Specialized Italian Classes
The Dante Alighieri Society of BC offers Italian language courses through the Dante Italian Language School. in Vancouver.
We offer language courses that:
Are taught by native and experienced instructors
Have 5-12 students per group
Meet once a week for a total of 11 lessons (22 hours of instruction).
Monday through Friday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
On Saturday morning from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Are ONLINE via Zoom
Are interactive, engaging and fun!
Upon request, at the end of each completed course, the School issues a Certificate of Attendance.
For information & registration: email@example.com
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.
ITALIAN FOR TRAVELLERS
No Text Book
This course is open to all levels and does not assume any prior knowledge of Italian grammar. The first part of the program aims at providing students with the basic vocabulary and expressions that are most often used while travelling in Italy.
The second part introduces students to a geographic overview of the country and to the most important tourist attractions (museums, palaces, churches, monuments, exhibitions, archaeological sites), accompanied by a description of the public transport system. The lessons will include case studies from daily situations – e.g. restaurant, hotel, street directions, shopping – from which students can gain extensive understanding of Italian culture.
Text Book: Italian for Business
The course is designed mainly for professionals in commercial and economic fields doing business with the Italian market. Emphasis will be given to the teaching of a specialized vocabulary and the development of oral and written skills for business communication. The course will handle topics such as business terminology, common etiquette of the most common business situations, business letter formats, commercial invoice analysis, and trade catalogues requirements.