Italian Language Program of the Italian Cultural Society of Washington D.C.
Italian – Beginners 1 (A1)
Wednesdays 5:30-8:00 PM, September 14 – November 16
INSTRUCTOR: Nicoletta Aiken
Italian for Beginners (10 weeks)
This course will teach students basic Italian grammar as well as proper pronunciation. It will cover basic conversations, using the present tense; medical terminology will be taught. The course format includes guided conversations, role play, readings, listening comprehension, exercises from the text book and other sources, including songs and videos. Throughout the course, references to biomedical and healthcare terminology and situations will be made. Text book: The Italian Project 1A for English Speakers ($40).
- Greet and introduce oneself in a formal and informal way
- Describe objects and people, learning gender distinction for nouns and adjectives
- Ask and give information and directions (time, days of the week and months, numbers, street direction)
- Converse in the present tense in everyday as well as in medical situations
The direct link to the online registration system and database of courses is https://my.faes.org/Common/CourseSchedule.aspx (put in the initial of the course code ITAL in order to pull up the course description).
ONLINE REGISTRATION DEADLINE is September 9, 2016. (Late registration runs till September 30; $10 late fee applies.)
TUITION is $300
SCHOLARSHIPS: FAES offers 30 tuition remission scholarships for self-funding students. For deadline and details, visit https://faes.org/content/tuition-and-funding . FAES Graduate School courses are credit-bearing and are conveniently held in the evenings on the NIH campuses to fit around the working schedule of trainees. Courses are open to all qualified persons, including the NIH community, other federal agencies, and the general public.