Class Schedule

All IIS classes will be taking place remotely via Zoom.
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Full term classes :10-week courses, classes meet once a week.
Short term classes: Intensive classes, 5-week courses, classes meet twice a week. Offered in two consecutive sessions.
Conversation classes, offered every two weeks, single classes or packages are available.
5-week Short Courses Short term courses, classes meet once a week.

If you are uncertain about your level, you are welcome to consult with us and/or take a placement test. Consult our annual Calendar to plan your classes in advance.

All classes include a non-refundable registration fee of $10,
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Please refer to the Terms and Conditions regarding class cancellations and refunds.

Summer Term: July 6* – September 11

FULL TERM CLASSES

ELEMENTARE

10 week course, 2 hour classes, $330 (+ $10 non-refundable registration fee).

Cost of textbooks is not included in tuition. Click here for additional information.
 

ClassDay/TimeDatesTeacherText BookREGISTER
Elementare 1
T 6:30 - 8:30 pm7/6 - 9/7BenedettaNuovo Espresso 1SOLD OUT
Elementare 1
Th 6:30 - 8:30 pm7/8 - 9/9ElenaNuovo Espresso 1SOLD OUT
Elementare 1Sa 9:00 - 11:00 am7/10 - 9/11BenedettaNuovo Espresso 1SOLD OUT
Elementare 2M 6:30 - 8:30 pm7/12 - 9/6 * **Angela VNuovo Espresso 1SOLD OUT
Elementare 2T 6:30 - 8:30 pm7/6 - 9/7GiannaNuovo Espresso 1Register
Elementare 2Sa 9:00 - 11:00 am7/10 - 9/11Angela VNuovo Espresso 1CANCELED
Elementare 3Th 6:30 - 8:30 pm7/8 - 9/9LuigiNuovo Espresso 1 - 2SOLD OUT
Elementare 3Sa 12:30 - 2:30 pm7/10 - 9/11Angela CNuovo Espresso 1 - 2CANCELED
Elementare 4 M 6:30 - 8:30 pm7/12 - 9/6 * **LauraNuovo Espresso 2Register
Elementare 4 W 6:30 - 8:30 pm7/7 - 9/8MattiaNuovo Espresso 2Register
Pre-IntermedioTh 6:30 - 8:30 pm7/8 - 9/9FrancescaNuovo Espresso 2Register

* Make up for Independence Day, July 5, will be on Friday September 10.
** School will be closed on September 6, Labor Day. Make-up class will be on September 13.
 
Textbooks are available at Libreria Pino, the Italian bookstore in San Francisco. To give the school a small donation, at no additional cost, write SFIIS2021 into the cart Order Notes box.

 

INTERMEDIO

10 week course, 2.5 hour classes, $420 (+ $10 non-refundable registration fee).
10 week course, 2 hour classes, $330 (+ $10 non-refundable registration fee).

Cost of textbooks and novels is not included in tuition. Click here for additional information.
 

ClassDay TimeDatesTeacherTextbook & NovelREGISTER
Intermedio 1Sa 9:30 am - 12:00 pm7/10 - 9/11GiannaNuovo Espresso 3
Delitto in Piazza del Campo
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Intermedio 2T 6:00 - 8:30 pm7/6 - 9/7Elena/Valentina ONuovo Espresso 3
Rose rosse per il commissario
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Intermedio 3M 6:00 - 8:30 pm 7/12 - 9/6 * **Francesca/AlessiaNuovo Espresso 3
Amore e ginnastica
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Intermedio 3Sa 10:00 am - 12:30 pm7/10 - 9/11ElenaNuovo Espresso 3
Villa dei mughetti
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Lettura Conversazione & Grammatica B1F 10:30 am - 1:00 pm7/9 - 9/10ElenaNuovo Espresso 3
V. Gebbia: Metà bianchi metà neri
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Pre-Avanzato 2T 6:00 - 8:30 pm7/6 - 9/7FrancescaNuovo Espresso 4
AA. VV.: Pecore nere
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Pre-Avanzato 4Sa 10:00 am - 12:30 pm7/10 - 9/11LuigiNuovo Espresso 4
F. Geda: Nel mare ci sono i coccodrilli
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Revisione Intermedia B2
W 6:00 - 8:30 pm7/7 - 9/8Angela VNuovo Qui Italia Più
F. Geda: Nel mare ci sono i coccodrilli
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Lettura Conversazione & Grammatica B2Sa 10:00 am - 12:30 pm7/10 - 9/11BarbaraNuovo Espresso 4
A. Lakhous: Scontro di civilta ...
SOLD OUT
Lettura Conversazione & Grammatica B2/C1F 10:30 am - 1:00 pm7/9 - 9/10GiannaNuovo Espresso 4
V. Ardone: Il treno dei bambini
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* Make up for Independence Day, July 5, will be on Friday September 10.
** School will be closed on September 6, Labor Day. Make-up class will be on September 13.
 
Textbooks are available at Libreria Pino, the Italian bookstore in San Francisco. To give the school a small donation, at no additional cost, write SFIIS2021 into the cart Order Notes box.
 


AVANZATO

10 week course, 2.5 hour classes, $420 (+ $10 non-refundable registration fee).

Cost of textbooks and novels is not included in tuition. Click here for additional information.
 

ClassDay TimeDatesTeacherTextbook & NovelREGISTER
AvanzatoM 6:00 - 8:30 pm7/12 - 9/6 **MattiaNuovo Contatto C1
N. Ginzburg: cinque romanzi brevi
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Avanzato
T 6:00 - 8:30 pm7/6 - 9/7BarbaraNuovo Espresso 5
M. De Givanni: I Bastardi di Pizzofalcone
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Avanzato

W 6:00 - 8:30 pm7/7 - 9/8GiannaNuovo Contatto C1
L. Bianchini: Baci da Poliganno
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Avanzato

Th 10:30 am - 1:00 pm7/8 - 9/9BarbaraNuovo espresso 5
S. Auci: I Leoni di Sicilia
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AvanzatoF 10:30 am - 1:00 pm7/9 - 9/10MattiaNuovo Contatto C1
M. Soldati: L'attore
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Leggiamo Insieme
Th 10:30 am - 1:00 pm7/8 - 9/9DianaA. Albertini: Una famiglia straordinariaRegister

* Make up for Independence day July 5, will be on Friday September 10.
** School will be closed on September 6, Labor Day. Make-up class will be on September 13.
 
Textbooks are available at Libreria Pino, the Italian bookstore in San Francisco. To give the school a small donation, at no additional cost, write SFIIS2021 into the cart Order Notes box.
 

SHORT TERM: INTENSIVE CLASSES

5 week course, 2 hour classes twice a week, $330 (+ $10 non-refundable registration fee).

Cost of textbooks and novels is not included in tuition. Click here for additional information.
 

INTENSIVE CLASSES First Session (July 6 * – August 6)

ClassDay TimeDatesTeacherTextbook & NovelREGISTER
Elementare 1

M & W
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
7/7 - 8/4 *LauraNuovo Espresso 1Register
Pre-IntermedioT & Th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
7/6 -8/5GiannaNuovo Espresso 2Register
Intermedio
M & W
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
7/7 - 8/4 *FrancescaNuovo Espresso 3
Delitto in Piazza del Campo
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Revisione IntermediaM & W
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
7/7 - 8/4 *MattiaCaccia ai tesori
m. Soldati: L'attore
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* Make up for Independence day July 5, will be on Friday August 6.

 
INTENSIVE CLASSES Second Session (August 9 – September 10)

ClassDay TimeDatesTeacherTextbook & NovelREGISTER
Elementare 1T & Th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
8/10 - 9/9TBDNuovo Espresso 1Register
Elementare 2M & W
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
8/9 - 9/8 **TBDNuovo Espresso 1Register
Lettura Converazione & Grammatica A2T & Th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
8/10 - 9/9GiannaNuovo Espresso 1 - 2
Lettura: TBD
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Intermedio 1M & W
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
8/9 - 9/8**PaolaNuovo Espresso 3
Lettura: TBD
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LC&G B1M & W
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
8/9 - 9/8**FrancescaNuovo espresso 3
Mistero all'Abbazia
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LC&G B1 T & Th
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
8/10 - 9/9AlessiaNuovo espresso 3
Lettura: TBD
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LC&G B2T & F
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
8/10 - 9/10BarbaraNuovo espresso 4
Lettura: TBD
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Revisione IntermediaM & W
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
8/9 - 9/8 **MattiaCaccia ai tesori
M. Soldati: L'attore
Register

** School will be closed on September 6, Labor Day. Make-up class will be on September 13.
 
Textbooks are available at Libreria Pino, the Italian bookstore in San Francisco. To give the school a small donation, at no additional cost, write SFIIS2021 into the cart Order Notes box.
 

CONVERSATION CLASSES

These classes are designed to connect people who want to share opinions on current events and cultural topics in an informal and convivial setting.
Reading materials on the chosen topic will be emailed in advance to facilitate the conversation led by an Italian moderator.
Participants will expand their spoken Italian conversation skills, through reading comprehension and guided discussions.
Register no later than 48 hours in advance to receive your reading materials.

1 hour class, $20 (+$5 non-refundable registration fee)
For information about packages, please contact the school via email at italianschool@sfiis.org
 

DayInstructorTopicTimeRegister
Tuesday, July 6Facilitated by GiannaLa musica italiana5:20 - 6:20 pmRegister
Tuesday, July 20Facilitated by GiannaLo sport5:20 - 6:20 pmRegister
Tuesday, August 3Facilitated by GiannaIl tempo libero5:20 - 6:20 pmRegister
Tuesday, August 17Facilitated by GiannaComing soon5:20 - 6:20 pmRegister
Tuesday, August 31Facilitated by GiannaComing soon5:20 - 6:20 pmRegister

 

5-WEEK SHORT COURSES

Each 5-week course is focused to one single language competence: Reading & Grammar, Writing, Listening, and Conversation.
Though a variety of exercises proposed by the instructor, participants will master and improve their language skills in the four competencies listed above.
This classes are dedicated to students who have already reached a level B1 in general Italian language proficiency. Level B1 corresponds to a lower intermediate level in most language schools.

5 week course, 1 hour classes once a week, $150 (+ $5 non-refundable registration fee).
 

ClassDay TimeDatesTeacherTextbook & NovelREGISTER
ReadingTh 5:30 - 6:30 pm8/26 - 9/23Valentina MMaterial provided by IISRegister
WritingTh 6:45 - 7:45 pm8/26 - 9/23Valentina MMaterial provided by IISRegister
ListeningTh 6:45 - 7:45 pm9/30 - 10/28Valentina MMaterial provided by IISRegister
ConversationTh 6:45 - 7:45 pm11/4 - 12/9*Valentina MMaterial provided by IISRegister

* Make up for Thanksgiving day, November 25, will be on Thursday, December 9.

 

Terms and Conditions

Tuition and registration fees must be paid in full before the term begins.

Registration fees are not refundable for any reason.

Tuition fees are refunded in full if students cancel at least 1 week before the term begins or if a class is canceled for any reason.

Students who drop out before the fourth class of term will receive a 25% carry-over credit for the following term.

Students who drop out 4 or more classes will not receive any refund or carry-over credit.

The IIS Board of Directors reserves the right to increase fees annually. Even though we are a no-profit institution, it might be necessary to raise class fees to cover increases in overhead, rent, and teacher salaries. Any such increase levied is guaranteed for one year.