Summer Offerings 2024

Don’t let your Italian language skills get rusty over the Summer! Sentieri is offering some one-day workshops and grammar classes designed to help keep you in practice over the Summer. SINGLE-DAY WORKSHOPS Have fun while reviewing and learning more about an important factor of the Italian lifestyle — LE VACANZE!… Continue reading

Summer Book Club 2024

LEGGIAMO via ZOOM! Sentieri’s Friday Morning Book Club for Advanced Students of Italian Discover the pleasure of reading a book in Italian! Five Fridays: 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16   •    From 10 a.m. – 12 noon (CDT) T.G.I.F. during summer mornings! Five weeks of good company and polishing/refreshing your… Continue reading

Scrivere le email — IN ITALIANO

Hai bisogno di un corso per scrivere un email in italiano? Vuoi imparare a come chiedere informazioni sull’alloggio, assumere una guida o prenotare una visita guidata, contattare il servizio clienti, chiedere aiuto, fare un reclamo e molto altro ancora? Allora, questo corso fa per te! Questo corso è adatto a… Continue reading

Thinking About a Language School in Italy?

Scuole di Lingua in Italia Soci — A.S.I.L.S. (Association of Schools of Italian as a Second Language) Is it your dream to study Italian in Italy? Learning experiences in Italy can provide an opportunity to live like a local while improving your language skills! Below is a list of a… Continue reading

Prepare for the B1 CILS Exam with Sentieri Italiani!

Italian Government Regulations Require Language Proficiencyto Apply for Italian Citizenship Offered by the Università per Stranieri, the CILS exam officially certifies individuals’ Italian language skills. Students who successfully pass all sections of the exam will receive a certificate issued from the Università per Stranieri di Siena, which is recognized by… Continue reading

La Cena Piemontese – A culinary visit to the Langhe

La Cena Piemontese • September 24th   On Sunday, September 24th, Sentieri Italiani and friends met at Osteria Langhe in Chicago’s Logan Square for an evening of slow food and fine wine. Grazie to co-owners Aldo Zaninotte and Chef Cameron Grant and the staff for giving us this opportunity to experience… Continue reading

Regional Dining — CAMPANIA!

La Cena Napoletana • November 12th “Vedi Napoli e poi muori.”   You’ll experience a taste of Naples when dining at Due Lire Vino & Cucina, located in vibrant Lincoln Square. Their dynamic menu highlights authentic recipes from the region of Campania that are prepared with seasonal and local ingredients with… Continue reading

February 19, 2017: A good time was had by all at Sentieri’s Briscola Tournament at Bella ‘Mbriana!

Sentieri and friends had a fun evening of competitive card playing, drinks and antipasti on February 19th. After four rounds of intense play the new champions were declared — Sharon and Debora each won Sentieri memberships as a result of their formidable Briscola skills.  Watch this website for more enjoyable evenings with… Continue reading

Celebrate Carnevale …

… IN TUTTA ITALIA! BY JACK PILIPONIS   Like many countries with strong Catholic/Christian culture and traditions, Italy marks the weeks leading up to Lent with colorful, sensual, food- and drink-filled celebrations. In Italy, it’s called “Carnevale,” derived from Latin “carnem levare” — take the meats; in ancient times that… 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