Welcome to the website of the Italian Language Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting and sustaining Italian language education in the United States. Our officers and advisors include members of national educational organizations, all of whom have a deep-seated commitment to education and the language and culture of Italy.
We are committed to the making AP Italian successful, now that it has been reinstated.
The Italian Language Foundation is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation qualified by the Internal Revenue Service to receive tax deductible contributions. Join us in learning about Italian language and culture studies.
If you took the AP Italian exam on May 16th, 2013 and wish to be considered for the Dante Award for Excellence, you must submit your AP Italian Exam Score Report via the College Board’s AP Automated Score Reporting Services at 1-888-308-0013 (toll free in the United States, U.S. territories, and Canada), or 1-609-771-7366 (outside of the United States). Score reports are available by phone beginning July 1st, and are payable by credit card only (the fee is $15 per report). You will need your AP number, social security number (if you provided it on your answer sheet), date of birth, exam year that corresponds with your AP number, the Italian Language Foundation’s four-digit college code (7202), & a valid credit card number (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa). Please request your Score Report by no later than July 16th, as it takes the College Board seven days to process each request.
Teachers of Italian who are members of the Italian Language Foundation are eligible to participate in free workshops (pay only for refreshments and materials). The ACTFL OPI is being offered to teachers of Italian, courtesy of the Italian Language Foundation. If you are a teacher of Italian at the middle or high school level, please join the Italian Language Foundation to be eligible for these enriching professional development opportunities!
For the second year, the Italian Language Foundation is pleased to offer tuition-free workshops for our teacher members. Sponsored by the Italian Language Foundation, these ACTFL (American Council on The Teaching of Foreign Languages) full-day workshops are for teachers of Italian at all levels. See below for outline, locations, and dates.
Outline of the Workshop:
* Understanding characteristics of language needed to move from novice to the intermediate range and from intermediate to the advanced range of performance
* Designing instruction and assessment to prepare students to reach higher levels of performance
* Developing literacy strategies across the three modes of communication (Interpersonal, Interpretive, and Presentational)
Los Angeles Area: California State University-Long Beach June 15, 2013
New York Area: Linden High School. Linden, NJ June 22, 2013
Ohio: September 2013 (Specific date and location to be determined soon)
Cost: The workshop is presented through the generosity of the Italian Language Foundation; participants pay a $25 fee for refreshments and materials.
To register: http://www.actfl.org/ilf-workshop2013
If you have not yet renewed your teacher membership in the Italian Language Foundation , please do so via this link for a nominal fee of $25.
We look forward to having you participate in these workshops, which will enhance your teaching of Italian.
Dedicated Students of Italian Language and Culture Receive the First Ever Dante Awards for Excellence in AP Italian Language Studies.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THE AP ITALIAN EXAM:
Date of the exam
The College Board has published the date of the AP Italian Language and Culture Exam on its web site; it is scheduled for Thursday, May 16, 2013, after 12.00 PM.
It is not possible to take the exam on dates different from the one indicated by the College Board.
For more information see: http://professionals.collegeboard.com/testing/ap/
Home Schooled Students: How to take the exam.
All students interested in the Italian AP exam who have not attended an AP Italian course can take the exam following these steps:
1. Exams must be ordered and administered in schools approved by the College Board:
2. Students should contact AP Services no later than March 1st to obtain contact information for approved schools;
3. Student should be in contact with the school in which they want to take the exam no later than March 15th;
4. For all related questions, students should contact AP Services:
Phone: 888 225-5427 (toll-free in the U.S. and Canada) or 609 771-7300
For more information see: http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/reg.html