Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Newsletter - July/August 2015 - AIA FVG - American Corner Trieste

AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste
JULY / AUGUST 2015 NEWSLETTER

JULY / AUGUST  Summertime and the Living is Easy!
It’s summer, but we are still going full speed ahead.  Mark your calendars for:  July 4th Independence Day Celebration, Summer Cartoon Festival on Wednesdays, Summer  Reading Competition for all ages.   We also offer Summer STEAM for kids from Pre-K through High School and Intensive classes for Adults and Weekend Warriors. 

SUMMER HOLIDAYS – We will be closed from July 31 until August 17.  Need some information during the break?  Send us an email at aia.fvg@gmail.com.

SUMMER LIBRARY HOURSThis Summer the Library is open for checkouts on Tuesday and Thursday mornings 9-12 and Wednesday afternoons 5-7pm.  Our volunteers at the American Corner Library are out at the beach in the afternoons!  A big round of applause to all for our volunteer staff!

July 4th - 8 pm - Beat the heat and enjoy a Saturday evening Cookout at Bagno Dopo Lavoro Ferroviario at Viale Miramare 30.  Prepaid Reservations required by July 2nd.  €15 – Adults and €5 – Children 12 and under.  Fun, games and activities for kids.  Open to all with a reservation.

July 7th – 6 pm – Monrupino Gym – Cheer for the team of your choice!  TEAM USA or TEAM ITALIA.
The team will then move to Maribor for the International Competition

AIA FVG SUMMER COURSES
Our Summer Courses for kids and adults continue.  July 6th and July 13thSUMMER STEAM WEEKS for Pre-K and Elementary School.  More Elementary, Middle and High School STEAM Weeks in August just in time for school!  For information on courses: Click on the below links, look at our blog or contact aiats.course@gmail.com tel. 329 01 10 424.

10 hours of intensive English over the weekend. OBJ – English Fluency!  Too busy during the week?  This is for you.  Start communicating in English, fast!   The next session is July 11-12-  For information on this and future sessions, contact us:  aiats.course@gmail.com or call 329 01 10 424.

SAT EXAM PREPARATION – Contact us if you will be taking the SAT to go to the university in the US.  We are setting up a summer class.  Need to prepare for the TOEFL?  We can help.

BACK TO SCHOOL – 2015/16
Our 2015/16 schedules are ready! Countdown to the beginning of school (just kidding!)  Check our links for details about courses for KIDS and ADULTS.

SAVE THE DATES – FALL OPEN DAYS September 7-8-9 at 6 pm.
Come and Meet our Teachers, Visit our Space!  7/9 – Adult Classes, 8/9 – Kids: Pre-K to High School, 9/9 – Programs for Schools and Teachers.


SUMMER ACTIVITIES

I LOVE READING – Summer Reading Contest –until September 7th
Every time you check out a book, you get a sticker.  Fantastic prizes at summer end by age group: You could win a Kindle, an Illustrated Dictionary, Stickers.  Adults can participate too!  Avoid the Summer Slide.  Research proves that students can lose up to 3 months of learning progress during the summer.  Read! Our young readers are winning so far!  High School and Adults!  Check out a book!

SUMMER CARTOON FESTIVAL – Wednesday afternoons at 5:30 p.m. American Corner Trieste – Free and OPEN to the PUBLIC. Take a break!  Cartoon Feature Films in English for all ages.
July 8 – Frozen
July 15 – The Jungle Book
July 22 – UP
July 29 – Sleeping Beauty

WINE, CHEESE and BOOKSThe next meeting is September 10th at 8 pm.  Venue to be decided.  You have plenty of time to read the Summer Book:  Americanah  by  Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieWant to participate? Send an e-mail aia.fvg@gmail.com.

AMERICAN CORNER TRIESTE – Programs, consultation of the library, public internet access computers, and Wi-Fi are always free and open to the public.  A great place to study, meet friends, bring your kids.  The US Department of State has granted us a Gold Standard rating in terms of programs, facilities, services! In addition to our regular library, we also feature and Education Advising Section, Children’s Corner Library and Women’s Space. 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Remember that we are a volunteer organization.  We are looking for people to work in the afternoons at the Front Desk, manage library checkouts, mentors for teens and a variety of other roles.  Contact us!  We’ll keep you busy!

Monday, June 29, 2015

English Courses for Kids - 2015/16

Associazione Italo Americana FVG
Academic Year  2015/2016
KIDS

 Start:  19 settembre 2015
End: 16 giugno 2016


Session
Start week of
End week of
Weeks
Fall
19 September
22 December
12
Winter
9 January
17 March
10
Spring
2 April
16 June
10
For a total of 32 weeks

Chiusura Associazione per Festività:
ü  31 ottobre - 3 novembre
ü  5-8 dicembre
ü  23 dicembre al 6 gennaio
ü  6-10 febbraio
ü  25 e 1 aprile
ü  25 aprile
ü  2 giugno 

Pre-K / SCUOLA MATERNA - 1 hour/week
Tuesday - 15:30 - 16:30
Wednesday - 17:00 – 18:00 / 18:00 - 19:00
Thursday - 17:00 - 18:00
Saturday - 10:00 – 11:00 (Family English)

ELEMENTARY - 1.5 hours/week
Tuesday - 16:30-18:00 / 18:00 - 19:30
Wednesday - 16:30- 18:00 / 18:00 - 19:30
Thursday - 16:30 - 18:00
Saturday - 11:00 - 12:30

FAMILY ENGLISH on SATURDAYS  1hour/week (Pre-K child + Parent)
Saturday - 10:00 - 11:00


NATIVE SPEAKER on MONDAYS Contact us to register - 1.5 hours per week
Monday - 16:45- 18:15

MIDDLE SCHOOL 2 hours/week
Thursday - 15:00 - 17:00

HIGH SCHOOL 2 hours/week
Wednesday- 15:00 - 17:00
Thursday - 18:00 - 20:00 
PRICES
Level
Fall - 12 weeks 
Winter - 10 weeks
Spring - 10 weeks
Pre-School
120€ – (114€ con IBAN)
100€ – (95€ con IBAN)
Elementary / Native Speaker
180€ – (171€ con IBAN)
150€ – (142,5€ con IBAN)
Middle
240€ – (228€ con IBAN)
200€ – (190€ con IBAN)
High School
240€ – (228€ con IBAN)
200€ – (190€ con IBAN)

*Payment: 
Cash, check or IBAN - IT49A0200802290000005261887. (with IBAN bank transfer, there is a discount of 5%) .  Please specify in the Causale: Student Name, Class Name, Class Day, Class Time).
Pagamento: 
Contanti, assegno oppure via IBAN. Se pagate via IBAN verrà applicato lo sconto del 5%,  IBAN IT49A0200802290000005261887, specificare nella causale: Nome del Corso, Nome dello studente, Giorno e ora del corso. 
Membership:
Membership:  All participants must be members of the Associazione Italo Americana del FVG. Adult members:  €35, Students over 16, Teachers,

Over 65: €25 Under 16 must have an adult member in the family.  

Adult English Courses 2015/16 - Starting September 19th

Associazione Italo Americana FVG
Academic Year  2015/2016
ADULTS
Start: 19 settembre 2015
End:  16 giugno 2016

Session
Start week of
End week of
Weeks
Fall
19 September
22 December
12
Winter
9 January
17 March
10
Spring
2 April
16 June
10




For a total of 32 weeks.  
You can take 1 session at a time.  There is no obligation to follow the course for all three sessions.  
Chiusura Associazione per Festività:
  31 ottobre - 3 novembre
  5-8 dicembre
  23 dicembre al 6 gennaio
  6-10 febbraio
  25 marzo - 1 aprile
  25 aprile
  2 giugno 

ADULT BEGINNER (no previous English) - 2 hours/week
Monday – 16:00 - 18:00

ADULT ADVANCED BEGINNER - 2 hours/week
Monday - 10:00-12:00 / 18:00 - 20:00

ADULT INTERMEDIATE CONVERSATION - 2hours/week
Tuesday Intermediate/Advanced Conversation - 10:00 - 12:00
Tuesday – 18:00 – 20:00

ADULT ADVANCED CONVERSATION - 2hours/week
Tuesday Intermediate/Advanced Conversation - 10:00 - 12:00
Wednesday – 18:00 – 20:00

TOEFL for ADULTS - 2 hours / week
Contact us for Details

BUSINESS ENGLISH AT LUNCH 1 hour/week
Contact us for Details

WEEKEND WARRIOR 10 hours total / weekend
Saturday and Sunday 2-7 pm 

(Next sessions:  11-12/09, 23-24/10, 14-15/11, 12-13/13, 16-17/0, 20-21/02, 19-20/03, 16-17/04)
PRICES
Level
12 weeks - Fall
10 weeks - Winter
10 weeks - Spring
Beginner
300€ – (285€ con IBAN)
250€ – (237,50€ con IBAN)
Advanced Beginner
300€ – (285€ con IBAN)
250€ – (237,50€ con IBAN)
Intermediate Conversation
300€ – (285€ con IBAN)
250€ – (237,50€ con IBAN)
Advanced Conversation
300€ – (285€ con IBAN)
250€ – (237,50€ con IBAN)
Business English @ Lunch
150€ – (142,50€ con IBAN)
125€ – (118.75€ con IBAN)
TOEFL for adults
250€ – (237,50€ con IBAN)
Weekend Warrior
1 weekend
125€ /118,75 con IBAN)
1 weekend
125€ (118,75€ con IBAN)

*Payment: 
Cash, check or IBAN - IT49A0200802290000005261887. (with IBAN bank transfer, there is a discount of 5%) .  Please specify in the Causale: Student Name, Class Name, Class Day, Class Time).
Pagamento: 
Contanti, assegno oppure via IBAN. Se pagate via IBAN verrà applicato lo sconto del 5%,  IBAN IT49A0200802290000005261887, specificare nella causale: Nome del Corso, Nome dello studente, Giorno e ora del corso. 

Membership:  All participants must be members of the Associazione Italo Americana del FVG. Adult members:  €35, Students over 16, Teachers,

Over 65: €25 Under 16 must have an adult member in the family.