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Online (Via Zoom)

Weeks, 30-hour format 


Tuition fees: ICC Member Price $315


Two mornings per week. 

Our accelerated offerings allow students to complete courses at a faster pace remotely. If you are planning your next trip to Italy and want to learn the basics before your departure than our accelerated courses might be perfect for you! View all our offerings below.

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 10 am to 5 pm.

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Online - Tue & Thu

9:30 am- 12:00 pm

Jan 9 - Feb 15, 2024


At this level you have little or no previous knowledge of the language. 

You will learn:

  • To share information about yourself in Italian and ask basic questions.

  • Structure and vocabulary that allow you to function in everyday settings.

  • Grammar coverage includes singular and plural nouns, articles and adjectives, present tense of regular and some modal and irregular verbs, some prepositions too.

  • Communication goals include: greeting and introducing oneself, asking for information, ordering something at the restaurant, telling the time.

By the end of the course, you will begin to understand easy language structures in an immersion classroom setting while learning to speak primarily in the present tense.

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Online - Tue & Thu

9:30 am- 12:00 pm

Feb 20 - Mar 28, 2024


At this level you have already had experience with the Beginner 1 course. You will add to your basic vocabulary in everyday situations involving bookings, transportation, directions, and attractions while traveling in Italy.


In addition to improving your functional ability when speaking in the present tense, you will also be introduced to past tense and learn to speak about events and facts that occurred in your life, such as a vacation or a trip to Italy, for example.

For any inquiries regarding the School, please contact Edda Onesti at (604) 430-3337 ext.239.

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