Class Schedule
2022 Quarto Cicolo
August 1 - September 26

(The Institute will be closed September 5)

Italian 1

Tuesdays
1:30 - 2:45 PM 

or

Thursdays
9:30 -10:45 AM

or

Thursdays
6:30 - 7:45 PM

Learn the basics to achieve the formation of a simple sentence in the present tense. Correct pronunciation and grammar will be taught.

Italian 2

Wednesdays

1:30 - 2:45 PM

or

Fridays

9:30 - 10:45 AM

A continuation of Italian 1. This course will improve sentence structure as the present perfect, the future tense, and increased vocabulary are added.

Beginning Conversation

Mondays

9:30 - 10:45 AM

or

Tuesdays

3:00 - 4:15 PM

Review lessons from Italian 1 and 2 while beginning to use tenses and vocabulary in conversation.

Italian 3

Thursdays

2:30 - 3:45 PM

This course teaches reflexive verbs, direct and indirect pronouns, the imperative, and more.

Italian 4

Wednesdays

2:30 - 3:45 PM

This course will offer double object pronouns, the imperfect tense, comparisons, the conditional, and more.

Intermediate Conversation

Tuesdays

9:30 - 10:45 AM

or

Fridays

5:00 - 6:15 PM

This conversation will be based on courses Italian 1, 2, 3, and 4. Grammar review will take place.

Italian 5

Mondays

9:30 - 10:45 AM

or

Saturdays

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

The subjunctive and the hypothetical are the main studies in this course.

Advanced Conversation

Saturdays

9:30 - 10:45 AM

Based on all the material covered from Italian 1 through Italian 5.

Parliamo 1

Thursdays

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

This course will introduce Italian literature. Easy Readers are used. Paragraph writing will be included.

Parliamo 2

Fridays

11:15 AM - 12:30 PM

This course offers short stories by well-known, Italian, authors (Italo Calvino, Luigi Pirandello, Natalia Ginzburg, and others), followed by discussions of these works. Essay and conversation will alternate the short stories.

Culture 1

Wednesdays

10:15 - 11:30 AM

The book “Voglia di Sapere” traces the development of the  Italian language and introduces the story of Pinocchio, Dante’s life and The Divine Comedy, and more. This course is presented mainly in Italian.

Culture 2

Day and Time

TBA

This course explores other cultural aspects of Italy, such as I Trulli di Alberobello, the San Carlo Theatre, and more. This course is presented mainly in Italian.

Il Racconto Della Settimana

Tuesdays

4:30 - 5:45 PM

A short story, by different Italian writers, will be discussed and analyzed weekly. Discussions will be completely in Italian. Grammar review will take place.

Italian For Children 1 (Ages 6 - 9)

Saturdays

3:00 - 4:00 PM

This course teaches beginning vocabulary, songs, and simple basics.

Italian For Children 2 (Ages 10-13)

Saturdays

2:00 - 3:00 PM

Easy grammar will be taught and simple conversation will be encouraged.

Italian For Children 3 (Ages 14 +)

Day and Time

TBA

Next level grammar and conversation.

Course Prices (Group/Semi-Private/Private)

Children

 

Class duration: 1 hour

 

Group Class  (3+ Students)...............................block of 8 classes $96.00, per student

 

Semi-Private Class (2 Students).........................block of 8 classes $144.00, per student

 

Private Class (1 Student).....................................block of 4 classes $120.00

1 Child private class (different duration)

45 minutes     $22.50............................................block of 4 classes $90.00

30 minutes     $15.00............................................block of 4 classes $60.00

Course Prices (Group/Semi-Private/Private)

Adults

 

Class duration 1hr.15min.

 

Group Class* (3+ Students)............................block of 8 classes $160.00, per student

 

Semi-Private Class (2 Students)......................block of 8 classes $240.00, per student

Private Classes (1 Adult Student)...................block of 4 classes $200.00

 

1 Adult private class (different duration)

60 minutes     $40.00........................................block of 4 classes $160.00

45 minutes     $30.00........................................block of 4 classes $120.00

30 minutes     $20.00........................................block of 4 classes $  80.00

  

*Please Note:  If Group Class does not materialize (at least 3 students sign up) you will be immediately notified.  You have the option of changing your class selection or given a full refund.

If you have an interest and do not find it here, call the Institute at 845-454-3763 and tell us. We have a host of qualified instructors who can create a class for you!

To register for any of the classes, please call or email and send payment to:

Pirandello Institute

9 Monell Ave.

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

PH: 845-454-3763

Email: pirandelloinstitute@gmail.com

Website: www.pirandelloinstitute.og

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