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  1. 1. Marco Salardi *** Consolato Generale d’Italia ***
  2. 2. Marco Salardi *** Consolato Generale d’Italia *** San Francisco
  3. 3. <ul><li>People of Italian descent in the USA: 17 million + </li></ul><ul><li>People of Italian descent in CA: 1,26 million – </li></ul><ul><li>5% of the population in California </li></ul><ul><li>3% in the other </li></ul><ul><li>Western States </li></ul><ul><li>Italian speaking people </li></ul><ul><li>in CA: 84.000 </li></ul><ul><li>Italian citizens resident </li></ul><ul><li>in CA: 20.000 </li></ul>Marco Salardi * Consolato Generale d'Italia in San Francisco * March 2008
  4. 4. <ul><li>there are 130.000 students of Italian in American schools, Colleges and Universities </li></ul><ul><li>+ 48% in the last ten years </li></ul><ul><li>64,000 High School students of Italian in 2000 </li></ul><ul><li>1% of language students but 350% increase since1960. Only 43,6% of HS students are enrolled in language courses (20,9% in 1960) </li></ul><ul><li>In Colleges/Universities, in 2002/3: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>307 B.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>54 M.A. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20 Ph.D. </li></ul></ul>Marco Salardi * Consolato Generale d'Italia in San Francisco * March 2008
  5. 5. <ul><li>NEW: Supporting Italian language for all interested in our language and culture </li></ul><ul><li>OLD: Supporting Italian language only for Italian immigrants </li></ul><ul><li>Education Offices in all Italian Consulates in USA. 2002 Los Angeles, 2006 San Francisco, 2008 Philadelfia </li></ul><ul><li>The director is an Italian Principal </li></ul>Marco Salardi * Consolato Generale d'Italia in San Francisco * March 2008
  6. 6. <ul><li>Support the AP Program </li></ul><ul><li>The AP-Italian started in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>About 1.900 High School </li></ul><ul><li>students were enrolled in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>50% passed the test </li></ul><ul><li>Our goal is 3000/4000 students </li></ul><ul><li>In California only 100 in 2006 and 93 in 2007 </li></ul>Marco Salardi * Consolato Generale d'Italia in San Francisco * March 2008
  7. 7. <ul><li>The Education Offices organize workshops for teachers of Italian for improving their skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Our professors are from the University of Perugia, Siena, Venezia, Roma and sometimes from Italian Departments in local Universities </li></ul>Marco Salardi * Consolato Generale d'Italia in San Francisco * March 2008
  8. 8. <ul><li>Only San Francisco State and Long Beach Universities can grant Credentials </li></ul><ul><li>Presently, no Test is offered for credentialing </li></ul><ul><li>Italian Credentials can be converted in CA but only if you have passed through the SSIS </li></ul>Marco Salardi * Consolato Generale d'Italia in San Francisco * March 2008
  9. 9. <ul><li>The most terrific websites about Italy are the ***.rai.it websites. RAI is the National Broadcasting Corporation. </li></ul><ul><li>About 400, mostly free </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You can download cultural and non cultural programs (except movies). You are linked to all important Italian cultural sites. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.perlacultura.rai.it/site/it-IT/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.rai.it/dl/portal/tuttisiti/E.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.italica.rai.it/ for the language </li></ul></ul>Marco Salardi * Consolato Generale d'Italia in San Francisco * March 2008
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  25. 25. <ul><li>Marco Salardi </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>Marco Salardi * Consolato Generale d'Italia in San Francisco * March 2008
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