Intro to Italian I

Gain an understanding of the Italian language and culture in this intro course. Focus on essential words and phrases that serve as a guide toward understanding Italian. There is more to a culture than its language, food, customs and general lifestyle; there is ingrained thinking that influences everyday life. Learn linguistic, historical, political and cultural knowledge. Fully enjoy your next trip to Italy or simply begin to learn the culture and language of this romance language.

Required Textbook
“Learn Italian Fast and Fun,” Fourth Edition, by Marcel Danesi and Heywood Wald
ISBN 978-1438074962
*CD not required

Instructor

Mari Maldonado

Mari Maldonado

Mari has a passion for travel and has had the pleasure of traveling to Europe and Italy several times, including two study abroad trips to Rome. Mari earned her MBA from Mount Mary University and holds a B.A. in Business ... read more

Benefits and Learning Outcomes

  • Develop a deeper understanding of the traditions and culture in Italy.
  • Participate in simple conversations about everyday topics (e.g., weather, meeting new people, school, shopping, etc.).
  • Demonstrate and practice basic vocabulary.
  • Gain confidence in speaking and reading in Italian.

Testimonials

"I learned a lot more than I thought I would about Italy … not just the language. The instructor provided us with extremely valuable information that will make our first (and hopefully not last) trip to Italy a memorable one."  —  Mary Beth

Date: 4 Mon, Apr 29-May 20, 2024

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Mari Maldonado

Fee:

$119 by Apr 15, 2024
$129 after Apr 15, 2024

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Mon, Apr 15, 2024 and receive $10 off.
OSHER

ACTIVE Osher members receive 10% discount on Language courses. Contact the the Languages Department at languages@uwm.edu for any questions.

HPGM

As an ACTIVE member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization (HPGM) receive a 10% discount on this language program.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 16

Program Number: 7781-15994

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Date: 4 Tue, Aug 6-27, 2024

Delivery Method: In-person

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Mari Maldonado

Fee:

$119 by July 23, 2024
$129 after July 23, 2024

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue, July 23, 2024 and receive $10 off.
OSHER

ACTIVE Osher members receive 10% discount on Language courses. Contact the the Languages Department at languages@uwm.edu for any questions.

HPGM

As an ACTIVE member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization (HPGM) receive a 10% discount on this language program.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

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Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 16

Program Number: 7781-15996

Register Now

Date: 4 Tue, Oct 8-29, 2024

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 6-8:30pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Mari Maldonado

Fee:

$119 by Sept 24, 2024
$129 after Sept 24, 2024

Discounts Available

Discount CodeDescription
Early Registration Discount Register by Tue, Sept 24, 2024 and receive $10 off.
OSHER

ACTIVE Osher members receive 10% discount on Language courses. Contact the the Languages Department at languages@uwm.edu for any questions.

HPGM

As an ACTIVE member of the Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee Organization (HPGM) receive a 10% discount on this language program.

Early registration discounts will subtract automatically from the fee if the registration is submitted prior to the deadline. All other discounts require the code in the left column to be entered on the registration form. Only one discount code can be entered on a registration form.

Close

Discounts Available

CEUs: 1.5

Enrollment Limit: 16

Program Number: 7781-15995

Register Now

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