Tuesday, January 15, 2019

TESOL Workshop - Jan 18, 2019 - 6 pm


TESOL ITALY TRIESTE Local Group
cordially invites you to the Free Workshop:

Teaching Third Culture Kids-
Opportunities and Challenges

hosted by
Associazione Italo Americana FVG 
American Corner Trieste

Friday, January 18- 18:00-19:00
Piazza Sant’Antonio Nuovo, 6 – Trieste

This talk will be led by Janine Sprague Zolle, and discuss the unique life abroad of third culture kids (TCK), who straddle cultures and languages on a daily basis.  Find out how you can address this populations’ particular linguistic needs and provide a space where TCKs feel they belong and can express their unique cultural heritage.

Janine Sprague Zolle holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Spanish and a master’s degree in Bilingual Education. She has worked over the past 25  years in Mexico, USA and Italy,  using her expertise in language and literacy acquisition to empower students of all ages and diverse backgrounds to reach their full potential.  She is currently working as an EFL teacher at the Associazione Italo Americana in Trieste, Italy, where she also coordinates the local School Programs and TESOL Italy local group. She is also the mother of 3 third culture kids.

Register to Participate at this link:

The deadline for registration is: Friday, January 18, 2019
For additional information:
Janine Sprague Zolle, Trieste local group coordinator tesolitalytrieste@gmail.com

Saturday, January 12, 2019

The Week Ahead: January 14-18, 2019


A week dedicated to John Paul Jones, JFK and U.S. Navy theme events in addition to our regular classes and activities.    Here's the plan at Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste.  All American Corner events are FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC.



Monday, January 14th

WINTER Session Classes are in Week 2.  There are still some openings.  New Students, until week 3 you can still register ONLINE.  Here's the LINK.  See you in class! Weekend Warrior Full Immersion this weekend.  

Tuesday, January 15th

10 am - Film - John Paul Jones (1959) - in English (2 hours 6 min)The career of Revolutionary War naval hero, and Father of the U.S. Navy, from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.  Director: John Farrow, Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn

10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date
10 am - Refugee Bear Workshop

6 pm - Conference - John Paul Jones (in Italian) with Guest Speaker Col. Walter Lipartiti, retired pilot - Italian Army, sailor and writer.  
Conference and Presentation of his book Una Tigre Sull'Oceano about the life of John Paul Jones, American patriot and hero in the U.S. Continental Navy.  Jones is considered one of the fathers of the U.S. Navy along with John Barry.  
Introduction:  Cap. Fabio Tognoni - Presidente Associazione Arma di Cavalleria - Sezione di Trieste


Thursday, January 17th
10 am - Film - PT 109 (1963) 2 hours 20 min.
True Story - During WW2, Lieut. John F. Kennedy took command of PT 109 to fight the Japanese in the Solomon Islands.  He and the crew narrowly escaped becoming POWs. This film was made a few months before the death of JFK.
Director: Leslie H. Martinson
Stars: Cliff Robertson, Robert Culp, Ty Hardin


Thursday, January 17th
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date
10 am - Refugee Bear Workshop


8 pm - Women's Book Club  - Discussing the The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls.  





Friday, January 18th
4 pm - Teen Maker Space
6 pm - TESOL Meeting - Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Saturday/ Sunday, January 19th/20th
Weekend Warrior Full Immersion English.  

Conference - John Paul Jones - January 15, 2019 - 6 pm

Conference - in ITALIAN 
father of the U.S. Navy

Free and Open to the Public.




SPEAKER: Col. Walter Lipartiti - retired Pilot - Italian Army, long distance sailor and writer.

Introduction:  Cap. Fabio Tognoni - President, Associazione Arma di Cavalleria - Sezione di Trieste


L'Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste 
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la Libreria Antico Caffè San Marco

 Vi invitano alla conferenza (in italiano)
sulla vita del patriota e marinaio John Paul Jones 
tenuta dal Col. A. Walter Lipartiti 

Martedì, 15 gennaio 2019 alle ore 18 

Piazza Sant'Antonio Nuovo, 6 - Trieste

Con l'occasione verrà presentato il libro “Una tigre sull'oceano” 
sulla vita dell'eroe statunitense dello stesso Col. Lipartiti


Ingresso Libero

Other U.S. Navy Themed Events at American Corner Trieste in January 2019 (in English)

- 15/1, 10 am - Film - John Paul Jones (1959)
- 17/1, 10 am - Film - PT 109 (1963) - JFK in WWII in the Solomon Islands.
- 29/1, 10 am- Short Story Club - Excerpts from Once There was a War by John Steinbeck for the New York Herald Tribune 12/1943

For additional information:  aia.fvg@gmail.com


Friday, January 11, 2019

U.S. Navy Theme - January 2019

January 2019 at the American Corner Trieste is dedicated to the U.S. Navy.  Conference, Films and Readings.
All American Corner Events are FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC. 


15/1 - 10 am - Film - John Paul Jones (1959) - in English (2 hours 6 min)
The career of Revolutionary War naval hero, and Father of the U.S. Navy, from his youth in Scotland through his service to Catherine the Great of Russia.  Director: John Farrow, Stars: Robert Stack, Marisa Pavan, Charles Coburn


15/1 - 6 pm - Conference - John Paul Jones - with Guest Speaker Col. Walter Lipartiti (in Italian) and presentation of his book Una Tigre Sull'Oceano about the life of John Paul Jones, American patriot and hero in the U.S. Continental Navy.  Jones is considered one of the fathers of the U.S. Navy along with John Barry.

17/1, 10 am - Film - PT 109 (1963) 2 hours 20 min.
True Story - During WW2, Lieut. John F. Kennedy took command of PT 109 to fight the Japanese in the Solomon Islands.  He and the crew narrowly escaped becoming POWs.
Director: Leslie H. Martinson
Stars: Cliff Robertson, Robert Culp, Ty Hardin |

29/1, 10 am- Short Story Club - Excerpts from Once There was a War by John Steinbeck when he was an embedded war correspondent with the U.S. Navy for the New York Herald Tribune in December 1943 during the Allied Invasion of Sicily during WWII.

Saturday, January 5, 2019

The Week Ahead: Jan 7-11, 2018

Yes, We're Back!  We reopen on MONDAY, January 7th.  
Here's the plan at Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner Trieste

The week of January 14th we begin a series of U.S. Navy themed events.  Speakers, Films, Readings.  

Monday, January 7th
WINTER Session Classes Begin.  10 weeks.  There are still some openings.  New Students, you can register ONLINE.  Here's the LINKSee you in class!

Tuesday, January 8th
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date
10 am - Refugee Bear Workshop

Thursday, January 10th
10 am - Mom & Baby Play Date
10 am - Refugee Bear Workshop

Friday, January 11th
4 pm - Teen Maker Space
5 pm - GLOW - Girls Leading Our World - Creative Stress Management for Teen Girls




Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Weekend Warrior - English Full Immersion Boot Camp

The next Weekend Warrior - January 19 & 20, 2019

What is it?  A 10 hour Full Immersion English Fluency Boot Camp.  Learn to communicate in English.  During the weekend, we will be speaking and working ONLY English . . . and you will too!  A great way actually SPEAK English (we know that you already studied grammar and vocabulary, but never spoke much!).  Great for those who work long hours during the week, travelers, university students, people moving abroad.  Of course we have regular classes for Adults and for Kids that meet once a week.

Cost:  €125 (less 5% with IBAN Payment)

Weekend Warrior held 1 weekend each month.  Each time is different! You can sign up for as many weekends as you wish.  

PLEASE REGISTER ONLINE at this LINK  

Here are dates for the next Weekend Warrior Sessions (tot. 10 hours) 
Saturday and Sunday, 2 pm to 7 pm - both days

January 19/20, 
February 16/17, 
March 16/17,

April 13/14, 
May 11/12, 
June 8/9

Membership:  In order to take a class with our Association, you must be a member.  Membership:  €35 - Intero, €25 - Ridotto (teachers, students 16 and over, age 65 and over).  Membership is valid until August 31, 2019.  You also will fill in a Membership Form.

Happy 2019! Start the Year in English!

HAPPY 2019!

New Year's Resolutions?  Want to improve your English in 2019?

The Winter Session begins the week of January 7th for 10 lessons.  

24 hour Online Registration is Open for Winter Courses for:

- KIDS

- ADULTS

See you soon!