This popular language course consists of 20 group lesson hours per week. There is a maximum of 12 students, with a normal average of 10 students per class. Lessons start at 09:00 am and finish at 1:30 pm leaving the afternoons free for the students to participate in the school’s busy social activity programs, to study independently, to absorb the Italian culture in the many bars and local meeting places throughout our city.
These courses teach the Italian language through the teaching of its culture, history, politics, and the many aspects of life that are unique to this fascinating country. They look to offer the students a chance not just to learn a new language, but also a new culture and way of life. The last hour of each morning is dedicated to workshops in which students study two of the four basic language skills in greater depth – either speaking and listening or reading and writing. These classes are held at four levels (elementary, intermediate, advanced and superior) and are designed to deepen the practical use of the language.
Starting dates: every Monday.
Lesson: 4 per day (1 hour of lesson).
Hours per week: 20 hours.
Every month the Committee organizes social and cultural activities, such as Italian film-shows, lectures and talks on various aspects of Sienese and Italian culture (for example, the history of Siena and the Palio, Italian Opera, music, politics, fashion etc.), excursions to places of relevant cultural interest and guided tours of Siena.
The following is a typical example of our social program (normally for four weeks – this is a short version!). Monthly calendar of wide range of extra-curricular activities, including excursions through Siena and Tuscany, wine and cheese tasting, films, lectures, concerts, bike riding, parties, dinners, etc.
Very comfortable “relaxing” room for the students to socialize, sleep, or play games or the piano and guitars provided. Two courtyards and three terraces for relaxing, chatting and sunbathing! 27 newly-renovated and well-lit classrooms of varying size for individual, mini-group and large classes. Self-study center and library complete with video and cassette player and a wide selection of video and audio cassettes, supplementary coursework, books, etc. Computers Internet Point for students. Free for the owner of our card.
- 1 week: € 205 p/p
- 2 weeks: € 390 p/p
- 3 weeks: € 545 p/p
- 4 weeks: € 670 p/p
- Each extra week: € 160 p/p.
- Use of facilities such as the library & study zones.
- Examination Fees
- Transfer from and to the railway / Airport
- Bank charges
Note: Applications should be sent to the booking office at least 30 days before the beginning of the course together with the deposit (200,00 Euro). Please remember that in case of no show no refundable is possible.
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The School has been officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education. Since 1990, we represent the Siena Committee of the non-profit making our cultural organization. Founded in Rome in 1889, the aim is to promote and sustain the knowledge of Italian language and culture throughout the world.
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