This intensive self-paced program is for high school and college students who need to complete a full year course in a shorter time with a six session course (first semester) + another six session course (second semester).
Students get assignments and written homework corrections, complete their audio lessons, receive personalized feedback and grades and take an exam at the end of each semester.
|Courses:||Beginner 1, Beginner 2, Intermediate 1, Intermediate 2, Advanced 1, Advanced 2|
According to student needs - self-paced
|Includes:||6 + 6 asynchronous sessions, 12 self-administered lessons with exercises and exams, 10 assignments, written homework corrections, personalized feedback and grades from the teacher|
|15 or more audio-lessons with Pronunciation Guides and Voice Recorder, personalized feedback and grades from the teacher (the number of audio lessons depends on the topics covered in each course)|
|Progress report (available online 24/7)|
|2 End of Semester Exams|
|Educational Materials:||Online access to self-study interactive language lessons, audio files, pronunciation guides, exercises, grammar, glossary and learning activities|
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In the Intensive Tutored Courses students follow online asynchronous sessions, complete self-administered language lessons with exercises and exams, write their assignments, record their voice in the audio lessons, and upload their assignments and recordings for correction. The teacher evaluates the work of the students, grades it and posts corrections and feedback online.
The Intensive Tutored Courses include: 6 + 6 asynchronous sessions, 12 self-administered lessons with exercises and exams, 10 assignments, 15 or more audio lessons, 2 end of semester exams and other educational materials provided during the course.
See sample of a beginner session: Tutored Course - Beginner 1, session 1
10 assignments: students post assignments in the Class Forum. The teacher posts corrections and feedback in the Class Forum and in the student's Progress Report (available online 24/7).
15 or more audio lessons: students complete self-administered audio lessons with a Pronunciation Guide and Voice Recorder. Students upload their recording for the teacher for evaluation and grading. Students are required to have a headset/microphone combination for the audio lessons.
Image of Pronunciation Guide and Voice Recorder
Students who wish to practice more, upon request can participate in an online group class with a fixed-time schedule, and meet with a CyberItalian teacher for conversation and questions regarding the Italian language and culture.
Students can see their grades and personalized feedback anytime in the Progress Report (available online 24/7).
Sample of Progress Report
(depending on the course you take the format of the report might vary slightly)
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CyberItalian’s digital curriculum and courses are utilized for Founders Education’s Italian courses. Students are evaluated by Founders Education certified teachers. Founders Education is accredited by AdvancEd's Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.
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Having a variety of educational materials and activities, students are graded in different areas of study:
In the Self-administered Exercises included in the lessons, students receive an automatic score based on the percentage of correct answers. For educational purposes, these self-administered exercises can be taken several times (in this case, each time the student will have to re-enter the entire text in the exercise); the latest score of each exercise will be recorded over the previous one.
In the Self-administered Exams included in the lessons, students receive an automatic score based on the percentage of correct answers; only the score of the first time you take the exam will be recorded.
Grades are given in numbers with the following values:
|A+||97 - 100||Excellent, achievement surpasses the basic requirements of the course. Superior.|
|A||93 - 96||Excellent.|
|A-||90 - 92||Very good. Almost Excellent.|
|B+||87 - 89||Good, student fulfills all requirements. Better than Above Average, but not quite A- work.|
|B||83 - 86||Above Average.|
|B-||80 - 82||Average Almost Above Average.|
|C+||77 - 79||Slightly Better than Average.|
|C||73 - 76||Average.|
|C-||70 - 72||Slightly Lower than Average.|
|D+||67 - 69||Below Average, but making progress.|
|D||63 - 66||Below Average student approaches the standard requirements for the course.|
|D-||60 - 62||Almost failing.|
The Final Report (XLS format) with ALL scores, final average grade and feedback from the teacher is issued at the end of each semester.
If you need certifications you must have your work supervised and corrected by a US certified teacher from our partner Founders Education.
Founders Education is accredited by AdvancEd's Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, a regional accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education.
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