A Testimonial from 2 senior students from the Usa
t   Your  teacher  is highly qualified and has also obtained a specific Master degree Itals (at Ca Foscari University - Venice- Italy) that is to say an MA in Teaching and promoting Italian language and culture to foreign students.

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Italian FAMILY Homestay courses at your teacher's house: info , courses,dates, events.
2017- 2018

 

Italian Courses . 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-2017-2018

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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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

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Our recommended courses in England in winter

Italian Advanced Conversation day on Friday the 12th of January

 

 

 

l---------------- and in Italy winter 2018 . Pleasedo not forget to have a look at the chart below for courses available in 2018

 

 

 

Monday the 27th of February - Sunday the 5th of March (7 days)
 

General info followed by our 2018 Calendar

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For

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

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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 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,.

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Flights are not included.

Drinks and snacks during our trips are not included


 

Course Schedule 2018 (download PDF)

Course Schedule 2017 (download PDF)

 

Courses 2018
Tuesday 27 Feb – Sunday 4 Mar *6 days

Beginners

 
Wednesday 21 Mar – Tuesday 27 Mar *7 days
Intermediate
Wednesday 28 Mar – Thursday the 5th of April *9 days
Upper intermediate, Advanced Spend Easter with us
Monday 9 Apr – Wednesday 18 Apr *10 days
Postbeginners, Low intermediate  
Monday 23 Apr – Sunday 29 Apr *7 days
Beginners  
Wednesday 2 May – Thursday 10 May *9 days
Italian cinema, culture and society course (Advanced)  
Monday 14 May – Wednesday 23 May *10 days
Low intermediate, Intermediate  
Friday 25 May – Thursday 31 May *7 days
Intermediate  
Wednesday 20 Jun – Friday 29 Jun *10 days
Beginners, Postbeginners  
Thursday 5 Jul – Wednesday 11 Jul *7 days
Intermediate  
Thursday 12 Jul – Wednesday 18 Jul *7 days
Postbeginners - Low intermediate  
Thursday 19 Jul - Wednesday 28 Aug

School closed

Wednesday 29 Aug – Friday 7 Sep *10 days
Advanced conversation, cinema, culture and society Different program from the April's course
Monday 10 Sep – Wednesday 19 Sep *10 days
Intermediate  
Friday 21 Sep – Thursday 27 Sep *7 days
Beginners  
Saturday 29 Sep – Monday 8 Oct *10 days
Intermediate, Upper intermediate Harvest of the grape
Wednesday 17 Oct – Friday 26 Oct *10 days
Postbeginners, Low intermediate  
Sunday 29 Oct – Saturday 3 Nov  *6 days
Beginners  
Tuesdsay 20 Nov – Monday 26 Nov *7 days

Intermediate

 
Tuesday 27 Nov – Sunday 2 Dec *6 days
Upper intermediate, Advanced  

 

Courses 2017

Saturday the 30th of September to Monday the 9th of October  (10 days)
Intermediate - Upper intermediate Harvest of the grape
Sunday the 29th of October to Saturday the 4th of November (7 days)

Postbeginners- Low Intermediate

 
Tuesday the 21st of November to Monday the 27th of November (7 days)

Low Intermediate- Intermediate

 
Monday the 27th of November to Saturday the 2nd of December (6 days)
Beginners  
Monday the 11th of December to Sunday the 17th of December (7 days)
Postbeginners- Low Intermediate  

 

Level

- 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 2018
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.

January

Winter sales start on the 5th of January in Rome

February

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

March

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

April Spend Easter with us on Sunday the 1st 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
   

May/June

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

July/August

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

September

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

October

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.

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