Learn and Practice Italian - Beginners and Advanced Beginners

Hi All, we will try again to see if we can get a large enough response for a series of meetings to help those who are just starting out, or have a little basic Italian under there belts.

We will need a minimum of 10 members to hold this meeting. Please do check this site the day before the event to ensure that the meeting will take place.

In order to ensure that we have productive meetings for everyone, we will work from the following book
"Ultimate Italian Beginner-Intermediate (Coursebook) (Ultimate Beginner-Intermediate" by Living Language. Book is available on amazon.com and I am sure on many other sites.

We will review Lesson 1 at our Jan 9 meeting. If we get a good turnout, group can discuss meeting frequency, etc. I am willing to lead/teach these meetings for free, but will need a reasonable turnout and committed learners to make this worthwhile for all.

Hope to see you there and hope to help one another on our language journeys!

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  • A former member
    A former member

    First session was relaxed and friendly. Colette gave some great info about practicing the language and will be posting it on the site -- great idea to have access after the fact to all this great information.

    1 · January 12, 2013

  • Colette Ribando B.

    I was thoroughly impressed by the interest level and commitment of everyone who attended! Great group!

    January 10, 2013

    • Felicia

      Yes it was ! You are A wonderful teacher thank you for your dedication and willingness ti share your knowledge and passion for the Italian language.

      1 · January 10, 2013

    • Colette Ribando B.

      Grazie mille, Felicia :)

      January 11, 2013

  • Berdine

    Hi Colette - I will be picking up my friend Ann @ 5 PM and get to the class as soon as possible depending on traffic. We are coming from the Mt Airy section of Philadelphia and I am allowing about an hour to get there. But if we are not there right at the dot of 6 PM, just know we are on our way! A piu tardi.

    January 9, 2013

  • Colette Ribando B.

    Looking forward to our 1st Beginner's Lesson!! We will go ahead and have the meeting since we have almost 10 attendees. Please also take a look at our discussion pages on this site. There are some tips on resources for learning Italian. Ci vediamo mercoledi!! See you on Wednesday!!

    1 · January 6, 2013

  • Colette Ribando B.

    Hi All, Please plan on reading Lesson 1 before our meeting. Berdine, please ask any friend who might be interested in coming to be sure to join our group and RSVP and also to purchase the book and review the lesson. For our meetings, it will be important that we are all "on the same page" (literally ;) in order to make it a productive learning experience for everyone. Look forward to meeting everyone. Ci vediamo presto! Colette

    December 29, 2012

    • A former member
      A former member

      Hi Collette--I am so juiced about doing this, I can't tell you--but of course I need to get the text! Please give me the title and I will get a copy before the next meetup. Thanks!

      December 29, 2012

    • Colette Ribando B.

      "Ultimate Italian Beginner-Intermediate (Coursebook) (Ultimate Beginner-Intermediate"­ by Living Language)

      December 30, 2012

  • Berdine

    Colette - I am very excited by this (even though distance and time are a stretch for me - I work in Fort Washington and live in Philadelphia). I am ordering the book from Amazon today. Also sending invites to my friends who are interested in learning/improving their Italian language skills. Ci vediamo presto!
    Berdine

    December 29, 2012

    • Liza M.

      I live just outside of Philly. I dont like the distance either, but I really want to learn Italian too. And I have to get the book still also!

      December 29, 2012

  • Liza M.

    I am really hoping this will be a regular thing since I am a beginner! I hope we get at least 10.

    December 14, 2012

    • Colette Ribando B.

      Anch'io!! Me too, Liza. I would love to see this work out!

      December 16, 2012

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