Friday, April 29, 2016

May 2016 Calendar


May Documentaries

DOCUMENTARIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC:

In May we celebrate  Asian Pacific Heritage,  Jewish American Heritage Month and Memorial Day and offer 3 documentaries in theme.




Friday, May 6th, 5 pm – The Legendary Victor Borge – 65 min.  The story of this comic and musical genius of Jewish / Danish /American origin.  Narrated by Itzhak Perlman.  For Jewish American Heritage Month.


Friday, May 20th, 5 pm -   Calling Tokyo – 30 min.The story of a group of Japanese-Americans who as American civilians served during WWII and  Taste of Freedom: Chinese New Year by Burt Wolf – 30 min. – How Chinese Americans celebrate the Chinese New Year and have adapted their traditions in the US. 




Monday, May 30th, 5 pm Medal of Honor – 90 min.  A history of the United States Medal of Honor for military valor.  Memorial Day is on May 30th.  

End of School Year Party

END OF YEAR PARTY for our STUDENTS and their FAMILIES

Friday, May 27th,  6 pm

All of our Students and their families are invited to celebrate the end of the school year and receive their certificates.  
R.S.V.P. via email at aia.fvg@gmail.com


Presentation of SUMMER ACTIVITIES

Monday, May 9 at 6 pm

PRESENTATION of SUMMER PROGRAMS for Kids and Adults
at Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste
Piazza Sant'Antonio, 6 - Trieste




Thursday, April 28, 2016

Adult Full Immersion

Adult Full Immersion NINE to FIVE at Associazione Italo Americana FVG

24 hours of practical English in 3 days!  A Full Immersion without leaving Trieste.
Like Weekend Warrior, but more intense.

Be a Rock Star when you get back to the Office!  Hurrah!

July 25 -26 - 27 - 9 am to 5 pm

Price: €300 (with IBAN Payment you receive a 5% discount  bringing the price to €285)

You can't do all three days? No Problem.  We can work it out.  Contact us at aiafrontdesk@gmail.com

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How about a WEEKEND WARRIOR?  

10 hours of English - Saturday and Sunday 2 pm - 7 pm.
English Fluency, Infinite Fun!
€125 ( IBAN - 5% discount €118,75)

Next Sessions:  Saturday and Sunday 2 pm - 7 pm



  • September 24 - 25  
  • October 22 - 23
  • November 26 - 27
  • December 10 - 11


You can't do both Saturday and Sunday?  You can participate just for 1 day!

For more information:  aiafrontdesk@gmail.com or 040 63 03 01

Contact us if you need to take the TOEFL or SAT, the standardized tests that are required for study in the US.  Summer is the best time to prepare without the stress of regular school work!

Individual lessons are offered year-round. Together we’ll make a plan for you to meet your objectives.

LOOKING AHEAD to FALL?  
Our Course schedules 2016/17 are already posted.  KIDS and ADULTS

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

May 2016 Newsletter

MAY 2016 NEWSLETTER  AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste 

MAY -   Register for Summer Courses.  It’s also Jewish American Heritage Month, Asian American Heritage Month, Memorial Day.  Come on down!  Participate in an activity, check out a book!  View the Newsletter with the links. Go to the Newsletter in Calendar FormatADD US TO YOUR ADDRESS BOOK so that you can keep receiving our Newsletter.

OFFICE:
Our Hours are:  Mornings:  Tuesday and Thursday 9–12,   Afternoons:  Monday to Friday 4-7. 
During Office Hours, you can renew your Membership or Course with Cash, Pick up your receipts for IBAN Payments, Check Out Books, DVD’s Magazines. 

AIA FVG ENGLISH COURSES  
Remember to pick up receipts at the Front Desk during Office Hours.  Questions?  aiafrontdesk@gmail.com

The next session is May 21-22, 2-7 pm on Saturday and Sunday.  10 hours of intensive English over the weekend. Objective: English Fluency!  Too busy during the week?  This is for you.  Start communicating in English, fast! The June Session:  June 18-19. 

24 hours of practical English in 3 days – Monday to Wednesday 9 am – 5 pm.  A full immersion English class without leaving Trieste.  Organize your schedule.  Improve your English and be like a Rock Star in your office. Take your English confidence on the road on a fantastic summer vacation. 

STEAM Summer English  – Pre-K through High School 
Here is the link to our SUMMER STEAM English Program for Kids .  A hands-on opportunity to learn English and other things by doing!  For Pre-K, Elementary, Middle School, High School.  Great for both Native and Non-Native English Speakers.  Project Based Learning with focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math – all in English! 

Contact us if you need to take the TOEFL or SAT, the standardized tests that are required for study in the US.  Summer is the best time to prepare without the stress of your regular school work!

Individual lessons are offered year-round. Contact us and we’ll make a plan for you to meet your objectives.

SPECIAL EVENTS - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

Summer STEAM Weeks, Adult Intensive English, Summer Reading Program, Summer Film Series, Independence Day and more.

END OF YEAR PARTY for our STUDENTS  – Friday, May 27th,  6 pm
All of our Students and their families are invited to celebrate the end of the school year and receive their certificates. 

TEACHER LEARNING NETWORK – May 27, 2016, 6 pm.  Free and Open to all English Teachers. 
DOCUMENTARIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

In May we celebrate  Asian Pacific Heritage,  Jewish American Heritage Month and Memorial Day and offer 3 documentaries in theme.

Friday, May 6th, 5 pm – The Legendary Victor Borge – 65 min.  The comic and musical genius of Borge, of Jewish - Danish - American origin.  Narrated by Itzhak Perlman.  For Jewish American Heritage Month.
Friday, May 20th, 5 pm -   Calling Tokyo – 30 min. The story of a group of Japanese-Americans who as American civilians served during WWII and  Taste of Freedom: Chinese New Year by Burt Wolf – 30 min. – How Chinese Americans celebrate the Chinese New Year and have adapted their traditions in the US. 
Monday, May 30th, 5 pm Medal of Honor – 90 min.  A history of the United States Medal of Honor for military valor.  Memorial Day is on May 30th

You can become a member at any time of year!  Here is the Membership Form.  You can pay cash or pay via IBAN.  Remember to fill in and scan your Membership Form along with the copy of your IBAN Payment.  Prices remain unchanged:  €35 for the Regular Adult Membership and €25 for Reduced Membership - Students age 16 and over, Teachers and over age 65.  To attend courses, the student (or a parent) must be a member).  Membership is valid for checking out books, magazines, DVD’s and for 9 films in the 2015/16 American Cinema Series in the Original Version at Cinema dei Fabbri and plus reduced ticket prices on other films at Fabbri.  Membership is valid until August 31, 2016.


THE LAST FILM in the 2015/16 AMERICAN FILM SERIES at Cinema dei Fabbri
May 12th at 2, 4, 6:30, 9 pm – ANT MAN - Dir. Peyton Reed. Starring Paul Rudd, Michael Douglas. Action/Adventure, 117 min. 

ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS and FAMILIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

FAMILY FILM NIGHT - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC at American Corner Trieste
The last family film of the 2015/16 season.    
May 13th , 5:30 pm –BROTHER BEAR  (Disney, 2003, 85 min) When a young Inuit hunter needlessly kills a bear, he is magically changed into a bear himself.
AMERICAN CORNER TEEN CLUB - AC TC - Every Friday from 5-7 pm
Make, Create, Hang out in English.  Free and Open to all Middle and High School Students.  Every week a different activity.  Cooking, Playing, Coding, Karaoke.  Check it out!

WOMEN’S SPACE – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
MOMS and BABIES (0-3 yrs)
MOM & BABY SURVIVAL ITALIAN - Every Tuesday from 9:30 – 10:30 am.  Meet some other moms, learn some Survival Italian in an informal setting.  Bring the Baby!
MOM & BABY PLAYDATE in English – Every Thursday from 9:30 – 11:30 am – Meet Moms.  Hang out in our baby friendly space and let the kids play together.
NATI per LEGGERE Bilingual Storytime Reading for ages 0-3 years with Moms or Caregivers.  Thursday, May 19th , 10-11 am.  Give your baby a head start on life.  Read together!  It’s good for your baby and for good for you.  Monthly appointment. In the Il Maggio dei Libri Calendar. 
WOMEN’S SPACE:  WINE CHEESE & BOOKS – May 19th at 8pm  - Double Edition!
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro and Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple.     Send us an email for details.  aia.fvg@gmail.com

ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
TERRIFIC TUESDAYS
May 17th - 10-12 - COFFEE BREAK – Enjoy some English conversation and a cup of coffee.
May 24th – 10 -11 am - SHORT STORY CLUB America and I by Anzia Yezierska.   

EVERY THURSDAY 10-11 am
SURVIVAL ITALIAN Conversation for Adults – Informal conversation in Italian for Italian language learners.  No homework, no stress.
MAKER CREATOR SPACE – Every Thursday from 10-12.  Use our sewing machines, knit or sew in company.  Federica, Stephanie and Cristina made a fantastic maker space logo!

The Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste is run by 60 volunteers.  If you are a University of Trieste student in Humanities or P.R., you can get your Internship Credit Hours with us (CFU).   We accept students with a minimum of 75 hours (3 CFU).  You'll have a great experience and improve your English, while you also learn valuable and people skills. Contact us!  aia.fvg@gmail.com  Not a university student?  No problem. We'll find a role for you!

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 an Education Advising Section, Children’s Corner Library and Women’s Space.  Consult our on line catalog of Books and DVD’s


See you in the Association!       FOLLOW US on: www.aia-fvg.blogspot.it   https://twitter.com/AIAFVG 
Piazza S. Antonio 6, 34122 Trieste – 040 63 03 01 aia.fvg@gmail.com  
Hours: Monday- Friday 4-7 pm, Tuesday and Thursday 9-12Work in progress

Monday, April 25, 2016

What's Up - April 26-30

What's up April 26th - 30th, 2016 at American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG .    All American Corner (AC) activities are Free and Open to the Public.

Tuesday, Apr. 25th - CLOSED


April 26th
9:30 am - Mom & Baby Survival Italian (AC)

Thursday, April 28th
10 am -Mom & Baby Playdate in English (AC)
10 am - Survival Italian for Adults (AC)
10 am - Maker Space (AC) Making Curtains for our Space.


Friday, April 29th
5 pm - AC TC - American Corner Teen Club (AC)
Making, Creating, Hanging Out in English.




Saturday, April 30th- Lessons as Usual


Looking ahead to summer?  Here is the Summer STEAM Program for kids from age 3-19.  For Pre K, Elementary, Middle School, High School Students.  Learn English and much more by doing, making, creating.  Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics.



April 1-30th - PLACES without PEOPLE - Collaborative Photographic Exhibit - High School Students fromAmerican Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG and Abington Friends School Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.  Free and Open to the Public during our Office Hours.  Le Vie delle Foto.  


Saturday, April 23, 2016

Closed April 25th

We are closed on April 25th for Italian Liberation Day.  

See you on Tuesday!
Have a great long weekend.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Women's Book Club Postponed

Women's Book Club scheduled for April 21st has been postponed.
Now you have more time to finish it ... or start it!
We'll meet on May 19th and discuss the same book -  Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro.   Send us an email for details.  aia.fvg@gmail.com

Monday, April 18, 2016

EARTH - Friday, April 22,2016 at 5 pm . FREE


The American Corner Trieste celebrates “EARTH DAY" on April 22, at 5 pm with the projection of EARTH (titolo in italiano - Earth: La nostra terra) - Docu-Film Disney Nature, 2009, 95 min.  in English.  Free and Open to the Public.  

April 22nd is the 46th anniversary of EARTH DAY.  Each year one month and 2 days after the spring equinox, the United Nations dedicates April 22nd to the Planet Earth..  

April 22nd 5 pm - EARTH (Earth: La nostra Terra)  (DisneyNature, 2007, 95 min).  

An epic story of adventure, starring some of the most magnificent and courageous creatures alive, awaits you in Earth. Disneynature brings you a remarkable story of three animal families on a journey across our planet – polar bears, elephants and humpback whales.

A co-production BBC and Disney Nature, filmed in 200 locations in 26 nations around the globe by a 40 member film crew. 

The film follows the 4 seasons starting in January.  We are taken from the Artic to the Tropics, from the ocean to the desert, and pass through the rain forest.  

#americanspaces #earthday2016

Sunday, April 17, 2016

What's up April 18-22

What's up April 18-22, 2016 at American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG .    All American Corner (AC) activities are Free and Open to the Public.

Associazione Italo Americana FVG SPRING session classes began 2 weeks ago.  There are still 8 more weeks in this session.  Did you want to register? No problem.  Come on down and we'll get you signed up.  


Looking ahead to summer?  Yes, we can.  Here is the Summer STEAM Program for kids from age 3-19.  For Pre K, Elementary, Middle School, High School Students.  Learn English and much more by doing, making, creating.  Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics.


April 1-30th - PLACES without PEOPLE - Collaborative Photographic Exhibit - High School Students fromAmerican Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG and Abington Friends School Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.  Free and Open to the Public during our Office Hours.  Le Vie delle Foto.  


Tuesday, Apr. 19th
9:30 am - Mom & Baby Survival Italian (AC)
10 am - Short Story Club - Discussion of the Poem The Road Less Taken by Robert Frost, for National Poetry Month.  (AC) 


Thursday, April 21st
10 am - Bilingual Reading - 0 -3 years - Nati per Leggere
10 am - Survival Italian for Adults (AC)
10 am - Maker Space (AC) Making Curtains for our Space.
2, 4, 6:30, 0 pm - The Best of Enemies - American Film Series at Cinema dei Fabbri
8 pm - Women's Book Club Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro.   Send us an email for details.  aia.fvg@gmail.com


Friday, April 22nd - 
EARTH DAY #earthday2016
5 pm - EARTH - the Voyage of a Lifetime - Film in English - DisneyNature (2009, 95 min).  


5 pm - AC TC - American Corner Teen Club (AC)

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Looking ahead:
Classes as usual on April 23rd.
CLOSED on April 25th for Liberation Day.  

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Volunteer Opportunities










The Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste is run by 60 volunteers.  

If you are a University of Trieste student in Humanities or P.R., you can get your Internship Credit Hours with us (CFU).   We accept students with a minimum of 75 hours (3 CFU).  

You'll have a great experience and improve your English, office and people skills.
Plan ahead!  Don't wait until the last minute to do your internship.
You already did your internship?  Tell a friend about us.

Volunteer duties range from:
- Front Desk
- Library
- Program Management
- Cinema Staffing
- IT assistance
. . . and much more!

Send us an email and we can talk!  aia.fvg@gmail.com

Not a university student?  No problem. We'll find a role for you!

Sunday, April 10, 2016

What's up April 11-15

What's up April 11-15 , 2016 at American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG .    All American Corner (AC) activities are Free and Open to the Public.

Associazione Italo Americana FVG SPRING session classes began last week.  There are still 9 more weeks.  Did you forget to register? No problem.  Come on down and we'll get you signed up.  



Looking ahead to summer?  Yes, we can.  Here is the Summer STEAM Program for kids from age 3-19.  For Pre K, Elementary, Middle School, High School Students.  Learn English and much more by doing, making, creating.  Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics.


April 1-30th - PLACES without PEOPLE - Collaborative Photographic Exhibit - High School Students fromAmerican Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG and Abington Friends School Jenkintown, Pennsylvania.  Free and Open to the Public during our Office Hours.  Le Vie delle Foto.  


Tuesday, Apr. 12th
9:30 am - Mom & Baby Survival Italian (AC)
10 am - Coffee Break - A cup of coffee and some great conversation in English. ( AC) 


Thursday, April 14th
9:30 am - Mom & Baby Playdate in English (0-3 years)  (AC)
10 am - Survival Italian for Adults (AC)
10 am - Maker Space (AC) Making Curtains for our Space.

Friday, April 15th
5 pm - AC TC - American Corner Teen Club (AC)