Learning Italian? Watch Benvenuti al Sud

The more you listen to a language, the better you can pronounce it and what better way to do this than by watching a movie. And if you want to smile and laugh, while you learn Italian and its culture, then Benvenuti al Sud (Welcome to the South) is the movie for you to watch. […]

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Italy to Re-Open, ITALICS Interviews Ambassador Varricchio

Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy to the United States was interviewed by ITALICS on the state of Italy today as the country seeks to return to normalcy on May 4th. The must-see interview features details of the impact of COVID-19 to the Italian economy and its global influence. Ambassador Varrichio is also quoted saying “the […]

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Coccia-Inserra Teacher Awards Application Available!

The Coccia Foundation has announced the application process is open for the upcoming 2020 Coccia-Inserra Teacher Award. The deadline to apply is July 31, 2020. The Award honors a teacher of Italian at the K-12 level, and is generously donated by Coccia Foundation in the name and memory of its founder, Cav. Joseph Coccia, Jr., […]

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College Students! Register now for Italian Online Summer Courses

The College of DuPage is offering beginning Summer 2020 the first two years of college-level Italian courses online.  These course are available to all college students and transferable as 4-credit courses ~ to all Illinois state universities and other states as well.  High school students, who are not 18, may also take these courses for college […]

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Locanda Verde brings you an Easter Recipe

Restaurants may be closed but our appreciation for Italian Chefs and their cuisine is still something to rave about. Italian Language Foundation salutes Chef Andrew Carmellini, Owner of Locanda Verde. Chef Carmellini is sharing this wonderful recipe you can do at home. Place his restaurant on your list as the next place to visit, when […]

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