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Italian Classes and Courses

We've been teaching Italian for over 17 years and have a great understanding of what works for our students. First decide if you would like to learn with one of our amazing Italian teachers online or if you prefer self-study (learning on your own). There are advantages to both options... you choose your journey. 

What is your Italian level?

Don't know your Italian level? That's ok, take a few minutes and complete our free Italian assessment. You'll find out right away. Regardless of whether you are interested in private classes or group courses, or whether you come to us as a complete beginner or advanced learner, we will keep you on track using the following CEFR level standards
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Private Online Italian Classes

If you are looking for private on-on-one Italian classes with a professional teacher online, this is the option for you. This is also the best option for school and college students looking for Italian tutoring. Purchase our starter package of 4 hours to get started. Find out more here.


Private In Person Italian Classes

If you are looking for in person Italian classes with a professional teacher, this is the option for you. Our Italian teachers will meet in person with you at your place of work or a meeting place near your home. Purchase our starter package of 4 hours to get started. Find out more here.

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Group Italian Courses

Would you like to learn from a qualified Italian instructor, but prefer learning with others in a group? This is a great option for you. Choose from options leading to a CEFR Certificate or learn the basics in our Life and Travel series. Complete our inquiry form to get started. No purchase required to inquire.
Charleston Soccer Club

Italian-Football, Food and Fun

This course is for Charleston Soccer Club Members only. Learn basic phrases to prepare for your upcoming trip to Italy!
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The Italian Society-Italian Group Course (15-hours)

This is a 15-hour course meeting for 1.5 hours a week at 12:30 CST on Sundays starting on January 14th. This schedule will provide plenty of practice and time to soak in new content between classes.
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Self-Paced Italian Materials

Do you prefer learning on your own? You can now purchase CORE Languages' course materials used in our online and in person courses and classes. We also offer many of these resources for free to help you get started. Simply create an account to get started. Enjoy!

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Levels for everyone

CEFR Italian Levels

Regardless of whether you are interested in private classes or group courses, or whether you come to us as a complete beginner or advanced learner, we will keep you on track using the following CEFR level standards. Dive into each level to learn about topics that will be covered at each level. Italian B2 and higher cover customized topics built around our clients and students’ goals and industries. 

Don’t know your Italian level? Take our Italian Placement Test.

Italian A1
Absolute Beginner

Italian A2

Italian B1

Italian B2
Upper Intermediate

Italian C Levels

Learn basic Italian with a fun and interactive Italian A1 course for beginners. Get prepared for your A1 Italian language certificate exams. Content covered in Italian A1 will help learners understand and use familiar, everyday expressions and very simple sentences, which relate to communicating basic needs. Learners can introduce him/herself and others as well as ask others about themselves – e.g. where they live, who they know and what they own – and can respond to questions of this nature. Can communicate in a simple manner if the person they are speaking to speaks slowly and clearly and is willing to help. 

Italian A1

Whether you’re looking to learn Italian to relocate, for work, or just for fun, it can feel daunting knowing where to start. At CORE Languages our teachers will guide you with immersive learning to help guide you along the way. Content covered in Italian A2 will help learners understand sentences and commonly used expressions associated with topics directly related to his/her direct circumstances (e.g. personal information or information about his/her family, shopping, work, immediate surroundings). Learners can make him/herself understood in simple, routine situations dealing with a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and common topics. Can describe his/her background and education, immediate surroundings and other things associated with immediate needs in a simple way.

Italian A2

The world moves quickly nowadays, and sometimes it can feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day, so the idea of taking an Italian course can feel daunting. What if we told you that you can opt for an Italian B1 online course that’s completely flexible and you’re in charge? Content covered in Italian B1 will help learners understand the main points when clear, standard language is used and the focus is on familiar topics associated with work, school, leisure time, etc. Learners can deal with most situations typically encountered when travelling in the language region. Learners can express him/herself simply and coherently regarding familiar topics and areas of personal interest. Learners can report on experiences and events, describe dreams, hopes and goals as well as make short statements to justify or explain his/her own views and plans.

Italian B1

If you’re ready to learn at the B2 level, we don’t need to tell you how to learn a language, you’ve been working hard at it already! It’s time to expand your vocabulary, work a little harder at complex subjects and tackle real-world scenarios that will help your confidence grow. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to understand complex texts, spontaneously interact with native speakers with relative ease, produce detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and write and explain your viewpoints. When you learn with CORE Languages we’ll challenge you with comprehensive reading, writing and listening exercises to match your interests, all the while our native-level teacher will be there to give you personalized feedback in real-time.

Italian B2

If you’ve made it this far, you’re already pretty advanced with the English language, so well done. You can understand grammar and form complex sentences, but with CORE Languages you can cement that learning, to include work-based technical language and more. By the end of this C1 Italian course, you will be adept at speaking Italian in the workplace, socially, or in an educational setting. With a Italian C1 Course you’ll understand demanding texts easily and be able to present complicated information in a clear, concise way. We’ll introduce you to the lesson structure and let you know a bit more about the process of learning Italian with CORE languages. Take our CERF Italian placement test to ensure this course is the right one for you and get started with interactive, online courses available 24/7, with native-level speakers to encourage and guide you along the way. 

Italian C Levels

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