Once you've worked on the basic Italian language tools, you will move beyond the first chapters of the textbook to focus more on comprehension, grammar and conversation. You will learn how to speak in the past tense, which is very important in conversation. Teens 14 years and older are welcome.
Recommended textbook: Italian Made Simple: Revised and Updated, by Cristina Mazzoni. ISBN 10: 0767-915-399.