Language Classes

Class: Alessandra Beraldi - Pre-Intermediate 2 Italian

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Nine Mondays: Aug 26 - Nov 4  (no class 9/2 & 10/14) • 9:00 am - 11:00 am • $325

Alessandra Beraldi is from Genoa, Italy and has been teaching Italian to children, undergraduates and adults for over 20 years. She has taught in US at University of Pennsylvania, in England at several language institutions, and at the Italian General Consulate. She teaches at several schools here in Marin.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Alessandra Beraldi - Beginning Italian 1

Monday, August 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
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Nine Mondays: Aug 26 - Nov 4 (no class 9/2 &10/14) • 12:00 - 2:00 pm • $325

Alessandra Beraldi is from Genoa, Italy and has been teaching Italian to children, undergraduates and adults for over 20 years. She has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, and at several language institutions in England, as well as classes arranged through the Italian General Consulate.

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Alessandra Beraldi - Elementary 2 Italian

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Seven Tuesdays: Aug 27 - Oct 8 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm • $260

Prerequisite: 30 hours of classes

Alessandra Beraldi is from Genoa, Italy and has been teaching Italian to children, undergraduates and adults for over 20 years. She has taught in US at University of Pennsylvania, in England at several language institutions, and at the Italian General Consulate. She teaches at several schools here in Marin.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Alessandra Beraldi - Higher Intermediate Italian

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:30am
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Seven Wednesdays: Aug 28 - Oct 9 • 9:30 am - 11:30 am • $260

Alessandra Beraldi is from Genoa, Italy and has been teaching Italian to children, undergraduates and adults for over 20 years. She has taught in US at University of Pennsylvania, in England at several language institutions, and at the Italian General Consulate. She teaches at several schools here in Marin.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Kathy Freschi - Intermediate/Advanced Italian

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 11:45am to 1:45pm
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Six Wednesdays  • Aug 28 –Oct 2 • 11:45am-1:45pm  • $200

The class will read the dark comedy Divorzio all’Islamica a viale Marconi by Amara Lakhous. It’s 2005. The Italian Secret Service has received intelligence that a group of Muslim immigrants in Rome’s viale Marconi is planning a terrorist attack. Christian Mazzari, a young Sicilian court translator, who speaks perfect Arabic, goes undercover to infiltrate the group. 

Kathy Freschi has been teaching Italian for over 40 years at UC Santa Barbara, UC Berkeley and College of Marin. In 1987, she founded the Credit Program of Italian at College of Marin, for which she was awarded La Stella d’Italia by the Republic of Italy.

 

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Alessandra Beraldi - Advanced Italian

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 12:15pm to 2:15pm
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Seven Wednesdays: Aug 28 - Oct 9 • 12:15 - 2:15 pm • $260

Alessandra Beraldi is from Genoa, Italy and has been teaching Italian to children, undergraduates and adults for over 20 years. She has taught in US at University of Pennsylvania, in England at several language institutions, and at the Italian General Consulate. She teaches at several schools here in Marin.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Wendy Walsh - Advanced Italian

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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Eight Thursdays: Sept 5 - Oct 24 • 9:00 - 11:00 am • $290

Wendy Walsh has a Ph.D. in Italian Literature from UC Berkeley. She has been teaching Italian language and literature since 1979.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Victoria Einhorn - Advanced Intermediate Spanish

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 10:00am
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Seven Thursdays • Sep 5 – Oct 17 • 10:00am-12:00pm • $245

Students will learn more Spanish vocabulary, work on their accents, and gain competence using grammar. By the end of this course participants will feel confident communicating in Spanish.

Victoria Einhorn has a bachelor's degree in Spanish language from William Smith College and a master's degree in education from NYU. She has taught Spanish for 25 years. 

What Students Say about Victoria Einhorn 

Thank you for this ongoing Spanish Class!! Victoria is a delightful teacher, knowledgeable and approachable – a great combination. We all chat after class and agree that Victoria has pushed us along successfully to another level and that we are feeling more confident. – VSD, current student

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Sara Bender - Beginning Spanish

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 12:30pm
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Seven Thursdays • Sep 5 – Oct 17 • 12:30 - 2:30pm • $245

Students will be introduced to the foundations of vocabulary and grammar that include key Spanish phrases, terminology for travel, and basic conversation. Participants will focus on their pronunciation while they begin to feel confident speaking Spanish. 

Sara Bender was born in Mexico and later received her Master’s degree in Secondary Spanish from Johns Hopkins University. She has taught and tutored Spanish for several years. 

What Students Say about Sara Bender 

“Thank you for offering Spanish language classes taught by Sara and her Mom. I will continue taking Spanish classes at Book Passage for as long as Profesora Bender teaches them. She is fluent in Spanish, an excellent teacher, and very delightful.” – Ann Becker

"I just completed an absolutely delightful Spanish class taught by Cyretta and her daughter Sara Bender. It was terrific." - Maeve B.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Class: Alessandra Beraldi - Lower Intermediate Italian

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Six Fridays: Sep 6 - Oct 11 • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm • $225

Alessandra Beraldi is from Genoa, Italy and has been teaching Italian to children, undergraduates and adults for over 20 years. She has taught in US at University of Pennsylvania, in England at several language institutions, and at the Italian General Consulate. She teaches at several schools here in Marin.

51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

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