Italian Language Course

Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci

Program Description

Italian Language Course

Scuola Leonardo Da Vinci

You’ll find below the list of the Italian language courses offered in our schools of Florence, Milan, Rome and Siena. If you need help to find the course best fitting your requirements, just contact us!

Intensive Italian language course

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Intensive Italian language course. The intensive Italian language course is our standard course, and consists of 4 Italian lessons a day, totaling 20 lessons a week.

The lessons are held from Monday to Friday in groups of no more than 12 students, led by qualified teachers, who are passionate about their work. The lessons begin every Monday for students that already have some knowledge of the Italian language, and every two weeks for absolute beginners.

Our lessons are principally based on spoken communication, but also deal with the more formal aspects of the language (lexis/vocabulary and grammar). Lots of time is dedicated to activities that encourage dialogue and discussion about various topics, from art and literature, to modern city culture.

Text books are provided by the school and are included in the price of the course. The teachers use not only these text books, but also other support materials (newspaper articles, songs, films and other authentic material from everyday life) to give students the opportunity to engage with different forms of contemporary communication and to improve their communication abilities.

Our golden rule is: the teacher is the director, but the group of students are the real protagonists of the lessons.

RECOMMENDED FOR: those students who want to either start or go on studying Italian through an intensive program that still leaves plenty of time to discover the artistic and historic marvels of the territory and also to have some fun!

The lesson groups are made up of people from all over the world and from different age groups.

Apart from studying the language, there is still lots of time for culture, sport and fun! The school organizes loads of extracurricular activities in the afternoons and evenings, allowing students to discover the city, visit museums and exhibitions and to enjoy daily life! In addition, there's a cinema discussion group, weekend excursions, visits to typical wine cellars and workshops, group 'aperitivi' drinks, and trattoria dinners…because part of learning a language is also living and enjoying the culture! Have a look at our list of city by city programmes.

And remember that the more that you stay with us, the more that you save!

Starting dates: every Monday for non beginners

Duration: min. 2 weeks

Lessons: 4 per day, 20 per week

Level: all ability levels, from Beginner to Advanced

Participants: max. 12 per class

1 week Italian language course

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You can attend a course, even for only one week, in all of the Leonardo da Vinci school locations. You can choose between the following options:

  • 1 week intensive course: 4 lessons a day, 20 per week.
  • 1 week extra intensive course:: 6 lessons a day, 30 per week.
  • 1 week extra intensive corse, plus 5 or 10 extra lessons:4 group lessons a day, plus 1 or 2 individual lessons a day, 25 or 30 per week.

Our expertise and fantastic quality of teaching, all in the space of one week.

Recommended for those students who do not have a lot of time available, who want to refresh their knowledge of Italian or, lay foundations for learning the language in the future. The one week courses are organized in the same way as our medium and long-length courses, with lessons that start every Monday for students that already have some knowledge of the Italian language, and every two weeks for those that are absolute beginners.

Classes with a maximum number of 12 students allow you to fully take advantage of your stay in Italy and your free time, thanks to all of the activities organized by the Leonardo da Vinci staff, which range from guided visits, to evenings spent together, enjoying life and each other's company.

The Leonardo da Vinci school offers Italian courses split into 6 ability levels, from beginner (A1) to advanced (C2), according to an assessment system validated by the European Council. Communication is our method of teaching - from the first day you speak Italian!

RECOMMENDED FOR: those students who don’t have much time, but still want to refresh their skills in the Italian language or lay the foundation for a future, thorough study.

Starting dates: every Monday for non beginners

Duration: 1 week

Level: all ability levels, from Beginner to Advanced

Participants: max. 12 per class

Super intensive Italian language course plus 5 or plus 10 lessons

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Our courses are designed to respond more to general needs and problems, than to specific issues and have diverse learning objectives.The courses are subdivided into 6 ability levels, from beginner (A1) to advanced (C2), according to an assessment system validated by the European Council.

The plus 5 or plus 10 courses allow the student to learn in two different ways: on one hand there's studying in group, where you can benefit from the communicative dynamics, learning together with others, in a group of a maximum of 12 students. On the other hand, you can also follow a personalized and intensive study program taking advantage of the expertise and attention offered by a private lesson.

For those who have a high level of knowledge of the Italian language, private lessons are ideal to learn in depth about the culture of Italy, its history and the lifestyles of the Italian people. If, on the other hand, you are preparing to do an Italian language certificate exam, a university test, or an important work interview; with the reinforcement and in-depth learning offered by private lessons, you will certainly succeed and reach your goals.

Our staff are always available to help to organize extracurricular activities during your stay: guided museum visits, monument and church visits, tastings, lessons on various Italian topics (e.g. cinema, literature, opera, or food) and visits around the city.

RECOMMENDED FOR: those students who want to add one or two private lessons to the regular ones, for a deeper insight. Along with your teacher, you can also create your own program, adjusting it to your own professional or personal needs.

Starting dates: every Monday for non beginners

Duration: min. 2 weeks

Level: all ability levels, from Beginner to Advanced

Participants: max. 12 per class

This school offers programs in:
  • Italian


Last updated April 14, 2016
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1 - 48 weeks
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