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Winter (1/23) 10-week Absolute Beginner A1.1 (Mondays, 10:30am - 12:30pm) with Veronica (online)

  • Number of students: 5
  • Teacher: Veronica Piccolo
  • Level: Beginner
  • Sessions / Pricing: $ 400

Sessions / Pricing

Class Sessions Price
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Student Responsible for Getting Book: $ 400
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Book Pickup: $ 460
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Ship Book: $ 475

Description

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).


IMPORTANT FOR IN-PERSON CLASSES: 
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. 

Teacher

Veronica Piccolo

Veronica was born in Fano, Italy (Marche region), and graduated with a degree in Foreign Languages and literature at the University of Bologna with a major in German literature. In 2001 she moved to Kiel (Northern Germany) to earn a PhD in German Studies. There she was an Italian lecturer in the Department of Roman languages for 4 years where she taught language classes as well as Italian regional and cultural studies. She also supported the cultural activities organized in the Department as well as translated and proofread publications of its members. While earning her PhD and thereafter, Veronica led language classes for adults and kids at the Italian Institute “Dante Alighieri” and at INlingua School of Languages.  She is author of a monograph on the concept of Theology in Thomas Mann’s “Doctor Faustus” and published other scientific articles and reviews on different literary topics.  After moving to Hamburg in 2007, she used her language skills in the translation business, first as a translator (German and English into Italian) and then as a project manager.  In 2018 Veronica came to Chicago with her family and once again she has realized how much she enjoys teaching her mother tongue and sharing impressions about Italian culture and history in a multicultural setting.

Class Sessions Price
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Student Responsible for Getting Book: $ 400
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Book Pickup: $ 460
(Online) Monday 10:30am - 12:30pm - Ship Book: $ 475

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