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Italian FAMILY Homestay courses at your teacher's house: info , courses,dates, events. Year

Italian Courses in a Villa. Homestay Italian at your teacher's house. Full board Italian classes. Intensive courses  in Italian at any level all year around.                                        


Italian courses: dates, events and info-2017

Our Calendar for this year  appears both on this page in the chart below and on a Pdf document.


Homestay teaching. Residential school. Italian language courses
We offer Italian courses on Homestay basis for a minimum of 5 days to a max of 14 days.


Levels and special events for each month will also appear in 2 different charts after the courses chart . We offer Italian courses at 6 different levels : Absolute beginners, Postbeginners, Low Intermediate- Intermediate- Upper Intermediate and Advanced and not just 3 as in most schools.


Learning Italian in our School/Villa makes a difference. Enjoy the freedom of a 5000sqm garden rather than being in an apartment  or in an hotel room on your own .Being with us means having the chance to practise your Italian as much as you like Practise the language with your teacher, her family and friends. Guided excursions ,  shopping together, visit to local markets, Italian cookery lessons will  also be part of your days spent with us and  all already included in the course's price.


Italian traditional cookery lessons are included in the price of all our Italian and specialised courses planned all year around.We also organise Gcse revision courses.

Italian Residential seniors courses (50+)Homestay are also available


Our recommended courses in England in spring and in summer in 2017


1) Friday the 9th of June from 10 to 430 pm Italian Advanced Conversation day

2) Saturday the 10th of June from 10 to 4.30 Italian Advanced Conversation day in Bucks


l---------------- and in Italy in spring and summer 2017

 April- May


1)Italian Upper intermediate Conversation course from the 14th of April to the 24th inclusive

2)Italian Cinema course. Advanced Conversation on Cinema, culture and society from the 27th of April to the 6th of May  inclusive( 10 days) during a special event

3) Italian Beginners course. Fun course for 5 days from Sunday the 7th of May to Thursday the 11th of May inclusive


June - July

4) Italian for Beginners from Wednesday the 21st of June to the 30th of June inclusive ( 10 days)

5) Italian for Postbeginners- Low intermediate from Monday the 3rd of July to Wednesday the 12th of July inclusive


6) Italian Intermediate  from the 13rd of July to the 19th inclusive ( 7 days)


Monday the 27th of February - Sunday the 5th of March (7 days)
More courses in the chart below after our  info Scroll down please



less than a price of  a 3 star hotel( bed and breakfast only) in Rome per day you will have  an all inclusive package( except flights) with not hidden costs.A 10 days course for example will include

*Airport transfers from and to the school in Rome

*Accommodation in a spacious single room facing a wonderful garden . En suite rooms also available at the bed and breakfast

* 3 meals per day with drinks included

* 4  hours Italian tuition for 8 days with your highly qualified Professor with  an MA in Teaching and Promoting Italian language and culture to Foreign students( Ca Foscari University- Venezia- Italy)

*Guided excursions to Rome and surrounding areas in our 8 seats minibus.

* entrance to selected museums included

* English speaking hosts  perfectly bilingual

*Free wifi



Information on available courses
1 The following Italian Residential courses planned for 10 days can also be taken for 5,7, 12 or 14 days. During winter it is possible to attend a 4 day course Dates will be given on request.
2 Students arrival cannot be accepted on Sundays. For 10 days courses departure it is usually on the 11 th day
3 These courses, for a small group ( 1 to 6 students max) but more often attended by 4 max, include in their price: airport transfers from and to the airports of Rome or Termini Station, accommodation, 3 meals per day with drinks included, 4 hours Italian tuition daily , guided excursions to Roma and surrounding areas with entrance to museums and sites included, Italian cookery traditional lessons
4 Further dates are available on request
5 We would be happy to organize special courses for companies, airlines, Embassies, Ou students and also Italian Gcse revision courses,.



Flights are not included.

Drinks and snacks during our trips are not included


Course Schedule 2017 (download PDF)


Courses 2017
Monday the 23th of January to Wednesday the 1st of February (10 days)


Monday the 27th of February - Sunday the 5th of March (7 days)
Wednesday the 22nd of March to Friday the 31st of March (10 days)
Monday the 3rd of April to Wednesday the 12th of April (10 days)
Low intermediate - Intermediate  
Friday the 14th of April to Monday the 24th of April (11 days or 7 days course from Tuesday the 18th )
Upper intermediate - Advanced Spend Easter with us
Thursday the 27th of April to Saturday the 6th of May (10 days)
Italian cinema, culture and society course for advanced conversation  
Monday the 8th of May to Thursday the 11th of May (4 days)
Italian for Holiday course A fun course as an excuse to live as an Italian for a few days
Monday 15th of May to Wednesday 24th of May (10 days)
Postbeginners - Low Intermediate  
Friday the 26th of May to Thursday the 1st of June (7 days)
Wednesday the 21st of June to Friday the 30th of June (10 days)
Monday the 3rd of July to Tuesday the 11th of July (9 days)
Postbeginners - Low intermediate  
Thursday the 13th of July to Wednesday the 19th of July (7 days)
Tuesday the 29th of August to Thursday the 7th of September  (10 days)
Advanced Conversation  
Friday the 8th of September to Sunday the 17th of September (10 days)
Advanced conversation, Cinema, culture and society Different program from the April's course
Tuesday the 19th of September to Wednesday the 27th of September  (9 days)
Saturday the 30th of September to Monday the 9th of October  (10 days)
Intermediate - Upper intermediate Harvest of the grape
Tuesday the 11th of October to the  19th of October inclusive ( 9 days)

Postbeginners- Low intermediate


Sunday the 29th of October to Saturday the4th of November inclusive. 7 days course for Beginners

Monday the 20th of November to Sunday the 26th of November (7 days)



Monday the 27th of November to Saturday the 2nd of December (6 days)
Monday the 11th of December to Sunday the 17th of December (7 days)




- Beginners -

No previous knowledge of Italian at all.

- Post beginners -

The students have already followed 6 months or 30 hours of a beginners class.

- Low-intermediate -

The students have followed one full year of a beginners class.

- Intermediate -

Students may have already completed 2 years.

- Upper-intermediate -

Students have already studied the language for 3 years and are able to use more complicated structures and a wider vocabulary.

- Advanced -

Students have already studied the language for 4 or 5 years and are fairy fluent and confident ( though not perfect!!!) in written and spoken language. Are able to follow most of a news broadcast for example and discuss everyday topics. Eg immigration, society etc.

Events 2017
We are including in this column a list of events in our area according to the month in which they take place. For example if you choose a course in February in this column you will find Carnevale.


Winter sales start on the 5th of January in Rome


Carnival Parade on Saturdays and Sundays for 2 o 3 weeks in Velletri ( Roma)
  Winter sales in shops


Camellia's flower Festival in Velletri ( third week in March)

April Spend Easter with us on Sunday the 16th of April
May First Saturday of May "La processione della Madonna dei ceri" a 333 years old religious  tradition in Velletri
  Traditional Fair/ market in Velletri. First Sunday in May
  Third week in May. The artichoke Festival in Velletri


Historic groups Festival at Genzano di Roma. A parade where the groups, wearing old costumes will dance and play music all around Genzano's town.

The Corpus Domini celebration, including the Flower Decking in Genzano di Roma will take place  in June


Enjoy a day  at the seaside with us
  Summer sales in shops


Enjoy a day at the seaside with us
  The religious Festival in Velletri " La Madonna della Carità  "


The harvest of the grape in our land. Experience how to make wine. Wine festival in Velletri and Frascati
  Il Palio delle Decarcie. A medieval Tradition in Velletri

November and December

Visit to a local olive mill. Harvest of the olives in our land

Enjoy your Christmas shopping in Rome with us and a visit to a Christmas market in Piazza Navona.