Italian Adult Immersion Programs | 18+
Whether your goal is conquering 1,001 ways to make pasta at home or just conquering Rome on your next vacation, give yourself a victory for wanting to learn more about this warm and inviting lyrical language. Bring a friend and join us for a weekend of Italian language immersion interspersed with wonderful food, cultural classes and a game of roverino!
We’ll help you improve your Italian pronunciation, expand your vocabulary, learn new conversational skills, and broaden your knowledge of Italian-speaking cultures. No matter how much or how little Italian you know when you arrive, Lago del Bosco staff will work with you to make sure your skills have grown and developed as much as possible before the session is over.
Our talented and motivated staff members at Lago del Bosco provide expert instruction in small and large group settings catered specifically to your language abilities. They make sure the session includes ample opportunity for practicing your newfound Italian skills, as well as for meeting new people and for having fun.
Lago del Bosco: La Dolce Vita Virtual Italian Language Class
Do you know the meaning of tiramisù, the history of gelato, or the best treats to serve at Carnevale? Would you like to?
We are excited to invite you to join our pastry and dessert focused multi-level immersion language class! We will live the language by making traditional Italian desserts and pastries all from the comfort of your own home! This authentic use of language will support the grammar and vocabulary development side of the curriculum. The class is open to adults 18 years and older of ALL language (and pastry) levels. We will provide asynchronous activities to complement our face-to-face sessions along with recipes that will truly allow you to live the sweet life!
This class will take place over the course of six weeks. The student to instructor ratio is roughly 1:6. Sessions meet for two hours once a week. Proposed session time below to be finalized in collaboration with participants.
Lago Del Bosco: Adult Virtual Language and Culture Classes
We are excited to offer Italian language and culture classes for adults 18 years and over! Experience authentic language in an immersive environment that allows you to use and build your language skills according to the CLVway.
Classes will be divided by level (enrollment permitting) with an instructor-student ratio of 1:6. Classes will take place for 60 minutes twice a week for sequential six-week sessions. You will also have access to self-led online activities to supplement and complement your classes. Sessions are planned for Monday and Wednesday evenings, but this will be finalized in collaboration with the participants.
Our November-January session theme will be determined by participants - a choose your own adventure! Possible themes could include food, art, politics, music or travel - all in Italian!
Lago del Bosco: Cinema Paradiso Virtual Italian Language Film Discussion Group
Roberto Rossellini, Pier-Paolo Pasolini, Federico Fellini, Roberto Benigni — As well as having rhyming last names, these men have the distinction of being some of the most important filmmakers of the 20th century.
Please join us for an Italian language discussion group in which we will explore the history of Italian cinema. Over the course of six weeks, we will view and discuss iconic films from the silent era through today. We will watch a different film each week aided by supplemental materials to facilitate conversation — in Italiano!
Sessions meet for 60 minutes once a week over Zoom over six weeks. Participant-facilitator ratio is roughly 1:8. A proposed time is listed, but the final schedule will be determined in collaboration with the participants.