – 2 PM  Apr 20 – Jun 29 (Online)

Length of lessons: 2  hours Total hours: 20 hours

Number of students: minimum of 5, maximum of 12

When to register: Registration is currently open

Registration prerequisites: Intermediate Italian 1 or equivalent Entrance exam: none

Course fee: $399.00 Payment method: Visa/MasterCard/Amex

Textbook: Materials provided by instructors