Journey through culinary heritage of Italy to discover dishes,
traditions, regional products and eating habits that make up the Italian
cuisine so loved throughout the world. Students will learn basic Italian
language: vocabulary, pronunciation, and phrases (greeting others and
introducing themselves, obtaining and discussing food and lodging, asking
This journey will take students through authentic situations that place
the Italian food/culture in real-life contexts, highlighting the significance
of food and flavors in the daily lives of Italians, beyond the stereotypes
perceived abroad. Topics will include a variety of specific situations
pertaining to Italian cuisine culture (regional and national Italian cuisine,
food preparation and appreciation).
Establishes a fundamental foundation in the Italian language presenting everyday situations. It focuses on vocabulary building, basic grammar, word recognition and usage, conversation, and understanding of culture and tradition. Prerequisite: none
Builds on the fundamentals of level 1 grammar and communication and further develops learners’ reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Enables students to gain a deeper insight into culture and traditions. Prerequisite: Italian 1 or consent of instructor
Expands on the fundamentals of level 2 grammar and communication and further develops learners’ reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in conversational Italian. Completion of this course will enable students to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively engage in communication. Prerequisite: Italian 2 or consent of instructor
Learn - Italian Online: FVTC's Online Class with Rosetta Stone ® e-Course
|Online Language Labs: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced|
Practice reading, writing, speaking and listening through intuitive, interactive and visually engaging language learning. This flexible online course effectively utilizes technology to accelerate language learning. Interact with a native speaking language coach, play games, and download optional mobile apps to reinforce learning on the go. Accommodates various language levels.
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Interested in studying abroad in Italy? FVTC also offers language and culture immersion opportunities: Travel/Study in Italy? Questions?
Contact Susan BeyerInterested in one-on-one or group training onsite?
Partner with Fox Valley Technical College to offer any of this training
onsite. We will develop a tailored foreign language training program
specifically designed for your employees. Contact Nancy Peters
, Global Education Institute for more information.