Planning a trip to Italy? Don’t know what to expect?  Let the Italian School of Portland help with travel tips and suggestions for carefree travels.

Travel Essentials is a special course dedicated to preparing you to more fully experience Italy and what it has to offer. The course will cover functional Italian phrases to help you travel, eat, and explore to your hearts’ content. Classes also include some basic grammar, conversation and practice in typical Italian experiences like ordering an espresso at the bar, asking for directions to the nearest museum, or figuring out what that friendly old man in the market was really saying. So, whether you’re on the cusp of an Italian adventure or just thinking about it for the future, this course will give you the tools to get the most out of your vacation.


Classes are held on Saturday mornings from 10:00 am – Noon.

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The mission of La Scuola Italiana di Portland is to promote the Italian language and culture to children and adults in a student-centered environment; nurturing responsible, global citizens by providing cross-cultural understanding and fostering a deep appreciation for world civilizations that intersect with the Italian culture.


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$182 tuition + $25 registration fee = $207

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Fees : $207