Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Summer English

SUMMER ENGLISH CLASSES for Kids and Adults
at Associazione Italo Americana FVG 
Piazza Sant'Antonio, 6 - Trieste
For information:  aia.fvg@gmail.com     040 63 03 01


We have something for every age and every level.  If you don't find what you need, contact us.  Individual Lessons are always available.  
Full Immersion English for Pre-K to High School.  Learn English while learning other things!  Come to just one week or as many as you prefer.

Full Immersion English for Adults. A Weekend or 3 days during the week. Start speaking FAST!  Jump start your English.

The 2016/17 schedule is ready!  
Classes once a week from September through June- Fall, Winter, Spring. You can participate in as many Sessions as you wish. Practical Classes at all levels and for all ages.

Monday, May 30, 2016

June 2016 Newsletter

JUNE 2016 NEWSLETTER  AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste 

JUNE -   Register for Summer Courses for Kids and Adults.  We still have openings.  Summertime and the living is easy!  Summer Reading, Summer Cartoon Festival, Summer STEAM, Conferences.  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.

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS!  We salute you! 
Volunteers work in all sorts of roles from Front Desk and Library, to Moms & Babies, Teens, Book Club, Coffee Break, Short Story, Documentaries, Teacher Learning Network, Family Film Festival,  American Film Series, American Film Series,  Made for Each Other, Thematic Film Series and Conferences, and last but not least… the Cleaning Crew. Without you, we couldn’t exist.    

AMERICANS CAN VOTE. WHEREVER THEY ARE.  If you are an American citizen, even if you never lived in the US, you still have the right to vote.  Please go to www.FVAP.gov and fill out the Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request Form.  We will send a Diplomatic Envelope to the Consulate on July 5th.  If you wish to save postage, bring your completed form to the American Corner by July 4thRemember to Sign it!

The American Corner is teaching special English courses thanks to the contribution of the US Embassy to Italy / US Consulate General Milan.  The objectives are Beginner Basic Communication and Intermediate Job Readiness.
OFFICE:
CLOSED:   JUNE 2nd and JUNE 3rd.  Classes as usual on June 4th
Our Regular Hours until June 17th are:  Mornings:  Tuesday and Thursday 9–12,   Afternoons:  Monday to Friday 4-7.  During Office Hours, you can Pay for a Course with Cash, Pick up your receipts for IBAN Payments, Check Out Books, DVD’s Magazines.  Questions? aiafrontdesk@gmail.com
Summer Hours begin on June 20th.  Mornings: Tues. and Thurs. 9–12, Afternoons:  Wed. 4-7

AIA FVG ENGLISH COURSES  
SUMMER STEAM English Program for Kids – Pre-K through High School
Hands-on opportunities 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!  Come just 1 week or as many weeks as you want.  The theme is different each week.  Sign up early.  Space is limited. 

The next session is June 18-19, 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!

ADULT FULL IMMERSION:  NINE to FIVE  – July 25 – 26 - 27
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.  You can’t do all three days?  No problem. Contact us.

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.

SPECIAL EVENTS - FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
Thursday  June 9th , 8 pm
THE TRUE COST (2015, 60 min) Conference and Documentary about the untold story of the decline in the clothing prices and the increase of human and environmental costs.  Speakers: Sergia Adama, Luigi Pellizoni, Annalisa Mogorovich, moderated by Giulia Iannuzzi

Tuesday, June 14th , 4 pm
MATT SHEPARD is a friend of mineDocumentary and WebChat with the U.S. Department of State - Washington D.C. for LGBT Month.  The gay university student whose death led to the Shepard Byrd Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2009.   Live conference with Randy Barry, U.S. Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons, Judy Shepard – Matt’s mother, Michele Josue – Film Maker.  Moderated by Karoline Steckley

You can become a member at any time of year!  Here is the Membership Form.  If you are taking a Summer Course, and are not already a member, the membership will be included in the price of your course.    Membership for 2016/17 will be available on September 1st

ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS and FAMILIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
SUMMER CARTOON FESTIVAL -FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC at American Corner Trieste
Wednesday Nights at 5:30 pm from June 22nd   –   July 27th in English.   
June 22th, 5:30 pm – INSIDE OUT (2015, Disney Pixar, 95 min)
June 29th, 5:30 pm - CAT in the HAT (2003, Dreamworks, 85 min)

Summertime means reading!  Every time you check out a book you get a sticker.  Keep track, challenge your friends.  Yes, Adults can participate too.   KIDS BOOK CLUB will meet each Tuesday and Thursday from June 28th, noon to 1 pm.  We’re reading a chapter book together.

WOMEN’S SPACE – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
MOMS and BABIES (0-3 yrs) – Until June 19th.
SURVIVAL ITALIAN - Tuesdays from 10 – 10:30 am.  Meet Moms, learn some Survival Italian in an informal setting.  Bring the Baby!
PLAYDATE in English – Thursdays from 10 – 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, June 16th, 10-11 am.  Give your baby a head start on life.  Read together!  It’s good for your baby and for good for you. 
WOMEN’S SPACE:  WINE CHEESE & BOOKS – June 23rd at 8pm
Send us an email for details.  aia.fvg@gmail.com  Last meeting for the Summer. 

ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
TERRIFIC TUESDAYS – On Vacation until September! 
MAKER CREATOR SPACE – Thursday from 10-12.  Last meeting – June 9th and then back in the Fall!

OTHER EVENTS IN JUNE in TRIESTE
SUMMER LEAGUE BASKETBALL – All in Sport – June 21-24 at Palasport di Aquilinia.  Enjoy great basketball for free.  Exhibition games with Italian and foreign players who are trying to Pro Contracts in Europe.  (31 American players plus other nationalities). 

PASSAGGIO in INDIA con USIS – Museo d’arte Orientale – A collection of USIS photos (1939-1950) from the Fototeca dei Civici Musei di Storia e Arte.  India as an emerging democracy with its contrasts and beauty.

INDEPENDENCE DAY – We’re working on a plan.  It will be great.  More info soon!

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

June 2016 Calendar

What a month!

English Courses for Kids 2016/17

ASSOCIAZIONE ITALO AMERICANA FVG

Academic Year 
2016/17
English for KIDS


Inizio Anno Accademico 19 settembre 2016 Fine 19 giugno 2017

For Information: AIAfrontdesk@gmail.com  tel: 040 63 03 01

Session
Start week of
End week of
Weeks
Fall
September 19
 December 12
12
Winter
January 9
March 20
10
Spring
March 27
June 19
10
For a total of 32 weeks
Participation in all 3 sessions is not mandatory.




Chiusura Associazione per Festività:
·         31 ottobre-3 novembre
·         8-10 dicembre
·         23 dicembre-8 gennaio
·         25 febbraio – 1 marzo
·         14–18 aprile
·         24-25 aprile
·         1 maggio
·         2-3 giugno 

Pre-K / SCUOLA MATERNA - 1 hour/week
Monday – 16:00 – 17:00
Tuesday - 15:30 - 16:30
Wednesday - 17:00 – 18:00
Thursday - 17:00 - 18:00

FAMILY ENGLISH on SATURDAYS  1hour/week (PK/Scuola Materna)
Saturday - 9:00 - 10:00

Saturday - 10:00 - 11:00

ELEMENTARY - 1.5 hours/week


Grade 1-2-3                
Tuesday -            16:30 - 18:00                  
Wednesday -      16:30 - 18:00                  
Thursday -          16:30 - 18:00                  
Saturday -           11:00 - 12:30


Grade 3-4-5
Tuesday -            18:00 - 19:30
Wednesday -        18:00 - 19:30
Thursday -           18:00 – 19:30
Saturday -            11:00 - 12:30


**NATIVESPEAKERS
Native ELEMENTARY - 2 hours / week - Monday – 17:00 - 19:00 - Upper and Lower Elementary Sections


MIDDLE SCHOOL - 2 hours/week
Monday – 17:00 – 19:00
Thursday - 15:00 - 17:00

HIGH SCHOOL - 2 hours/week
Wednesday- 15:00 - 17:00
Thursday - 18:00 - 20:00 

ADVANCED HIGH SCHOOL TEST PREPARATION- 2 hours/week
Tuesday - 15:00 - 17:00

PRICES
Level
Fall: 12 weeks
Winter: 10 weeks
Spring: 10 weeks
Pre-School
120€ – (114€ con IBAN)
100€ – (95€ con IBAN)
Elementary
180€ – (171€ con IBAN)
150€ – (142,50€ con IBAN)
Native Speaker Elem.
Middle School
240€ – (228€ con IBAN)

240€ - (228€ con IBAN)
200€ – (190€ 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:  All participants must be members of the Associazione Italo Americana del FVG. 
Intero Adult members:  €35,
Ridotto Students over 16, Teachers,  Over 65: €25 
Under 16 must have an adult member in the family.  Members can check out books, DVDs and magazines, go to the American Film Series at Teatro dei Fabbri, participate in member only activities, receive our monthly newsletter and much more!
Quota Associativa 2016/17: 
Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritti
all’ Associazione Italo Americana del Friuli Venezia Giulia. 
Per ragazzi sotto i 16 anni, un membro della famiglia deve essere iscritto.  Per adulti, ogni partecipante deve iscriversi all’Associazione. Costi: Intero (adulto) €35, Ridotto (studenti, insegnanti, ³ 65 anni)  €25. 
A richiesta offriamo anche lezioni individuali, corsi di preparazioni per FCE, TOEFL, SAT, Full Immersion, Corsi Specializzati.
For information    aiafrontdesk@gmail.com      040 63 03 01

English Courses for Adults 2016/17

ASSOCIAZIONE ITALO AMERICANA FVG

Academic Year 
2016/17
ADULTS



Inizio Anno Accademico 19 settembre 2016 Fine 19 giugno 2017

 For information: AIAfrontdesk@gmail.com  tel: 040 63 03 01                                                                
Session
Start week of
End week of
Weeks
Fall
September 19
 December 12
12
Winter
January 9
March 20
10
Spring
March 27
June 19
10

For a total of 32 weeks.
Participation in all 3 sessions is NOT mandatory.


Chiusura Associazione per Festività:
·         31 ottobre-3 novembre
·         8-10 dicembre
·         23 dicembre-8 gennaio
·         25 febbraio – 1 marzo
·         14–18 aprile
·         24-25 aprile
·         1 maggio
·         2-3 giugno 

ADULT BEGINNER (no previous English) - 2 hours/week
Monday – 18:00-20:00 


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 / 18:00-20:00

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

NIGHT OWL ADVANCED CONVERSATION – 2 hours/week
Tuesdays - 20:00-22:00

WEEKEND WARRIOR 10 hours/weekend
Dates: 24+25/9, 22+23/10, 26+27/11, 17+18/12, 21+22/01, 18+19/02, 18+19/03, 8+9/04, 13+14/05, 10+11/06
Saturday and Sunday - 14:00-19:00
PRICES
Level
Fall: 12 weeks
Winter: 10 weeks
Spring: 10 weeks
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)
Weekend Warrior
125€ –(118,75€ con IBAN)
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.  Members can check out books, DVDs and magazines, go to the American Film Series at Cinema dei Fabbri, participate in member only activities, receive our monthly newsletter and much more!
Quota Associativa: 
Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritti
all’ Associazione Italo Americana del Friuli Venezia Giulia. 
Per ragazzi sotto i 16 anni, un membro della famiglia deve essere iscritto.  Per adulti, ogni partecipante deve iscriversi all’Associazione. Costi: Intero (adulto) €35, Ridotto (studenti, insegnanti, ³ 65 anni)  €25. 
A richiesta offriamo anche lezioni individuali, corsi di preparazioni per FCE, TOEFL, SAT, Full Immersion, Corsi per Professionisti.
For information    aiafrontdesk@gmail.com      040 63 03 01