SU18-09 Beginners’ Italian Part 1

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This introductory course is for anyone with no or very little knowledge of the language. During the course, students will learn Italian vocabulary, grammar, and how to interact with people. NOTE: The text for the course is Italian Now! L’italiano d’oggi! Level 1, Second Edition by Marcel Danesi, Ph.D. and is available locally or through online vendors.

Simona Bai received a teacher’s diploma and a bachelor’s degree in Education in Italy where she taught at a school for 17 years and was a teacher›s supervisor for six years. She lived in Thailand for four years where she taught Italian as a second language to English speakers.

Italian Basic Conversation

Starts from: 6/25/2018

$149

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LIBC1007
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Learn and practice basic speaking experiences to cover social situations, eating, ordering, asking for and identifying objects, locations, identifying family and friends. Required text: Italian Made Simple, by Cristina Mazzini (please order online).

Prerequisite: Italian Elementary and Intermediate Required. Basic speaking experiences to cover social situations, eating, ordering, asking for & identifying objects, locations, identifying family & friends. Required text: Italian Made Simple – Author: Cristina Mazzini (please order online) Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Italian Advanced Conversation

Starts from: 6/25/2018

$209

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LIC3003
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Prerequisite: Italian Basic and Intermediate Conversation Required text: Read and Think Italian by the Editors of Think Italian! Magazine

Prerequisite: Italian Basic and Intermediate Conversation Required text: Better Reading Italian by Daniela Gobetti, Ph. D Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Italian for Travelers (incl language map) Simona Bai

Starts from: 6/25/2018

$119

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
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    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LI1016
  • Duration
    8 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Travel in Italy is an amazing experience. You will enjoy monuments, history and beauty all around you, but in order to have a complete immersion in the Italian culture, you will need to know some key phrases that will help you to communicate with Italian people. They will be enthusiastic to hear your attempt and they will help you to completely enjoy their country where the social life is a big part of the daily life. The final lesson will take place in an Italian restaurant in town where we will continue to practice our knowledge while ordering from the menu.
Recommended book: E. Bingham (Revised Edition), Italian Survival Guide: The Language and Culture You Need to Travel with Confidence in Italy ISBN-13:978-0970373403 Price under $20 and can be found on Amazon.com Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Recommended book: Italian Survival Guide: The Language and Culture You Need to Travel With Confidence in Italy, by E. Bingham (revised edition) ISBN 13:978-0970373403. Under $20; can be found on Amazon.com Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Italian Elementary I

Starts from: 6/26/2018

$119

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
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    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LIE1003
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

For students with no knowledge of the Italian language, this course is built around a weekly theme about everyday topics to help beginning students become familiar with the sounds and the musicality of the language and start to learn basic grammar in a friendly environment. Required text: Italian Now! L’Italiano d’oggi. Level 1 2nd Ed. by Marcel Danesi, Barron’s. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Required text: Italian Now! L’Italiano d’oggi. Level 1 2nd Ed. by Marcel Danesi, Barron’s. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Italian Elementary II

Starts from: 6/26/2018

$139

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
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    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LIE2003
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for students that have completed Elementary I or for someone that has a low knowledge of Italian. During the class we will expand the vocabulary and we will work on basic grammar. The cordial environment will help you to overcome any fear of speaking and you will be supported step-by-step in learning this harmonious language.
Required text: Italian Now! L’Italiano d’oggi. Level 1 2nd Ed. by Marcel Danesi, Barron’s. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Required text: Italian Now! L’Italiano d’oggi. Level 1 2nd Ed. by Marcel Danesi, Barron’s. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Italian, Elementary II/III

Starts from: 6/26/2018

$139

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LI2006
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is designed as a continuation of Italian I or for students who have had little or no formal Italian or who wish to review and practice. Emphasis on acquisition of spoken abilities through reading about Italian culture. Text: continuation of “Italian Now” Readings: Easy Reader

Prerequisite: Italian, Elementary I. Book Requirements: Continuation from “Italian Now” L’Italia d’Oggi, an Italian dictionary and Readings from “Easy Reader” which can be purchased at the Suncoast Technical College bookstore located in Building 2. Please wait to purchase the book until the minimum number of students have registered.

Italian Intermediate Conversation

Starts from: 6/27/2018

$209

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LIC1004
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Prerequisite: Italian Basic Conversation Required text: Italian Made Simple, by Cristina Mazzini (please order online)

Prerequisite: Italian Basic Conversation Required text: Read & Think Italian by the Editors of “Think Italian” magazine

Italian Elementary III (Bai)

Starts from: 6/27/2018

$169

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LIE3003
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for students that attended already Elementary I and II or for someone that has already a basic knowledge of Italian. During the class, in an informal and friendly environment, we will work on grammar, learn new vocabulary and try to build sentences. Required text: Italian Now! L’Italiano d’oggi. Level 1 2nd Ed. by Marcel Danesi, Barron’s. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Italian Intermediate (Bai)

Starts from: 6/27/2018

$169

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LII1002
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for students that attended already Elementary I, II and III or for someone that has already knowledge of basic Italian grammar (articles, prepositions, present and past tenses). During the class we will expand grammar knowledge, vocabulary, pronunciation and practice to communicate. Required text: Italian Now! L’Italiano d’oggi. Level 1 2nd Ed. by Marcel Danesi, Barron’s. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Required text: Italian Now! L’Italiano d’oggi. Level 1 2nd Ed. by Marcel Danesi, Barron’s. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Italian, Intermediate II/III

Starts from: 6/27/2018

$169

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
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    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LI4053
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Students who were previously taking Intermediate I/II should register for this class. We will be using the same book: Two and Three Years Italian by working where we left off the previous semester. We will progress by working on a new chapter each week going back over difficulties when necessary. It is recommended that students complete the weekly assignments. Reading: Students have chosen “Better Reading Italian”. The book can be found in the STC Campus Bookstore.

Text: Two and Three Years Italian Reading: Better Reading Italian Books can be found in the STC Campus Bookstore – Building 2. Enter through Student Services. Please don’t purchase until the class has “made”.

Italian, Intermediate I

Starts from: 6/28/2018

$169

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
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  • Course Code
    LI4006
  • Duration
    9 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

The students in this class should have completed Italian Elementary II & III or equivalent. This course is designed to increase awareness in writing, speaking, and reading about Italian culture with a view to acquisition of new skills and an in-depth review of grammatical points studied previously.
Book required for class: ITALIAN TWO AND THREE YEARS, available in the STC campus bookstore in Building 2. Visit Student Services first. Please don’t purchase until the class has met the minimum required number of students.

Prerequisite: Italian Elementary II & III or equivalent or Instructor approval if a new student. Textbook requirement: Italian 2nd & 3rd Years Please don’t purchase book until the minimum number of students have registered. Books are available at the STC Bookstore located in Building 2. Enter through Student Services. Students coming to the bookstore must present a valid driver’s license or a state-issued ID. Bookstore hours: 7:30am-7:00pm M-Th, 7:30am – 2:30pm Fridays.

Italian, Advanced

Starts from: 7/9/2018

$149

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
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  • Course Code
    LI6005
  • Duration
    8 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Monday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Students of Italian Int/Adv Italian will register for Advanced Italian. We will continue reviewing elements of syntax from the advanced grammar “The Ultimate Italian”. In addition we will read, translate, converse, and work comprehension exercises from different sources such as newspaper articles, original unabridged passages from Italian writers suggested by the reading of “Questa Nostra Italia”, which is full of cultural information. Prequisite: Completed Italian I, II, III or equivalent.

Spanish Adv Conversation

Starts from: 7/10/2018

$189

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
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    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LSP6007
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

A perfect class for the student who has completed all Spanish levels or for those who have traveled extensively or perhaps have lived in a Spanish-speaking country. Increase reading and oral proficiency while practicing and improving knowledge of the language in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Expand understanding and learn valuable information on many different aspects of Spanish culture. Discuss today’s news in Spanish-speaking countries and the USA and learn about Spanish writers and their works. ONLY SPANISH IS SPOKEN IN THIS CLASS. Instructor approval is required for any new student.

Instructor approval is required for any new student. Only Spanish spoken in this class.

Basic Spanish Review

Starts from: 7/10/2018

$149

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
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    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LSP5003
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Interested in a review of what you learned in Spanish I, II, and III? Take a new look at what you learned but may have forgotten, like the alphabet, the difference between POR and PARA, contractions, adjectives, the verb TO BE, how to spell in Spanish, and the differences between the two simple past tenses. There will not be conversation, but handouts with exercises are provided each week. This class is for students currently enrolled in a class or who have been away from the language and want the review.

Spanish II

Starts from: 7/11/2018

$149

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
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  • Course Code
    LSP2015
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for the student who has a basic beginner’s knowledge of Spanish or as a continuation of Spanish I. Students should be able to understand basic sentence structure, complete declarative and interrogative sentences, and conjugate present tense verbs including “ser” and “estar,” as well as irregular present tense. Students with little Spanish background may find this course difficult.

Book requirement: “Curso Primero” available in the STC Bookstore, Building 2 (enter through Student Services) and a Spanish dictionary. Students coming to the bookstore must present a valid driver’s license or a state-issued ID. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the student minimum.

Spanish I

Starts from: 7/11/2018

$129

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LSP1027
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

Spanish I is designed for the student who has NO prior knowledge of Spanish and has not been exposed to the language. The objective is to master listening comprehension and basic communication skills. By learning vocabulary, word order, the sound system, and the fundamentals of grammar, students begin to communicate. Conversations include culture, customs, history, and traditions to enable the student to understand the background of the language. Emphasis is on listening and speaking.

Book requirement: “Curso Primero” available in the STC Bookstore, Building 2 (enter through Student Services) and Spanish dictionary. Students coming to the bookstore must present a valid driver’s license or a state-issued ID. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the student minimum.

Spanish II/III

Starts from: 7/11/2018

$149

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
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    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LSP2302
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Wednesday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This class is designed for students who just finished Spanish I and want to continue into the next level. Or, if you took Spanish I and II a while ago and want to review before getting into Spanish III again, then this is the perfect class for you.

Spanish Adv Grammar

Starts from: 7/12/2018

$189

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LSP5005
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This class is designed for students who have completed Spanish Intermediate and want to master all areas of Spanish grammar before going into Spanish Advanced Conversation, and for those who want to refresh grammar skills. If student cannot have a conversation in Spanish using the correct tenses and conjugations as well as a good level of comprehension, this class is NOT for you. ONLY SPANISH IS SPOKEN IN THIS CLASS. Instructor approval is required for any new student.

Book requirement: “Spanish Four Years” available in the STC Bookstore, Building 2 (enter through Student Services). Students coming to the bookstore must present a valid driver’s license or a state-issued ID. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the student minimum.
(New students require teacher’s approval)

Spanish III – Basic Intermediate

Starts from: 7/12/2018

$189

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LSP3007
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for students who would like to continue improving knowledge of basic Spanish grammar and increase oral comprehension and communication. Students taking this class should know how to use the present, preterite and future tenses in Spanish or should have completed Spanish II. Students should be able to speak and understand basic, daily Spanish. Spanish is spoken most of the time.

Book requirement: “Curso Segundo” available in the STC Bookstore, Building 2 (enter through Student Services) and a Spanish dictionary. Students coming to the bookstore must present a valid driver’s license or a state-issued ID. Please don’t purchase the book until the class has met the student minimum.

Spanish Intermediate

Starts from: 7/12/2018

$189

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LSP4002
  • Duration
    10 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

This course is designed for students who finished Spanish I, II, and III and want to improve their grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, and conversational skills. Students need to know the use of the present, future, preterite, and imperfect tenses as well as the perfect tense, and also understand the use of gustar and other special verbs. Students are expected to be able to express themselves in Spanish using the different tenses and understand easy conversations, readings, and stories. Students are further expected to write and read in Spanish and to speak more extemporaneously. Spanish is spoken most of the time in order to prepare for the more advanced classes where ONLY Spanish is spoken. Instructor approval is required for new students.

French I

Starts from: 8/7/2018

$99

Campus Location
ACE
4748 Beneva Rd
COURSE FEATURE
  • Register
    acesarasota
  • Course Code
    LF1005
  • Duration
    8 sessions
  • School
    ACE
  • Class Day(s)
    Tuesday, Thursday
CLASS DESCRIPTION

French pronunciation, basic vocabulary (greetings, hotel, breakfast, restaurant, public transportation, directions), and basic grammar rules (arrangement of sentences, gender of nouns and adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, verbs at the present tense) are covered in this class. By the end of this course, students should be able to understand and build a basic French sentence.