Language Classes at the Italian Cultural Center

Our language program offers a varied range of instruction from basic beginners through intermediate to advanced classes.

Summer Language Camp for Youth

Each summer, NBICF holds an Immersion Language Experience for youths ages 6-12. The dates for 2018 are June 11-15 & June 18-22. Dr. Joli Love, Associate Professor of Italian Studies at Harding University  will return as the instructor. The youth will be supervised at all times by two adults and a camp counselor.
For detailed curriculum and registration form, click here. 

Italian Language for Beginners
Pronti, Partenza, Via!  (Ready, Set, Go!)

Join us for beginning level Italian classes with a focus on vocabulary and phrases useful for travelers. These classes are designed to help you gain confidence and feel more comfortable while traveling in Italy. You may choose to take one or both sessions.

March 22-April 26 Class Cancelled.  The May 10-31 Class is still available for registration.

Spring 2017 Class – March 22 – April 26, 7:00 – 8:30 pm at NBICF Center. 
Fee: $140 for members ($150 for non-members), includes materials
Minimum class enrollment: 10 – If interested, please contact
Instructor: Stefanie Nourse at – (707) 799-8520

A second four-week class is planned for May 10-31.
$120 for members ($130 for non-members)

Italian Conversation Incontro

If you speak Italian, have taken Italian language classes, and you want to practice and perfect your Italian language skills, then come to Incontro. Weekly informal Incontro gatherings, for people with a basic knowledge of Italian, encourage conversation and reading skill improvement.
Please contact George Golfieri at 707-843-3176 for more information

Advanced Intermediate Italian conversation and grammar

If you have the equivalent of three college semesters of Italian and would like to continue to develop your skills, you are welcome to join us. In this class we converse, build vocabulary, read and review some sticky points of grammar.
Please contact Emily Evans at 874-2512 or for more information.

For More Information on NBICF classes, call the Office at 591-9696

Italian Classes at Santa Rosa Junior College 

SRJC offers a variety of courses at different levels in the transfer credit program, as well as others in Community Education, a not-for-credit learning enrichment program. To learn about the SRJC Italian Language program, click on this link:

Spring Italian Classes at Santa Rosa Junior College
For information on college credit Italian classes at SRJC, click on this link.
High School students may register for these classes – check with your counselor.