Course + Trip
(you can also just attend the course, or a few classes, or just enjoy the trip!)
Discover Liguria, Piemonte and Veneto – Slow food and wine.
The course: In our Bethesda location, you will enjoy a taste of these regions’ history, nature, art, literature, music, food and wine. The course will be in Italian (with English translation when necessary). The material will be both in Italian and in English (upon request). No grammar will be covered.
An insider experience through the Italian Riviera to learn and enjoy the secret riches and the authentic traditions of historic Genoa, the pearls of nature that surround it and the adjacent Piedmont, region of slow food and wine. The virtual journey, also focused on the historic and geographic reasons that determine the variety of regional Italian food, brings you then to the north east region of Veneto and the other historical power of the sea: Venice.
Please call our office to learn about the syllabus.
The Instructor: Carlo Ellena, ICS teacher and Board Member is from Savona, Liguria. He teaches several cultural classes for the ILP, and he is now pleased to share with you the secrets of his region, his knowledge on Piedmont, Veneto, food and wine with his usual passion and wit.
Winter 2017: On Tuesdays, 10 weeks, starting on January 23rd (please contact us at email@example.com)
Cost: $350. (ICS Members: $320). Drop-in: $45. Material, food and wine provided by the Instructor.
Discover Piedmont: a region of history, culture & enjoyment
The course: At our Friendship Heights location, you will enjoy a taste of Piedmont’s history (in particular Vittorio Emanuele e l’Unità d’Italia), geography, history of wine, folklore and typical festivals, industry, slow food and typical dishes.
The Instructor: Silvana De Luca is from Aqui Terme, a small city in Piedmont, famous for its thermal bath since Roman times. She is an instructor of Italian at the Foreign Service Institute, the language school of the Department of State, where currently she teaches American diplomats posted to Italy. After joining the Italian Cultural Society and serving in its Board of Directors, Silvana became involved with the Language Program at ICS for which she teaches a variety of courses.
Cost: $270 for the 20 hour course. Drop-in $35. Material provided by the Instructor.
Slow Food tour from Piedmont to the Italian Riviera: 3-10 settembre http://beautifuliguria.com/small-groups/liguria-and-piedmont/
ICS Members and Students will benefit from a discount of Eur 250. Other personalized options and dates are doable. Just contact us and Beautiful Liguria, and we will help you to personalize your vacation, according to your needs and preferences. You will be warmly welcomed and driven around the more interesting sites of the region.