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Italian Classes for the Community



              Would you like to speak Italian and learn about Italian    culture? Do you have some knowledge of Italian but you would like to learn more? Would you like to retain your language skills by practicing with other students?  

          If you answered 'yes' to any of the questions above, we have an Italian class for you!

          The Center for Italian Studies is pleased to sponsor our Italian Classes for the Community. These courses are designed to expose students to Italian language and culture according to prior knowledge and individual needs.  


Course Descriptions: 

Beginner Italian 

for students with little or no knowledge of Italian. 

Elementary Part II

st udents who have had a class in Beginner Italian.  

Intermediate Italian

for students with the equivalent of 1-2 years of Italian experience.  

Advanced  Italian

f or students with at least 2-3 years of Italian experience.

  Format: Virtual Online with some specially arranged in person opportunities.  

44 hours of instruction (22 two-hour sessions) 

Annual Fee is $300.  


  *Please note: Effect of Covid-19 on 2021-2022 Italian Program*


          Given the current coronavirus situation and in consideration for the health and safety of all, we will offer our Italian Language Program for Adults in an online format this year using video conferencing and distance learning technologies.

          Registered students will receive notification via email from their instructor with information regarding course materials as well as links to access the video conference call classes. We will continue to provide the same quality of instruction you have come to expect from the Center for Italian Studies classes and look forward to a successful learning experience in Italian this year.  

          For additional information, please call 631-632-7444 or email  


  Class Days and Times  


Schedule  Class Instructor



Beginner Italian  Donna Di Natale



Intermediate Italian Christen Visceglie



Elementary Italian II Anna Maria D'Agostino
Intermediate Italian  Joseph Tursi, Jr
Advanced Italian  Donna Di Natale

  2021-2022 Class Calendar  



Beginner Italian
Donna di Natale 


7:30pm - 9:30pm
Intermediate Italia n
Christen Visceglie


Elementary, II - AM  D'Agostino
Intermediate - Joseph Tursi, Jr
Advanced, Donna Di Natale
  October 5 October 6 October 2
  October 19 October 13 October 9
  October 26 October 20 October 16
    October 27 October  23
  November 9 November 3 November 6
    November 16 November 10 November 13
    November 30 November 17 November 20
  December 7 December 1 December 4
    December 14 December 8 December 11
      December 15 December 18
  January 11 January 12 January 15
    January 18 January 19 January  22
    January 25 January 26 January 29
    February 1 February 2   February 5
    February 8 February 9   February 12
    February 15 February 16 February 19
    March 1 March 2 March 5
    March 8 March 9 March 12
    March 15 March 16 March 19
    March 22 March 23 March 26
    March 29 March 30  
    April 5 April 6 April 2
  April 26   April 9
  May 3    

To register, please complete all required information below:  

Make checks payable for $300 to: IFR 910026  

 Mail registration form and check to:  

Center for Italian Studies Melville Library, E4340 Stony Brook University  

Stony Brook, NY 11794-3358  

NAME __________________________________________________________________________  


PHONE _________________________________________________________________________

E-MAIL _________________________________________________________________________  

SELECTED CLASS LEVEL____________________CLASS DAY/TIME_______________________  



Click here to download the registration form  

Click here to download infos  

Ci vediamo in classe!


Italian Language Program for Children


children program We had hoped to be able to update you sooner than this about the status and the possibility of our   resuming classes after we necessarily had to cancel the Fall 2021 classes due to COVID-19   health crisis.

We will keep you informed about our efforts of resuming this program.

 For additional information, please call 631-632-7444 or email