Italian for Travelers

CCOM 2013Roman Colosseum

Planning a trip to Italy? Enhance your trip by learning some basic Italian. Emphasis is on developing elementary conversational skills - pronunciation, greetings and short sentences to ask for such things as food, shelter and directions. Learn local expressions, along with Italian culture and customs. You'll also practice your Italian for typical scenarios in restaurants, taxis, airports, museums, hotels, outdoor markets, and for buying gelato!

Instructor: Mark Temelini
6:00 - 7:30 pm
Dates: (FALL) Thursdays, September 28 - November 30, 2017 (10 weeks)
                 (WINTER) Thursdays, January 25 - April 5, 2018 (10 weeks)
Location: Rm. 217, Carleton Hall, 19 MacAulay Lane, UNB Fredericton Campus (click here for campus map)
Course fee: $179 (+HST)

Materials: Please bring the book "Learn Italian the Fast and Fun Way" 4th edition by Marcel Danesi, Barron's Educational Series. It can be purchased from

Mark TemeliniAbout the instructor:
Mark Temelini is a first generation Italian-Canadian with extensive experience in teaching at the post-secondary level. He holds a PhD in Classics (focus on ancient languages and civilizations) and is an instructor in the Department of Classics and Ancient History at UNB. He is a recipient of the Faculty of Arts Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has taught Italian for many years at universities, private language institutions, and government organizations. His proficiency in Italian has earned him high school and university scholarships in Italy. In addition, he offers translation services, and organizes and directs cultural tours in Italy. He is enthusiastic about sharing Italian language and culture with students.

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