The College Board and The Italian Language Foundation, both 501(c)3 organizations, have announced a new partnership that will offer the first of several professional development workshops for teachers of AP Italian on February 1, 2020. This exciting initiative will combine the management and academic support from the College Board, the vigorous adv...

Il video è stato proiettato nel corso della giornata di formazione realizzata presso l'Ambasciata italiana, a cui hanno partecipato le insegnanti dell'American Associtation of Teachers of Italian (AATI) presenti a Washington per partecipare alla Convention annuale di ACTFL (American Council on the teaching of Foreign Languages). "La promozione dell...

Whether it’s a Barolo or a Brunello, a Montepulciano or a Moscato, Italy is renowned for its excellent wine. Enjoying a nice glass of wine with friends and family is an intrinsic part of the Italian lifestyle. So it’s no surprise that there are some interesting expressions and sayings centred around wine. In vino veritas This is a Latin saying whic...

È disponibile ora il bando di concorso per l’assegnazione della borsa di studio dedicata alle persone sorde, valida per l’Anno Accademico 2020/2021, “Fulbright-Roberto Wirth Fund Scholarship at Gallaudet University”, che porterà il vincitore all’Università di Washington D.C., negli Stati Uniti, il primo ateneo al mondo accessibile a studenti sordi...

Angela Palmera fu, per 40 anni, stimatissima professoressa di matematica. Attivista nei movimenti femminili e membro della “National Education Association” . La “Dante Alighieri Society” la premiò come miglior studente italo-americano dell’anno. Il padre era nato a Petrella Tifernina. Angela Palmera nacque a Jersey City, Contea di Hudson, nel New J...

A little more than a year ago the Department of Education of New York started diversifying the multilingual offering in NYC Public Schools. Thanks for InItaliano's activism, Italian language was added to the DL choices of Manhattan public schools. This expansion continues and this year a second Italian teacher has been added to the pool of teachers...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) is now accepting applications for its 2020-2021 scholarship program. Over the past 44 years, NIAF’s scholarship program has grown to offer 29 different scholarships with various criteria ranging in value from $2,500 to $12,000. NIAF offers scholarships in the fields of Italian language and culture, me...

Wednesday, December 11, 2019. 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST. Italian Cultural Institute, 686 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10021. Join us for an informative event about the state of the art of Italian Dual Language programs in NYC's Public Schools with teachers, principals, bilingualism experts, representatives of the DOE and published author Fabrice Jaumont f...

Cioè (tcho-eh) is one of Italy’s most common intercalari, those words we like to throw here and there while we talk, but hey! It has a real meaning,  too.  Cioè is the  contraction of two  words, ciò, this/that, and è, “is,” the third person singular of the verb to be. Its meaning corresponds to the English “that is,” “that  is to say,” or “namely,...

Before my first year of college, I never thought that I would eventually major in a foreign language. Now, in the middle of my sophomore year, I am a double major in Italian Studies and International Studies. How did this happen? Well, my interest in the Italian language in combination with support from professors and active involvement in the Ital...