La Scaletta

“OGNI  GIORNO  E’  DA  VIVERE”

-M. Delbrel

                                                                 

CLASS SCHEDULE

 2018 Quarto Ciclo

PLEASE NOTE:  WE WILL BE CLOSED NOVEMBER 12, 21, 22, 23

      

ITALIAN 1: Learn the basics to achieve the formation of a simple sentence in the present tense. Correct pronunciation and grammar will be taught.

Mon                             6:00 PM – 7:15 PM                 October 22 – December 17                 Book $20.00

Instructor        Vita Maria Mesnick

Tue.                             2:30 PM – 3:45 PM                 October 23 –December 11                  Book $20:00

Instructor        Vita Maria Mesnick

Fri.                               3:00 PM – 4:15 PM                 October 26 – December 21                 Book $20.00

Instructor        Antonella Lazar

Sat.                              11:00 AM – 12:15 PM            October 27 – December 15                 Book $20.00

Instructor        Vita Maria Mesnick

 

ITALIAN 2: A continuation of Italian 1. This course will improve sentence structure as the present perfect, the future tense, and increased vocabulary are added.

Mon                             3:45 PM – 5:00 PM                 October 22 – December 11                 Book  $20.00

Instructor        Vita Maria Mesnick

Wed.                           2:30 PM – 3:45 PM                 October 24 – December 19                 Book $20.00

Instructor        Vita Maria Mesnick

 

BEGINNING CONVERSATION: Based on courses Italian 1, and 2

Grammar review will take place.

Sat                               9:30 AM – 10:45 AM             – November – 3  – December – 22

Instructor        Vita Maria Mesnick

 

ITALIAN 3:  This course teaches reflexive verbs, direct and indirect pronouns, and the imperative.

Grammar review will take place

Fri                                9:30 AM – 10:45 AM             October 26 – December 21     Book $20.00

Instructor:       Vita Maria Mesnick

 

ITALIAN 4: This course will offer double object pronouns, the imperfect tense, comparisons, the conditional, and more.

Thu.                             9:30 AM – 10:45 AM             October 25 – December 20    Book $20.00

Instructor:       Vita Maria Mesnick

 

INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION: This conversation will be based on courses Italian 1, 2, 3, and 4.

Grammar review will take place.

Thu.                             11:00 AM – 12:15 PM              October 25 – December 20              

Instructor:       Vita Maria Mesnick

 

ITALIAN 5: The subjunctive and the hypothetical are the main studies in this course.

Thu.                             9:30 AM – 10:45 AM               October 25 – December 20    Book $20.00

Instructor:       TBA

 

GRAMMAR REVIEW: All major aspects of grammar, from beginning to end, will be reviewed in this course. Speaking Italian only.

Mon.                            9:30 AM – 10:45 AM             October 22 – December 17

Instructor:       Vita Maria Mesnick

 

ADVANCED  CONVERSATION: Based on all the material covered from Italian 1 to Italian 5

Review of Italian 3, 4, and 5 will take place

Wed.                           9:30 AM – 10:45 AM             October 24 – December 19

Instructor:   Vita Maria Mesnick

 

PARLIAMO 1: This course will introduce Italian literature. Easy Readers are used. Paragraph writing will be included.

Thu.                             2:30 PM – 3:45 PM                 October 25 – December 20     Price of book varies

Instructor:    Petra Antonini

 

PARLIAMO 2: This course offers short stories by well-known, Italian, authors (Italo Calvino, Luigi Pirandello, Natalia Ginzburg, and others), followed by discussions of these works. Essay and conversation will alternate the short stories

Wed.                           6:00 PM – 7:15 PM                 October 24 – December 19     Price of book varies

Instructor:   Vita Maria Mesnick

Thu.                             1:00 PM – 2:15 PM                 October 25 – December 20     Price of book varies

Instructor:    Vita Maria Mesnick

Fri.                               11:30 AM – 12:45 PM            October 26 – December 21     Price of book varies

Instructor:       Vita Maria Mesnick

 

CULTURE 1: The book “Voglia di Sapere” traces the development of the  Italian language and introduces Dante’s life and The Divine Comedy. This course is presented mainly in Italian.

Day and time TBA                                                                                                     Book $30.00

Instructor:    Vita Maria Mesnick

 

CULTURE 2: This course explores other cultural aspects of Italy such as the story of Pinocchio, I Trulli di Alberobello, the San Carlo Theatre, and more. This course is presented mainly in Italian.

Day and time TBA

Instructor        Vita Maria Mesnick

 

IL RACCONTO DELLA SETTIMANA: A short story, by different Italian writers, will be discussed and analyzed weekly. Discussions will be completely in Italian. 

Wed.                           11:00 AM – 12:15 PM            October 24 – December 19     Price of book varies

Instructor:       Vita Maria Mesnick

 

ITALIAN FOR CHILDREN (4+): This course teaches beginning vocabulary, songs, and simple basics.

Fri.                   4:00 PM – 5:00 PM                     October 26 – December 21      $96.00      Book  $8.00     

Instructor:       Vita Maria Mesnick   

 

DANCING THE TARANTELLA (age 8-11): Children will learn the basic folk dance and develop skills in cooperation and coordination Class will culminate with a show for the parents.

Day and time TBA    Call if  interested                         5 weeks        $80.00

Instructor:       Elizabeth Treverton

 

BASIC ENGLISH: For those who wish to improve their reading, writing and speaking skills in English, this material will be presented in a simple, easy format. This is not an ESL class, but one to help those who would like to improve the skills they already have.

Thu.                           9:30 AM – 10:45 AM               October 25 – December 20                                      

Instructor: Sharon Gates

 

SKYPE: Classes are available via SKYPE. Call the institute for details and to set up the class.

 

GERMAN 1 A:  Introduction to German for those who would like to become acquainted with the German Language and its Cultures; or for those who would like to refresh their past studies.

Thu.                             6:00 PM – 7:15 PM                 October 25 – December 20     Book $25.00

Instructor:   Linda Coombs

 

GERMAN 2 C : This course develops German language and culture through grammar, short stories, and video. It includes reflexive pronouns, verb tenses and moods.

  Thu.                             2:45 PM – 4:00 PM                             October 25 – December 20     Book $25.00

Instructor:       Linda Coombs

 

German: Private lessons available, all levels. weekday afternoons…

Instructor        Linda Coombs

 

SPANISH 1: Students will gain a basic knowledge of grammar and vocabulary. They will be able to understand, respond and read simple texts and conversations.

Mon.                            10:30 AM – 11:45 AM           October 22 – December 17                 Price of book varies

Instructor:       Mariana Schackne

 

SPANISH 2: In this course students will continue to build upon the knowledge and skills covered in Spanish 1.

New vocabulary and grammatical concepts will be introduced, and there will also be reading, writing, and conversation.

Mon.                            12:45PM – 1:00 PM                October 22 – December 17

Instructor:       Mariana Schackne

 

REIKI  HEALING  SESSION:  Reiki is an ancient healing system. It can help in relieving pain, stress, anxiety,

and depression and is a wonderful way to connect to Source energy for self-exploration and awareness.

1 hr. session with reiki master by appt only                                        $70.00/hr

Reiki Master:   Elizabeth Treverton

 

KNITTING FOR BEGINNERS: Learn how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off, increase and decrease, along with an overview of knitting techniques, which will open up endless possibilities for creating knitted articles of your choice. Students need a pair of knitting needles size US10 (6mm) – bamboo preferred – and one skein of bulky acrylic yarn size 5 or 6.

Please email instructor for suggested brands or for any questions – carlrd@att.net

Time and date TBA                                                                           4 weeks           $60.00

Instructor:   Barbara Davis


IF YOU HAVE AN INTEREST AND DO NOT FIND IT HERE, CALL THE SCHOOL AT (845) 867-4887  AND TELL US. 

WE HAVE A HOST OF QUALIFIED INSTRUCTORS WHO CAN CREATE A CLASS FOR YOU.


 To register for any of the classes please call or email: 

Phone # (845) 867–4887

 E-Mail: pirandelloinstitute@gmail.com

Website: www.pirandelloinstitute.org

 

Pirandello Institute

247 Hooker Avenue

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

 

 

The Institute will be closed on the following dates:

November, 12, 21, 22, 23 – 2018

 

Course Price (Group/Semi-Private)

Group Class* (3+ Students)………………………………………………………………….$160.00

 Semi-Private Class (2 Students)……………………………………………………………$240.00

 

*Please Note:  If Group Class does not materialize (at least 3 students sign up) you will be immediately notified.  You have the option of changing your class selection or given a full refund.

 

Private Classes (1 Student)………………………………………..block of 4 classes $200.00