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Virtual Italian Language Lessons Begin – Spring 2021

April 24, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

$120.00 – $140.00
Virtual Italian Lessons

The Cleveland History Center is taking its Italian Language Class series online! This series of basic Italian Language Classes will be taught by Serena Scaiola, a native speaker of Italian with many years of teaching experience at all levels in several local universities.

Beginner/Intermediate Italian: This 8-week, Saturday morning course is designed for individuals with no previous knowledge of Italian, or for those who were exposed to the Italian spoken language but need to refresh. It is intended to give basic skills in reading, listening and speaking, with a focus on developing comprehension and communication skills. The fundamental elements of grammar, phonetics, and syntax will be introduced by using a functional situation approach. A part of each lesson will be dedicated to real situation exercises, grammar drills and consolidation of the material, deepening of concepts through cultural readings, conversations, role games, listening, and reading exercises. No matter what the motivation is – personal interest, upcoming travels or researching your genealogy – learning Italian will make any experience much more fun and engaging!

Advanced Italian: This 8-week, Saturday afternoon course is designed for individuals who have already taken Beginner Italian, or have a very basic knowledge of Italian language.  These classes will build on the concepts taught in the Beginner level and will utilize many of the same learning tools and strategies.


Beginner/Intermediate: Saturdays, April 24 – June 12, 2021 | 10:00-11:30am

Advanced: Saturdays, April 24 – June 12, 2021 | 12:00-1:30pm

LOCATION: This course is online only and will be delivered via Skype. After you register, your instructor will send instructions on how to join the class virtually.


General Registration: $140

WRHS Member Registration: $120

SUGGESTED MATERIALS: Italian Grammar (Quickstudy: Academic) by Inc. BarCharts; Italian Verb Conjugation Card (Foreign Language Verb Conjugation Cards) by Marcel Danesi. Both available on Amazon.

Registration for this course is now open! Please see below to register.


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April 24, 2021
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
$120.00 – $140.00
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