Italian in Washington, D.C
Washington D.C. is a multicultural city with over 4 million residents according to the 2011 Census. Among those residents there are more than 10,000 people who claim Italian heritage. So, learning Italian in Washington will give you more professional opportunities and allow you to connect with the Italian-speaking people living in the city. At Language Trainers, we offer you the chance of starting with Italian courses to bridge this language gap in a very convenient and flexible way.
Why Learn Italian in DC
For Work and Studies: If you plan on using your Italian in D.C. for work, then you will find a lot of opportunities. With a wide variety of businesses that are Italian-based, you will have plenty of options to explore if you are looking for new employment opportunities once you get your Italian up to speed. Some of the most prominent Italian-owned businesses with offices in Washington D.C. include Alfa Romeo, Dolce and Gabbana, Fendi, and Air Italy. And if you are interested in pursuing higher education in Italian, you will be pleased to know that Georgetown University on 37th & O Street N.W offers a variety of undergraduate academic programs to prepare students for different career paths. You can even enroll in their M.A. in Italian Studies, which includes a mandatory semester abroad at an Italian University. This course is very demanding and the University requires students to have a good command of Italian, so you should start learning the language with Language Trainers well in advance!
For Culture: If you are more interested in learning about Italian culture, you will be happy to know that Washington D.C. has its very own Italian Cultural Society devoted to encouraging appreciation of the language and culture of Italy! This institution partners with NIAF Museum on Italian Immigration on 19th St NW to offer a look at the Italians’ hardships and achievements when first coming to the United States. Aside from museums, Washington D.C. is also an Italian haven for cultural events. Visitors and residents alike can catch Italian films at the local AFI Silver Theater on Colesville Rd, which is partially sponsored by the Italian government. Last year, it attracted thousands of attendees! Another perk of learning Italian in Washington D.C. is tuning in to the Georgetown University Italian department’s weekly radio show that started in 2012, which features both contemporary and traditional Italian music, along with relevant discussions about culture. What better way to practice your Italian skills?
For Social: If you are looking for a chance to make new friends while speaking Italian, why not join the DC Italian Group? Since 2016, more than 300 people have been getting together to have happy hours and wine tastings! They welcome anyone with Italian heritage or people who have an interest in the language. And you can also impress your friends with your knowledge of Italian cuisine by visting one of the many Italian restaurants located in Washington DC. For example, you can visit Acqua Al 2 on 7th St SE, a brick-walled restaurant that serves Italian classics in a cozy, rustic setting. Another option is Filomena Ristorante on Wisconsin Ave, a place that features traditional dishes such as Insalata Alla Cesare, Antipasto Misto or Funghi Trifolati. Imagine ordering this delicious food with the Italian pronunciation you learn with Language Trainers!
Where to Learn Italian in Washington DC
Registering for Italian courses in Washington D.C. is quick and easy, and you can access classes online or in-person. You can take your lessons in the comfort of your home or office, or you can meet your teacher at a public place if you prefer. Some options are DC Public Library on K Street, Filter Coffeehouse & Espresso Bar on I Street, or Kramerbooks & Afterwords Cafe on Connecticut Ave NW.
If you are not in downtown DC and are interested in learning Italian, contact us. We have tutors available to start teaching in Alexandria, Arlington, Baltimore, Fairfax, Vienna, Falls Church, Rockville and Bowie.
What are you waiting for? Let’s go, andiamo! If you have working knowledge of Italian already, feel free to take our Italian level test to determine your skill set or send us a quick inquiry to get started on your learning journey!
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l'italiano si spoglia e lo spagnolo dice: "asta la vista."
l'italiano gli risponde: "si ma tu l'hai vista l'asta?"
in WASHINGTON, D.C
in WASHINGTON, D.C
1-on-1 General Italian Course in Washington, D.C
Our general one-on-one courses in Washington, D.C 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 Washington, D.C
Our Italian courses in Washington, D.C 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 Washington, D.C (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.
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Our clients from Washington, D.C include:
AXA Liabilities Managers
J&C Kenny Wines & Spirits
The Bank of New York Mellon
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