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This program for adults invites you to learn or practice Italian in a relaxed and “simpatico” atmosphere outside of a traditional classroom. Join us to learn or polish your Italian!

Art & Aperitivo – Online series with Violante Binazzi

Art & Aperitivo is an opportunity to talk about art in a relaxed environment, while enjoying our favourite drink together virtually. In this online interactive workshop, we will discuss the most significant art news and events from around the world, using Italian magazines and newspapers. We invite you to practice your Italian while expressing your views.

  • Thursdays, October 7 – November 25 – 7:00 – 8:00pm

Price: $35.00 – Package price includes 8 weekly virtual workshops. Individual workshops available for $5.00 each

Club del Libro – Online series with Violante Binazzi

Our online book club is an opportunity to explore and discuss contemporary Italian literature while learning Italian. Join us for the fall 2021 sessions where we will embark on literary adventures with extraordinary works by acclaimed prize-winning authors.


I Pesci Non Chiudono Gli Occhi/Fish Don’t Close Their Eyes”

by Erri De Luca

Wednesday, October 27 7:00pm


A Ciascuno il Suo/To Each His Own”

by Leonardo Sciascia

Wednesday, November 24 7:00pm


Va’ Dove Ti Porta il Cuore/Follow Your Heart”

by Susanna Tamaro

Wednesday, December 15 7:00pm


Price: $5.00 (per session)

Racconti In Italiano – Short Story Book Club – Online series with Violante Binazzi

With a focus on learning new Italian vocabulary, this online book club offers adult students at any level the opportunity to discuss contemporary short stories in both Italian and English. A variety of literary themes and styles are covered including stories by established literary figures, as well as a new generation of writers, with stories that explore aspects of Italian life.

  • Wednesdays, October 20, November 17, and December 15  5:30 – 6:30pm 

Price: $5.00 (per session)

Travel Through Italy – Online series with Adele Addorisio

Take a virtual journey through the beautiful regions and cities of Italy! From North to South, get inspired by landscapes, recipes, small towns, poems, art, literature masterpieces and local tales. Whether you are sharing your Italian origins with your classmates or simply your love for this country, you will get to know lots of new Italian words, customs and friends!

  • Mondays, October 4 – November 29 7:45 – 8:45pm (Italian Speaking) – For adults with an intermediate or greater knowledge of Italian. Topics will be mostly discussed in Italian with a focus on cultural aspects.

Price: $35.00 – Package price includes 8 weekly virtual workshops. Individual workshops available for $5.00 each.

Customized Italian Classes

(Group or one-on-one private setting) Classes available online.

Working closely with the instructors to develop tailored classes, this new adult program offers customized sessions designed to meet your interests, learning objectives and requirements. Whether as a team-building activity, professional development, or simply a fun and engaging way to learn Italian with family, friends or colleagues, we can customize a class for any level.

For more information about programs, including registration, dates, times, and fees:


Angelita Papa
Arts & Culture Coordinator
Phone: 416-789-7011 ext. 248