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“A language isn’t something you learn as much as something you join.” 

– Arika Okrent

Italian language classes are back in session this week!
Registration will remain open all week. 
Register online or call us at 312-245-0652. 
A great mix of new and continuing students.
So much more than just a place to learn a language.

About ItalCultura

Matta21Learn Italian at ItalCultura, the official language center at the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, an Italian Government Cultural Agency.

Founded in 1985 by Silvio Marchetti, the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago is one of five cultural offices of the Italian Government in the United States, part of a network of 90 Institutes worldwide. The Institute focuses on Italy’s classic and contemporary heritage (art, music, literature, dance, cinema, design, architecture, science, technology).

At ItalCultura, all language courses are taught by native-speaking, highly-qualified teachers and are based on the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Download our 2015 Course Schedule (PDF) and Contact Us or register online today.  Read about ItalCultura's Policies.

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  10-Week Session Calendar

    Winter 2015:   January 12 - March 21

    Spring:    March 30 – June 5

    Summer:   June 29 – September 5

    Fall:   September 21 – December 5

In observance of the Martin Luther King holiday, no classes will meet January 19th.  Regularly scheduled classes will be made up the last week of March.

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The Official Language School
at the Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago
500 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1405
Chicago, IL 60611-3767
ph 312-245-0652    fax 312-245-0654
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