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.


Upcoming AP Italian Language and Culture Online Workshop

Don’t miss this upcoming College Board Online Workshop, register today to:

• Explore the AP® course successfully through a review of the course and exam description.

• Includes introduction to the new Course Pacing Guides

• Learn how AP Classroom can help you plan & focus instruction

• Access data-driven feedback for the remainder of the year.

Complete four modules over a period of one week. Receive a certificate of completion with 0.6 CEUs.

Concordia Language Villages to offer 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.


Congratulations to the 2020 Recipients of the Teacher Recognition Awards!

Click here to view the List of Awardees.


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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2020 Teacher Award Recipients
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Word of The Day

Italian Word of The Day
  • Il labbro: lip

    Part of speech: noun Example sentence: Hai le labbra ancora sporche di gelato. Sentence meaning: You still have ice cream on your lips!

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