Italian in Toronto

Why learn Italian in Toronto? Toronto is a city of great diversity, and Italian plays a big part of what makes Toronto so special. The Italian community in Toronto makes up around 30% of the total population of Italians in Canada, putting Toronto as the fourth-largest Italian population outside of Italy. Immigration to Toronto began before the 1850s with both soldiers of fortune and educated Italians choosing the city as a prosperous place to seek work. The most recent mass migration came as a result of World War II, with 90% of those immigrants choosing to stay following the war and according to the 2016 Census there are 62,640 people living in Toronto who are Italian or of Italian descent and for those interested, Italian lessons in Toronto would be a great way of to the richness of this migration. Nowadays, Little Italy in Palmerston and Corso Italia are Toronto's Little Italies. Palmerston is home to one of the original ethnically Italian districts of Toronto, and both are home to shops, cafes, and restaurants with a distinctly Italian flavor.

The Trentino Club of Toronto was established in 1965 and works today to ensure the legacy of Italian in Toronto continues to thrive. From picnics throughout the summer to Italian-themed dinner events during the winter, as well as an active youth community, the Trentino Club is making sure Italian is still current and relevant for future generations, attracting hundreds for each event. The same is true of the Istituto Italiano di Cultura Toronto, offering cultural collaborations between Italian and Canadian organizations and individuals as well as promoting heritage events. The Canadian Italian Heritage Foundation also hosts an annual Italian Heritage Month throughout June, with various festivals and celebrations taking place here in Toronto. The Italian Contemporary Film Festival attracts around 23,000 visitors yearly, and has grown into one of the largest celebrations of Italian film outside of Italy, hosting a festival in June as well as year-round events. In short, there are Italian-themed events held all over Toronto throughout the year, from art exhibitions to summer festivals, and of course a whole host of the best Italian restaurants around. If you have an interest in anything Italian, taking Italian courses in Toronto is just the beginning of understanding all Toronto has to offer.

Learning about Italian language and culture will open your eyes to many aspects of Western art, fashion, and design. If you are taking your vacation in Italy this year, signing up for Italian classes in Toronto will prepare you for your travels and give you the confidence to explore Italy's rich heritage knowing you can hold conversations and ask questions to get the most out of your trip. Or, perhaps you would just like to brush up on the Italian you already know. Why not take one of our free online Italian level tests to see where you are already, and then send us an inquiry to get started. There is a native Italian teacher waiting to help you.

Interesting Language Facts

Bilingual men earn 3.6% more and bilingual women earn 6.6% more than their monolingual counterparts.

The language people speak shapes the way they see the world.

Being fluent in two languages enhances a person's ability to concentrate.
WHY people learn ITALIAN?
Personal reasons (communicating with friends and family in Italian)
Work abroad in Italian-speaking countries
Travel abroad

Ci sono uno spagnolo e un italiano in una stanza.
l'italiano si spoglia e lo spagnolo dice: "asta la vista."
l'italiano gli risponde: "si ma tu l'hai vista l'asta?"
Foreign Language Speakers
of population
No. of Immigrants
of population

1-on-1 General Italian Course in Toronto

Our general one-on-one courses in Toronto will help students improve their Italian level quickly and efficiently, whatever their needs. One of the most exciting aspects of our courses is that they are developed entirely around the needs of the students. The fact that we offer our Italian classes on a One-on-One basis means that you can learn the words and phrases you need in a comfortable and relaxed environment.

1-on-1 Business Italian Course in Toronto

Our Italian courses in Toronto are taught on a one-on-one basis and will help you improve your business communication skills immensely. No matter what level you begin at we will soon have you dealing with business introductions comfortably before moving onto other matters. Beginner level students can expect to finish the course with basic telephone Italian and email skills, as well as a level of survival Italian, granting them the ability to work in a country where Italian is the native tongue.

2-to-1 and Small Group
Italian Courses in Toronto (closed group)

Our Italian courses are also available for small groups studying together (Two-to-One Italian Course or In-Company Small Group Italian Course). All participants must have the same language needs, be able to study at the same time at the same place and be at the same level. All participants should be booked at the same time. Language Trainers suggest that you do not look for classes with more than 8 students at one time. However, an In-Company Taster Italian Course can contain a maximum of 12 people.

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Take our Italian Language Level Test.

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After finishing your course, we will send you a course attendance and completion certificate.
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