INSTRUCTOR:Chiara Logli is originally from Bologna (Italy) and holds a Ph.D. in international/cross-cultural education from the University of Hawaii. Currently, she is the Assistant Director for the East-West Center’s Asia Pacific Higher Education Research Partnership and the Institutional Assessment Specialist for the Honolulu Community College. In the past, she worked for various educational institutions, including the University of California and USAID, and taught Italian language for the Dante Alighieri Society and the Italian Cultural Institute of San Francisco. She has studied five languages and worked in three continents. In her free time, she dances hula with Halau Kaulakahi, loves the ocean, and volunteers with Hoa ‘Aina o Makaha.
DATES:Every Tuesday, January 22-March 12, 2019 (8 weeks)
Beginner Level 1: 4:30-6:00pmFor students who have no or minimal grasp of the Italian language—we’ll cover up to chapter 3 of the book Prego.
Intermediate Level 2: 6:00-7:30pmFor students who have mastered all grammar and vocabulary of Level 1—we’ll cover chapters 4-9 of the book Prego.
Conversation Level 4: 7:30-9pmFor students who have mastered all grammar and vocabulary, and can speak nearly fluently.
"Prego!" 6th Edition, available online for $5 and up (used). Other editions are fine to use as well, but you may have a hard time finding correspondent pages.
LEARNING APPROACH:Students review assigned grammar and exercises at home ahead of time, so class time is used to clarify questions, do a couple of exercises, and especially read and speak together.
LOCATION:465 Coral Street, Honolulu (upstairs). Some free perpendicular parking spots by entrance plus meter street parking.
INFORMATION:For questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of Italy Society of Hawaii is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization | P.O. Box 1376, Honolulu, HI 96807