ITALIAN LANGUAGE CLASSES
We are winding down our Spring 2020 online classes.
We will be posting information about Fall classes as soon as we can.
At the moment we do not know if classes will be offered in-person or online.
So until then....Enjoy your summer. Buona estate!!!
See our MEMBERSHIP PAGE to renew or become a new member
DISCOUNTS WILL BE OFFERED TO MEMBERS FOR ALL CLASSES!
April 29 - May 27
April 29 - May 27
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTORS
Live Oak Senior Center in the Annex
(building on the right)
1777 Capitola Road - Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Simpkins Family Swim Center, Room B
979 17th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
was born and raised in Veneto, Italy and graduated in Psychology of Marketing in 2005 from La Sapienza University in Rome. After moving to New York to learn English and have new experiences, she met her future husband and they moved to California. They have been living in Capitola since 2006 where her husband has his own business. They have two children who attend Twin Lakes School. Since her arrival in California, Anna, also a fluent Spanish speaker, has been teaching Italian to both individuals and groups of students. About her teaching experience, Anna says: "I discovered I have a true passion for teaching the beautiful language and culture of my country." If students have concerns about ability levels feel free to contact this instructor.
was born and raised in Italy and is a graduate in education and psychology from Catholic University, Milan, and is qualified as a teacher in Italy. She has spent many years in marketing and management world-wide, but since she arrived in California has been teaching Italian, both to groups and individuals, as well as Italian cooking. She is currently teaching beginning, intermediate, and advanced classes for Dante. She is fluent in English and has studied French and Mandarin. She travels to Italy several times a year where she and her husband Francesco have a home, where her son lives. Her daughter is a student at UC Davis. If students have concerns about ability levels, feel free to contact this instructor.
has been teaching the Dante Conversational Italian class since 2009. Irene was born and raised in Chieri, Piemonte, Italy, where she graduated with a degree in Accounting. She also speaks French and Spanish. Irene returns to Italy every year to visit her family and to keep well connected to her Italian heritage. Over the years, Irene has enjoyed tutoring family members and friends in Italian. She lives in Soquel with her husband, Peter, and their two bilingual children, Simone and Sabrina. Irene is the Business Manager for Santa Cruz Ear, Nose and Throat Medical Group in Santa Cruz and also helps her husband with their business, Soquel Vineyards. If students have concerns about ability levels, feel free to contact this instructor.