Teaching Italian

Italian Ambassador Giulio Terzi: Why are we dedicating so much time and energy to the dissemination of Italian in America?

October 19, 2011 // 0 Comments

On October 4, 2011, Italian Ambassador Giulio Terzi opened a conference at Georgetown University in Washington, DC,  with the following remarks.  The conference,  “Una d’arme, di lingua, d’altare”  was held in connection with the celebration of Italy’s 150th Anniversary of its unification. Ladies and Gentlemen, a warm welcome to  all of you, and to the distinguished professors who are with us here today […]

Italian Embassy in Washington, DC, Launches Italy4Kids Portal on Eve of Italian Language Week

October 12, 2011 // 0 Comments

Internet: America’s young people discover Italy through Italy4Kids Italy told to American children and students to bring them closer to learning Italian language and culture: this is the objective of Italy4Kids, the online interactive portal created by the Embassy of Italy in Washington that makes it possible for young people from 5 to 18 to access all sorts of information about our country […]

Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian

July 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

The Coccia Foundation and Mr. Lawrence R. Inserra, Jr., have established an annual prize to honor an outstanding teacher of Italian at the K-12 level.  The recipient of the national Coccia-Inserra Award for Excellence and Innovation in the Teaching of Italian (K-12) will receive $2000 for his/her school, to be used to advance its Italian language and culture curriculum. A […]