Welcome to Rome, the capital of Italy, known as the "Eternal City"; it is a monumental city, with a wide cultural offer: from museums to parks, from art galleries to unique and unforgettable archaeological sites. Famous for its vivid night-life, its family run restaurants and world famous hotels Rome combines tradition with modernity, elegance with informality. Rome has also many theaters, cinemas, restaurants, clubs and markets it will be difficult to choose from.
Rome is a multi-layer unique capital, not only because another hidden city lies beneath today’s surface, but also because in Rome you will witness the abundance of various styles from different ages: from Roman to medieval architecture, from renaissance perfection to baroque splendor.
Our school is situated in the center of Rome, in the pedestrian area, halfway from the astounding Piazza Navona, Castel S. Angelo and St. Peter Basilica. This area, typically Roman, abounds with charming cafes, shops, boutiques, libraries and a vibrancy found nowhere else in the city.
The school is located in an attractive, elegant typical aristocratic building, where the decoration has some kinds of luxurious touches, with 12 spacious classrooms, full of light, a computer room with free Internet access, a video room, a conference room with capacity, lift, wheelchair accessible and central heating. It is one of the largest schools in Rome.
The office of our school in Rome is open 10 hours a day (from 8 a.m to 7 p.m, Monday to Friday) , so that you can come whenever you want. You will find our staff ready to help you and solve your problems.
Mr. Pier Alberto Merli, Director of our school. The school is recognized by the following US Universities (with undergraduate credits):
- California State University, Sacramento
- Camino College
- University of Colorado at Denver
- Glendale Community College
- Los Angeles Community College District
- City College of San Francisco
- San Francisco State University
- Tahoe Community College
- State University of New York at New Paltz
- Our school collaborate with the Edgewood College (Madison, WI) and the Santa Barbara City College, whereby students registering with us may receive credits at those colleges. Since Edgewood College and Santa Barbara City College are higher educational institutions fully accredited in the United States, these credits will normally be transferable to most American colleges and universities.
The Standard Course
The Standard Course is held throughout the year on 6 (monthly) levels of ability. Duration: 1 to 24 weeks. The 4 lessons are held daily from Monday to Friday, usually beginning at 9am. If there are many participants the Standard Course may also be held in the afternoon at 2pm. There is a maximum of 12 students in each class.
The Intensive Group Course
This course is held throughout the year on 3 levels of ability. Duration: 1 to 24 weeks. The course consists of 6 lessons per day, which are held from Monday to Friday.
Intensive Italian Language Course "Plus" 5 & 10
The Intensive Plus Course consists of the Standard Course Plus additional private lessons (one-to-one). The individual lessons are specifically designed for your specific needs. We offer two kinds of Intensive Plus Courses:
- Intensive Plus-5 Course: 20 lessons of Standard Course and additional 5 private lessons per week;
- Intensive Plus-10 Course: 20 lessons of Standard Course and additional 10 private lessons per week.
La Dolce Vita +50 course:
This course is specifically designed for mature students of any age. You will learn Italian in a pleasant and relaxing enviroment, accompanied by a wide variety of cultural activities. Duration: 1 or 2 weeks. Special starting dates.
Italian Language and Culture Course "Italy Today":
For students who want to learn Italian and at the same time become acquainted with the culture and history and the current social and political situation of their host country, we suggest to choose the "Italy Today" Course. In addition to the 4 lessons Standard Course in the morning, in the afternoon they will be introduced to art and culture, history and folklore, press and films as well as the current political and economic situation of Italy. The cultural part of this course consists of 10 supplementary lessons in two weeks.
The Italian lessons are taught by Italian speaking native teachers. You will immediately start using and thinking in your new language with the help of our native Italian-speaking instructors who are prepared and trained to make each lesson meet the individual needs of the group members, keeping you engaged in lively dialogs and drills. User friendly audio visuals help you develop a natural ability to speak Italian.
Staff at our school in Rome provides administrative assistance to the students insuring that their classes and housing are appropriate to their needs. Also, the staff joins the faculty to help develop confidence in students' ability to speak Italian and increase their language skills.
Many people visit us every day making our school a meeting point for the international community in Rome. We have students from more than 90 different countries (45% from Europe, 35 % from America, 10 % from Asia and the remaining 10 % from other countries).
We believe that learning Italian is not only done in a class room, therefore we organize culture and leisure activities for our students. Through these various activities, you will practice your Italian, get to know your fellow students and enjoy Italian culture.
During the month, the school plans several activities for the students. Most of the activities takes place after school hours and represent a good opportunity to meet and to know other students. The students are only charged the entrance fees and the cost of transport. The monthly program of activities is varied and thorough, but there is also plenty of free time to enjoy the many attractions offered by Rome and its surroundings.
The school is located in an attractive, elegant typical aristocratic building, where the decoration has some kinds of luxurious touches, with 13 spacious classrooms, full of light, a common room with vending machines, a computer room with free Internet access, a video room, a conference room with capacity, lift, wheelchair accessible and central heating. It is one of the largest schools in Rome.
All the classes at our school in Rome are held in nice rooms with large windows and excellent lighting. Inside the classrooms you sit on spacious chairs and there is enough space for a maximum of 12 students per class. The teachers count with different media, such as videotapes, projectors, CD players that allow us to give the students efficient, dynamic and interesting italian classes.
Our school has developed its own methodology. Textbooks are designed to accelerate the learning process of Italian. Grammar is presented in an organized and logical manner followed by examples, an array of practice exercises and short stories that gives the students and the teachers many opportunities to talk in Italian.
All the programs have been designed with the intention that, independently of the duration of the course, the student can obtain very good results. Knowing in depth Italian grammar, practicing in writing and reading and speaking in the real language with real situations are the basic pillars of our school's method.
A registration fee of 70 Euro, valid for 12 months, must be paid for any enrollment.
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Italian Language School in Italy - M05417 (Officially authorized by the Italian Ministry of Education). Are you looking for an exciting and comprehensive Italian language program? You have found what you are looking for! We offer a variety of high quality Italian language courses for beginners up to Italian language...
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