Italian Teaching Methods

Recently, we came across a journal by the ALL (Association for Language Learning),  to which Dr. Daniela Cavallero (president of Sentieri) contributed an article about her experiences as an Italian professor.  What she wrote defines her teaching approach: When it comes to teaching a language, teaching the culture must follow.  Even … Continue reading

Fall Quarter Registration is Now Open!

Registration is now open for the Fall quarter’s Italian courses. From now until August 9th there is an early registration discount, so hurry and register today to sign up for your next Italian class! There are classes at all levels.  For absolute beginners, there’s a Basic 1.  For returning students or new students with prior study, there … Continue reading

La Festa della Repubblica

This past Tuesday, June 2nd marked the 69th anniversary of the birth of the Italian Republic. The Italian peninsula holds history that dates back to thousands of years ago, however the Italy that we know and love today started just decades ago.     Throughout the late 1800s and through half … Continue reading

Summer 2015 Italian Classes

Study Italian with Sentieri this Summer! Space is limited and classes are filling up fast, so hurry and register today to save and secure a spot in your favorite class and time! Classes will be closed as they reach the maximum number of students, so don’t delay!  For absolute beginners, there’s a Basic 1. … Continue reading

A Motivational Italian Idiom

« Hai fatto 30, fai 31. » Literal Translation: “You did 30, do 31.” Meaning: Go the extra mile This idiom dates back to the year of 1517 when Papa Leone X was naming a group of cardinals.  While believing he had a group of only 30 cardinals to name, there … Continue reading

Summer 2014 Classes

Study Italian with Sentieri this Summer. Space is limited and classes are filling up fast, so hurry and register today to save and secure a spot in your favorite class and time! Classes will be closed as they reach the maximum number of students and all Summer registration closes on July 18th. We … Continue reading

Sentieri Italiani – Book Club – Summer 2013

Sundays, July 28 through August 25, 1-3pm Led by Daniela Cavallero “Scontro di civiltà per un ascensore a piazza Vittorio”, by Amara Lakhous Join Sentieri in a Sunday afternoon discussion group that will explore this remarkable novel suitable for intermediate and advanced Italian students. Summer 2013’s book is a compelling … Continue reading