Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Week Ahead: July 16-20, 2018

Summer STEAM Full Immersion mornings, Lit Flicks: Judy Moody and Death of a Salesman.  Yes! The Library is Open.!


Registration is OPEN for SUMMER CLASSES. 

Monday, July 16th 
PreK and Elementary STEAM Full Immersion Mornings.

More classes during the Summer for:

  • PreK, Elementary, - July 16, August 22, August 27
  • Middle and High School, - August 22 and August 27
  • Test Prep - July 16
  • Adult Full Immersion - July 23-27
  • NEW! 1 Week of  RECUPERO for High School Students.  - July 23-27



ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR FALL 2018/19 Classes Opens on August 20th.  Here are the LINKS to:





Wednesday, July  18th - LIT FLICKS FILMS - in English with English Subtitles.  FREE

5 pm - Lit Flicks for Kids -  JUDY MOODY & THE NOT BUMMER SUMMER, directed by John Schultz, 2011, USA, 91 min.
Adaptation of Megan MacDonald’s Judy Moody Series(2000)).
Starring: Jordana Beatty, Heather Graham, Parris Mosteller
Third grader Judy Moody sets out to have the most thrilling summer of her life.







8 pm - Lit Flicks for Adults -  DEATH OF A SALESMANdirected by Alex Segal, 1966, USA, 102 min.
Adaptation of Arthur Miller’s play Death of a salesman (1949).
Screenplay by Arthur Miller, Stanley Adams.
An abridged award-winning television adaptation of a famous play about an aging travelling salesman who's on the verge of a nervous breakdown. His job is gone, and his family hates him for never being there.He tries mending things with them.



Saturday, July 7, 2018

The Week Ahead: July 9-13,2018

Summer STEAM Full Immersion mornings, Lit Flicks: Willy Wonka and Grapes of Wrath.  Yes! The Library is Open.!


Registration is OPEN for SUMMER CLASSES. 

Monday, July 9th
PreK and Elementary STEAM Full Immersion Mornings.

More classes during the Summer for:

  • PreK, Elementary, - July 16
  • Middle and High School, - August
  • Test Prep - July 16
  • Adult Full Immersion - July 23-27
  • NEW! 1 Week of  RECUPERO for High School Students.  - July 23-27


ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR FALL 2018/19 Classes Opens on August 20th.  Here are the LINKS to:



Wednesday, July  11th - LIT FLICKS FILMS - in English with English Subtitles.  FREE

5 pm - Lit Flicks for Kids -  WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYdirected by Mel Stuart, 1971, USA, 110 min.
Adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory(1969). Dahl has sold over 250 million copies of his novels.
Stars: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum
A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.

8 pm - Lit Flicks for Adults 



THE GRAPES OF WRATHdirected by John Ford, 1940, USA, 129 min.
Oscar winner: Best actress in a supporting role (Jane Darwell), Best director (John Ford).
Adaptation of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of wrath (1939).
Starring: Henry FondaJane DarwellJohn Carradine. Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson.
The Joad clan, introduced to the world in John Steinbeck's iconic novel, is looking for a better life in California. After their drought-ridden farm is seized by the bank, the family -- led by just-paroled son Tom -- loads up a truck and heads West. On the road, beset by hardships, the Joads meet dozens of other families making the same trek and holding onto the same dream. Once in California, however, the Joads soon realize that the promised land isn't quite what they hoped.

Here's the Link to the photos from our Independence Day Celebration.  Thanks to all who made it such a fun evening.  Our volunteer grill chefs, Stefano Franco and Gino D'Eliso for the Music, ASD Sant'Andrea San Vito for letting us use their field, the Ranzide, Refoli and the Muli for the fun flag football.
See you next year!PHOTO LINK

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Fall 2018/19 Classes

ALREADY THINKING about FALL CLASSES?  

Classes begin on September 15th.

ONLINE registration for EVERYONE opens on AUGUST 20th.  We cannot accept Pre-iscrizioni.   

Here are the LINKS to:
Prices and class times remain the same.  We cannot accept payments until September 1st when our new Fiscal Year begins.  

We will offer FREE MINI TRIAL LESSONS the week of September 10th before classes start. 
Online registration for Mini Trial Lessons will also open on August 20th.  

Enjoy the Summer!  


Join us for SUMMER STEAM
Full Immersion English for PreK, Elementary, Middle School, High School, Test Prep, Recupero for High School and Adult High Dive Full Immersion.  

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

July / August 2018 Calendar

July / August 2018 Calendar for 
American Corner Trieste / Associazione Italo Americana FVG


July / August 2018 Newsletter


JULY / AUGUST 2018 NEWSLETTER
JULY / AUGUST:  Themes: SUMMER! Join us for Summer STEAM English, Lit Flicks, Speakers and save the date for Independence Day.   We will be closed from July 28th – August 19th.   View the Newsletter on the Blog in Text Format and in Calendar Format.  Forward the newsletter to a friend!
GDPR – EU Law on Privacy 2016/679:  Here is a LINK to our Privacy Policy.  If you no longer wish to receive our newsletters, please click UNSUBSCRIBE at the bottom of the Newsletter.
OFFICE:
SUMMER HOURS for Administration and the Library
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings:  9-12 and Wednesday afternoons 5-7pm
Please Pick up your IBAN Receipts, Make Cash Payments, during our Administration Hours, listed above. Questions? aiafrontdesk@gmail.com

AIA FVG SUMMER ENGLISH COURSES

SUMMER STEAMThere are still Openings for our Summer Classes.  Info and Online Registration LINK for ALL Summer Classes.  2017/18 Membership valid until August 31, 2018 is included in the price of the summer course for new students. 
July 2-6 – STEAM Full Immersion Middle and High School
July 9-13 – STEAM Full Immersion PreK and Elementary

July 23-27 – Corso di Recupero for High School, Test Prep and Adult Full Immersion
August 27-31- STEAM Full Immersion PreK, Elementary, Middle School, High School

NEW! HIGH SCHOOL RECUPERO – focus on grammar – The week of July 23rd.  Read our helpful hints to help improve your language proficiency starting NOW at home.  Don’t lose a year.

NEW! INTENSIVE SUMMER TEST PREP – If you’re thinking of going to the University in the US, you will need to take standardized Entrance Exams. TOEFL or IELTS for English and SAT or ACT for general knowledge for US College Admissions.  Summertime is the best time to study for these exams.

HIGH DIVE FULL IMMERSION MORNINGS for ADULTS – Take the plunge.  A Full Immersion English Class without leaving Trieste.  Monday to Friday 9-1 pm. 

FALL 2018/19 CLASSES

ALREADY THINKING of FALL CLASSES?  Classes start on September 15th
ONLINE registration opens on AUGUST 20th.
Here are the LINKS to ENGLISH CLASSES for KIDS 2018/19 and ENGLISH CLASSES for ADULTS 2018/19.  Prices and class times remain the same.  We cannot accept payments until after September 1st when our new fiscal year begins.
We offer FREE MINI TRIAL LESSONS the week of September 10th before classes start. 

SPECIAL EVENTS
INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION on July 1st– Thanks to all who made this such a fun and successful event!  Music, Burgers, Football and Fun!  Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste in collaboration with ASD Sant’Andrea San Vito, Muli Trieste American Football, Le Ranzide Flag Football, I Rufoli Flag Football.  Music by Gino D’Eliso and Stefano Franco.  Grill Masters and Fryer:  The Muli and Andrea T.  If you missed it, you can see the photos at this LINK.  See you there next year!

LIT FLICKS for KIDS and ADULTS - Great Books. Great Films.  FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC.  In English with English subtitles at the American Corner on Wednesday nights through July 27th.  Here are the June Films.  Click on the links for the complete program.  Bring your friends!  Great Date Night for Adults!
LIT FLICKS for KIDS – Wednesdays at 5 pm
4/7, 5 pm   DIARY OF A WIMPY KIDbook by Jeff Kinney
11/7, 5 pm WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY – book by Roald Dahl
18/7, 5 pm JUDY MOODY & THE NOT BUMMER SUMMER – book by Megan MacDonald
25/7, 5 pm THE BFG – book by Roald Dahl

LIT FLICKS for ADULTS – Wednesdays at 8 pm
4/7, 8 pm   A FAREWELL TO ARMSbook by Ernest Hemingway
11/7, 8 pm THE GRAPES OF WRATHbook by John Steinbeck
18/7, 8 pm DEATH OF A SALESMANplay by Arthur Miller
25/7, 8 pm ON THE ROADbook by Jack Kerouack
Our 2018/19 Membership Year begins on September 1st.  Here is the 2018/19 Membership Form.  Membership prices remain unchanged.  €25 – Ridotto for Students 16 and over, Teachers and 65 and over.  €35 – Intero.  Membership is valid until August 31, 2019.  Renew your membership after September 1st to take advantage of the American Film Series, Register for Courses, Check out Library materials, Participate in Members Only Events.  READ MORE about what it means to be a Member.  You can become a member at any time of the year. 

38th AMERICAN FILM SERIES
The new film season at Teatro dei Fabbri begins on October 25, 2018.  We’re working on a great series.  Renew your membership in September 2018 for the 2018/19 season.  Missed a film? Check it out from our Library!

REGULAR ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS and FAMILIES – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
Back in the Fall:  Mom & Baby Playgroup, Teen Maker Space, GLOW, Nati per Leggere, Family Film Festival

REGULAR ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS – FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC
Back in the Fall:  Women’s Book Club, Coffee Break, Short Story Club, Knit Wits, TESOL

CALLING ALL FULBRIGHT and US DEPARTMENT of STATE EXCHANGE PARTICIPANTS
Did you study abroad with a FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP or through a US Department of State Exchange Program? Send us an email if you or someone you know participated in one of these programs!  We are organizing an Alumni Group in Trieste. aia.fvg@gmail.com

VOLUNTEERS
We are a Volunteer Run Non-Profit Association.
Volunteers run our Library, American Corner Programs and Activities.  We are looking for Volunteers to Mentor and Manage the Teen Maker Club, Assist with the Nati per Leggere program, Work at the Cinema, Help with our Morning Activities at the Front Desk and in the Library. Send us an email.  We’ll find a role for you.  University of Trieste students in Humanities, P.R. and other majors can earn Internship Credit Hours with us (CFU).   We accept students with a minimum of 75 hours (3 CFU).  You'll have a great experience and improve your English, while you also learn valuable life and people skills. High School Students can also do Alternanza Scuola Lavoro.  Contact us!  aia.fvg@gmail.com 

AMERICAN CORNER TRIESTE – Since 2007, we have been part of the American Spaces Network.  Programs, consultation of the library, public internet access computers, and Wi-Fi are always free and open to the public.  A great place to study, meet friends, bring your kids.  Specific sections of the library are dedicated to Educational Advising, Children’s Corner Library and Women’s Space.  Consult our on line catalog of Books and DVDs.   The American Corner also offers Life Skills in English Courses for Refugees thanks to a U.S. Department of State Grant and the US Diplomatic Mission to Italy. 

Monday, July 2, 2018

The Week Ahead: July 2-6, 2018

Summer STEAM Full Immersion mornings, Lit Flicks: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, A Farewell to Arms, Recovering from our Indepedence Day Celebration!


Registration is OPEN for SUMMER CLASSES. 
Monday, July 2nd - Middle School and High School STEAM Full Immersion Mornings.
More classes during the Summer for Middle and High School, PreK, Elementary, Test Prep, Adult Full Immersion.  NEW! 1 Week of  Grammar Recupero for High School Students.  




Wednesday, July 4th - LIT FLICKS FILMS - in English with English Subtitles.  FREE

5 pm - Lit Flicks for Kids -DIARY OF A WIMPY KIDdirected by Thor Freudenthal (2010) , USA, 94 min. Adaptation of the Wimpy Kid series of youth fiction books written by the author and cartoonist Jeff Kinney (2009). The book has sold over 20 million copies.
Starring Stars: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Rachael Harris. 
The adventures of a 12 year old who is fresh out of elementary and transitions to middle school, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year. CHARLOTTE’S 

8 pm - Lit Flicks for Adults 
4 JulyA FAREWELL TO ARMSdirected by Charles Vidorand John Huston, 1957, USA, 152 min. 
Adaptation of Ernest Hemingway’s novel A farewell to arms(1929).
Starring  Rock HudsonJennifer JonesVittorio De Sica. Screenplay by Ben Hecht.
Frederick Henry, an American serving as a volunteer ambulance driver with the Italian forces in the First World War, is wounded and falls in love with his attending nurse, the British Catherine Barkley. In the midst of war and some intrigue, the pair struggles to stay together and to survive the horrors around them.
Here's the Link to the photos from our Independence Day Celebration.  Thanks to all who made it such a fun evening.  Our volunteer grill chefs, Stefano Franco and Gino D'Eliso for the Music, ASD Sant'Andrea San Vito for letting us use their field, the Ranzide, Refoli and the Muli for the fun flag football.
See you next year!PHOTO LINK

Summer English Classes 2018

Registration is OPEN for Summer English Classes

ALL INFO and ONLINE REGISTRATION LINKS HERE:  http://aia-fvg.blogspot.it/2018/03/summer-steam-2018.html


STEAM FULL IMMERSION WEEKS:
PreK 
Elementary
Middle School
High School


NEW! High School Recupero

Test Prep


High Dive Full Immersion for Adults