"Italian for fun, Italian for life"
Enroll now until September 2nd in our classes of Italian as Foreign Language for beginners and intermediate Italian speakers.
Take advange of our promotion of 10% off on the yearly tuition when you pay in a single installment. Offer expires on September 8th 2016.
Classes of Italian as foreign languge are offered every Wednesday at:
Connect English San Diego. CESD (5090 Shoreham Place, Suite #206 San Diego CA 92122).
Italian as Foreign Language dei piccoli, for elementary beginners, high beginners and accredited course for middle and high school (7th grade and up). This course meets high school graduation requirements.
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Tuition and Schedule 2016-2017 Italian as Foreign Language at CESD
Enroll now until August 31st in our classes of Lingua and Cultura for fluent or native Italian speakers.
Take advange of our promotion of 10% off on the yearly tuition when you pay in a single installment. Offer expires on September 8th 2016.
Classes of Lingua and Cultura are offered every Thursday at: 
Our Mother of Confidence. OMC (3131 Governor Dr., Dan Diego CA 92122).
Lingua e Cultura 1, 2, 3, 5 and Italian accredited course for fluent speakers from 7th grade and up
NEW: Italian as Foreign language class for beginners speakers offered now on Thursday at OMC (2nd - 6th grade)
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Tuition and Schedule 2016-2017 Lingua e Cultura Italiana and IFL at OMC
Italian as Foreign Language classes for beginners and Intermediate speakers (TK to 6th grade)are also offered at the San Diego French American School (SDFAS) every Monday starting Spetember 12th 2016

The Italian American Academy is a non-profit Italian Language School for children whose goal is to preserve and promote the Italian language and culture. We engage with children of all nationalities and ages-ranges through our unique, passionate and creative teaching approach and wide variety of courses. Classes run 3 days a week in three convenient locations serving all San Diego: the church OMC in University City, the San Diego French-American School in La Jolla and the Connect English School in University City.
If you are interested in joining our efforts please contact us now! To be informed of all news please join our mailing list.
Why learn Italian?
  • Children receive all the benefits of an international education
  • Encourages children to be open minded
  • Fosters understanding, appreciation and respect for differences
  • Increases self confidence in social interaction
  • Improves interpersonal skills
  • Enhances memory and cognitive skills
  • Fosters adaptability to new situations and contexts
  • Provides better economic and employment opportunities in the future
  • Preserves children’s source of pride in the language of their parents or grandparents
  • It’s fun!

We work to connect:
  • San Diego and Italy by working closely with academic advisers, teachers and artists in Italy
  • Our native speakers' and beginners' groups by working on multidisciplinary projects
  • Italian culture and all families interested in receiving the gift of international education regardless of their heritage
  • old and new generations of Italians
  • our children and all major Italian Associations in California by organizing joint programs and events


Non discriminatory policy
The Italian American Academy of San Diego admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
Likewise, the Italian American Academy does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of sex, age, handicap, race, color and national and/or ethnic origin.