You will strengthen your Italian knowledge using Nuovo Espresso 6 and reading an Italian novel chosen by your teacher. Your Italian will get stronger, perfectioning your grammar knowledge and your reading skills.
2 hours of reading, speaking and conversation at an advanced level, to enjoy speaking Italian as if you were having a cup of coffee with your Italian friends.
During this class, Mattia will help his students to achieve the goal of reading, speaking and having a conversation about a famous Italian book.
You will read along with your classmates high Italian literature novels, written by renowned Italian novelists, discussing their main points exclusively in Italian, under the guidance of your expert teacher Martina.
In the Winter Term students will read the novel “Acciaio” by Silvia Avallone in a total of 8 weeks, with a 1-hour class per week (11:00 am – 12:00 pm PST).
A series of 12 classes. 2 hours long, focused on studying, reading and discussing one of the main Italian classic literature novels.
In the Winter Term, the group will focus on “I promessi sposi” (“The Betrothed”), which was published in 1840 and is considered the first novel in the Italian literature. It has been read and studied by generations and is still considered very contemporary for its themes.
How has it influenced the history of Italy, and especially, what influenced Alessandro Manzoni to write this masterpiece after twenty years of crafting?
With our instructor, Mattia Milone, we will read through this Classic of Italian Literature and discuss the story, the plot, and the characters of a book that has defined literary tradition for the past two centuries.
Venerdi’ Letterario is a special class we have created with Mattia, focused on enjoying reading and discussing the contents of a book, including its linguistic and grammatical aspects, most likely as a typical Literary Club.
During this class, Mattia will enjoy with his students the reading of a book and guide a discussion on its contents and connection to the Italian culture.
A 10$ nonrefundable registration fee will be automatically added at checkout.
Books are not included in the enrollment price.