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2021 News: Online Italian Language Book Club and Writing Workshop

The end of 2020 is now near and we are about to welcome the new year. We hope that 2021 will be full of pleasant and unforgettable moments.

And you? Are you ready to start it in the best way?

Piccola Università Italiana has surprises designed especially for you!
We are happy to present two of our brand new courses which, starting from January, will take place entirely online, ideal for all those who wish to study the Italian language, but who are unable to attend a course during the day for business or other reasons.

Do you love to read ? Are you passionate about Italian literature, but is the idea of ​​facing an entire reading alone a little scary?
Piccola Università Italiana offers you the opportunity to participate in a real Italian language book club! A series of meetings divided into Cycles designed for those who want to try their hand at reading short novels in Italian. By participating in our Club you will greatly increase your cultural background as well as linguistic and lexical, you will improve your written comprehension during the individual reading phases and the oral production during the plenary discussions with the class led by the teacher . You will discover the pleasure of reading a book in Italian and you will greatly enrich your vocabulary . Which book will be dealt with in the first cycle of the Club? You will choose it through a survey! Our proposals are:

Italo Calvino Marcovaldo
Alessandro Baricco Seta
Niccolò Ammaniti Io e te
Cesare Pavese La bella estate

You get along with the spoken language but when you have to write something in Italian do you feel a little insecure? Deepening and improving your written production might just be what you need to finally make that long-awaited leap in quality!
Piccola Università Italiana offers you the opportunity to participate online in a Writing workshop.
The laboratory will be divided into two modules: Module A for learners belonging to the A2-B1 range, Module B for learners belonging to the B2-C1 range. This is a practical course in which you will have the opportunity to learn and perfect the written production skills through the observation of authentic texts, the analysis of the various textual genres, the study of the mechanisms of cohesion and the various formulas and customs that characterize a kind as such. At the end of each lesson you will be asked to carry out a written production similar to the one presented and analyzed in class.

Consult our pages for more information, but if something is still not clear to you, do not hesitate to contact us, we will be happy to give you all the information you need!

We hope to see you soon!