|Questions and Answers
Italian Language and Culture. Cooking courses, Food and Wine trips, Language and Truffle hunting, Language and Spa, Programme for for Senjor, Language and Golf,
1. How long has the business been operating and how did it start?
The school was founded in 1981, 32 years ago.
2. What is your company's mission?
We clearly see the need to combine the love of the Italian language and culture with an environment of positive and effective learning.
Since that time, we have developed courses especially geared to the mature student in a locale that showcases the life of the real Italy. Bagno di Romagna is a classic Italian small town whose principal business is spas. Blessed with the Roman thermal waters, many of our students combine language learning with daily spa activities.
3. What does your company specialize in?
Italian Language Courses
4. Who is the founder or owner of the company and briefly describe his/her past activities?
Cesare Portolani From 1976 to 1981 Supply teacher in the Junior High School .
From 1981 – Founder and Managing Director of Scuola Palazzo Malvisi in Bagno di Romagna.
From 1981 Teacher of Italian as foreign Language.
From 1995 to 1997 President of ASILS (Association of Schools of Italian as Second Language)
On 1996 Representative of ASILS in Brighton (UK) to the International Conference of Foreign Languages.
From 1981 Teacher of Italian as Foreign Language in Scuola Palazzo Malvisi – Bagno di Romagna.
On 1983 Founding Member of Association AIL (Accademia Italiana di Lingua) www.acad.it and Member of Arbitrators Committee.
8- 14 March 2009 Teacher of Italian Language Course for Holzcluster Steiermark GmbH – Wood Academy – Austria
26 May 2011 – 01 June 2011 - Teacher of Italian Language Course for FOF – Aahrus – Denmark
27 May 2012 – 03 June 2012 - Teacher of Italian Language Course for FOF – Aahrus – Denmark
5. What is your most popular travel package and why?
Programme for Over 50, cooking course, language and truffle Hunting, Italian for Gourmet, language and Golf.
Popular because Food and wine are one of the more appreciated aspect of the italian culture.
6. What is the best compliment you received from a client?
We are professional, friendly and enthusiatic