Italian Language Courses
Learn Italian in Italy
language courses in Tuscany by the sea
are held in groups of 6 to 10 students, from Monday to Friday
09.00 - 13.50. 30 lessons are given per week. Courses begin every
week, and individual starting dates are flexible. Following an
assessment test on the first day, students are placed in different
courses, guaranteeing the homogenity of the groups. All Italian
language courses are taught in Italian.
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European language levels - Self Assessment Grid
Common European framework of reference for languages
Lower intermediate level
Upper intermediate level
Lower advanced level
Upper advanced level
Italian language courses
Beginner (A1) and Elementary (A2)
At the beginner level, students learn the constitutive
elements of the Italian language, i.e. grammar and syntax.
This first step into
the world of Italian language includes the mastering of everyday situations
the acquisition of basic communicative competence.
Intermediate I (B1) and Intermediate II
The Italian language courses for intermediate
levels focus on communication with native speakers.
A wide variety of verbal exercises will aid you in learning to speak fluent
Italian. More advanced
and complex syntactic and grammatical constructions are examined and acquired.
Students have the opportunity to learn a diversified and advanced
vocabulary, enabling them to understand abstract texts
and articles from
newspapers and other sources.
Minimal requirements for Intermediate 1 are the mastering of the
past tense and simpler tenses;
for Intermediate 2 all indicative tenses.
Advanced 1 (C1) – Advanced 2 (C2)
the advanced Italian language courses, complex, challenging structures of the
Italian language are taught.
The participant will reach a sophisticated level of
comprehensions and gain the ability to summarize and present texts with complex content.
pronunciation and the ability to speak fluent Italian are the
objectives of the Advanced II courses.
The main emphasis of the
theoretical part will be placed on grammar-exercises.
Courses for the CELI, CIC and CILS certificates
These Italian language courses include
participation in one of the above-mentioned Italian group courses (the course level
depends on the level of the certificate you want to pass) and
special preparation in 2 additional individual lessons daily.
Alternatively, the preparation can be achieved with individual
lessons, ensuring quicker progress.
Italian Grammar Course
course offers students with a good grammatical foundation the chance to perfect their
knowledge in this specific field. The aim of the language course is to reach a
new and improved understanding
of the language by thorough and in-depth study of Italian grammar.
The language courses will be held in July, August and September
and will last for 1 to 4 weeks with four hours of teaching per day.
participants who take part in the group courses (Beginner 1 - Advanced) have the
option of taking additional private or 2 on 1-lessons in the afternoon to reinforce
their knowledge and/or to learn more subject-specific terminology.
Language classes on Italian history and
The Italian language courses on Italian history and politics
are designed for students with a solid, advanced knowledge of the Italian language
who are interested in Italy's political and historical situation.
with important historical events from 1860 up until today, reading articles and historical
documents, and watching movies. Additionally, we analyze interviews that were
conducted in Italy with politicians, historians, writers, workers, and intellectuals.
The classes take place in July and September. Duration: 1 to 4 weeks, 4 lessons
a day. Exact dates of the language classes will be provided upon request.