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Italian Language Classes for Adults: Spring 2019

  • 2 Apr 2019
  • 4:30 PM
  • 21 May 2019
  • 7:30 PM
  • 465 Coral Street, Honolulu (upstairs)


  • Select this option if you are a current Friends of Italy member and want to register in the beginner course.
  • Select this option if you are a current Friends of Italy member and want to register in the intermediate course.


Daniela Rocco Minerbi pursued classic studies at the Liceo Classico Berchet, earned a Fifth Year Piano Diploma at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi, and obtained her Doctoral Degree in Architecture at the Polytechnical University in Milano. She taught Italian language and culture at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa (UHM) and Kapiolani Community College outreach programs. At UHM, she also taught Painting in Italian and co-taught in Psychology, Architecture, and Peace studies. Daniela has organized peace seminars and is the co-author of the book “Macrohistory and Macrohistorians: Perspectives on Individual, Social, and Civilizational Change” (Galtung et al., 1997). As an artist, she has won prizes and awards, has had art exhibitions, and has been curator of several art shows in both Italy and Hawaii. She loves to perform piano four hands and two pianos. Daniela provides consulting services in Architectural Design.

DATES: Every Tuesday, April 2-May 21, 2019 (8 weeks)

Beginner Level 1: 4:30-6:00pm
For students who have no or minimal grasp of the Italian language
—we’ll cover up to chapter 3 of the book Prego (half a chapter per week).

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 (a chapter per week).


  • $160 for members (please join our membership first at http://www.friendsofitalyhawaii.org/join-us )
  • By March 31, 2019 register online.
  • 15 students maximum per class.
  • No refunds, except if FOISOH cannot deliver this class, for instance in the case of insufficient enrollment.
"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. 

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.

465 Coral Street, Honolulu. Attention: Ewa side of Coral street, entrance is through double glass doors, up the stairs to your left. Some free perpendicular parking spots by entrance, meter street parking, or Salt Parking Garage.

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