Italian 100 is designed for students who are absolute beginners with zero to low knowledge of Italian. This introductory 12-week course follows a standard curriculum for beginners. Students will learn about pronunciation and the alphabet, greetings, and numbers 0 to 20. Students will also learn beginning grammar concepts including nouns’ gender and number, subject pronouns, and definite and indefinite articles while also covering basic present tense verb families. This course aims to develop students’ basic communicative skills through learning vocabulary and grammar in order to be able to use and respond to everyday expressions in simple conversations. Your teachers are Sylvia for the Tuesday night class and Patrizia for the Saturday morning class.