Welcome to The Italian Language Foundation, Inc.

Promoting and Supporting Italian Language Education

The Italian Language Foundation Mission is dedicated to promoting and sustaining Italian language education in the United States and worldwide. The Italian Language Foundation recognizes the requirement for Italian language learning in cultural and economic fields including: international trade and banking, fashion, commerce and the arts, among many others.


What Do We Do?

Support the growth of Advanced Placement Program in Italian

Student Members who receive an  AP Italian Language and Culture Exam score of 3, 4 or 5 are eligible to receive cash stipends & the Italian Language Award for Excellence.

Promote Italian Language study in the United States & Canada

Supports the study of Italian language and culture at the highest level in schools throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Train and support teachers of Italian, especially AP Italian

Teacher Members are eligible for exclusive resources and professional development workshops in Italian organized by The Italian Language Foundation.


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La Scuola offering Student Scholarship Opportunity

In the spirit of our mission to promote Italian Language education, we are announcing this scholarship offered by La Scuola d’Italia Guglielmo Marconi. Click to learn more.


Concordia Language Villages offering online Italian high school credit program

Concordia Language Villages is excited to offer participants new opportunities to begin or continue their adventure in language and cultural learning! Experience fun, interactive language learning and cultural activities – all from home, virtually. Learn More.


We salute U.S. Italian based corporations working diligently to bring authentic Italian products and services.

We hope you have an interest in joining our Corporate Alliance Membership (CAM) in support of sustaining Italian language education throughout the U.S. 🇮🇹


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Word of The Day

Italian Word of The Day
  • mondiale: worldwide

    Part of speech: adjective Example sentence: La seconda guerra mondiale è stata più terribile della prima. Sentence meaning: The Second World War was more terrible than the First.

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