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Are you coming to the Dolce Vita Gala of La Scuola International School?

La Dolce Vita is an annual, volunteer-led fundraising gala. This is the signature event for La Scuola Internazionale di San Francisco, which educates preschool and elementary children and is growing each year towards 8th grade. Funds raised at past events have enabled the school to accomplish many great projects like: Transforming a parking lot into […]

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10 Quick Reasons to Love Italian

Besides the fact that learning Italian is fun, there are other good reasons to grow a proficiency in the language. Elisa Dossena at Princeton University’s Italian Department recently published a compelling list of ten reasons to learn Italian. Take a look and let us know your motives! 1. Why do you think Mozart composed most […]

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Check out the Italian AP Exam Resource Center

Thinking about taking the Italian AP. You’ve come to the right spot! On this page, you will find all the information you need to prepare and register for the test. Study hard, bring your confidence and you will succeed. Good luck! ••• Quick reference charts that supply expectations for student performance in the three modes […]

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Bright Spots of Italian in the Bay

La Scuola, the Bay’s premier pre-K though 8th grade international Italian school, has been granted IB Candidacy by the IBO (based in Geneva, International Baccalaureate Organization) – and is on track to become SF’s first international elementary school in the next 18-24 months. Way to go La Scuola! Read more about international schools here. They’ve been hot […]

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Adopt an Italian-Language Student Campaign Starts Strong

The campaign to “Adopt an Italian-Language Student” started with a bang last Saturday at the Italian Cultural Institute (IIC) in San Francisco. For quite some time AP training opportunities on the West Coast have been scarce. It was high time for the teachers of Italian of the Bay Area to be paid a most welcome […]

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There are concrete steps we can take today to support Italian language in our region

Action is needed to bolster and reinvigorate Italian language instruction in our communities. This is an appeal to all Italians, Italian-Americans, Italophiles and Americans who see the great educational potential of Italian for themselves and their kids. Let’s pool our efforts!  What are our objectives? We would love to see Italian flourish, from pre-schools to PhD programs, as well as in adult […]