Italian Cultural Classes

Winter Period begin January 9th thru March 18th 

103 – Introduction to Italian Level 3

Classes are held every Saturday from 9:45 to 11:15 a.m., 10 weeks, 1.5 hr per week

203 – Elementary Italian Level 3

Classes are held every Saturday from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., 10 weeks, 1.00 hr per week

Nadia, a certified Italian instructor, will be your teacher. 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 for 102 class – Arrivederci 2 for 202 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.

Nadia, 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 11:30 AM to 12:45 PM

For more information on La Dolce Vita CLICK HERE

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

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

  • February 18th: Verona (Valentine)
  • March 11th: Rome   
  • March 25th: Assisi
  • April 22nd: Trieste
  • May 6th: Sardegna
  • May 20th: Genoa
  • June 3rd: Catania
  • June 17th: Calabria

Cost: $45 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

AISPhila is located at 1420 Walnut Street, Suite 310  Philadelphia PA 19102

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.