THE DANTE ALIGHIERI SOCIETY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
For the promotion of Italian Language and Culture
Fall Session 2021 - October 4 to December 18
$220 for any 11-classes course
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Fall Session 2021 - October 18 to December 18
$170 for any 8-classes course
NEW COURSE! 4 Meetings with Serena - Oct. 29 & Nov. 5, 12, 19
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Italian for Travellers - October 18 to December 18
$150 for any 6-classes course
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The Dante Italian Language School in Vancouver operates in accordance with the framework established by the Cooperation Agreement between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the
Italian Republic and the Dante Alighieri Society for the promotion of the
The Dante Alighieri Society is the only institution in Canada accredited to administer the
PLIDA Tests (for the assessment of Italian as a foreign language), officially recognized by the
Italian Government and the European Union.
- Oct. 23, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDTWebinarIn occasione della settimana della lingua e in collaborazione con l’Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto, La Dante Alighieri Society of BC vi invita al webinar Italiano che Cambia: Alla scoperta di neologismi, eufemismi e questioni di genere.
- Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. PDTWebinarThe Dante Alighieri Society of BCinvites you to a talk (in Italian) by Alessandro Marzo Magno on the history of banks & the etymology of bankers’ jargon in a time when Italy was still divided into many states often at war with one another.
The World in Italian
Il Mondo in Italiano
The Dante Alighieri Society of British Columbia
Promotes the study of the Italian language and culture.
Develops an appreciation of Italian achievements in the arts, literature, science, and industry.
The Dante Alighieri Society of BC is one of the 480 chapters located outside of Italy. The headquarters are in Rome.
We administer the PLIDA Certification Tests recognized by the Italian Government and the EU to evaluate an individual’s linguistic competencies in Italian.
Learn Italian with us! Check our online courses!
Whether you are planning the trip of a lifetime, need to brush up your Italian for business or pleasure, or simply want a taste of Italy's wonderful language, history and culture, the Dante Italian Language School in Vancouver is the place for you.
The Dante Alighieri Society of BC organizes online and offline events and clubs to promote and share the enjoyment of the cultural and artistic heritage of Italy. Follow us on Facebook too!
PLIDA Certification Tests assess Italian as a foreign or second language. Every year thousands of candidates throughout the world test their language competence and obtain the PLIDA Certificate, which is recognized by the Italian Government and accepted globally in order to:
File for Italian citizenship.
Request a long term residence permit for Italy .
Enrol in Italian universities without sitting an entry exam.
Show proof of your Italian language competence in your CV.