Are you planning a trip to Italy? This two-day course is designed for those individuals that have very limited time to dedicate to the study of the Italian language, but who want to be able to express and to understand elementary Italian while in Italy for vacation, or for business. In a lively, relaxed environment, participants learn key expressions, vocabulary words, and idioms necessary for the traveler. Travel tips, cultural aspects, regional characteristics, and social protocol and customs will also be presented. Note: No previous knowledge of Italian is required, however student participation in class drills and conversation is critical to your success in this course. Have fun!