LESSONS BEGIN THE WEEK OF THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23rd FOR 12 WEEKS.

Learn Italian | CCI Buffalo

Centro Culturale Italiano di Buffalo is pleased to announce that we are continuing our language courses through the summer!

Please check with your instructor or Toni Marie Di Leo to confirm which week your class level begins.

Location: 2351 Delaware Ave. Buffalo, NY 14216

CORONAVIRUS REGULATIONS & PRECAUTIONS

To minimize the spread of COVID-19, the CCI is requiring class participants to provide proof of vaccination. If participants are not vaccinated, they must wear a mask for the entire class duration. Please be advised that class location is subject to change based on Erie County mandates and CDC recommendations. If language lessons must transition to an online format, participants are entitled to a full refund if they do not wish to take the class online. For more information about CCI’s language lessons and COVID, please contact Toni Marie Di Leo at 716-432-9512.

 

Conversation

When:
Saturday’s July 2nd- August 20th | 10:00 AM

Beginner – Monday
Instructor: Marco Trivellato

When:
Mondays July 11th – August 29th| 6:00 PM

Advanced Beginner
Instructor: Luciana Galante

When:
Mondays July 11th – August 29th | 7:15 PM

Advanced Beginner – Thursday
Instructor: Maria Garozzo Payne

When:
Thursday’s June 30th – August 18th | 1:00 PM

Beginner – Thursday
Instructor: Maria Garozzo Payne

When:
Thursday’s June 30th – August 18th | 2:30 PM

Class cost is as follows for the 8 week summer semester:

  • $100.00 for CCI Members
  • $150.00 for non-members

To register send a check to CCI Buffalo, 2351 Delaware Ave. Buffalo NY 14216. If have any questions, contact Toni Marie Di Leo at 716-432-9512 or email her at [email protected].

This page is dedicated to
Dr. Renata Giacobbe
(1938-2013)

Meet the Instructors!

Paul Castricone

Paul Castricone

Beginner Lessons

Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others, can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. The student can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.    

Marco Trivellato

Marco Trivellato

Intermediate Lessons

Can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). The student can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters.  Can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions. Can give briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.  

Celeste Marotta

Celeste Marotta

Advanced Beginner Lessons

Can understand the main idea of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialization. Can interact with the degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. Can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.

Andrew Serio

Andrew Serio

Conversation Class

Can understand a wide range of demanding, long texts, and recognize implicit meaning.  Can express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expression. Can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. Can produce clear, well structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organizational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.

Luciana Galante

Luciana Galante

Beginner Lessons

Can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. Can introduce him/herself and others, can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has. The student can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.

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