Italian Language Classes

(9 weeks, 1 hour every Saturday)

Fall Period 2018: September 8th to November 3rd

101 GCLA : 9:00-10:00 am First level Beginners
104 GCLA: 
10:10-11:10 am Fourth level Beginners 
201 GCLA: 10:10-11:10 am First level Elementary
304 GCLA: 9:00-10:00 am Fourth level Intermediate

Winter Period 2018: Nov. 10th to Jan. 26th

102 GCLA: 9:00-10:00 am Second level Beginners
201 GCLA: 10:10-11:10 am  First level Elementary
202 GCLA: 10:10-11:10 am Second level Elementary
304 GCLA: 9:00-10:00 am Fourth level Intermediate

(No school on Nov. 24th, Dec. 29th, Jan. 5th)

Giovanna & Nadia, certified Native Italian instructors, will be your teachers.

Please contact the America-Italy Society at or call 215-735-3250 for enrollment, placement tests, and more information.

Cost is $200 plus the cost of the book (Arrivederci 1 or Arrivederci  2 depending on the class)

To Sign up CLICK HERE  


Italian Gastronomical Cultural School

Join us each week as we talk about the history, tradition, and culture of a featured Italian city. Our discussions will be accompanied by special regional fare and wine that reflect the unique characteristics of each city.

Native Italian Instructors, along with one of the knowledgeable staff of the Gran Caffe L’Aquila, will be your tour guide through the rich cultural and gastronomical history of each city.

Classes are held on selected Saturdays from 11:30a-1:00pm

For more information on La Dolce Vita CLICK HERE

All classes are held upstairs at the Gran Caffe L’Aquila

Upcoming Classes will be conducted in English with many parts in Italian.

Oct. 27th: Jewish Ghetto, Rome
Nov. 10th: Republic of San Marino- SOLD OUT
Nov. 17th: Bari, Apulia SPECIAL EDITION
Nov. 24th: Catania, Sicily
Dec. 22nd: 7 fish of Napoli

Cost: $60 per class, to be paid at the AISPhila by cash, check or credit card.

For payments, to RSVP or for more information, please contact AISPhila at

-(215) 735-3250 or email

NOTICE: To prevent unsafe overcrowding of the restaurant area, all La Dolce Vita events will be strictly limited to 16 attendees. You MUST pay in advance and bring a confirmation email from AISPhila in order to be seated.