|Italian Homestay School- Italian family School- Italian courses at your teacher's house . Courses for the over 50 of age available too|
The Italian Residential School I run it is a small and unique Homestay School . I am the only teacher and I am helped by my Italian traditional family .I obtained a Master Degree from the University of Ca Foscari ( Venice) in Teaching and promoting Italian language and culture to foreigners students .My school offers you the chance to have a superb experience. You will be studying Italian in an environment, just outside Rome, that is pleasantly quiet and beautiful. Velletri is in fact situated at 38km from Rome city center in the heart of Castelli Romani.
Surrounded by hills and exquisite countryside, Velletri town is only 23km to the coast of Anzio and 10 minutes by car from the lakes of Castelgandolfo( The Pope summer Residence) and Nemi's lake.
The Italian School Appia Vecchia, gives the students the opportunity of a full immersion in the Italian language, culture, tradition and cookery at no extra cost. You will be living in the same Villa with your Professore, or in the near Bed and Breakfast, sharing every precious moments of Italian life, while practising and learning the language.Our Homestay School is a full board Residential School so your course price will be really inclusive ( except flights)for the whole length of your staying. We will also include in your 10 days course at least 6 guided trips to Rome and surrounding areas , sometimes for a full day and other times in the afternoon at no extra cost. Entrance to museums and sites during these visits will be included as well as the transfers from and to the school from the airport or the train station of Rome.
The Villa is situated in a 5000sqm of land which consists of vineyards, gardens, olive and fruits trees of many types.The air in this area, has been defined by prominent German scientists as the best in Europe for relaxing , due to the fact that our area in the countryside is also very near to the sea and to the mountains.If you wish to have a stress free study-holiday our School_Villa is the right place .If you like to relax and sunbathe there is plenty of space. A table-tennis table and a bowls court( campo di bocce) are also available to our guests. Public Sport facilities ( a swimming pool and a tennis court )are available in summer at only 2km of distance. We will be happy to give you a lift there
Sleeping accommodation will be at the Villa or in the nearby Bed and breakfast, depending on the number of students. Priority is given to students who enrol first or might have a special need.Rooms available will be normally spacious single rooms or ( on request) double room if you are coming with your partner
The Italian classes( 1 to 6 students maximum ) will be available all year around at any level: beginners, postbeginners, low-intermediate, intermediate, Upper-Intermediate and Advanced.We run courses at 6 different levels in order to avoid mixed abilities groups We also have specialised courses on Italian cinema, literature, culture and traditions etc available to more Advanced students. All courses are carefully tailored to meet students requirements.Senior courses ( 50+) are also available all year around. If you choose a 10 days course,you will be studying Italian for about 40 hours over a 10 days period with students all at the same level. Courses can be attended for 5, 7,10 ,12 or a maximum of 14 days. Prices will be given on request More information on our Italian Homestay school can be obtained by reading the section called Home of our web-site
All 10 days courses as well as 12 and 14 days courses will include in the cost:
Airport transfers, accommodation, three meals per day( drinks with meals included) 4 hours Italian tuition per day, Italian cookery lessons, excursions to Roma and surrounding areas, entrance to selected museums and sites visited together,one light restaurant meal. and a free Wifi connection
Shorter courses will include in the cost everything as stated above except for the restaurant meal.
For less than the cost(I am talking about B and B only)of a 3 star hotel in the city center of Rome, you will have this all inclusive package
Flights are not included in the price .
Students arriving from Uk and Europe will find it more convenient flying to Roma Ciampino airport( 25 minutes only ) as low-cost flights are available daily. From other destination worldwide, Roma Fiumicino airport is recommended. Normal travel insurances are advisable to take out before arriving in Italy to cover you fully.We will not accept any responsabilities for items of any kind( Pc, money etc) lost or stolen on our premises or at the bed and breakfast