Entries by Dr. Carlos Capra

Conversation for Travelers

A practical introduction to spoken Italian. In these lessons students learn basic vocabulary and grammar with emphasis on conversational skills (speaking and listening comprehension) to find their way in Italy. Students will be able to formulate simple factual questions and requests, understand simple answers/directions and make simple complaints (Level A2 of the Common European Framework […]

Group Lessons

Our group lessons are tailored to the particular needs and goals of each group. That is why it is important that all students in a group be at a comparable level of Italian and have the same goals. LEZIONI D’ITALIANO starts with an interview with one person representing the group (or with the entire group): […]

Italian Diction for Singers

LEZIONI D’ITALIANO offers a full course on Italian diction either combined with a language course or diction only for singers who are not interested in more complete Italian language lessons. We also offer coaching in phonetics and vocabulary of specific songs/operas chosen by the singer. Carlos Capra holds a Doctor of Music degree in clarinet […]

One-On-One Lessons

These one-on-one lessons have a personalized structure designed to accommodate the student’s own pace and specific goals and needs so that the student can take full advantage of the time in lesson. One-on-one lessons are normally held once or twice a week for 1.5 hours each, unless the student prefers a different arrangement. The student […]