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Italian (Level I)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side

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Upper East Side, Manhattan
1395 Lexington Ave
At 92nd St
New York, New York 10128
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Jennifer Newman

What you'll learn in this basic italian class:

The level I Italian course assumes no previous knowledge of Italian, so beginners are welcome! 

It’s a great fit for those preparing to travel to Italy and for anyone who wants an introduction to the language. Students will practice greeting each other and introducing themselves, ordering at cafés and restaurants and communicating other basic needs, and discussing habits and hobbies in the present tense. 

Topics include:
  • The Italian alphabet and pronunciation
  • Numbers from 0 to 100
  • Days of the week and months of the year
  • Greetings and introductions
  • Gender of nouns and their definite and indefinite articles
  • Formation of plural nouns
  • Regular verbs in the present tense
  • Irregular verbs avere and essere in the present tense
  • Basic adjectives
Please note that topics are subject to change based on the needs of the class.

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