SPRING SESSION 2022 runs until the end of June. See the courses available for the SUMMER SESSION below. Be ready to travel in Italy this year! Enroll today!

The most of our students chooses the Italian Language School of Il Centro by advice from other students who have appreciated our skills in providing:

  • a particularly effective, flexible, modern and communication-oriented teaching method;
  • enthusiasts, qualified and motivated teachers in a friendly atmosphere;
  • small groups of students;
  • Regular Courses of 12 weeks (or 6 weeks), 2.5 hours classes, 30 hours of total engagement and fun;
  • our school is based inside the Italian Cultural Centre of Vancouver, a lively and active environment
  • competitive prices

We look forward to seeing you in-person and online. Register today! Visit the page with the starting dates of each course.

SEE OUR SCHOOL CALENDAR 2021-2022

PRIVATE CLASSES AND LESSONS

Private classes

Private Classes and Lessons

  • Private Classes and Lessons
    January 1, 2022 - January 1, 2023
    9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Description

Private students must call the School office or the Instructors at least 24 hours before a scheduled class to inform about the cancellation.

Any cancellations or schedule changes made after that time will be deducted from your package lessons as we are obligated to pay for the Instructor's scheduled time.

 

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

***Refund policy: No refunds or credits are given after two classes. Credits are valid for one year only. An administration fee of $25.00 will be applied to all refunds, $10.00 to all credits. Membership fee is not refundable.

 

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

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10-hours package, Member Price (1 students)show details + $450.00 (CAD)  
10-hours package, Member Price (2 students)show details + $315.00 (CAD)  
10-hours package, Member Price (3 students)show details + $290.00 (CAD)  
10-hours package, Non-member Price (1 students)show details + $495.00 (CAD)  
10-hours package, Non-member Price (2 students)show details + $360.00 (CAD)  
10-hours package, Non-member Price (3 students)show details + $330.00 (CAD)  

ADULT SPRING CLASSES

Conversation

Conversation 2 ONLINE Wednesday Evening Course (May 25 – June 29, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:00pm)

  • May 25, 2022 - June 29, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Description

Conversation 2 - 6 weeks course

This program was created to fulfill the need of practicing the knowledge of Italian acquired in our regular classes.

For Intermediate speakers! Students must possess at least an Intermediate level of the Italian language. Successful completion of Intermediate 2 Course is recommended.

We would like to suggest you check your knowledge by doing some interesting online exercises: tests Unite 1-2-3, just few of those - 

No textbook is required. Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

***Refund policy: No refunds or credits are given after two classes. Credits are valid for one year only. An administration fee of $25.00 will be applied to all refunds, $10.00 to all credits. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
ICC Member priceshow details + $165.00 (CAD)  
Regular priceshow details + $200.00 (CAD)  

Specialty Italian classes

Let’s Go Italy, Italian for Dreamers&Travelers Wednesday ONLINE Course (April 27- May 25, 2022, 6:30pm – 8:30pm)

  • April 27, 2022 - May 25, 2022
    6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Description

Interested in travelling to Italy?

Wednesday evenings | for 5 weeks | for absolute beginners!

 

Italian for dreamers and travelers is especially designed for travelers with no previous knowledge of Italian.

Students will acquire a basic vocabulary that will help them overcome daily issues while travelling in Italy.

The main topics covered in this course are:

  • greetings and courtesy expressions
  • how to order from a menu
  • how to ask for street directions
  • how to book a hotel room and more.

 

 

No prior knowledge of Italian is required.

No textbook is required. Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

 

 

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is  available on line.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds or credits are given after two classes.

Credits are valid for one year only. An administration fee of $25.00 will be applied to all refunds, $10.00 to all credits. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

Details Price Qty
Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
ICC Member priceshow details + $145.00 (CAD)   Expired
Regular Priceshow details + $180.00 (CAD)   Expired

Accelerated courses

Beginner 2 Accelerated ONLINE Tuesday and Thursday Morning Course (May 24 – June 30, 2022 9:30am – 12:00pm)

  • May 24, 2022 - June 30, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Description

Tuesday & Thursday mornings for 6 weeks

 

Beginner 2 Accelerated course - ONLINE

At this level you have already had experience with the Beginner 1 course.

You will add to your basic vocabulary in everyday situations involving bookings, transportation, directions and attractions while traveling in Italy.

In addition to improving your functional ability when speaking in the present tense, you will also be introduced to past tense and learn to speak about events and facts that occurred in your life, such as a vacation or a trip to Italy, for example.

 

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 2 we will cover chapters 5 to 7 of the textbook.

 

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm. We will respect social distancing norms as we deliver the book to you. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges apply).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

 

 

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

Details Price Qty
Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regular priceshow details + $320.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member priceshow details + $290.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member price with Bookshow details + $345.00 (CAD)  
Regular price with Bookshow details + $375.00 (CAD)  

Beginner 1

Beginner 1 ONLINE Tuesday Evening Course (April 12 – June 28, 2022, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm)

  • April 12, 2022 - June 28, 2022
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Description

Beginner 1 online - 12 weeks course

 

At this level you have little or no previous knowledge of the language. You will learn to share information about yourself in Italian and ask basic questions. You will also learn structure and vocabulary that allow you to function in everyday settings. By the end of the course you will begin to understand easy language structures in an immersion classroom setting while learning to speak primarily in the present tense.

The course will be offer online, on Zoom.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 1 we will cover chapters 1 to 4 of the textbook. A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased online or in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm.  We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges must be applied).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

Details Price Qty
Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regular priceshow details + $320.00 (CAD)   Expired
Regular price with bookshow details + $375.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member priceshow details + $290.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member price with bookshow details + $345.00 (CAD)   Expired

Beginner 1 IN PERSON Thursday Evening Course SOLD OUT!(April 14 – June 30, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm)

  • April 14, 2022 - June 30, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Description

Beginner 1, in person - 12 weeks course

 

At this level you have little or no previous knowledge of the language. You will learn to share information about yourself in Italian and ask basic questions. You will also learn structure and vocabulary that allow you to function in everyday settings. By the end of the course you will begin to understand easy language structures in an immersion classroom setting while learning to speak primarily in the present tense.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 1 we will cover chapters 1 to 4 of the textbook. A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm.  We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges apply).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

The course will be offered IN PERSON at the Italian Cultural Centre of Vancouver. PLEASE NOTE: the course may be moved to Zoom if Covid-19 restrictions will be put in place or we don't have the minimum number of students.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

Details Price Qty
Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regular priceshow details + $320.00 (CAD)   Expired
Regular price with bookshow details + $375.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member priceshow details + $290.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member price with bookshow details + $345.00 (CAD)   Expired

Beginner 2

Beginner 2 ONLINE Tuesday Evening Course (April 12 – June 28, 2022, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm)

  • April 12, 2022 - June 28, 2022
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Description

Beginner 2, online - 12 weeks course

At this level you have already had experience with the Beginner 1 course. You will add to your basic vocabulary in everyday situations involving bookings, transportation, directions and attractions while traveling in Italy. In addition to improving your functional ability when speaking in the present tense, you will also be introduced to past tense and learn to speak about events and facts that occurred in your life, such as a vacation or a trip to Italy, for example.

The course will be offered ONLINE, on Zoom.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 2 we will cover chapters 5 to 7 of the textbook.

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased online or in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges must be applied).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

Details Price Qty
Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regular priceshow details + $320.00 (CAD)   Expired
Regular price with Bookshow details + $375.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member priceshow details + $290.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member price with Bookshow details + $345.00 (CAD)   Expired

Beginner 2 IN-PERSON Tuesday Evening Course (April 12– June 28, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm)

  • April 12, 2022 - June 28, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Description

Beginner 2, in-person / 12 weeks course

At this level you have already had experience with the Beginner 1 course. You will add to your basic vocabulary in everyday situations involving bookings, transportation, directions and attractions while traveling in Italy. In addition to improving your functional ability when speaking in the present tense, you will also be introduced to past tense and learn to speak about events and facts that occurred in your life, such as a vacation or a trip to Italy, for example.

 

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 2 we will cover chapters 5 to 7 of the textbook.

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased online or in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges apply).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

The course will be offered in-person at IL CENTRO. PLEASE NOTE: the course may be moved to Zoom if Covid-19 restrictions will be put in place or we don't have the minimum number of students.

 

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

Details Price Qty
Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regular priceshow details + $320.00 (CAD)   Expired
Regular price with Bookshow details + $377.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member priceshow details + $290.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member price with Bookshow details + $345.00 (CAD)   Expired

Beginner 3

Beginner 3 Thursday Evening ONLINE Course (April 14 – June 30, 2022, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm)

  • April 14, 2022 - June 30, 2022
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Description

Beginner 3, online / 12 weeks course

At this level  learners will improve theirs understanding and competence in mastering easy language structures. At the end of this course students are going to have a strong knowledge of the Present and Past Tense.

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1,2 & 3 levels. In Beginner 3 we will cover chapters 8 to 10 of the textbook.

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. We will respect social distancing norms as we deliver the book to you. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges apply).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

Details Price Qty
Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regular priceshow details + $320.00 (CAD)   Expired
Regular price with Bookshow details + $375.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member priceshow details + $290.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC Member price with Bookshow details + $345.00 (CAD)   Expired

Advanced

Advanced IN-PERSON Saturday Morning Course (April 9 – July 2, 2022 9:30 am-12:00 pm)

  • April 9, 2022 - July 2, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Description

Advanced - 12 weeks course

 

Composition, conversation, and an advanced study of grammar will be the focus of this course. The instructor and the students will speak only Italian in class. This will allow students to practice the language and enrich their vocabulary. Students' communication skills and vocabulary continue to develop.

The course will be delivered IN PERSON at the Italian Cultural Centre. We will follow social distancing protocols during classes.

PLEASE NOTE: the course may be moved to Zoom if Covid-19 restrictions will be put in place or we don't have the minimum number of students.

 

***Note: No textbook is required. Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is available online.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds or credits are given after two classes. Credits are valid for one year only. An administration fee of $25.00 will be applied to all refunds, $10.00 to all credits. Membership fees and Espresso books are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regural priceshow details + $320.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC member priceshow details + $290.00 (CAD)   Expired

Advanced ONLINE Thursday Evening Course (April 14 – June 30, 2022 6:30pm – 9:00pm)

  • April 14, 2022 - June 30, 2022
    6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Description

Advanced 1 - 12 weeks course

Listening, conversation and short composition will be the focus of this course.

The teacher will provide all the material, focused in particular on all the forms of Congiuntivo and Hypotetical sentences.

Students' communication skills and vocabulary continue to develop through watching short Italian movies, listening true dialogues, reading short stories and articles.

The instructor and the students will speak only Italian in class. This will allow students to practice the language and enrich their vocabulary. 

 

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

***Note: No textbook is required. Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is available online.

***Refund policy: No refunds or credits are given after two classes. Credits are valid for one year only. An administration fee of $25.00 will be applied to all refunds, $10.00 to all credits. Membership fees and Espresso books are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regural priceshow details + $320.00 (CAD)   Expired
ICC member priceshow details + $290.00 (CAD)   Expired

ADULT SUMMER CLASSES

Conversation

Conversation 1 ONLINE Wednesday Evening course (July 13 – August 17, 2022 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)

  • July 13, 2022 - August 17, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Description

This 6 weeks program has been created to fulfill the need of practicing the knowledge of Italian acquired in our regular classes.

Not for absolute beginners! 

  • Students must possess a basic knowledge of the Italian language
  • Successful completion of Beginner 3 Course is recommended.
  • We would like to suggest you check your knowledge by doing some interesting online exercises:  tests Unite 4-7, just few of those -
  • Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.
  • No textbook is required.

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

 

***Refund policy: No refunds or credits are given after two classes. Credits are valid for one year only. An administration fee of $25.00 will be applied to all refunds, $10.00 to all credits. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

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ICC Member priceshow details + $165.00 (CAD)  
Regular priceshow details + $200.00 (CAD)  

Accelerated courses

Beginner 1 Accelerated ONLINE Tuesday and Thursday Morning Course (July 7 – Aug 2, 2022 9:30am -12:00pm)

  • July 7, 2022 - August 2, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Description

Tuesday & Thursday mornings for 4 weeks

Beginner 1 Accelerated on Zoom

At this level you have little or no previous knowledge of the language. You will learn:

  • to share information about yourself in Italian and ask basic questions.
  • structure and vocabulary that allow you to function in everyday settings.
  • grammar coverage includes singular and plural nouns, articles and adjectives, present tense of regular and some modal and irregular verbs, some prepositions too.
  • Communication goals include: greeting and introducing oneself, asking for information, ordering something at the restaurant, telling the time.

By the end of the course you will begin to understand easy language structures in an immersion classroom setting while learning to speak primarily in the present tense.

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 1 we will cover chapters 1 to 4 of the textbook.

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges must be applied).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

 

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regular priceshow details + $225.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member priceshow details + $195.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member price with Bookshow details + $250.00 (CAD)  
Regular price with Bookshow details + $280.00 (CAD)  

Beginner 2 Accelerated ONLINE Tuesday and Thursday Morning Course (Aug 4 – Aug 30, 2022 9:30am – 12:00pm)

  • August 4, 2022 - August 30, 2022
    9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Description

Tuesday & Thursday mornings for 4 weeks

Beginner 2 Accelerated course - ONLINE

 

At this level you have already had experience with the Beginner 1 course.

You will add to your basic vocabulary in everyday situations involving bookings, transportation, directions and attractions while traveling in Italy.

In addition to improving your functional ability when speaking in the present tense, you will also be introduced to past tense and learn to speak about events and facts that occurred in your life, such as a vacation or a trip to Italy, for example.

 

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 2 we will cover chapters 5 to 7 of the textbook.

 

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm. We will respect social distancing norms as we deliver the book to you. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges apply).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

 

 

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

Details Price Qty
Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

Details Price Qty
Regular priceshow details + $225.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member priceshow details + $195.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member price with Bookshow details + $250.00 (CAD)  
Regular price with Bookshow details + $280.00 (CAD)  

Beginner 1

Beginner 1 ONLINE Thursday Evening Course (July 7 – Aug 25, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm)

  • July 7, 2022 - August 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Description

Beginner 1 online - 8 weeks course

 

At this level you have little or no previous knowledge of the language. You will learn to share information about yourself in Italian and ask basic questions. You will also learn structure and vocabulary that allow you to function in everyday settings. By the end of the course you will begin to understand easy language structures in an immersion classroom setting while learning to speak primarily in the present tense.

The course will be offer online, on Zoom.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 1 we will cover chapters 1 to 4 of the textbook. A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased online or in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm.  We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges must be applied).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Regular priceshow details + $225.00 (CAD)  
Regular price with bookshow details + $280.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member priceshow details + $195.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member price with bookshow details + $250.00 (CAD)  

Beginner 1 IN-PERSON Tuesday Evening Course (July 12 – Aug 30, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm)

  • July 12, 2022 - August 30, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Description

Beginner 1, in person - 8 weeks course

(Limited spots available)

At this level you have little or no previous knowledge of the language. You will learn to share information about yourself in Italian and ask basic questions. You will also learn structure and vocabulary that allow you to function in everyday settings. By the end of the course you will begin to understand easy language structures in an immersion classroom setting while learning to speak primarily in the present tense.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 1 we will cover chapters 1 to 4 of the textbook. A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm.  We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges apply).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

The course will be offered IN PERSON at the Italian Cultural Centre of Vancouver. PLEASE NOTE: the course may be moved to Zoom if Covid-19 restrictions will be put in place or we don't have the minimum number of students.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

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Regular priceshow details + $225.00 (CAD)  
Regular price with bookshow details + $280.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member priceshow details + $195.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member price with bookshow details + $250.00 (CAD)  

Beginner 2

Beginner 2 IN-PERSON Thursday Evening Course (July 7 – Aug 25, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm)

  • July 7, 2022 - August 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Description

Beginner 2, in-person / 8 weeks course

(Limited spots available)

At this level you have already had experience with the Beginner 1 course. You will add to your basic vocabulary in everyday situations involving bookings, transportation, directions and attractions while traveling in Italy. In addition to improving your functional ability when speaking in the present tense, you will also be introduced to past tense and learn to speak about events and facts that occurred in your life, such as a vacation or a trip to Italy, for example.

 

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Beginner 2 we will cover chapters 5 to 7 of the textbook.

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased online or in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 4 pm. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges apply).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

The course will be offered in-person at IL CENTRO. PLEASE NOTE: the course may be moved to Zoom if Covid-19 restrictions will be put in place or we don't have the minimum number of students.

 

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

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Regular priceshow details + $225.00 (CAD)  
Regular price with Bookshow details + $280.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member priceshow details + $195.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member price with Bookshow details + $250.00 (CAD)  

Beginner 3

Beginner 3 IN-PERSON Tuesday Evening Course (July 12 – Aug 30, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm)

  • July 12, 2022 - September 30, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Description

Beginner 3, online / 8 weeks course

(Limited spots available)

At this level  learners will improve theirs understanding and competence in mastering easy language structures. At the end of this course students are going to have a strong knowledge of the Present and Past Tense.

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

Nuovo Espresso 1 is the textbook used for Beginner 1,2 & 3 levels. In Beginner 3 we will cover chapters 8 to 10 of the textbook.

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 1 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. We will respect social distancing norms as we deliver the book to you. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges apply).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

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Regular priceshow details + $225.00 (CAD)  
Regular price with Bookshow details + $280.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member priceshow details + $195.00 (CAD)  
ICC Member price with Bookshow details + $250.00 (CAD)  

Intermediate 1

Intermediate 1 ONLINE Thursday Evening Course (July 7 – Aug 25, 2022, 7:00pm – 9:30pm)

  • July 7, 2022 - August 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Description

Intermediate 1 on Zoom - 8 weeks course

 

At this level you are a fairly competent speaker of the Italian language. However, you still need systematic correction in pronunciation, grammatical structures and complex sentence formation by using learning the Imperfetto and Condizionale tenses.

Pre-requisites:

  • Present tense and Past tense of regular and irregular verbs
  • Reflexive verbs
  • Talk about themselves,  family, habits, holidays..

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

Nuovo Espresso 2 is the textbook used for Intermediate 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Intermediate 1 we will cover chapters 1 to 4 of the textbook.

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 2 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges must be applied).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds will be given after the first two sessions. Credit shall be granted after this period to be used within one year.  An administration fee of $10.00 will be applied to all credits, $25 fee to all refund. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

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Regural priceshow details + $225.00 (CAD)  
Regural price with bookshow details + $280.00 (CAD)  
ICC member priceshow details + $195.00 (CAD)  
ICC member price with bookshow details + $250.00 (CAD)  

Intermediate 2

Intermediate 2 ONLINE Wednesday Evening Course (July 13 – Aug 31, 2022, 7:00pm – 9:30pm)

  • July 13, 2022 - August 31, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Description

Intermediate 2 on Zoom - 8 weeks course

This course concentrates on expanding grammar usage, writing, and conversational skills. Students will build on their knowledge of the Gerundio tense (Present continuous form), while they will improve their knowledge regarding the Passato Prossimo (Past tense) to the Imperfetto (Imperfect tense). The Imperativo tense will be introduced. Reading and comprehension of Italian short stories will also be a focus too.

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

Nuovo Espresso 2 is the textbook used for Intermediate 1, 2 & 3 levels.

In Intermediate 2 we will cover chapters 5 to 7 of the textbook.

A paper copy of Nuovo Espresso 2 can be purchased in person and picked up at our front desk on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. We will respect social distancing norms as we deliver the book to you. We can also ship the textbook to you (shipping charges apply).

The e-book copy can be purchased online: access ALMA Edizioni website www.almaedizioni.it

 

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is also available on line. You will be prompted to purchase a membership in Checkout.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds or credits are given after two classes. Credits are valid for one year only. An administration fee of $25.00 will be applied to all refunds, $10.00 to all credits. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Annual ICC Membershipshow details + $25.00 (CAD)  

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Regular Price with Bookshow details + $280.00 (CAD)  
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Advanced

Advanced ONLINE Thursday Evening Course (July 7 – Aug 25, 2022 7:00pm – 9:30pm)

  • July 7, 2022 - August 25, 2022
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Description

Advanced 1 on Zoom - 8 weeks course

Listening, conversation and short composition will be the focus of this course.

The teacher will provide all the material, focused in particular on all the forms of Congiuntivo and Hypotetical sentences.

Students' communication skills and vocabulary continue to develop through watching short Italian movies, listening true dialogues, reading short stories and articles.

The instructor and the students will speak only Italian in class. This will allow students to practice the language and enrich their vocabulary. 

 

The course will be delivered ONLINE via Zoom, an excellent video conferencing platform with plenty of features such as video/audio sharing and breakout rooms that allow for a fulfilling learning experience.

***Note: No textbook is required. Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is available online.

***Refund policy: No refunds or credits are given after two classes. Credits are valid for one year only. An administration fee of $25.00 will be applied to all refunds, $10.00 to all credits. Membership fees and Espresso books are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

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ICC member priceshow details + $195.00 (CAD)  

Italian for Travelers

Let’s Go Italy, Italian for Dreamers&Travelers Wednesday ONLINE Course (July 20 – August 17, 2022, 7:00pm – 9:00pm)

  • July 20, 2022 - August 17, 2022
    12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Description

Interested in travelling to Italy?

Italian for dreamers and travelers is especially designed for travelers with no previous knowledge of Italian.

Wednesday evenings | for 5 weeks | for absolute beginners!

Students will acquire a basic vocabulary that will help them overcome daily issues while travelling in Italy.

The main topics covered in this course are:

  • greetings and courtesy expressions
  • how to order from a menu
  • how to ask for street directions
  • how to book a hotel room and more.

 

 

No prior knowledge of Italian is required.

No textbook is required. Students will be provided with handouts and class materials.

 

 

Purchase or renewal of the ICC Annual Membership is  available on line.

 

***Refund policy: No refunds or credits are given after two classes.

Credits are valid for one year only. An administration fee of $25.00 will be applied to all refunds, $10.00 to all credits. Membership fee and Espresso book are not refundable.

Purchase an Il Centro Annual Membership Today

Interested in purchasing an Il Centro Annual Membership? Add one to your order to take advantage of Il Centro Member pricing for school programs. Learn more about additional benefits here.

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Regular Priceshow details + $180.00 (CAD)  

 

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