In operation since 1984, the Italian Language and Culture Center Our institute is a school specializing in teaching Italian to foreigners, authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education. The school is located in the central and elegant Art Nouveau neighborhood near "La Sapienza" University of Rome, the historical park “Villa Torlonia” and the main train station “Termini”.
The school’s air conditioned building houses bright, spacious classrooms on two floors and opens onto a large garden where courses are also held, and where students can relax during their breaks and free time.
Courses run year round and are attended by students from all over the world. All courses are taught in small groups, on average 7 or 8 students, with a maximum of 12. This limited class size offers individual attention as well as a friendly and relaxed atmosphere in which to learn the language.
The school offers a rich and interesting extracurricular program with guided tours, short seminars on Art, Architecture, Cinema, Literature, Politics, Italian cooking and wines. During the week-ends excursions to other sites of interest are also offered (Pompeii, Naples, Orvieto, Florence).
Upon request, the school will provide accommodations for students for the duration of their course. Housing is available in private homes, students apartments and hotels. The school also offers teacher's training courses, au-pair service and a free of charge inter linguistic exchange with Italian native speakers.
Our school is an Italian language school where quality teaching and a wide variety of Italian language courses come together in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere, where each student finds a personalized welcome and attention.
All courses are taught by highly trained instructors specializing in teaching Italian as a foreign language. The teaching method is based on communication. Students actively exercise the four fundamental functions of the language: listening, speaking, reading and writing. Particular attention, however, is given to conversation, in order to develop students’ abilities to express themselves and communicate in Italian from the very beginning of the course. Naturally this method includes the study of the rules of Italian syntax and grammar, which are essential to language learning, but which, alone, are not sufficient for gaining a real command of the Italian language.
The school's continuing research into improved methods has resulted in the development of textbooks and related cassettes. Various authentic materials have been carefully collected and are used throughout the courses: slides, video-cassettes, radio excerpts, newspaper and magazine articles, films, literary, texts, songs.
Living in Italy - even if it is only for a short time - is a unique experience, full of opportunities. The city offers a broad range of events throughout the year to satisfy the tastes of all age groups. It has the world's largest outdoor museum, hundreds of churches, countless monuments, museums, galleries, theaters and cinemas.
There are frequent concerts of all types of music - opera, classical, jazz, rock, etc. The school's cultural program makes it possible for you to enjoy the city and its events while learning Italian. Besides the Italian Language Courses the following activities are offered on a regular basis:
- Introduction to Rome: the town, its services, and its cultural events.
- Guided tours of Rome: Art history itinerary; Italian architecture itinerary.
- Italian Cinema: Presentation and viewing of films of representative Italian directors.
- Italian Literature: The new Italian writers.
- The Regions of Italy: history, culture, traditions, and life today.
- Italian "Opera".
- Italian songwriters.
- Excursions during the week-end to Naples, Pompeii, Orvieto, Florence and to the seaside.
- Excursions and visits to the city's glorious parks
- Sports: soccer and beach volleyball games.
During the summer, the city hosts the famous "Estate Romana" (arts festival), offering an impressive number of outdoor events, including concerts, dance, theater, cinema, etc. In this period, the Italian Language School organizes evenings out where teachers accompany students to various events.
Participation in the school's Italian cultural program is free of charge. You pay only when trips, meals, museum entrance or other paid events are involved.
The Italian Language School is located in an elegant, central Art Nouveau neighborhood of Rome, near "La Sapienza" University of Rome, historic "Villa Torlonia" park and the main railway station "Termini". This area of Rome has many tree-lined streets and parks and is only a few minutes walk from the popular student quarter "San Lorenzo", whose pubs, cafes, restaurants, pizzerias and lively nightlife are well known throughout Italy.
The Italian language school occupies two large floors of an elegant Art Nouveau villa. The air-conditioned building is surrounded by a spacious garden where classes are also held and students can spend their breaks and free time.
Thanks to the numerous means of public transport serving the area, it is possible to reach the most famous monuments and important places of Rome in minutes. The Italian language school is easily reached from any part of town and is only two metro stops from the main railway station "Termini" and from "Tiburtina" Station.
This very centrally-located yet elegant and tranquil location offers an ideal environment to study Italian and to enjoy the city of Rome.
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- Registration Fee: € 50 (valid for 1 year)
- Text book: € 22.
- teaching materials
- extracurricular activities
- a certificate of course completion
- "Tandem" service
- the room-finding service.
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M05300 was founded in 1984 and is specialized in teaching Italian for foreigners, the school provides various services in order to organize an interesting and fruitful stay in Rome: accommodation, cultural activities, vocational courses, etc. The school is officially authorized and recognized by the Italian ministry of...
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