ITALIAN COURSES

Intensive Course of Italian Language and Culture

Courses of Italian language and culture are intensive; they have a total duration of 4 weeks – 100 hours divided into 80 hours of language classes and 20 hours of culture lessons. These include didactic activities during the tours guided by our teachers and excursions to the most beautiful cities of the Marche Region and Italy (Rome, Florence, Bologna). Shorter courses of 3 or 2 weeks are also available.
A normal day class schedule (Monday – Friday) is from 9.15 am to 1.15 pm.

Our classes consist of small groups of 14-16 students in order to develop better communication skills and learn quickly to speak Italian.

 

Our Levels

1

ABSOLUTE BEGINNER – A1

2

ELEMENTARY LEVEL – A2

3

PRE-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – B1

4

INTEREDIATE LEVEL – B2

5

ADAVANCED LEVEL – C1

6

ADVANCED LEVEL – C2
(For foreign teachers of Italian only)

LESSONS OF CULTURE: Italian Literature, Italian History, Art, Cinema, Music, Folklore, Traditions,Gastronomy.
Each trip and excursion (Rome, Florence, Bologna, Rimini, the Marche Region, etc.) is presented in class to introduce the historical and artistic beauty of Italy and the habits and customs of Italians.

OUR TEACHERS, our teachers are fully experienced in teaching Italian to foreigners and follow a method focusing on communication, according to the latest methodological guidelines for the teaching of modern languages.
The linguistic contents of each level are adjusted to the equivalent level of competence required by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Teachers and specialists also participate in extracurricular activities allowing students to practice the language outside the classroom.
Thanks to our method students learn the language through listening, speaking, reading and writing in a creative and fun way and environment.

BOOKS AND TEACHING MATERIALS are modern, updated and suitable for both young students and adults. In addition to primary sources, CD players, videos, songs, movies, newspapers and authentic materials are used to make lessons more enjoyable and interesting.

CERTIFICATE: at the end of the course an examination takes place and a Certificate of Attendance is issued with the assessment of the degree of proficiency attained. The school has agreements with several foreign universities regarding recognition of credits obtained by the students.

CELI CERTIFICATION: CELI is a qualification of the Italian language and internationally recognized by the ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe).

DILS-PG CERTIFICATION

DILS-PG is a first level certification in DILS (“Didactics of Italian Foreign Language”). For further information, please check the relevant page in this website.