Learn practical words and expressions through a communicative approach that will allow you to actually speak the language and use it in contemporary contexts. Our primary textbook, Concise Guide to Italian Grammar by Daniela Bartalesi-Graf, should be purchased before the first class. Other worksheets and practice material will be provided by the instructor as we progress through the text.

MARY SISLER holds a PhD and Masters in Italian Literature from Rutgers University. She has been transmitting her passion for Italian language and culture by teaching Italian for the past 30 years, most recently at Hamilton College where she directed the Italian Studies Program for the past 10 years.