The Director of the Coccia Institute is delighted to announce the 2017 Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12). Recognizing the importance of acknowledging and motivating excellence in the teaching of Italian, the Coccia family and Lawrence Inserra, Jr., have established this significant award. Our donor...

Next year, Oregon State University will be undergoing some changes in their language department. While there are multiple different ways to say hello, there are just as many ways to say goodbye. This next academic year, Oregon State University will be saying goodbye to a small handful of second-language course opportunities that have previously bee...

I valori della cultura italiana festeggiati come forse, ormai, non si festeggiano più nemmeno in Italia. In una Park Avenue a New York vestita a festa, venerdì, si sono svolte le celebrazioni per il 71esimo compleanno della Repubblica Italiana: un 2 giugno da ricordare nel quale sono state valorizzate le eccellenze culinarie, linguistiche e artisti...

Summer has arrived in Minnesota, and so has the ICC's popular Passeggiata! What better way to enjoy the sunny Twin City days than to walk around beautiful Lake Calhoun, and speak a little Italian in the process! Those interested will gather at the West Lake Street kiosk, behind Tin Fish, at 11 AM, on Saturday, June 24th, and will walk clockwise. Le...

L’organizzazione no profit, Ciao St Louis, ha una nuova iniziativa che si chiama Imparare L’Italiano Giocando. Questa iniziativa è stata pensata per i bambini per farli crescere in un ambiente dove possono imparare la lingua. Ogni mese, ci sarà un meet-up dove i genitori di bambini dai dodici anni in giù, possono partecipare in varie attività ludic...

When Gianluca Butticè moved from his native Sicily to the U.S., he faced the challenges of learning English and American culture. Surmounting that learning curve inspired him to make the journey easier for others. So after spending the past several years teaching Italian, he is branching out into offering tours of Italy that encompass language and...

WHEN: May 27, 2017 @ 10:30 am – 10:45 am - WHERE: Scuola Italiana del Sabato PIB, Cambridge, MA - COST: Free - Informazioni: https://www.piboston.org/about-pib/contact-info La Scuola Italiana del Sabato – PIB per bambini di Boston e del New England organizza una open house sabato 20 maggio dalle 10:30 alle 11:30. Per registrarsi all’Open House riem...

Scuola Italiana di Portland announces the appointment of Alessandra Gardino Montgomery as board president and Robert Morse, Sally Hudson, and Melissa Egizio Slechta as new board directors. Departing president and founding member, Grazia Solazzi, has been named Founder and Board President Emeritus for her significant role in establishing and leading...

Italian. What a melodic language, full of musicality and love. Yeah, right. Then, let’s talk about the so-called “scioglilingua,” the incredibly infamous tongue twisters. Yes, because tongue twisters in Italian are not simply hard sentences to say, but many of them are seriously targeted to the weakest point of the language, and many people’s pronu...

Nel Long Island si è celebrato il ventesimo anniversario dell’AIAE (Associazione degli Educatori Italoamericani). L’appuntamento annuale, organizzato dalla dinamica presidente dell’associazione, la Prof.ssa Josephine A. Maietta, si è tenuto al Chateau Briand, dove erano presenti circa 150 ospiti.  Maietta, docente di italiano nel Long Island, organ...