Italian in New York

Why learn Italian in New York City? — New York, one of the most famous cities in the world, is home to 8.5 million people, many of whom have Italian roots! In fact, New York City has the largest population of Italian Americans in the US. There are twenty-four Italian-American neighborhoods in New York City, many of which you will find in Brooklyn. Little Italy, on Mulberry Street and the surrounding area, is famous for its authentic Italian cuisine. Italian courses in New York City will give you an even more authentic experience when ordering!


Trade between the United States and Italy is strong. According to US Trade Numbers, in 2018 alone trade between the two countries exceeded $78 billion. Among the favorite Italian goods to import are cars, medicine, defense-related aircraft, and wine. The Consulate-General of Italy and the John D. Calandra Italian-American Institute promote and celebrate Italian culture in New York City, offering Italian cheese and wine walks around the city, and classes that teach Italian cooking. You can even listen to Italian radio right here in the city with Radio Italy Live. Whatever flavor of Italy you are looking for, Italian lessons in New York City will make the experience even better!

New York City brings so much of Italy to your doorstep. There are annual celebrations of Italian film at the Open Roads Festival and New York Italian Film Festival. You are spoiled for choice for Italian cuisine: try Del Posto, Marea, or Carbone if you aren't sure where to start. And if you would prefer to experience these things in Italy itself, well, you can! Flights from New York to all major Italian cities only take about eight hours. So if you want a real taste of Italy, then Italian classes in New York City are a great way to plan your traveling!

Italian on your resume is a great way to open up your employment horizons. You can even negotiate with it as an important skill for a raise at your current work. Learning Italian can be a great hobby on its own, helping you meet new people in your city to practice with. There are many benefits to studying the language! So why not consider taking Italian classes with us? Our courses are flexible, tailor-made to suit your specific needs. Try taking our free online Italian level test to see where you are, or Send us a quick inquiry to get started.

Interesting Language Facts

1 in 2 people worldwide speak 2 or more languages.

The language people speak shapes the way they see the world.

21% of Americans speak a language other than English at home.
WHY people learn ITALIAN?
Personal reasons (communicating with friends and family in Italian)
Work abroad in Italian-speaking countries
Travel abroad

Ci sono uno spagnolo e un italiano in una stanza.
l'italiano si spoglia e lo spagnolo dice: "asta la vista."
l'italiano gli risponde: "si ma tu l'hai vista l'asta?"
Foreign Language Speakers
of population
No. of Immigrants
of population

1-on-1 General Italian Course in New York

Our general one-on-one courses in New York will help students improve their Italian level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Italian classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business Italian Course in New York

Our Italian courses in New York are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Italian and email skills, as well as a level of survival Italian, granting them the ability to work in a country where Italian is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
Italian Courses in New York (closed group)

Our Italian courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Italian Course or In-Company Small Group Italian Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Italian Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.

NUMBER of HOURS needed
to reach a certain level
in Italian
30 Hours
150 Hours
400 Hours
people have taken our
Italian level test.
language teachers in New York
are already registered with Language Trainers.

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How to Book

Take our Italian Language Level Test.

Let us know why you need to learn Italian and include the time and location that best suit you.

Review our quote and, if you are happy with it, receive our invoice and Agreement form.

Sign our Agreement form and submit a deposit* for the course.

Receive confirmation from our team with your Italian tutor’s details.

Begin your Italian training and receive your Italian course book.

Throughout your Italian course, the Language Trainers Academic Team will be on hand to help you with any queries.
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After the first lesson or two, our team will contact you to ensure you are happy with your trainer. If necessary, we will change the focus of the course to better suit your needs.
After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate..
Our team will provide you with follow-up learning opportunities, including: self study material, language courses in Italian-speaking countries, and more advanced courses with Language Trainers.
*Deposit payable by check, credit card, wire transfer, or PayPal. Your quote will include the number of classes and cost. A typical course lasts 30 hours per level, with classes of 2 hours each.

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