In fact, obtaining linguistic competence - being able to: understand, speak, read and write - begins with an understanding of the syntax, followed by a more thorough study of the grammatical rules and structures. Particular attention is given to the latest ideas about grammar, the socio-linguistic environment and the most recent developments within the language.
The use of authentic material and activities which fully involve the students makes our teaching method particularly effective and guarantees rapid learning. An initial placement test means that every student is put in the most appropriate group according to the level of his or her knowledge of the language.
Our intensive group courses for Italian are the quickest and most effective way to learn Italian. These courses are suited to every level, from beginner to advanced and can be attended from anything between two weeks and six months. Lessons take place in the morning or afternoon, every day from Monday to Friday. Price for Intensive Language Courses (20 – 80 hours): 200 – 600 Euro.
Evening courses exist for those who are staying in Rome for a long period. This are held two or three times a week, depending on the formula chosen. Price for Evening Language Course (20 hours in 4 weeks) - 200 Euro.
Results obtained with individual courses usually far exceed students’ expectations. Designed particularly for those who have very little time at their disposal and who need to deal with specific themes. These courses can also include lunch with the teacher to practice making conversation. Price for Individual Courses (10 – 40 individual hours): 370 – 1660 Euro.
The program for these courses will be decided according to the linguistic level of each group. Upon the completion of a level, a certificate of attendance is awarded. Upon request, exams can also be taken to obtain the It Club Certificate at beginner, intermediate and advanced level.
* Study/Language Holidays in Torre Sant'antonio: Students interested in language holidays of a week or more can take part in our Italian program in Torre Sant'Antonio. The program includes 1 - 4 week individual or mini-group courses set in the beautiful Santa Caterina dello Ionio in Calabria.
- Courses with highly qualified, specialized teachers;
- Visits to archaeological and historical places of interest;
- Great food - guaranteed by the local produce;
- Accommodation in small villas or apartments within the Palazzo di Torre Sant' Antonio;
- Free time activities;
- Beautiful beaches with fine, white sand.
Everything becomes easier with our school’s extra services. We can arrange: accommodation to suit your needs; for you to be met at the airport or station; to be taken to your accommodation; to provide practical information about the city; thematic excursions; guided visits (also in co-operation with the World Heritage Fund); university seminars; conferences; debates; cultural events as well as restaurant evenings to sample Italy’s famous cuisine.
With at least six weeks notice, it is possible, through our club, to reserve one of the various kinds of accommodation on offer, in the certainty of finding exactly what you are looking for: rooms in student halls of residence, with Italian families, in centrally located hotels or pensions or apartments of various sizes. All of our accommodation has been carefully selected by our staff and is, therefore, absolutely reliable.
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