By Mauro Battocchi   "Action is needed now. Together we can make a difference." (Remarks by Claudio Bisogniero, Italy's Ambassador to the US, in a video-message at the Italian Athletic Club of San Francisco on Feb. 13) February 13 was an unforgettable day for the Italian community in the Bay Area. They paid heed to our cry for support to th...

Select Italy (http://selectitaly.com), the boutique travel company specialized in the Bel Paese, boasts an exclusive, high-end food & wine portfolio thanks to a partnership with distinguished and prestigious Italian wine brands. Select Italy's collaboration with Italy's finest wineries consists of vacation packages, winery visits, and exclusive...

Italian will be part of the curriculum of study in the L'Anse Creuse Public Schools this coming Fall. The five courses of Italian language will be part of the curriculum at L'Anse Creuse High and L'Anse Creuse High School-North with an enrollment of nearly 130 students. A multi-year Memorandum of Understanding between the Foundation N.O.I. (Nuovi...

Please mark your calendars for Friday, November 22, 2013. Our annual ItaLingua Fundraiser is here again! We are pleased to announce that this year's event will be held at the beautiful Italian Consulate in San Francisco. It promises to be an exciting evening with live jazz, delicious food, donated by some of the best Italian restaurant in San Fran...

CNM returns from holiday break on January 5 and begins registration for Elementary Italian I offered by Rome native, Annalisa DiNola. Don't delay in taking advantage of this unique opportunity to start from scratch or brush up and hone your language skills.   An enthusiastic Annalisa explains, "The class will focus on communication skills an...

Sarà il il sottosegretario agli Affari Esteri e alla Cooperazione Internazionale, Mario Giro, ad aprire i lavori del Convegno ASILS 2015 sul tema "La lingua italiana come strumento di dialogo interculturale, sviluppo e crescita economica".   L'evento si svolgerà giovedì prossimo, 19 febbraio, alle ore 10.00, nella Sala delle Bandiere dell'Uf...

Morris Catholic High School, located in Denville, NJ, seeks an Italian teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree or equivalent; a Master's degree is preferred. Candidates should also be certified or be in the process of acquiring certification.   The ideal candidate will also have the abilit...

New class is starting on Monday October 19th at the Italian Charities of America in Queens, located at 83-20 Queens Boulevard, Elmhurst, New York 11373, which is sponsoring the lessons along with the Sicilian Cultural Institute of America. Lessons will focus on learning the Sicilian language, culture, history, poetry and cuisine. Classes to meet w...

Announcing the availability of PhonItalia, the first comprehensive lexical database to provide phonological representations for Italian word-forms.   Each of the 120,000 entries is provided with a wide range of information in addition to the phonological representation of the word. This includes syllable boundary and stress markings, uniquen...

Quest'anno, dal 14 al 26 luglio 2014, l'Università per Stranieri di Perugia organizza l' AP® Summer Institute preso la propria sede di Perugia. L'APSI è l'unico Summer Insititute "endorsed" dal College Board. Sebbene principalmente centrato sull'AP, è comunque rivolto a tutti gli insegnanti di Italiano nelle scuole e nelle...