Italian Cultural Classes

April 7th thru June 2nd

102 GCLA   10:10-11:10 am First level Beginners
104 GCLA     9:00-10:00 am Third level Beginners
304 GCLA      9:00-10:00 am Third level 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.

-Feb. 10: Verona (Valentine’s Day) SOLD OUT
-March 3: Milano SOLD OUT
-March 17: Rome SOLD OUT
-April 7: Teramo (Abruzzo) SOLD OUT
-April 21: Island of Elba (Tuscany)
-May 5: Bologna SOLD OUT

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

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.