Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Settimana Intensiva - questa volta di giorno! e anche intensivo per Scuola Media e Superiore

Una altra settimana super intensiva di inglese!  Questa volta di giorno.  Perchè non, anche durante la pausa pranzo.  Anche un corso intensivo per ragazzi della Scuola Media o Scuola Superiore.


13-18 maggio 2013

TOTALE  10 ore € 130
Adult Advanced Beginner                   10-12 am (ore 10-12)

Adult Intermediate Conversation       1-3 pm (ore 13-15)

Adult Advanced Conversation            1-3 pm (ore 13-15)

Middle School                                       3-5 pm (ore 15-17)

High School                                           5:30-7:30 pm (17:30-19:30)

 Una botta d’inglese in 1 settimana.  Quello che serve per riprendere il tuo inglese un po’ arrugginito. Una vera settimana di full immersion!

Pagamento:  Contanti, assegno oppure via IBAN. 

(Se pagate via IBAN verrà applicato lo sconto del 5%, IBAN IT49A0200802290000005261887, specificare:  Causale: Nome del Corso, Nome dello studente).

Per partecipare ai corsi si deve essere iscritti all’ Associazione Italo Americana FVG. 

Per ragazzi sotto i 16 anni, un membro della famiglia deve essere iscritto.

Per adulti, ogni partecipante deve iscriversi all’Associazione.

Intero- adulto - €35, Ridotto (studenti, insegnanti, ³ 65 anni) - €25

Non possiamo concedere lo sconto IBAN per l’iscrizione all’AIA FVG.


Per informazione:  349 8666667     -     www.aia-fvg.blogspot.it

Gail Spilsbury reads from her book Sabina Quartet - May 10, 2013, 6 p.m.

Some of you might remember Gail from the days in the 80's when she taught English at the Associazione Italo Americana.  Her book is available at the Libreria Minerva - Trieste

The Foot Book - Biblioteca Quarantotti Gambini - May 6, 2013

We love the Foot Book by Dr. Seuss and we want to share it with the children at the Biblioteca Civica Quarantotti Gambini, Via Lodole 7/A - San Giacomo neighborhood on Monday, May 6, 2013 at 5 p.m.

Join us for our reading, a hokie pokie dance and some fun at the Trieste public library.   

This is part of a city wide initiative entitled "Un Mondo di Storie" that involves the different cultural associations in our city.  Take advantage of the project and listen to stories in different languages and learn more about the multi-cultural communities in our city.

Beasts of the Southern Wild at the Ariston - May 2, 2013


Our last film of the 2012/13 series at the Ariston is "Beasts of the Southern Wild". This year has passed so quickly! Time flies when you're having fun.
Remember that even if the film series is over for the season, you can still use our fantastic library with over 1000 DVD's and 5000 books and magazines available to read here or take home. Come on down and check it out! We worked like crazy and you can tell! On May 2nd, we will officially re-open the check-outs.

Beasts of the Southern Wild - Showtimes: 2,4, 6:30 and 9 p.m.
93 minutes Film 2012. Drama/ Fantasy

Faced with both her hot-tempered father's fading health and melting ice-caps that flood her ramshackle bayou community and unleash ancient aurochs, six-year-old Hushpuppy must learn the ways of courage and love.
Director: Benh Zeitlin
Stars: Quvenzhané Wallis, Dwight Henry, Levy Easterly

Monday, April 22, 2013

Closed for Ponte Curto - April 25-26

April 25th and 26th The Associazione Italo Americana FVG / American Corner are closed for the "Ponte Curto". 

We're taking a much needed break after our move. See you on Monday! Next week we'll close only on May 1st.

Made For Each Other Tonight Wizard of OZ

There's no place like Cappella Underground! 8pm

Friday, April 19, 2013

Saturday, April 13, 2013

This Week - April 15th - 19th

What is going on this week?  A WHOLE LOT!  In addition to getting settled in our new location (Piazza S. Antonio Nuovo, 6 - 2nd Floor), we've got:

Regular Spring Semester Courses starting this week.  By the way, you can still sign up.  Call 349 8 66666 7 and Karoline can give you some info, or you can look at our blog and find course info.

Made for Each Other:  Tin Man (TV Series 2007) - Monday April 15th at 8 p.m. at Cappella Underground piazza Duca degli Abruzzi.  The theme for this couple is The Wizard of Oz. 
In Tin Man, DG, a waitress from Kansas, finds herself in a the Science Fiction / Fantasy world of OZ.  She's got lots of issues to resolve: find her memory, locate her parents, defeat the evil witch who wants to create eternal darkness.
 Next Monday, April 22nd, The Wizard of Oz, the original 1939 classic starring Judy Garland.

Thursday Coffee Break - Thursday, April 18, 2013 10-12 in The American Corner.  Bring a friend, have a cup of coffee, enjoy some great conversation, in English naturally. See our new place, shelve some books.  Open to the Public.

Hyde Park on Hudson, American Film Series at the Ariston.  Thursday, April 18th.
Showtimes:  2,4,6:30, 9 p.m.  The film lasts 94 minutes and stars Bill Murray, Laura Linney.
A 1939 weekend in upstate NY with FDR, his cousin and the Queen of England. 
Members Only.  Not a member? Become one on cinema night or pass by our office before Thursday.

T.G.I.F.  in the AC.  Friday, April 19th from 7 - 9 p.m.   A Thank God It's Friday Happy Hour in with drinks and snacks in our new location .  This week our ethnic pick, is everybody's favorite:  Takeout Pizza from Barattolo, our neighbor in Piazza S. Antonio.  A €5 contribution per person to cover costs.  BYOB - (Bring your own drinks).  Call 040 63 03 01, or e-mail aia.fvg@gmail.com to reserve so we know how much food to order.  Open to the Public.  Bring a friend!

Still wondering, what else to do?  Come on down and help us set up.  Check out our facebook page to track our progress.  

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Our Move - A Sneak Peak at P. S. Antonio Nuovo, 6

Here are the photos from our move! A sneak peak!
All of our stuff is out of Via Roma and in P. S. Antonio Nuovo, 6.  Now the hard part is putting everything back together again.
44 years of accumulation in 400 sq. m.!  Think of the possibilities.  It took the movers 3 whole days.  Luckily we already packed our books and disassembled our book shelves. 

Classrooms are ready!  Classes will be held as scheduled.  Intensive Classes this week - April 8-12, and Regular Classes starting on April 15th.

Our priorities are:
  • Figure out where we want to mount the book shelves,
  • Mount the book shelves Children's Corner and stock the shelves, (children are our most avid readers!)
  • Mount the book shelves in the Reading Room and Aula Magna,
  • Mount the DVD shelves and stock them,
  • Stock the book shelves in the Reading Room and Aula Magna.
Want to help?  Call us to find out what we're working on. It's a work in progress.  If you have a drill, please bring it!

Move to Piazza S. Antonio Nuovo, 6

Yes, we have moved - It took 3 entire days of moving vans.  We are kind of camped out, but classrooms are ready!  Full Speed Ahead! 

Note that our address is :  Piazza S. Antonio Nuovo, 6 in a building owned by the SERBIAN Orthodox Community and not the Greek Orthodox Church as was stated in the article. 

Come and visit... come and help us remount our library and stock the shelves!

AIA-FVG / American Corner Trieste April 2013 News


Oh, What a Month!  Packing, our move, our new place, unpacking, reassembling.  You know how much stuff you acquire in 44 years?  Anyway, we love our new location.  Come  over and see, volunteer to help unpack!  

Courses will go on as scheduled.  In fact we have already had a couple of lessons in our new space.  You can still sign up.  For info call:  349 8666667. 

Intensive Week – April 8-12 – Jump start your English.  10 hours of English in 5 days!  Come out speaking almost like a native…
Adult Beginner, Adult Advanced, Adult Intermediate- Monday to Friday 6-8 p.m. Cost €130.  Contact us for details.

Spring Courses – Starting April 15 – Our regular courses will continue  from April 15th  with the same days and times.  Talk to your teacher if you are already in a course.  Classes for students will end with the Italian school year.   

MEMBERSHIP DRIVE 2012/13 – Exchange your temporary membership card for the permanent one

MEMBERSHIP GOAL FOR 2012-2013: 600.  Membership update:  510  (90 to go!)

Join or renew now and take advantage of our programs:  American Cinema Series at the Ariston, Made for Each Other at Cappella Underground, Library /Mediateca, Children’s Corner, Invitations to Special Events, Coffee Breaks, Friday American Experience, Saturday Storytime.  Membership is:  €25 for students (age 16 and over), teachers, over 65, €35 for regular membership.  Another great gift idea for family and friends.
MADE FOR EACH OTHER at Cappella Underground – showtime 8 p.m. – MEMBERS ONLY
Classic American TV compared to American film with the same theme, including commentary by Prof. Leonardo Buonomo.   True lessons in American Pop Culture.  Here are our upcoming “matches”.  We have rescheduled The Day the Earth Stood Still, which was cancelled because of the ice storm.  The rest of the calendar is moved back by one week. 
April 8th– The Day the Earth Stood Still (Film 1951)
April 15th – Tin Man (TV Series)
April 22nd – The Wizard of Oz (Film)

AMERICAN FILM SERIES at Cinema Ariston – 2, 4, 6:30 and 9 p.m. – MEMBERS ONLY
To go the movies, you must be a member of AIA –FVG.  Sorry, no single admission tickets can be sold. 
April 18th -  Hyde Park on Hudson with Bill Murray and Laura Linney

April 18th – Our monthly appointment to have a coffee and some good conversation (in English).  Help us shelve some books!

Our April program has been suspended due to the move.  Back in May! 
We still want to keep you on your toes though.  Don’t forget Earth Day on April 22nd and International Book and Copyright  Day on April 23rd. 

TGIF! – in our office from 7 p.m. – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
April 19th - Happy Hour with drinks and snacks in our library.  Meet new people, speak English, enjoy ethnic cuisine.  After our American TGIF served by Marino in Via Timeus 9, we’ll go Italian with Pizza! Don’t miss it this month.  Take Out Restaurant of the Month:  Barattolo, our neighbor in Piazza S. Antonio (€5 contribution, BYOB).  Participants bring drinks to share.  Make a reservation so we know how much food to order at aia.fvg@gmail.com or by phone 040 63 03 01.

SATURDAY STORYTIME in our Kids Zone, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
We concluded Storytime for the winter with a great story, a party and certificates for everybody.  Thanks again to all volunteers, kids, parents.   We’ll be back in the summer with Storytime Light and the I Love Reading Competition.

CLOSED FOR PONTE Our office will closed on April 25th and 26th (Volunteers are people too!)  Everyone will enjoy the break.  No classes, library services or events on those days.

See you in April at the Association!       NEW ADDRESS:  P. S. Antonio Nuovo, 6

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Piazza S. Antonio 6, 34132 Trieste – 040 63 03 01             aia.fvg@gmail.com
Hours: Monday-Friday 4-8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10-12

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

The Day the Earth Stood Still - Monday, April 8th

We have rescheduled "The Day the Earth Stood Still" that was cancelled last week due to the ice storm.

 Made For Each Other the Associazione Italo Americana FVG's TV /Film combination continues.
We continue with Aliens! After Third Rock from the Sun (TV series, 1996-2001)
This Monday at Cappella Underground at 8 p.m. :

8/4/2013 The Day the Earth Stood Still (film 1951). Dir. Robert Wise

We added a week to our schedule to include the last couple:
15 /4/ 2013 Tin Man (TV series, 2007)
22/4/2013 The Wizard of Oz (1939). Dir. Victor Fleming

Your membership card is valid for the entry to the Cappella Underground for these showings.