500 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 1405 , Chicago, IL 60611-3767

Fall (9/19) 10-week Semi-Private Beginners A1.1 (Mondays, 1:00pm - 2:00pm) with Paola (online)

  • Number of students: 0
  • Teacher: Paola De Petrillo
  • Level: Beginner
  • Sessions / Pricing: $ 575

Sessions / Pricing

Class Sessions Price
(Online) Monday 1:00pm - 2:00pm - Student Responsible for Getting Book: $ 575


In the Beginner levels, students will manage key vocabulary and fundamental grammar, and will be able to read, write and speak about simple topics in the present, past and future tenses.

A1.1 Chiaro!, Units 1 – 4

Grammar coverage includes present tense of regular and some modal and irregular verbs, singular and plural nouns, articles and adjectives, some prepositions. Communication goals include: greeting and introducing oneself, asking for information, ordering something at the restaurant, telling the time. Classes meet once a week for ten weeks (20 hours).

Students must read this Health Safety Protocol Waiver and submit to both their CDC vaccination card and a signed copy of the ItalCultura Health Safety Agreement.

The referenced documents should be submitted as soon as possible and they must be received by ItalCultura before students will be permitted to attend an in-person class. 


Paola De Petrillo

Paola graduated from the Università Cattolica di Roma in 2004 with a degree in Dentistry. While practicing Dentistry she also worked as a translator, focusing mostly on articles published in medical journals. Her passion for the Italian culture inspired her to change careers, so she earned a DITALS certificate from the Università per gli stranieri in Siena, for teaching Italian as a foreign language. In Rome, Paola taught at the Leonardo da Vinci school. She also worked for Thomas More College, where she taught American students who were studying abroad.  Born and raised in Rome, Paola has a profound appreciation for classical history and literature and loves to share her passion for all things Italian.  Paola enjoyes spending her leisure time traveling and exploring new cultures through dance. 

Class Sessions Price
(Online) Monday 1:00pm - 2:00pm - Student Responsible for Getting Book: $ 575

Join Our Mailing List

For the latest news and updates