Italian Language Classes

September 8th (9 weeks, 1 hour every Saturday)

101 GCLA: 9:00 -10:00 am Beginners 1
104 GCLA: 10:10-11:10 am Advanced Level Beginners

201 GCLA: 10:10-11:10 am Elementary 1
300 GCLA: 9:00-10:00 am Intermediate

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 11:00a-12:15p

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.

-Sept. 22nd: Siena, Tuscany
-Oct.6th: Trieste, Fruili Venezia-Giulia
-Oct.27th: Jewish Ghetto, Rome
-Nov.10th: Republic of San Marino
-Nov.17th: Bari, Puglia
-Nov.24th: Catania, Sicily

-Dec.22nd: Seven 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.