Italian Twice a Week

New Italian Espresso 1 Textbook

New Italian Espresso 1 Workbook


Looking to jumpstart your Italian language journey this summer? Take Italian language lessons online for 1-hour twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays! Our exciting new “Doppio Espresso” course is designed for busy learners who want to achieve maximum progress in a shorter timeframe.

This 5-week intensive program condenses our entire Italian 100 curriculum – the perfect foundation for absolute beginners – into a fast-paced and engaging learning experience. Meeting twice a week instead of our usual once-a-week schedule, Doppio Espresso will equip you with the essential skills to confidently transition into our Italian 101 course come fall.

What will you learn in Doppio Espresso?

  • Pronunciation and the Italian Alphabet: Master the sounds and basic structure of the Italian language.
  • Greetings and Essential Vocabulary: Learn how to introduce yourself, ask and answer basic questions, and navigate everyday situations.
  • Numbers 0-20: Counting in Italian becomes a breeze!
  • Beginning Grammar: Gain a solid understanding of noun genders and plurals, subject pronouns, definite and indefinite articles, and present tense verb conjugations.
  • Conversational Skills: Develop the confidence to use and respond to everyday expressions in simple conversations.

Doppio Espresso offers the following benefits:

  • Fast-paced learning: Achieve significant progress in just 5 weeks.
  • Ideal for busy schedules: Fits perfectly into your summer plans with a twice-a-week format.
  • Solid foundation: Prepares you for continued learning in Italian 101.
  • Flexibility: All classes are recorded, allowing you to review material at your own pace.

Seats in Doppio Espresso are limited. Enroll today and get ready to impress everyone with your newfound Italian skills this summer! Your teacher is Barbara.

Schedule of Dates

Day & Time: Mondays and Wednesdays 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (PST)
Class Dates:  July 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 – Aug. 5, 7

What if Class Has Started?

For our adult classes we can accept new students once a course has started on a case-by-case basis up to mid-way through the course.  If you join a course late, the course fee will be pro-rated so that you don’t pay for the lessons you missed before joining the class.

Textbook Info

For this course the textbook we will using is NEW Italian Espresso 1 and New Italian Espresso 1 Workbook. You can purchase the books along with your course at the time of registration or you can purchase them from our bookstore at a later date.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Please review our class terms and conditions page here.

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