A Holiday Inspired Expression

Natale con i tuoi; Pasqua con chi vuoi. “Christmas with your parents and Easter with whomever you want.” We are about to enter the holiday season.  For some, that means getting ready to celebrate with our families, exchange gifts and cook delicious, extravagant meals that will keep us full until Spring. … Continue reading

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

Winter 2016 Italian Classes

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Study Italian with Sentieri this winter! 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 winter registration closes January 2nd, 2016.  For absolute beginners, … Continue reading

Early Registration for the 2016 Winter Italian Classes

Registration is now open for the Winter quarter’s Italian courses. From now until October 15th 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

Daniela Cavallero’s Interview on RAI

Daniela Cavallero, Sentieri’s founder, was recently interviewed by Francesca Alderisi, the host of the talk show called “Cara Francesca” on Italy’s RAI TV.  On her show, Francesca speaks with fellow Italians living abroad about their experiences outside of Italy. As some of us may know, Daniela has quite a story. As she tells Francesca, … Continue reading

Special Discount on Skype Classes

There’s a special new deal at Sentieri for private lessons on Skype.  You can study Italian from your own home and, for a limited time, at a discounted rate! If you sign up for a package of 10 hours of Skype lessons by August 31st, 2015, you will save $170.00 … Continue reading

Speak Italian on the Amalfi Coast

As you may have read from many previous posts, Sentieri Tours is hosting a 12 day trip to the beautiful Amalfi Coast in the summer of 2016.  That means 12 days of non-stop adventures, tour guides, breathtaking views, and delicious regional food. In addition to all of this, Sentieri is offering … Continue reading

Want to practice your Italian beyond the classroom?

La pratica vale più della grammatica. English translation: Experience is the best teacher. As much as we love our classes here at Sentieri, the best way to practice and perfect your Italian is with real hands-on experience.  Whether it be conversing with Italians in your daily life, watching Italian news’ … 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