PROMOTING ITALIAN LANGUAGE AND CULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES BY STREAMLINING ADMISSION PROCEDURES TO ITALIAN UNIVERSITIES   Beginning with academic year 2013 – 2014 and, contrary to earlier requirements, students with an American High School Diploma who have taken a minimum of one AP Italian exam and two additional AP exams in subje...

The Department of Italian at Georgetown University together with the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. invites you to a conference titled Teaching Italian Culture. The one-day conference will take place on October 19th 2013 during the Italian Language Week as part of a series of events celebrating the Year of Ita...

Applications for the 2014-2015 school year are being accepted now for the Franklin Elementary Italian Dual Immersion Program! To enter Kindergarten, your child must be five years old by September 1, 2014.   Foreign Language Academies of Glendale (FLAG) Italian dual immersion is a 90/10 program that provide students an opportunity to lea...

Sip Italian wine in Central Park on a Venetian Gondola and enjoy an Italian lesson from a native Italian teacher! Price: $60 per student (maximum 5 students) - Reservations required. Fridays at 5pm - 'Conversational' level italian   Also available on Thursdays at 7pm -'Everyday Italian Phrases' Placement Tests: Because the Italia...

Don't miss the "Italian Matters Because..." event this Saturday at 4:00 PM at the Museo Italo Americano. Professors, lecturers and technologists will come together and show how learning la dolce lingua can change your life and your career, as well as expand on the larger significance of multilingual literacy in our modern world. But, that's not al...

Nei licei degli USA gli studenti d'italiano hanno dato l'esame AP Italian Language and Culture il 15 maggio 2014. Non si sa ancora quanti studenti hanno sostenuto l'esame e se il loro numero è aumentato in paragone all'anno scorso; nel maggio del 2013 gli studenti che hanno dato l'esame sono stati 1,980 in totale.   La meta per il 2015-2016...

  WTI Magazine #48    2014 November, 26Author : Manuela Bianchi for learnitalygroup.com      Translation by:   We begin today with a little anatomy. Have you ever wondered how do you call in Italian the five fingers of your hand? I'll reveal it now: "pollice" is the thumb, "indice" is the index finger, "medio"...

di Fucsia Fitzgerald Nissoli  Ha destato clamore, in questi giorni, la notizia di un taglio ai fondi per la promozione linguistica italiana all'estero, al capitolo 3153 del MAECI, pari a 2 milioni e 625 mila euro per il 2016, dopo che, durante l'esame della legge di stabilità, il lavoro svolto in Senato aveva permesso di azzerare i tagli oper...

"So sorry about the mess," says Flavia Laviosa as she welcomes me to her home, a one-bedroom apartment halfway between Harvard and MIT. I quickly realize that the contents of her apartment live up to its location.   The "mess" — a consequence of an ongoing home improvement project — consists of books beyond counting, stacked in tall piles on...

Recently the Hamilton Township Public Library in Mercer County was the recipient of a donation of over one hundred books and other publications, written in Italian, donated by Cav. Mario A. Marano of Toms River, NJ. Hamilton Township and Mercer County have a large population of Italians and Italian Americans. The books are mostly text books coverin...