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Club di lettura B2 UP INTERMEDIATE • ONLINE (Bocchi)

$250
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL $240
Until December 19. After December 19 - $250

What better way to immerse yourself into the Italian culture than reading books and short stories by Italian contemporary writers who can make you travel both in space and time?

The book for the Winter session is Il treno dei bambini, Viola Ardone (ISBN: 97888062423299

The aim of this book club is to create an informal yet stimulating space where people who love Italian language and culture, and that are passionate about reading, can come together and discuss each week’s chapters while practicing the language. Not only are we going to go over what we have read so far or exchange ideas about specific topics or excerpts, but we will also discuss and practice new idioms, which will help you expand your vocabulary. We will also analyze book reviews and look at interviews with the authors. 

The course is composed of 10 lessons of 1.5 hours each.

Students need to have the Italian edition of  "Il treno dei bambini" by Viola Ardone (book, e-book or audiobook) on hand.

Instructor: Gianmarco Bocchi

Pre-requisite: Students who have completed level B2 (1, 2 and 3)

THIS COURSE TAKES PLACE ONLINE

 

Course begins on January 16, 2023

IMPORTANT - New students at the Istituto must complete the placement test before registering for this class.  The purpose of this test is to ensure students are taking the correct course based on their assessed level.  Returning students are not required to take  this test.

TAKE PLACEMENT TEST HERE

Course Session Time Slot:

Pre-requisite: Students who have successfully completed level B2

INSTRUCTOR: Gianmarco Bocchi

What better way to immerse yourself into the Italian culture than reading books and short stories by Italian contemporary writers who can make you travel both in space and time? These books will take you on an authentic journey through Italy.
"Resto qui" by Marco Balzano
"Né qui, né altrove" by Gianrico Carofiglio (depending on time)
Students need to have the Italian edition of "Resto qui" by Marco Balzano (book, e-book or audiobook) on hand.
The aim of this book club is to create an informal yet stimulating space where people who love Italian language and culture, and that are passionate about reading, can come together and discuss each week’s chapters while practicing the language. Not only are we going to go over what we have read so far or exchange ideas about specific topics or excerpts, but we will also discuss and practice new idioms, which will help you expand your vocabulary. We will also analyze book reviews and look at interviews with the authors. All readers willing to participate will need to have achieved a higher-intermediate (B2) or advanced level (C1) of Italian.